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 now closed!

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.

Family Favorites voters will receive Chesapeake Family's e-newsletters packed with the area's best family events and information for parents. We will not sell your name to a third party company. You may unsubscribe at any time.

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

Wed Jun 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Finding Neverland, Baltimore
Wed Jun 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Fresh Water Fish, Annapolis
Wed Jun 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Lakefront Summer Festival, Columbia
Wed Jun 28, 2017 @10:00AM - 03:00PM
Under the Big Top, Baltimore
Wed Jun 28, 2017 @ 7:30PM - 12:00AM
The Sound of Music, Washington D.C
Thu Jun 29, 2017 @12:00AM
Finding Neverland, Baltimore
Thu Jun 29, 2017 @12:00AM
Lakefront Summer Festival, Columbia
Thu Jun 29, 2017 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Shoots and Letters, Cockeysville
Thu Jun 29, 2017 @10:00AM - 12:00PM
Creek Critters, Annapolis
Thu Jun 29, 2017 @10:00AM - 05:30PM
Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Washington, D.C.
Thu Jun 29, 2017 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Children's Program: Recreation at the Water's Edge, Chesapeake Beach
Thu Jun 29, 2017 @10:00AM - 03:00PM
Under the Big Top, Baltimore
Thu Jun 29, 2017 @11:00AM - 04:00PM
Harbor Queen Cruises, Annapolis
Thu Jun 29, 2017 @ 6:30PM -
Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra, Annapolis
Thu Jun 29, 2017 @ 7:30PM - 12:00AM
The Sound of Music, Washington D.C

Upcoming Events Inside Pages

Wed Jun 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Finding Neverland, Baltimore
Wed Jun 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Fresh Water Fish, Annapolis
Wed Jun 28, 2017 @12:00AM
Lakefront Summer Festival, Columbia
Wed Jun 28, 2017 @10:00AM
Under the Big Top, Baltimore
Wed Jun 28, 2017 @ 6:00PM
Dinner Under the Stars, Annapolis
Wed Jun 28, 2017 @ 7:30PM
The Sound of Music, Washington D.C
Thu Jun 29, 2017 @12:00AM
Finding Neverland, Baltimore
Thu Jun 29, 2017 @12:00AM
Lakefront Summer Festival, Columbia
Thu Jun 29, 2017 @10:00AM
Under the Big Top, Baltimore
Thu Jun 29, 2017 @ 7:30PM
The Sound of Music, Washington D.C