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  • Gen Y foodies like to feast at festivals
  • Gen Y foodies like to feast at festivals
    Merlijn Hoek (2009) ©
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Gen Y foodies like to feast at festivals

Gen Yers love experiences. The desire for the new and exciting means they're willing to spend more time and money on events than ever. A study by Eventbrite shows that nearly half of Gen Yers attended five or more food and booze events in the past year, spending up to $50 on the ticket alone.

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