Synonyms of celebration
1 partyDictionary • There was a celebration in our house that night.
party • We threw a huge birthday party.
festival • The Festival will provide spectacles like river pageants.
gala • a gala at the Royal Opera House
jubilee • Queen Victoria's jubilee
festivity • The festivities included a firework display.
rave (British, slang) • an all-night rave
beano (British, slang)
revelry • The sounds of revelry are getting louder.
rave-up (British, slang)
-fest in combination
hooley or hoolie mainly Irish, New Zealand)
2 commemorationDictionary • This was not a memorial service but a celebration of his life.
commemoration • a march in commemoration of Malcolm X
remembrance • They wore black in remembrance of those who had died.
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commemorationTo commemorate an important event or person means to remember them by means of a special action, ceremony, or specially-created object. (noun)
• a march in commemoration of Malcolm X
• The Festival will provide spectacles like river pageants.
festivityFestivities are events that are organized in order to celebrate something.
• The festivities included a firework display.
Thesaurus for celebration from the Collins English Thesaurus
A celebration is a special enjoyable event that people organize because something pleasant has happened or because it is someone's birthday or anniversary.