The Bikini Bottom Hug Festival is an event that takes place in Bikini Bottom. It is a festival dedicated to hugging people, as others are seen doing this. It appears in the episode "Ditchin'."
Role in episode
While trying to get back to boating school, SpongeBob encounters the Bikini Bottom Hug Festival. He tries to walk through it, but is hugged by Norma Rechid.