While Halloween is mostly associated with trick or treating, there’s a lot of other fun to be had on the spooky holiday, and where you live may depend on how much fun you have.
WalletHub just came out with their list of the Best Places for Halloween, looking at 100 cities based a variety of factors related to Halloween fun, including trick or treating, Halloween-related activities, like haunted houses, pumpkin patches, and clubs and bars, as well as weather conditions, which could put a damper on your fun time.
With all of these things taken into consideration, the site has named New York, New York as the Best Place for Halloween, with the Big Apple topping the list for Trick-or-Treater friendliness, and coming in second for Halloween fun, although it does lose points for weather, coming in at 53.
Top Ten Best Places for Halloween(click here for the complete list)
- New York, NY
- Jersey City, NJ
- Santa Ana, CA
- Las Vegas, NV
- Anaheim, CA
- Los Angeles, CA
- Chicago, IL
- Laredo, TX
- San Diego, CA
- Gilbert, AZ
Among the other report findings:
- Laredo, Texas has the highest potential for trick-or-treaters, while San Francisco has the lowest.
- New York has the highest amount of costume stores per capita, while North Las Vegas has the least.
- New York also has the most candy and chocolate stores per capita, while Garland, Texas has the least.
- Colorado Springs, Colorado has the best weather forecast for Halloween, while Hialeah, Florida has the worst.