Easter Fun Facts



With Easter just a few days away we decided to go to the experts and provide you with some fun facts about the upcoming holiday.  It is estimated 80 percent of all Americans expected to observe the holiday in some way, the website WalletHub took a close look at 2017’s Best Places to Celebrate Easter.

To find out which cities promise the most egg-citing time, they compared the 100 largest cities across 11 key metrics, ranging from Easter egg-hunt events per capita to Easter weather forecast.  Did your city make the list?  Take a look below.

Best Cities for Easter
1 St. Louis, MO 11 St. Paul, MN
2 Birmingham, AL 12 Memphis, TN
3 Pittsburgh, PA 13 Tulsa, OK
4 Cincinnati, OH 14 Las Vegas, NV
5 Orlando, FL 15 Irvine, CA
6 Atlanta, GA 16 Tampa, FL
7 Buffalo, NY 17 Louisville, KY
8 Honolulu, HI 18 Denver, CO
9 Cleveland, OH 19 Baton Rouge, LA
10 Minneapolis, MN 20 Durham, NC

Easter Facts & Stats

  • 1st – Easter’s rank among the most popular Church days of the year (51.9 percent of adults plan to attend)
  • $152 – Average Easter spending by each person celebrating
  • 52.4 Percent – Share of Americans who say the Easter bunny came before the Easter egg
  • 88.7 Percent – Share of Americans who believe the proper way to eat a chocolate Easter bunny is ears first
  • 81 Percent – Share of parents who steal Easter candy from their kids’ baskets

Looking for even more Easter fun facts? Check out this graphic below from our friends at Wallethub.com:



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