Eventbrite Launches 'United States Of Events' And Ranks America's Most Event-Going Cities
March 19, 2015 at 8:53 AM (PT)
EVENTBRITE, the global marketplace of live experiences, has released a list of AMERICA’s most event-going cities and the "UNITED STATES of Events," a visualization of the event-going trends across AMERICA's largest 25 cities. The company leveraged its platform of millions of events to zoom in on attendance themes across popular categories including food and drink, live music, art and fitness. Browse the UNITED STATES of Events interactive to explore each city’s surprising interests, from yoga classes in San Diego to art shows in HOUSTON to bacon events in NEW YORK CITY.
Most Event-Going Cities In U.S.
Eventbrite analyzed hundreds of thousands of tickets sold to events in AMERICA’s 25 largest cities in 2014, which surfaced AMERICA’s most outgoing cities.
- NEW YORK CITY, NY
- SAN FRANCISCO, CA
- AUSTIN, TX
- LOS ANGELES, CA
- CHICAGO, IL
- HOUSTON, TX
- BOSTON, MA
- DALLAS, TX
- PHILADELPHIA, PA
- SAN DIEGO, CA
EVENTBRITE’s dataset reveals surprising insights that point towards the types of events that each city loves the most.
- New Yorkers attended fashion shows, plays, comedy acts, and art shows two times more than the next most artsy city, LOS ANGELES.
- Everything is big in TEXAS, including their appetite for live music events. HOUSTON, DALLAS and AUSTIN all rank in the top eight cities for live music show attendance. From Rock to EDM, and even Jazz and Country, AUSTIN's music reputation stands true by ranking number one across the board in live music.
- Californians win the race when it comes to health and fitness experiences. SAN FRANCISCO, SAN JOSE, LOS ANGELES and SAN DIEGO all made the top ten cities for health and fitness attendance.
- Bostonians come in strong for attendance to food and drink events, ranking fifth across the U.S., proving weather won’t stop BOSTON from indulging in a tasty time.
- Chicagoans are all about the hops and hot dogs, winning out at attendance to beer festivals and tasting, and ranking fifth in stand-up comedy show attendance, busting up with laughter no matter how blustery the weather.