Meaning of en fête in English:

en fête

Pronunciation /ɒ̃ ˈfɛt/


  • Holding or prepared for a party or celebration.

    ‘parts of Yorkshire are already en fête, with bunting and banners and houses painted yellow or white with red spots’
    • ‘the town is en fête for the weekend's activities’
    • ‘France is en fête and free.’
    • ‘The village was definitely en fête for the occasion - flags and bunting everywhere, street-side cafes - and for once the weather didn't let us down.’
    • ‘The New York Museum of Modern Art, will this morning, be en fête.’


French, literally ‘in festival’.