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A Festival is an event, usually staged by a local community, which centers on some theme, sometimes on some unique aspect of the community. "Cherry Days" in Paonia, Colorado is a typical festival.

Types of Festivals

See: List of festivals

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In Mythology, a festival was also a set of celebrations in the honour of a god.

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