Posted by Hot 104.7 Maine in Uncategorized
on Jul 03
The celebration of our Declaration of Independence wouldn’t be complete without food, fun, fireworks and plenty of red, white and blue!
41.9 Million: Number of People Traveling at Least 50 Miles.
35.5 Million: Number of People Travelling by Car … kinda feels like they all visit Maine…
150 Million: Number of Hot Dogs Consumed Over the Weekend. Nothing says FREEDOM like processed tubes of meat!
About 700 million pounds of chicken are purchased in the U.S. during the week leading up to Independence Day, and 190 million pounds of beef are snatched up in the two weeks preceding the Fourth.
Beer sales also tend to shoot up like fireworks as the Fourth of July approaches (duh). More than 103 million Americans drank beer on 2013′s Independence Day, with more than 68 million cases sold over the weekend. Read more…