Up to 10,000 were estimated to have attended the eighth annual Sweet Tea Festival on Saturday, the third day of the festival organized by Summerville D.R.E.A.M.

Extending the festival from one day into a three day event really paid off, according to D.R.E.A.M. Executive Director Steven Doniger. Attendance doubled from last year’s estimated 3,000 to 4,000.

For the second year in a row Thee Matriarch Bed & Breakfast Rachelle’s Island Tea won.

People’s Choice while This Little Piggy BBQ took Judges choice in the sweet tea tasting competition.