fes·ti·val·go·er | \ˈfe-stə-vəl-ˌgō-ər \

Definition of festivalgoer 

: one who attends a festival

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But organizers strongly urge festivalgoers to leave their dogs and other pets home, s'il vous plaît. Jim Higgins, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Bastille Days is back Thursday, but the geography's shifted due to streetcar testing," 10 July 2018 Farm Aid will be posting updates on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, and festivalgoers are encouraged to use the hashtags #FarmAid2018 and #Road2FarmAid to post festival discussions on social media. Thom Duffy, Billboard, "Chris Stapleton Will Join Willie Nelson's 33rd Annual Farm Aid Concert in Hartford," 25 June 2018 In those days, Chase said festivalgoers wore masks to avoid having their identities revealed. Michael Katz, idahostatesman, "At Boise's first Pridefest, people had to hide behind masks. Now thousands celebrate.," 16 June 2018 A week after Sonic unleashed pickle juice slushies on customers nationwide, some lucky festivalgoers in Canada are cooling off with a sip of Hot Dog Water. Emily Wang, Teen Vogue, "Someone Sold Hot Dog Water for $28 at a Festival," 22 June 2018 Later in life, Rudolph remembered sitting on the grass across from the fairgrounds with other African American kids, watching white festivalgoers arrive in their fancy clothes. Kate Siber, Outside Online, "How Wilma Rudolph Became the World’s Fastest Woman," 8 June 2018 Performances by Musgraves, Clark, Ballerini, McBryde, Ell, Lillie Mae and the rest of their Stagecoach sisters in rhyme helped remind festivalgoers that today's country music isn't strictly a man's man's man's world. Randy Lewis, latimes.com, "Stagecoach reveals the many niches within country," 30 Apr. 2018 For the first time ever this year, festivalgoers have the option of purchasing a Yacht Club ticket option, which grants access to an exclusive bar and music experiences onboard the Mary M. Miller Steamboat and Boathouse. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, "Arcade Fire, Chris Stapleton & Modest Mouse Lead 2018 Forecastle Festival Lineup," 17 Jan. 2018 Creating conveniences for festivalgoers was an important factor for Boston Calling organizers. Rachel Raczka, BostonGlobe.com, "6 things that will make your Boston Calling experience easier," 23 May 2018

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1884, in the meaning defined above

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