When you’re a busy parent, the right support is as important as oxygen. That’s why ParentMap asks our readers every year for your favorite Seattle-area resources, camps, classes, shops, grub, play spots, groups and professionals. We know that you are the experts on where the family dollar is best spent and which local services go above and beyond. Because YOU, the parents of Puget Sound, do know best.
How It Works
Round 1, April 4-15, 2018: Nominate your favorite businesses
Round 2, April 23-30, 2018: Vote from the top five finalists in each category
Just for voting, you'll be entered to win over $2,500 in fabulous prizes including a family escape to Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort, Cirque du Soleil tickets and more! See full prize details below.
Update: 2018 Golden Teddy Awards voting is now closed. Check back on June 28 to see the list of winners and be on the lookout for the Golden Teddy Awards and Family Directory print guide, hitting stands in July!
Over $2,500 in prizes!
As your reward for voting, you'll be eligible to enter the Golden Teddy prize pool with over $2,500 in prizes from our local partners. Voters will receive one entry for each ballot they complete. Readers are eligible to vote twice in each category throughout the duration of the voting period, once during the nomination phase and once during the final voting phase. Winners will be contacted via email in early May.
Sleeping Lady Resort Great Escape Package
- One night accommodations for four at Sleeping Lady Resort on the wildflower banks of Icicle Creek near Leavenworth
- A gourmet dinner and breakfast served buffet-style in the Kingfisher Restaurant
- Not valid on festival or holiday weekends/periods
Theatre tickets from Seattle Theatre Group
- Family 4-pack of tickets to Seattle Rock Orchestra performs "The Beatles: Number Ones” on May 13 at Moore Theatre ($150 value)
- Family 4-pack of tickets to the 20th anniversary performance of "DANCE This” on July 13 at The Paramount Theatre ($150 value)
Four show tickets to see the latest Cirque du Soleil show, VOLTA, at Marymoor Park
$400 value, 1 winner
$250 and $100 gift certificates to Lincoln South Food Hall
$250 certificate, 1 winner
$100 certificate, 8 winners
$100 gift card to Wild Ginger in Seattle or Bellevue
$50 gift card to Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria