Comparing the cost of NYE celebrations across the US - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Comparing the cost of NYE celebrations across the US

(Source: Pixabay) (Source: Pixabay)
(WMC) -

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 has released its report on The Best Places for New Year’s Eve Celebrations.

To help Americans ring in the new year without breaking the bank, WalletHub compared the 100 biggest cities in 25 key areas. 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
  2. Orlando, FL
  3. Atlanta, GA
  4. Los Angeles, CA
  5. San Francisco, CA
  6. San Diego, CA
  7. Chicago, IL
  8. Miami, FL
  9. Washington, DC
  10. Las Vegas, NV

To see the full report and where Mid-South cities ranked, click here.

New Year’s Facts – Traditions, Spending, & More:

$1.2 Billion - Estimated cost of New Year's air travel, with at least six million people expected to pay an average of $204 for a round-trip ticket.

$680 - 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 (Washington) cities.

360+ Million - Glasses of sparkling wine are drunk each New Year's Eve.

To view the full infographic, click here.

Copyright 2017 WMC Action News 5. All rights reserved.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Slain Colorado mother painted rosy picture of married life

    Slain Colorado mother painted rosy picture of married life

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:14 AM EDT2018-08-17 06:14:36 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-08-17 11:06:50 GMT
    (The Colorado Bureau of Investigation via AP). This photo combo of images provided by The Colorado Bureau of Investigation shows, from left, Bella Watts, Celeste Watts and Shanann Watts.  The Frederick Police Department said Chris Watts was taken into ...(The Colorado Bureau of Investigation via AP). This photo combo of images provided by The Colorado Bureau of Investigation shows, from left, Bella Watts, Celeste Watts and Shanann Watts. The Frederick Police Department said Chris Watts was taken into ...

    Shanann Watts' Facebook page painted a portrait of a happy married life - of a woman dedicated to her husband and their two young children.

    More >>

    Shanann Watts' Facebook page painted a portrait of a happy married life - of a woman dedicated to her husband and their two young children.

    More >>
  • Bodies of missing wife, daughters found in Colorado

    Bodies of missing wife, daughters found in Colorado

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:05 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:05:05 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 2:20 AM EDT2018-08-17 06:20:10 GMT
    The man's pregnant wife, 34-year-old Shanann Watts, and their two daughters, 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste were reported missing Monday.The man's pregnant wife, 34-year-old Shanann Watts, and their two daughters, 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste were reported missing Monday.

    Authorities say the husband of a missing family in Colorado has been arrested in connection with the case.

    More >>

    Authorities say the husband of a missing family in Colorado has been arrested in connection with the case.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly