Synonyms of pageantry
spectacleDictionary • He was greeted with all the pageantry of an official state visit.
spectacle • a director passionate about music and spectacle
show • the Chelsea flower show
display • a dazzling dance display
drama • the drama of a hostage release
parade • A glittering parade of celebrities attended the event.
state • Nelson's body lay in state in the Painted Hall after the battle of Trafalgar.
glitter • all the glitter and glamour of a Hollywood premiere
grandeur • Only once inside do you appreciate the church's true grandeur.
splendour • They met in the splendour of the hotel.
pomp • the pomp and splendour of the English aristocracy
magnificence • I shall never forget the magnificence of the Swiss mountains.
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• a dazzling dance display
dramaYou can refer to a real situation which is exciting or distressing as drama.
• the drama of a hostage release
• all the glitter and glamour of a Hollywood premiere
Thesaurus for pageantry from the Collins English Thesaurus