May 16, 2022

The Queens County Citizen

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Summer Festival sold out

Summer Festival sold out

125,000 regular passes for the Festival d’été de Québec went on sale on April 6, 75 days before the start of the event and everyone found buyers. For the first time since 2017.

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“It simply came to our notice then. To say otherwise would be a big lie. It gives us energy. Restarting the machine after two years of epidemic will not be easy, ”said Director General Anne Hoodan.

In 2017, all passes were sold out three days before the start of the edition. In 2012, FEQ sold out during the event. 2022 is a record for quick sales.

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During the Desjardines pre-sale the company had the first sign of the success of its next edition. Available passes expire in 1 hour 9 minutes.

“After two years of epidemic we have some doubts. The response has been very good. We got the second signal with strong sales on the first day of the official sale,” Ms Hudan said.

“People have become performances and live art. It illustrates this passion. We felt with our performances at the Imperial Bell that they were doing very well. We feel like we have returned to normal. It is positive, ”said the Director General.

Ms. In terms of Hudon facilities, it ensures that there are no additional passes on sale.

Those who go to the festival who are not fast enough can get a limited number of Gold and Silver Avant-garde Zone and Bell Signature Zone Cards on April 25th.

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Anne Hoodan said the new Le Jardine Zone, set up on the Plains, would allow up to 300 people to purchase individual electronic tickets each evening and allow access to other stages through regular entry.

These tickets will go on sale from the afternoon of April 25th.