The best cities to celebrate Easter

The best cities to celebrate Easter
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(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:

  1. New York, NY
  2. St. Louis, MO
  3. Chicago, IL
  4. Pittsburgh, PA
  5. Los Angeles, CA
  6. Birmingham, AL
  7. Atlanta, GA
  8. Houston, TX
  9. Cincinnati, OH
  10. 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.

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