1‘the village is holding its annual summer gala’
fete, gala day, fair, feast, festival, carnival, pageant, jubilee, jamboree, party, garden party, celebration
fundraiser, charity event, charity show
North American kermis
1‘his concerts have been gala occasions for some years’
festive, celebratory, merry, joyous, joyful
diverting, entertaining, enjoyable, spectacular, showy
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.