Janine Davis

Older children should only use any type of fireworks including sparklers, under constant adult supervision.

Millions of people are set to travel for the July 4th weekend. According to WalletHub, 84% of Americans plan to celebrate Independence Day and spend some $7.7 billion during the holiday. Those billions equate to $7.7 billion just on food alone.

4th of July FUN FACTS

  • Beer & Wine: $1.4+ billion
  • Hot Dogs: Americans will consume 150 million hot dogs
  • Fireworks: $2.4+ billion (spent in 2021)
  • Flags: $6.9 million  imported annually

Whether it’s spending money on food or travel, the July 4th holiday is expected to be a truly star-spangled occasion. With that, WalletHub compiled a list of 100 largest U.S. cities. They used a number of metrics to determine the best and the worst cities to celebrate the Fourth. Metrics like the average beer and wine prices, how long fireworks show last, and what the weather forecast looks like in these cities.

In case you’re wondering, see where the Queen City ranks among the Best Cities To Celebrate the 4th of July. It ranks #32.


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