Meaning of “fête” - Learner’s Dictionary

fête

noun [ C ] uk us /feɪt/
ENTERTAINMENT UK

an event that is held outside and includes competitions, games, and things for sale:

a village fête
CELEBRATION US

a special event to celebrate someone or something

fête verb [ T ]

to publicly celebrate someone, often by having a special party:

[ often passive ] She was fêted by audiences all over the world.

(Definition of “fête” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)