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Bank of America Fall for Greenville may have wrapped up its 2022 celebrations, but the party doesn’t stop when the tents break down.
We’re taking a look at this year’s festival by the numbers.
- 175,000+. The number of taste tickets pre-purchased this year, up 36% over the previous record.
- 33. The number of states where those tickets were pre-purchased. There were also tickets purchased in two countries.
- $770,000. The amount of revenue going directly to the participating vendors.
- 7,000. The number of people who took the Greenlink Trolley to the festival, thanks to 11 trolley drivers.
- 16,000. That’s how many cars City parking attendants helped park downtown during the festival.
- 100+. How many City of Greenville employees worked a combined 1,000 hours to make the festival happen.
- 139. How many police officers and three dispatchers worked 3,000+ hours to keep people safe.
- 72. The number of Greenville City Firefighters who worked with EMS crews to respond to medical emergencies.
- 43. How many members of the City’s parks and grounds staff helped clean up the festival.
- 75. The number of public works employees servicing 400 trash and recycling bins + collecting 54,000 lbs of trash and 6,000 lbs of recycling.
💰 Business benefits
- 2,000+. The number of crepes made at Bonjour Main over three days. They sold out and closed early due to the demand.
- 45%. The increase in sales reported by Sully’s Steamers on Saturday. Friday was up 25%.
- 30%. How much Oil & Vinegar says its sales increased by this year.
- 6 times. How much higher Old Skool Vintage, a brand new vintage clothing store, says its profits were than over a typical weekend.
From the bites (especially our food truck faves) to the brews, we already have our calendars blocked off for next year: Fri., Oct. 13-Sun., Oct. 15.