This Is How Much Americans Spend on the 9 Biggest Holidays

A happy senior celebrates with champagne
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Americans have plenty of reasons to celebrate. Whether it’s watching the biggest football game of the year with friends or hunkering down with family for a cozy Christmas morning, there are official and unofficial holidays spread across the entire year.

Having a good time doesn’t always come cheap. Here’s the average spending per person for all the major U.S. holidays, starting with the least costly holiday to the one that will leave your bank account running on empty.

Data are from the National Retail Federation and reflect 2018 spending estimates or, for the winter holidays, 2017 numbers.

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