fes·​ti·​val·​go·​er | \ ˈfe-stə-vəl-ˌgō-ər How to pronounce festivalgoer (audio) \

Definition of festivalgoer

: one who attends a festival

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The Avett Brothers: This one goes without saying for a lot of Forecastle festivalgoers, but is still a top pick for me, personally. Chris Kenning, The Courier-Journal, "Who is a must-see at this year's Forecastle? These Louisville music experts weigh in," 3 July 2019 Handberg said anyone can ask for a solidarity ticket and other festivalgoers can pay $9 to pay for their own ticket plus a solidarity ticket to be given to a nonprofit. Nyssa Kruse, Indianapolis Star, "Inclusion is fundamental to Indy Pride. It's making strides — and falling short, some say.," 9 June 2018 Escondido Independence Day Festival & Fireworks: About 25,000 festivalgoers will gather at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido and nearby Grape Day Park in anticipation of the 56th annual Independence Day celebration. San Diego Union-Tribune, "42 ways to celebrate July 4 in San Diego County with fireworks and parades," 27 June 2019 Powerhouse Park, 1658 Coast Blvd., Del Mar. visitdelmarvillage.com/summersolstice2019 OB Street Fair and Chili Cook-off JUNE 22 More than 70,000 festivalgoers will kick off the Ocean Beach community’s 40th annual fair and festival. San Diego Union-Tribune, "16 things to do in San Diego this summer," 4 June 2019 The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that police couldn’t be sued for arresting a festivalgoer in Alaska who had contended officers targeted him for exercising his First Amendment rights. Jess Bravin, WSJ, "Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Police in Free-Speech Case," 28 May 2019 Surprising festivalgoers at Coachella 2019, Selena Gomez took to the stage alongside Cardi B and Ozuna during DJ Snake's set. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Selena Gomez Surprises Fans with Her First Ever Coachella Performance," 13 Apr. 2019 Per a festivalgoer, Woods apparently arrived at the Bootsy Bellows party with Jaden Smith (the son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith). Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "Kylie Jenner Just Shared a Seriously Revealing Bikini Photo From a Vacation With Jordyn Woods," 18 Apr. 2019 The wooden boards holding the festivalgoers up over the sea cracked and people slid into the water below, emergency personnel said. Ryan Gaydos, Fox News, "Spain boardwalk collapses during concert, leaves hundreds injured," 13 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of festivalgoer

1884, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of festivalgoer was in 1884

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