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The most expensive state for a 4th of July BBQ is...

Simple Thrifty Living analyzed the cost of a Backyard BBQ for every state

41w ago

After being cooped up in the house for months, Americans can't wait to break loose with a 4th of July BBQ party. If you're wondering just how much that's going to cost, Simply Thrifty Living has you covered.

They provided an analysis of what it costs per state to purchase a basket of essential BBQ bits.

To answer the question, Alaska is the most expensive state to have a BBQ this 4th of July.

This map shows how much a barbecue will cost in every state if you purchase this set of items.

Cheeseburgers: 3 pounds 85% lean ground beef, Great Value Hamburger buns x2, Kraft Singles cheese slices, Heinz ketchup, French’s mustard, Vlasic dill pickles, Hellmann’s mayonnaise, sweet onion, tomatoes, iceberg lettuce,

Hot dogs: Ball Park beef hot dogs, Ball Park hot dog buns x2

Drinks: 24 Pack Bud Light beer cans, 12 pack Coca-Cola cans, White Claw seltzer 12 pack variety,

Side dish: Watermelon, Fresh corn on the cob x10, Bush’s baked beans, Popsicles

Paper goods: Great Value Everyday Paper plates, Dizzy Dots Paper Beverage Napkins, Great Value Premium Assorted Clear Cutlery

Credit: Simple.Thrifty.Living.

Credit: Simple.Thrifty.Living.

Be sure to check out Simple Thrifty Living for more information and analysis about the costs of this year's BBQ and prices HERE.

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Comments (6)

  • According to the map Ohio is not bad.

    This would be the perfect weekend to have BBQtribe .

      9 months ago
    • I'm right across the line in PA and would have to agree

        9 months ago
    • Howdy neighbor 👋

        9 months ago
  • I always find these things interesting. Like, why does Alaska spend more? Is it because, as I presume, everything is marginally more expensive than it is elsewhere or is it because they drink/eat more or use more expensive brands...?

      9 months ago
  • Oh wow my state is the lowest.

      9 months ago
  • Same in WI :-)

      9 months ago