2020 Macaroni Kid Douglas County GOLD Daisy Award Winners!

October 28, 2020

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)


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 OUTDOOR FUNPhilip S. Miller Park (Castle Rock)


 Celebrate With Your Family

PARTY VENUE – KIDS (0-10): Little Monkey Bizness (Parker)

PARTY VENUE – TWEENS/TEENSBoondocks Food & Fun (Parker)

MOBILE PARTY ENTERTAINERCastle Rock Foam Parties (Castle Rock)

PARTY SWEET TREATSEileen's Colossal Cookies (Highlands Ranch)

PHOTOGRAPHERLaura Wolfgang Photography (Castle Rock)

OTHER PARTY SERVICESParker Party America (Parker)

 Dine With Your Family

BREAKFAST/BRUNCH PLACESnooze an AM Eatery (Lone Tree)

COFFEE/TEA SHOPFika 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 SPOTColdstone 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)

ORTHODONTISTParker Orthodontics (Parker)

HOSPITAL (TIE!): Children's Hospital Colorado (Highlands Ranch) AND Sky Ridge Medical Center (Lone Tree)

URGENT CARE20 Mile Urgent Care & Family Medicine (Parker)

PRESCHOOLSt. Luke’s Little School (Highlands Ranch)

TUTORING SERVICES: Mathnasium (Parker)

 Take Care of Mama (& Papa) Bear

DENTISTParker Family Dental (Parker)

WOMEN'S HEALTH PRACTITIONERCU South Metro OB-GYN (Parker) AND Esprit OB/GYN Center (Lone Tree) AND Women's Care of Colorado (Lone Tree)


MOMS' NIGHT OUT ACTIVITYBoard & Brush (Parker)

PAMPERING PLACE FOR MOM: The Woodhouse Day Spa (Highlands Ranch/Littleton)

 One Last Thing 

BEST NEW BUSINESS (Open 12 Months or Less): Great Divide Brewery & Roadhouse (Castle Rock)

Winning businesses 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 for more information about this contest or about Macaroni Kid Highlands Ranch-Parker-Castle Rock-Lone Tree (covering all of Douglas County).