With New Year’s Eve around the corner and the majority of Americans spending up to $200 each on the occasion per year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best Places for New Year’s Eve Celebrations (as well as accompanying videos) to go along with its 50+ New Year’s Eve Facts – Traditions, Spending & More infographic.
To help Americans ring in the new year without breaking the bank, WalletHub compared the 100 biggest cities across 28 key metrics. The data set ranges from legality of fireworks to average price of a New Year’s Eve party ticket to forecasted precipitation for Dec. 31.
|Best Cities for New Year’s Eve|
|1. New York, NY||11. Chicago, IL|
|2. Denver, CO||12. Washington, DC|
|3. Las Vegas, NV||13. San Antonio, TX|
|4. San Diego, CA||14. New Orleans, LA|
|5. Los Angeles, CA||15. Dallas, TX|
|6. Atlanta, GA||16. Buffalo, NY|
|7. Orlando, FL||17. Seattle, WA|
|8. San Francisco, CA||18. Birmingham, AL|
|9. Miami, FL||19. Minneapolis, MN|
|10. Philadelphia, PA||20. Louisville, KY|
To view the full report and your city’s rank, please visit: https://wallethub.com/edu/best-places-for-new-years-eve/17263/
50+ New Year’s Facts – Traditions, Spending & More
- $1.1 Billion – Estimated cost of New Year’s air travel, with at least 6.7 million people expected to pay an average of $165 for a round-trip ticket.
- 8 in 10 – Share of Americans who spend less than $200 on New Year’s Eve.
- $758 – Difference in the cost for a couple to enjoy dinner and a show on New Year’s Eve in the most expensive (New York) and least expensive (Philadelphia) cities.
- 360+ Million – Number of glasses of sparkling wine drunk each New Year’s Eve.
To view the full infographic, please visit: https://wallethub.com/blog/new-year-facts/29706/