10 Best Cities For Christmas

WalletHub compared the most festive and affordable cities for Christmas celebrations and shopping.

A Christmas market in Helsinki.
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Hunkering down at home for Christmas isn’t on your list this year? If you feel the urge to explore new places during the holidays, then check out the latest WalletHub study, “Best Cities For Christmas in 2023” for the most festive, yet affordable places to celebrate Christmas. 

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RankCityTotal Score*Traditions & Fun RankObservance RankGenerosity RankShopping RankCosts Rank
#1Atlanta, GA628265570
#2Pittsburgh, PA622337928
#3 Orlando, FL6041068281
#4Las Vegas, NV6134463138
#5 San Francisco, CA5826841193
#6 St. Louis, MO58215221447
#7Seattle, WA5898011397
#8Chicago, IL56593101740
#10Miami, FL56624751088

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Kathryn Pomroy

For the past 18+ years, Kathryn has highlighted the humanity in personal finance by shaping stories that identify the opportunities and obstacles in managing a person's finances. All the same, she’ll jump on other equally important topics if needed. Kathryn graduated with a degree in Journalism and lives in Duluth, Minnesota. She joined Kiplinger in 2023 as a contributor.