The year 2023 is quickly approaching, and a ranking has just revealed that Chicago is among the finest places in the United States to celebrate New Year’s Eve.
Financial planning blog Chicago ranked eighth on WalletHub’s list of the top ten U.S. cities for “epic” New Year’s Eve celebrations, which it compiled after comparing the country’s 100 most populous cities.
They considered three “essential” factors: entertainment and food, pricing, and safety and accessibility
The website’s analysts used 29 different factors—from whether or not fireworks are authorized to whether or not it would rain on December 31—to draw their conclusions. Furthermore, they considered three “essential” factors: entertainment and food, pricing, and safety and accessibility.
According to the survey, Chicago has the ninth-most restaurants and the ninth-most nightlife per capita of all cities studied. Chicago received an 84 overall and a 56 for safety and accessibility on a scale from 1 (worst) to 100 (best) for New Year’s Eve celebrations.
Look at these other great metropolises that made the top 10 list
New York: 1st
Las Vegas: 3rd
San Francisco: 4th
Washington D.C.: 7th
Los Angeles: 9th