Gala may refer to:
*A gala, a (as an adjective, e.g. "a gala event", it means "")
Gala, Tibet, a village
*"Gala", a Greek word (γάλα)Clarifyme|date=September 2007 meaning "
milk". "(See also Milky Wayand Galaxyetymology.)"
Gala (apple), a type of apple grown particularly in New Zealand
*Graduated Audio Level Adjustment, using the speed pulse of the vehicle speed sensor (VSS) to adjust the volume in a
car audio head unit
*A contraction of
Galashiels, a Scottish Borders( UK) town.
pecific events and event types
Durham Miners' Gala, a famous gala in the north of England
Gala, a traditional annual event held in towns and villages throughout Scotland involving a Gala Queen and King chosen from local primary school pupils and involving a gala parade, events and games
Swimming gala, an amateur swimming competition
Organization, company and brand names
GALA (Gay and Lesbian Acceptance), a Missouri non-profit organization for LGBT individuals connected with the Community of Christ
Gala Group, a betting shop (Coral) and bingo hall (Gala Bingo) operator based in the United Kingdom
Gala TV, the television channel produced by Gala Bingo
GALA Choruses, an association of GLBT choral groups
Globalization and Localization Association, an international non-profit organization that promotes translation to facilitate globalization
Gala RFC, a rugby club in Galashiels, Scotland
*"Gala", the nickname of
Galatasaray S.K., a football (soccer) club in Turkey
*Gala, King of the Masaesyles of eastern Numidia
Gala Dalí(1894–1982), the wife of French poet Paul Éluard and Catalan painter Salvador Dalí
Antonio Gala(b. 1936), Spanish poet and novelist.
Gala (singer), New York-based singer/songwriter whose hits include 'Freed from Desire', 'Let a Boy a Cry', 'Come into my Life', 'Faraway', 'Tough Love':"See also Galla Placidia, Roman empress, daughter of Emperor Theodosius the Great."
Fiction, film and gaming
Gala Brand, a fictional character of Ian Fleming's "James Bond" series novel "Moonraker" (did not appear in the film version)
Gala (magazine), a French magazine with primarily celebrity and lifestyles stories and photographs
*Gala, a planet in the "Star Wars" expanded universe
*Gala, protagonist of the "Legend of Legaia" video game
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