Family Favorites

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Help spread the word about the places that make Maryland a great place for families. Now is the chance to vote for all your family favorite spots in the area. What restaurant has your favorite kid's menu? What's the best place to have a birthday party or a picnic? What tutoring company helped your child the most?

Voting is May 1- June 15, 2017!

Family Favorites Ballot
Please submit at least 10 choices to have your vote counted and be entered to win a $50 gift card. By submitting your votes, you will be subscribed to our free enewsletters. You can unsubscribe at any time. Please vote only once per household.
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For Grown-Ups
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Out and About
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Party On
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Learn and Grow
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The top Family Favorites are published in our August issue and online here!

One lucky voter was selected at random to receive a summer fun package for the whole family.

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Family Favorite winners 2016

Parent recommendations are the best kind. So we asked you — our readers — to tell us about your favorite places so that we could spread the word about all the great spots for kids and parents in the Baltimore-Annapolis area. From places to play to spots to eat to activities for the kids, readers weighed in on the best in Maryland.

Chesapeake Family Favorites 2015

Fam Fave BoyTo help celebrate Chesapeake Family's 25th anniversary, we aked you — our readers — about your experiences raising kids in Maryland. You told us about your favorite places — in 25 categories — to help spread the word about all the great spots for kids and parents in the greater Annapolis, DC and Baltimoe region. From fun places for kids to play to spots for moms' nights out, from family restaurants and favorite treats to after-school activities and camps, parents weighed in on the best in Maryland.

We are lucky to live where there are so many choices for family fun. If you are looking for a new spot for a moms' night out, a birthday party location, a day trip the kids will love or a new restaurant to try and much more, check out what other parents recommend.FamilyFavoritesRibbon2015 web

Thanks to everyone who voted. We loved hearing from you! With so many terrific places, programs and opportunities for kids and families, we wish we could list them all. But since we had to narrow it down, here are the top three vote-getters in each of the 25 categories. And the winners are ...

Upcoming Events

Fri May 26, 2017 @12:00AM
Air Show and Navy Commissioning Week, Annapolis
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Tea Party Festival, Chestertown
Fri May 26, 2017 @12:00AM
Timon of Athens, Washington D.C
Fri May 26, 2017 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
DelFest, Cumberland
Fri May 26, 2017 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Tales & Tails, Owings Mills
Fri May 26, 2017 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Arts & Storytime, Annapolis
Fri May 26, 2017 @11:00AM - 04:00PM
Harbor Queen Cruises, Annapolis
Fri May 26, 2017 @ 4:00PM - 07:00PM
Family Fridays at the Farm, Gambrills
Fri May 26, 2017 @ 8:00PM -
Fourth Friday Concert, Annapolis
Sat May 27, 2017 @12:00AM
Timon of Athens, Washington D.C

Upcoming Events Inside Pages

Fri May 26, 2017 @12:00AM
Air Show and Navy Commissioning Week, Annapolis
Fri May 26, 2017 @12:00AM
Tea Party Festival, Chestertown
Fri May 26, 2017 @12:00AM
Timon of Athens, Washington D.C
Fri May 26, 2017 @ 8:00AM
DelFest, Cumberland
Fri May 26, 2017 @10:00AM
Tales & Tails, Owings Mills
Fri May 26, 2017 @10:00AM
Arts & Storytime, Annapolis
Fri May 26, 2017 @11:00AM
Harbor Queen Cruises, Annapolis
Fri May 26, 2017 @12:00PM
Chillin on the Choptank, Cambridge
Fri May 26, 2017 @ 4:00PM
Family Fridays at the Farm, Gambrills
Fri May 26, 2017 @ 8:00PM
Fourth Friday Concert, Annapolis