Rocehster N.Y.-Organizers of Rochester's second annual First Niagara Rochester Fringe Festival say attendance this year topped 50,000 over ten days.
Last year, roughly 33,000 turned out over five days.
The biggest draw was internationally-renowned vertical dance group BANDALOOP -- performing for an estimated 13,000 people.
Organizers and venue operators say the festival was a big success. The festival is looking into conducting an economic impact study but is hearing positive reports from area businesses.