Just in time for holiday shopping, we are thrilled to announce the 2020 Macaroni Kid Douglas County GOLD Daisy Award Winners! With thousands of nominations and votes, this year's Macaroni Kid GOLD Daisy Awards was an exciting contest. We feel that every business that was nominated and voted for through this process deserves a heartfelt "Congratulations!"
A huge THANK YOU to all our subscribers who took the time to nominate and vote! This contest doesn't happen without your participation.
And CONGRATULATIONS to Douglas County Libraries, the business that received the most number of nominations and votes in one category and the winner of our $500 customized marketing package!
This contest featured some very close races, which resulted in first-place ties in a few categories. So many amazing local businesses were included. We hope you discover a few new ones!
Without further ado, the winners by category are...
Exhaust and Enrich Your Kids
ART LESSONS: Arts on Fire (Highlands Ranch)
DANCE LESSONS: Performing Arts Academy (Highlands Ranch)
DRAMA/THEATER LESSONS (TIE!): Parker Arts (Parker) AND Performing Arts Academy (Highlands Ranch)
GYMNASTICS/MOVEMENT – KIDS (0-10): Momentum Athletic Center (Parker)
GYMNASTICS/CHEER/PARKOUR – TWEENS/TEENS: Peak Athletics (Highlands Ranch)
MARTIAL ARTS STUDIO: Parker Academy of Martial Arts (Parker)
MUSIC LESSONS: Allegro Music (Parker)
SWIM LESSONS: SafeSplash Swim School (Castle Rock)
YOUTH SPORTS PROGRAM: Parker Parks and Recreation (Parker)
OTHER PROGRAMS (STEM, Cooking, etc.): Douglas County Libraries (Douglas County)
Entertain Your Kids
WHERE TO GO FOR INDOOR FUN – KIDS (0-10): Douglas County Libraries (Douglas County)
WHERE TO GO FOR INDOOR FUN – TWEENS/TEENS: Boondocks Food & Fun (Parker)
WHERE TO GO FOR OUTDOOR FUN: Philip S. Miller Park (Castle Rock)
LIVE FAMILY-FRIENDLY PERFORMANCES: Parker Arts/PACE Center (Parker)
Celebrate With Your Family
PARTY VENUE – KIDS (0-10): Little Monkey Bizness (Parker)
PARTY VENUE – TWEENS/TEENS: Boondocks Food & Fun (Parker)
MOBILE PARTY ENTERTAINER: Castle Rock Foam Parties (Castle Rock)
PARTY SWEET TREATS: Eileen's Colossal Cookies (Highlands Ranch)
PHOTOGRAPHER: Laura Wolfgang Photography (Castle Rock)
OTHER PARTY SERVICES: Parker Party America (Parker)
Dine With Your Family
BREAKFAST/BRUNCH PLACE: Snooze an AM Eatery (Lone Tree)
COFFEE/TEA SHOP: Fika Coffeehouse (Parker)
FAMILY-FRIENDLY RESTAURANT: Mici Handcrafted Italian (Highlands Ranch)
PIZZA PLACE (TIE!): Parry's Pizzeria & Taphouse (Highlands Ranch) AND Mici Handcrafted Italian (Highlands Ranch)
DESSERT SPOT: Coldstone Creamery (Highlands Ranch)
Take Care of Your Kids
PEDIATRICIAN (TIE!): Greenwood Pediatrics (Parker) AND Pediatrics 5280 (Castle Rock)
PEDIATRIC DENTIST: Sweetpea Children's Dentistry (Parker)
ORTHODONTIST: Parker Orthodontics (Parker)
HOSPITAL (TIE!): Children's Hospital Colorado (Highlands Ranch) AND Sky Ridge Medical Center (Lone Tree)
URGENT CARE: 20 Mile Urgent Care & Family Medicine (Parker)
PRESCHOOL: St. Luke’s Little School (Highlands Ranch)
TUTORING SERVICES: Mathnasium (Parker)
Take Care of Mama (& Papa) Bear
DENTIST: Parker Family Dental (Parker)
WOMEN'S HEALTH PRACTITIONER: CU South Metro OB-GYN (Parker) AND Esprit OB/GYN Center (Lone Tree) AND Women's Care of Colorado (Lone Tree)
DATE NIGHT RESTAURANT: Seasons 52 (Lone Tree)
MOMS' NIGHT OUT ACTIVITY: Board & Brush (Parker)
PAMPERING PLACE FOR MOM: The Woodhouse Day Spa (Highlands Ranch/Littleton)
One Last Thing (OK, Two!)
BEST KEPT SECRET: Cotton Kids Consignment (Parker)
BEST NEW BUSINESS (Open 12 Months or Less): Great Divide Brewery & Roadhouse (Castle Rock)
If your business is a winner on this list, we will be contacting you soon! Winning businesses will receive a Macaroni Kid GOLD Daisy Award Winner certificate to display at their place of business, the honor of knowing local Douglas County families think they are the greatest, and a free listing in our Business Directory through December 31, 2021 for year-long recognition by Macaroni Kid!
Our Business Directory is a wonderful place to find local, family-friendly businesses! Congratulations again and thank you all for supporting Macaroni Kid Douglas County!
The 2020 Macaroni Kid Douglas County GOLD Daisy Awards are a nominations-based contest. Businesses with the most validated nominations move on to the voting round. Businesses with the most validated votes win their category! See our Official Sweepstakes Rules and our 2020 GOLD Daisy Award Information Page for more details.
Contact me at email@example.com for more information about this contest or about Macaroni Kid Highlands Ranch-Parker-Castle Rock-Lone Tree (covering all of Douglas County).