PARKE CO., Ind. (WTHI) - The 2013 Covered Bridge Festival in Parke County is seeing large crowds so far this year.
Great weather, much different than the festival of 2012, is likely helping.
Vendors already report a jump in sales in the first few days.
Other than a cloudy and rainy Tuesday, the rest of the festival has seen sunshine, blue sky, and crowded streets.
One property owners says it's the largest crowds he's seen in years.
Even with millions expected in Parke County, the Sheriff doesn't expect any problems with traffic or parking. Visitors can pick up a map that takes them from place to place through back, country roads. Getting some traffic off the main streets helps keep things moving.
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