Chicago Ranked Among the 10 Best Cities for Celebrating Halloween in America

This one goes out to all the candy addicts and costume-obsessed – Chicago was just named one of the 10 best Halloween cities in America!

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A new study by WalletHub compared 100 of the largest cities in the US on 18 Halloween-y metrics to determine the creepiest, crawliest, most utterly-spooktacular metros across the country. Among those factors considered were the average percent of Trick-or-Treaters, the number of good Trick-or-Treating neighborhoods and the number of bars and dance clubs per capita.


Chicago, for what it’s worth, came in at number 7 overall. As my dude up above would say, hell yeah.

Other cities that rounded up the top ten included:

  1. NYC, New York
  2. Jersey City, New Jersey
  3. Los Angeles, California
  4. Irvine, California
  5. San Diego, California
  6. Santa Ana, California
  7. Chicago, Illinois
  8. Las Vegas, Nevada
  9.  Irving, Texas
  10. St. Paul, Minnesota


Congratulations! Now, if you’re looking for somewhere to celebrate tonight, head to our Ultimate Halloween Guide for events, concerts, costume ideas and more!





Happy Haunting, everyone! *cue evil laugh*



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