Nuance is very visible when Galungan is, every street in Bali decorated by penjor. Because every family in Bali, shall install penjor front of the house during the celebration of Galungan.
When Galungan, all temples in Bali conducting the ceremony. Ceremonies are performed routinely at Galungan. Which is the day of victory of Dharma against Adharma.
It would be better if you try to take a walk into the countryside in Bali. As it comes to Ubud, to witness the Balinese celebrate Galungan with family worship at the temple, and at the local pretended.
You can come to Bali three days before the celebration of Galungan. Three days before Galungan there are many activities that people do in Bali. Two days before Galungan called Penyajaan Galungan. Which means the day to make snacks, supplies material for the ceremony. And the day before Galungan called Penampahan Galungan, which means the days to slaughter cattle.
So, the atmosphere is really Bali, there was the celebration of Galungan. Starting from the three days before the celebration of Galungan in Bali.