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R & B Summerfest brought huge crowd to Pensacola Beach
PENSACOLA BEACH -- An R-and-B Festival helped draw a big crowd to Pensacola Beach this holiday weekend.
Numbers from the Bob Sikes Toll Bridge show more than 66,000 cars made their way onto the beach over the three day weekend...
That's around 5,000 more people than last year.
"Summerfest" helped bring people to the island..
Big name artists like American Idol winner Fantasia and singer-song writer Keith Sweat were among those who performed on Saturday.
Organizers say it was a big success and they plan to make it an annual event.