You’re never too old to dress up for Halloween, decorate your home and check out spooky places.

Why do we love Halloween?

It’s a time when we can get out of our comfort zones, bond with our families, attend exciting parties and take on the appearance of someone other than ourselves for the day. With Halloween approaching, I thought that this would be the best time to learn about the best cities to go to.

Wallet Hub ranks the best cities for Halloween in 2016.

Their ranking system is based on trick-or-treater friendliness, Halloween parties and activities, and Halloween weather.

Continue reading to find out if your city made the list.

These arethe top 35 Cities for Halloween 2016…

  1. Santa Ana, CA
  2. New York, NY
  3. Jersey City, NJ
  4. Newark, NJ
  5. Laredo, TX
  6. Gilbert, AZ
  7. Chula Vista, CA
  8. Plano, TX
  9. Chicago, IL
  10. Las Vegas, NY
  11. Irving, TX
  12. Paul, MN
  13. Anaheim, CA
  14. El Paso, TX
  15. Tampa, FL
  16. Philadelphia, PA
  17. Garland, TX
  18. Honolulu, HI
  19. Fort Wayne, IN
  20. Pittsburg, PA
  21. Minneapolis, MN
  22. Chandler, AZ
  23. Cincinnati, OH
  24. Orlando, FL
  25. Boston, MA
  26. Long Beach, CA
  27. San Diego, CA
  28. Buffalo, NY
  29. Bakersfield, CA
  30. Fresno, CA
  31. Omaha, NE
  32. Chesapeake, VA
  33. Fort Worth, TX
  34. San Jose, CA
  35. Arlington, TX

Did your favorite city make the list?

Also according to Wallet Hub, these are the cities with the highest and lowest number of candy and chocolate stores per capita:


  1. Honolulu, HI
  2. Pittsburg, PA
  3. Orlando, FL
  4. Cincinnati, OH
  5. Louis, MO


  1. Greensboro, NC
  2. Irving, TX
  3. Gilbert, AZ
  4. Newwark, NJ
  5. Garland, TX

These are the cities with the best and worst Halloween weather forecast, according to Wallet Hub:


  1. Lexington, KY
  2. Pittsburg, PA
  3. Greensboro, NC
  4. Durham, NC
  5. Winston-Salem, NC


  1. Fresno, CA
  2. Henderson, NV
  3. Reno, NV
  4. Riverside, CA
  5. Stockton, CA

Are you dressing up this year?

This is Wallet Hub's highest and lowest costume store ranking per capita:


  1. Cincinnati, OH
  2. Atlanta, GA
  3. Las Vegas, NV
  4. New Orleans, LA
  5. Orlando, FL


  1. Baltimore, MD
  2. North Las Vegas, NV
  3. Chandler, AZ
  4. Washington, DC
  5. Detroit, MI

Attending any Halloween parties?

These are the cities with the lowest average price of a Halloween party ticket, according to Wallet Hub:

  1. Phoenix, AZ
  2. Milwaukee, Wi
  3. Santa Ana, CA
  4. Jacksonville, FL
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