Time to get patriotic in the windy city.

From fireworks to festivals, Chicago is one of the greatest cities in the world for holidays. Fourth of July is right around the corner and I feel like after last year, we have some serious partying to make up for.

Chicago was just revealed as one of the BEST places to celebrate the Fourth. Wallethub details -

In order to help Americans find the best and cheapest places to celebrate this star-spangled occasion, WalletHub compared the 100 largest U.S. cities based on how well they balance holiday cost and fun. Our data set of 23 key metrics ranges from average beer and wine prices to duration of fireworks shows to the Fourth of July weather forecast.


So what does the top ten look like?

  1. New York, NY
  2. San Fransisco, CA
  3. Chicago, IL
  4. Minneapolis, MN
  5. Atlanta, GA
  6. Los Angeles, CA
  7. Seattle, WA
  8. Washington, DC
  9. San Diego, CA
  10. St. Paul, MN

Go Midwest!

Honorable mention for Milwaukee, WI for having some of the cheapest booze.


Doesn't matter how cheap the alcohol is, people will still be spending A LOT on the Fourth of July. WalletHub details -

The National Retail Federation projects that American households this year will spend a collective $7.5 billion on Fourth of July celebrations.

That's a lot of hot dogs, beer, and fireworks. Hopefully this year we can all celebrate enough for last year too. No matter how you're going to celebrate, please be smart and safe about celebrating.


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