“It is going to be primarily based on whether or not we will get assist from enterprise and authorities.”
Usually desolate laneways of Tuggeranong have been alive with individuals, meals, music, free kids’s actions, markets and promotional stalls on the pageant final Saturday. Carparks made means for markets and a variety of actions, lots of them free as a consequence of enterprise sponsorship.
“I simply assume it was fabulous to see the Tuggeranong group come out en masse and actually having a good time, and so many companies and group organisations coming to the get together,” Taryn stated.
“It was actually an indication that, working collectively, the group may obtain one thing fantastic for Tuggeranong.”
SouthFest was put collectively by a subcommittee of the Tuggeranong Group Council. Its president Glenys Patulny stated the pageant was a giant success.
“I personally assume there was 15,000 to 20,000 individuals there. The morning was actually good. It was only a disgrace the wind picked up and the skies have been actually overcast from about three, 4 o’clock,” she stated.
“I used to be doing exit surveys and nobody stated something unfavorable. It was all, ‘implausible, ‘superior’, ‘please do it once more subsequent 12 months’. Folks did have strategies, like maybe extra meals stalls. I believe everybody was glad to see one thing in Tuggeranong as a result of we do not get a lot down right here.”
So will SouthFest be again?
“I hope so,” Glenys stated. “We have to ensure we have the vitality again and have some key funding lined up.
“It takes a variety of time and vitality. Taryn’s management and drive actually made it occur.”
Megan Doherty is a reporter for The Canberra Occasions