4

Miami Voted Best City for Adult Halloween Parties, Most Dangerous for Trick-or-Treaters

^
Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Miami and help keep the future of New Times free.

Who says Halloween is a kids' holiday? Certainly not local residents.

If you're an adult looking to dress up in a skimpy costume and gorge yourself on some spiked witch's brew then Miami is the city for you. Though, if you're a kid in town and want to go trick-or-treating, tough luck. Not only is it particularly dangerous, but the candy you get might not be worth it.

LivingSocial polled more than 4,000 American families on the topic of All Hallows' Eve with the help of Mandala Research.

Miami takes top spot for "The Five Best Party Cities for Adults on Halloween," which shouldn't be much of a surprise considering we'd probably win first place for best party city for adults. Period. Orlando, NYC, Atlanta and Tampa Bay fill out the rest of the list.

Kids however don't have as much fun. Miami also took top spot for "The Five Most Dangerous Cities for Trick or Treating" as self-reported by residents. We're followed by NYC, Atlanta, Houston and San Francisco.

Despite the dangerous conditions, kids also tend to get stiffed on the treats. We're third for "Five Stingiest Cities for Candy."

Though, if you'd like to reverse that trend, here's America's favorite Halloween candy:

Top Ten Favorite Halloween Candies

Reese's - 43% of respondents rank it among their top five favorites

Snickers - 38% rank among favorites

M&Ms - 37% rank among favorites

Kit Kat - 36% rank among favorites

Twix - 29% rank among favorites

Milky Way - 22% rank among favorites

Butterfinger - 22% rank among favorites

Candy Corn - 18% rank among favorites

3 Musketeers - 18% rank among favorites

Skittles - 17% rank among favorites

Actually, the scariest thing about this survey is that people actually like candy corn.

Follow Miami New Times on Facebook and Twitter @MiamiNewTimes.

Keep Miami New Times Free... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Miami with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.

 

Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.