2019 Golden Teddy Awards

YOU decide who gets the gold!

2019 Golden Teddy Awards

When it comes to asking the experts, we know just where to go: YOU. Parents know the very best places to play, learn, shop and dine around the Sound. That's why each year we ask you, our readers, to share your family faves.

Nominate your favorite Seattle-area spots, VOTE on finalists and be entered to win awesome prizes.

Contest Rules


Cast Your Vote

Round one voting is now closed! Come back between April 24-30 to see the finalists and cast your final vote.

Camps + Classes

Family Resources

Food and Dining

Out + About

Shopping and Services

How it works

Sponsored by:

Lincoln South Food Hall
New Seasons Market

Your go-to local spots are too good to keep to yourself! Cast your ballots for your favorite businesses during two rounds of voting.

Round 1, April 3–14, 2019: Nominate your favorite businesses.

Round 2, April 24–30, 2019: Vote from the top five finalists in each category.

Just for voting, you'll be entered to win over $1,000 in fabulous prizes, including a family escape to Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort, theater tickets, zoo tickets, museum passes and more! See full prize details below.

Winners will be announced online June 28 and in the July issue of ParentMap magazine.

Full Contest Rules


Over $1,000 in prizes

As your reward for voting, you'll be eligible to enter the Golden Teddy prize pool, featuring over $1,000 in prizes provided by 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.

Prizes include:

Sleeping Lady ResortSleeping Lady Resort Great Escape Package
One winner

  • 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

SeattleTheatreGroup-LogoTheater tickets from Seattle Theatre Group
Family 4-pack of tickets to the 21st anniversary performance of "DANCE This” on July 12 at The Moore Theatre
($200 value)
Two winners

Kids Discovery MuseumAnnual family membership at Kids Discovery Museum on Bainbridge Island
Includes unlimited KiDiMu museum access for two adults and all dependent children in household, valid for one year, plus many extra goodies, including guest passes, invitations to special events, gift shop discount and more ($125 value)
One winner

Village TheatreTheater tickets from Village Theatre
Family 4-pack of tickets to Village Theatre KIDSTAGE’s production of "The Little Mermaid," onstage July 26–August 4 in Issaquah ($88 value)
One winner

WoodlandParkZooAdmission tickets to Woodland Park Zoo
Four general admission tickets to Woodland Park Zoo ($92 value)
One winner

Seattle Children's TheatreTheater tickets from Seattle Children's Theatre
Family 4-pack of tickets to see "The Diary of Anne Frank" at Seattle Children's Theatre, April 4–May 19. ($200 value)
One winner


$100 gift certificate to Lincoln South Food Hall
One winner