Eighty percent of consumers plan to celebrate Easter this year and will spend an average $169.79, according to the National Retail Federation.
Total spending for the holiday is estimated to be $20.8 billion, down slightly from last year's forecast of $21.6 billion.
With 51 percent of consumers planning in-person celebrations, up from 43 percent from last year, food will be the largest spending category. Among those planning to celebrate Easter, the average spending is estimated to be $53.61 on food, followed by $28.04 on gifts and $27.93 on clothing.
WalletHub also surveyed Americans to find out their attitudes on the Easter holiday this year, including their thoughts on charitable giving, spending, religion, and safety in the wake of the covid pandemic.
Here are the results of the survey: