Thank you George Costanza for giving us the pop culture alternative to the commercialism of the Christmas season...
It has been described as "the perfect secular theme for an all-inclusive December gathering.” Originally a family tradition of scriptwriter Dan O'Keefe, who worked on Seinfeld, Festivus was made the focus of the 1997 episode "The Strike"
Festivus Party at Dorchester Brewing Company: In the grand tradition of Seinfeld’s Frank Costanza, there will be a Festivus Pole, and airing your grievances gets you free food from The Rib Truck, while supplies last. It’s a Festivus miracle! (TODAY, 5pm-11pm; free; 21+)
And just in case you wanted to reminisce... here is the original FESTIVUS episode from Seinfeld >>
The Story of Festivus