(WMC) - With Easter Sunday around the corner and roughly 80 percent of all Americans expected to observe the holiday in some way, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018's Best Places to Celebrate Easter, to go along with its Easter Facts & Stats – Church, Candy & Cash infographic.
To find out which cities promise the most egg-citing time on April 1, WalletHub compared the 100 largest cities across 12 key metrics, ranging from Easter egg-hunt events per capita to Easter weather forecast.
Best Cities for Easter:
- New York, NY
- St. Louis, MO
- Chicago, IL
- Pittsburgh, PA
- Los Angeles, CA
- Birmingham, AL
- Atlanta, GA
- Houston, TX
- Cincinnati, OH
- Orlando, FL
To view the full report and see how Mid-South cities rank, click here.
Easter Facts & Stats – Church, Candy & Cash:
- $18.2 Billion: Total Easter-related spending expected in 2018 ($150 per person celebrating).
- $2.6 Billion: Projected Easter spending on candy.
- $49,000: Price of the world’s most expensive chocolate Easter bunny.
- 59%: Share of people who eat chocolate bunnies ears first.
For the full infographic, click here.