The Best Places For Halloween: NY Top 3


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 good time.

With all of these things taken into consideration, the site has once again named New York, New York as the Best Place for Halloween, with the Big Apple scoring a 75.89 out of 100 and landing in first for Halloween fun, and second for Trick-or-Treater friendliness and seventh for weather.

Top Ten Best Places for Halloween

  1. New York, NY
  2. Irvine, CA
  3. Boston, MA
  4. San Diego, CA
  5. Las Vegas, NV
  6. Chicago, IL
  7. Miami, FL
  8. Philadelphia, PA
  9. San Francisco, CA
  10. San Jose, CA

Among the other report findings:

  • Laredo, Texas has the highest potential for trick-or-treaters, while San Francisco has the lowest.
  • Santa Ana, California has the highest potential trick or treat stops, while Detroit, Michigan has the least.
  • New York, San Francisco and Hawaii have the most candy and chocolate stores per capita, while Santa Ana, California has the least.
  • Philadelphia has the best weather forecast for Halloween, while Denver, Colorado has the worst.

Source:WalletHub