Welcome to Bay Area Parent’s annual “Best of” finalist ballot!

Join with other parents to highlight what makes the Bay Area such a vibrant place to raise your family. Vote for your family favorites in categories ranging from museums to martial arts instruction, day camp to dance class, and many more. Voting is quick, easy, and lots of fun, and you’ll automatically be entered into a drawing for four Exploratorium tickets!

With the nomination phase now complete, the top nominees in each category advance to the final ballot. Voting begins on Monday, April 22 and ends on Sunday, May 19, so don’t miss this opportunity to make your vote count!

Votes will be tallied for each category and the top businesses and organizations will be published in our Best of 2024 issue and on our website in late July.

Before you begin, please note:  

  • Participants must be 13 years or older and provide a valid email address to vote.
  • Please vote for your favorites in as many categories as possible.
  • You are limited to one vote per category for the duration of the finalist voting.
  • Ballot stuffing including robo-voting or automated script will void the submitted nominations.
  • We reserve the right to disqualify votes that do not meet these requirements.

Voting closes at midnight on Sunday, May 19.


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