Fes·tive a. Pertaining to, or becoming, a feast; festal; joyous; gay; mirthful; sportive. -- Fes*tive*ly, adv.
The glad circle round them yield their souls
To festive mirth and wit that knows no gall. --Thomson.
adj : offering fun and gaiety; "a gala ball after the
inauguration"; "a festive (or festal) occasion"; "gay
and exciting night life"; "a merry evening" [syn: gala(a),
gay, festal, merry]