MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Many Americans will celebrate the nation’s birthday in some way this Fourth of July.

So, what exactly are people doing and buying for the holiday?

According to a survey from WalletHub.com, close to 30 percent plan to buy more patriotic gear.

They’re also buying fireworks. The survey said people will spend more than$ 800-million on them this weekend.

Liquor sales ales are also high. WalletHub said Fourth of July is America’s number one beer-drinking holiday.

Now, what do Americans do to celebrate?

Sixty-five percent of people plan to go to a picnic, which means plenty of food. People spend more than $7-billion for food on July 4.

One of the most popular items? Hot dogs. WalletHub said people will eat 150 million of them Tuesday.

  1. In north Minneapolis they are illegally buying more guns and ammunition to further the gang activities. Be sure to attend the bar close downtown shootings tonight for the best entertainment with a bang that Minneapolis has to offer.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Good Question
Best Of Minnesota
Excellent Educator

Watch & Listen LIVE