noun, plural fes·tiv·i·ties.
Examples from the Web for festivity
Those of you who tuned in to the festivity in Sochi likely still have a few questions that remained unanswered.The Olympics Are Already Two Days Old. This Is Your Test.|Kevin Bleyer|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With the joyousness of her girlish heart, she had pictured to herself the scene of pleasure and festivity which awaited her.Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion|St. George Tucker
The Baron ordered the doors to be thrown open, and the house free for all comers; with every other token of joy and festivity.The Old English Baron|Clara Reeve
The morning comes, cold for a July one; but such a festivity would make Greenland smile.The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle
It was a beautiful morning for Faith, and the broiled chicken and hot corn cake gave the breakfast an added sense of festivity.A Little Maid of Ticonderoga|Alice Turner Curtis
Towards the end of the festivity the rumour floated abroad that the Countess had lost her fan.The Card, A Story Of Adventure In The Five Towns|Arnold Bennett