The word festival is implemented to refer to any event that is characterized by having large acts that can last a few days, it could also be in more than one place. The main characteristics that distinguishes a festival from other shows is the fact that it can last for many hours even though it is only one day, that is, it will not be held for just two hours like most events and shows. The festival has the domain of bringing together many more people, since the diversity of the events and the publicity provided to the festival itself are much greater.

The generality of the festival, whose etymological beginning is in the British language, points to a festivity or a tribute. Usually it refers to an event that involves various artistic expressions. Festivals are often for cultural gatherings. In an outstanding part such as a stage, a lectern, among others, the performers exhibit their art, give lectures, show their works or carry out any other type of activity, which is supported by the public. There are some festivals that are free to enter, while others require payment in order to gain entry to the venue.

The particularities of the festivals are very diverse. In certain cases contests or competitions are held, in which a jury or the public vote for the winners.

Today, festivals are held with different intentions and different goals. The main festivals are those of art, music and dance are the most frequent acts since these cultural representations are always very well received by the people. Thus, festivals that bring together many artists and musicians can last a few days and receive millions of people from all over the world. In addition, many festivals are held for solidarity purposes and on this issue, the support of the public can be even greater. Commonly in this kind of charitable festivals they usually donate all the proceeds, or request non-perishable food, or any help they wish to give to be delivered to all those people who require that collaboration.