“Laguna Market on First” is making its 2nd appearance this Sunday, 1st March, following the successful launch of the 1st edition on Sunday, 1st February which saw thousands of community members – a combination of the local Thai, expat, tourists, and hotel guests – coming together to enjoy the true taste of Phuket, made available to all by more than 200 local vendors from the villages at Laguna Grove in Cherngtalay, Thalang, Phuket.
The first edition of the monthly-organised community market included an openingceremony on the main stage featuring product highlights from the Market, kids’ performances, and mini-concerts by popular Thai artists.
The vendors were selling a wide variety of food and drinks, clothing and fashion items,home décor, arts and crafts, pets, plants, services, and much more. It was estimated that over 1.2 million baht was generated at the Market.
“I am delighted to see that the market attracted both the local communities and tourists,” said Mr. Ravi Chandran, Managing Director of Laguna Phuket
“About 30% of guests are foreigners from the local expat community as well as the tourists and hotel guests which made the Market a success in terms of being a platform for us to continue helping and supporting local villagers with their livelihood and simultaneously showcase the true taste of Phuket to all, our Laguna Phuket guests as well as local Thai and expat communities” he concluded.
“Laguna Market on First” will return to Laguna Grove from 5pm to 9pm on the first of every month. The next edition is scheduled for Sunday,1st March 2015. This time features mini-concerts by “Koh Mr. Saxman” and “Pui The Voice”. Free entry for all. For more information, please visit www.lagunaphuket.com