About tenses: how can I express an event being held during a week?

I think "this week" can imply the future, the present, and the past. So I don’t know how to express the situation properly. (The situation where a festival is currently going on and it’s during this week)

  1. This week we have a festival there.
  2. This week we are having a festival there.
  3. We have been having a festival there from last Monday.

I made these three sentences, but all of them sound odd to me.
Don’t #1 and #2 imply future event in a week?
And #3 cannot imply that "a festival is held during this week."


To elaborate on my earlier comment – Yes, the present tense can refer to the future – We’re having a festival this coming weekend – but a sentence like We have a festival this week would usually be understood to mean that the festival has already started unless otherwise specified (It starts tomorrow).

You could say We’ve been having a festival here since Monday. If you say last Monday it suggests that you mean the Monday of last week.

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