Another word for celebration
An act or instance of recognizing an occasion
commemoration, observance, honoring, keeping, glorification, magnification, laudation, recognition, anniversary, jubilee, holiday, remembrance, ceremonial, solemnization, memorialization, solemnity, fete, Mardi Gras, birthday, centennial, centenary, bicentennial, bicentenary, tricentennial, tercentenary, millennium, fiesta, red-letter day; see also holiday 1.
Activities that accompany a celebration
ceremony, party, gala, inauguration, installation, coronation, presentation, pageantry, carnival, bacchanal, revelry, conviviality, spree, carousing, jubilation, jollification, festivity, festival, feast, jamboree, ovation, triumph, merrymaking, gaiety, frolic, hilarity, joviality, merriment, mirth, wassail, Saturnalia, bash*; see also carnival 1, ceremony 2, party 1.
The celebration of the Mass
Another word for celebrationnoun
The act of observing a day or an event with ceremonies:commemoration, observance. See remember
The act of showing joyful satisfaction in an event:festivity, merrymaking, rejoicing, revel (often used in plural), revelry. See laughter
A big, exuberant party:shindig, shindy. (Slang) bash, blast, blowout. See group, restraint, work
A large or important social gathering:affair, festivity, fete, function, gala, occasion, party, soiree. (Informal) do. (Slang) bash. See group, work
An expression of warm approval:acclaim, acclamation, applause, commendation, compliment, encomium, eulogy, kudos, laudation, panegyric, plaudit, praise. See praise