Montgomery's Staycation a big hit

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Montgomery calls it a win for the Capital City.  The city's staycation over the weekend brought in big bucks to the capital city with more than 26,000 visitors to downtown.

Thursday night's pub crawl brought more than 3,000 people to bars and restaurants. For the street fest Friday more than 2,500 showed up. The biggest night was the Fourth of July, when more than 20,000 people were on hand for fireworks over the river.  The Montgomery Biscuits also had their best attendance ever.

The Renaissance Hotel downtown reports it was 90% booked for the staycation and 80% of the guests were local.