STUDY: Birmingham named 5th best place to celebrate Easter in the U.S.

All Saints Episcopal Church – Easter 2022 (Pat Byington/Bham Now)

Birmingham is the 5th best city to celebrate Easter in the U.S., according to the personal finance website WalletHub.

Earlier this week, the group released their 2023 Best Places to Celebrate Easter report.

Using 12 different key metrics, they surveyed 100 of the largest cities in the U.S. 

How did Birmingham nearly top the group? Here is how The Magic City fared in 5 of the top categories. 

  • 1st – Churches per Capita
  • 6th – % of Christian Population
  • 54th – Candy & Chocolate Stores per Capita
  • 16th – Flower & Gift Shops per Capita
  • 27th – Brunch Restaurants per Capita

The cities ahead of Birmingham in the survey are Pittsburgh, Buffalo, El Paso and New Orleans.

Notable cities near Birmingham rankings include:

  • Atlanta – 12th
  • Memphis – 39th
  • Nashville – 46th

Check out the entire report —HERE.

Did WalletHub get it right? Share your special Easter moments on social media by tagging us at @bhamnow 

Pat Byington
Pat Byington

Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.

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