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What’s your favorite part of July 4th?

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We recently conducted a survey to find out the favorite 4th of July foods, traditions and spending habits on Independence Day for Americans across the United States. Our survey found that the average US family will be spending $90.65 for the 4th of July holiday: 

Favorite food – Barbecue           Favorite activity for July 4th – Cookout           

What they will be buying this holiday – Food

For U.S. Averages:

Favorite 4th of July Foods

Burgers – 31%

BBQ – 25%

Hot Dogs – 14%

Chicken – 11%

Sides – 10%
Desserts – 8%

Other – 2%

Favorite 4th of July Activities

Cookout/BBQ/Picnic – 34.1%

Watch Fireworks – 30.8%

Hanging Out on the Water – 13%

Going To a Parade – 10.4%

Hosting a Party – 6%

Going Shopping – 4.1%

Other – 1.3%

 

What Consumers Are Buying on The 4th

Most consumers (36%) will be spending between $1-50 for the 4th of July, and a majority of them will spend their holiday celebration on food, alcohol and party supplies.

Food – 53.6%

Alcohol – 22.9%

Party Supplies – 11.1%

Outdoor Equipment – 4.8%

Home Goods – 3.9%

Clothing – 3.7%

 

Check out our full survey results here: https://www.offers.com/blog/post/4th-of-july-spending-survey/.

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Council meeting canceled

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The Bowie City Council meeting scheduled for tonight has been canceled and rescheduled for Feb. 7 due to the inclement weather.

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Father/Daughter Dance fun (short video)

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LINE DANCE AT THE fATHER/dAUGHTER DANCE sATURDAY IN bOWIE.
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Snow pictures abound this week

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(Top) This family of four snowmen was created by Lennox, Parx and Ross Houston on McWilliams Drive late Tuesday as a hefty snow fell. (Courtesy photo)

Sam and Charlie Goad built this snowman Tuesday night. Thank you to everyone who sent in their snowy photos from this week’s snow. We had more than 150 submissions on our Facebook page. We appreciate your participation. (Courtesy photo)
Courtney and Quinn McEwen built their snowman as Tuesday night’s darkness rolled in. (Courtesy phot)
Rebecca Gilliland captured her kids on this trampoline in the snowy woods. (Courtesy photo)
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