(Quebec) Although it will be only his third year from July 31 to September 18, the Public Market Limoilou is already the most popular event of the quarter, according to a survey about the offer event in Old Limoilou.
The results of the survey conducted by monlimoilou.com and votepour.ca were unveiled Wednesday at a news conference. They demonstrate that the procurement is the preferred event 82% of the 206 respondents to the Grand Bazaar lanes (77%) and Limoilou music (53%).
The results were enough to rejoice Claude Villeneuve, president of the collective Rutabaga, organization responsible for the Public Market. “These are numbers we receive with great emotion and humility,” he said, adding that in 2200 average visitors had attended the public market every Sunday the first year and the second in 2800.
“Our worst Sunday will still attracted 1,700 people and our best, around 4,000,” Mr. Villeneuve said, stressing that the Public Market Limoilou was well soon became the second public market in terms of traffic area, just behind the Main market of Charlevoix.
“We’re doing better than the public market of Val-Bélair and that of Saint-Sauveur, which is nevertheless the one who sponsored us,” he says, attributing part of the success of the initiative in its commitment team of forty volunteers, but also to its partners first food producers, but also the credit union, the CLD and the supermarket.
Done particular, the five most popular events investigation take place on 3rd Avenue, those taking place elsewhere in Limoilou less interesting respondents. In terms of events in other districts, those that take place in Saint-Roch (62%), Old Quebec (55%) and Saint-Jean-Baptiste (45%) are those that attract more people Limoilou. Maizerets events attract only 26% of respondents despite the proximity of the district.