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

Definition of festivalgoer

: one who attends a festival

Examples of festivalgoer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Keep in mind that during February the temperature is hot and humid, so festivalgoers in the street tend to dress casually for the weather in jean shorts, airy dresses, and colorful shirts. Shauna Beni, Condé Nast Traveler, "A Guide to the Wildest Carnival Celebrations Around the World," 31 Jan. 2020 As part of the $5 raffle, festivalgoers can try to win Hawaiian vacation packages. Laura Latzko, azcentral, "Arizona Aloha Festival: The food, dances and everything else to see," 10 Mar. 2020 Kansas Olathe: Panic broke out at a suburban Kansas City festival that celebrates pioneer history after festivalgoers falsely believed shots had been fired. USA TODAY, "Animation behind bars, Elliott the elk, SkyStar: News from around our 50 states," 10 Sep. 2019 In the past few years, Coachella has made strides, at the behest of unending prompts from the press and festivalgoers, to book more women performers. Courtney E. Smith, refinery29.com, "The Coachella Doc Shows Exactly Why It Has Been A Boy’s Club," 10 Apr. 2020 Hardly Strictly concerts without crawling over fellow festivalgoers, around their blankets and through their clouds of roll-your-own smoke. Steve Rubenstein, SFChronicle.com, "This just in: Social-distance cycling OK during coronavirus pandemic," 22 Mar. 2020 While many attendees have been able to leave, Baker said many of the remaining festivalgoers and staff would need help getting back to their home countries due to flight and transport cancellations. NBC News, "Could Congress hold remote votes?," 19 Mar. 2020 When festivalgoers flood the Coachella Valley in Southern California each April, Ricardo Osuna works nonstop. Andrew R. Chow, Time, "'How Can We Survive Summer?' Coachella Valley Workers Reel From Festival's Postponement," 17 Mar. 2020 Vendors, activities and more In the Hale Mana’o area, festivalgoers can learn about South Pacific Island cultures through dance demos, storytelling sessions and cultural presentations. Laura Latzko, azcentral, "Arizona Aloha Festival: The food, dances and everything else to see," 10 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of festivalgoer

1834, in the meaning defined above

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2 Jun 2020

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“Festivalgoer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/festivalgoer. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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