DC ranks among the best U.S. cities for Christmas celebrations

DC holiday market

Residents and visitors in DC for the holidays have made a wise choice according to WalletHub.  The personal-finance website ranks the nation’s capital among the top 20 best cities for Christmas celebrations in the U.S.

WalletHub compared the 100 largest cities in the U.S. across 33 key metrics. The data set ranges from Christmas events per capita to average price per Christmas party ticket to shopping centers and outlets per capita. Ranked at the 11th spot, DC received high marks per capita for online giving Christmas markets, and Christmas events.

The top three spots on WalletHub’s list were Atlanta, Orlando, and New York City.  The complete list is available at https://wallethub.com/edu/best-places-for-christmas/41924.

Looking for information on best ways to celebrate the holiday season in the DC area?  Check out Destination DC’s roundup of can’t miss holiday displays and events.




Troy Petenbrink

Troy, also known as The Gay Traveler, is a well known travel and food writer. His has been a regular contributor to a variety of outlets including National Geographic, Travel Channel, DCRefined, CBS Local, and Metro Weekly. He also appears on local Washington news outlets as a travel expert.

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