Vote in KC Parent Family Favorites 2018

We asked our readers to nominate their favorites, we narrowed them down to these finalists, and now we need you to vote. Vote for your favorite business in our KC Parent’s Family Faves Contest.  Winning businesses will be featured in an upcoming issue of KC Parent Magazine. Voting ends on 5/29.

When you vote for your favorite local businesses you're automatically entered to win tickets to the opening weekend of Incredibles 2TEN families will win 4-Packs to see Incredibles 2 at a local theater!

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Medical Categories:

Favorite OB/GYN practice:

Independence Women’s Clinic
Johnson County OB/GYN
Northland Obstetrics & Gynecology
Rockhill Women’s Care
Specialists in Women’s Care
Women's Health Associates
Not Applicable


Favorite Pediatrician Practice:

Cockerell & McIntosh
Cradle Thru College Care
Johnson County Pediatrics
Pediatric Care North
Premier Pediatrics
Priority Care Pediatrics
Not Applicable

Favorite Dental Practice:

Dentistry for Children
Fales Pediatric Dentistry
Jenkins & LeBlanc
Pediatric Dental Specialists
Smiles Dentistry for Kids
Starting Point Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics
Not Applicable

Favorite Orthodontist:

Burleson Orthodontics
Fry Orthodontic Specialists
Hansen Orthodontic Specialists
My Kid’s Dentist & Orthodontics
My Kid's Dentist Blue Springs
Starting Point Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics
Not Applicable

Favorite Place to Have a Baby in Missouri:

Centerpoint Medical Center
Liberty Hospital
North Kansas City Hospital
Research Medical Center
Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City
Saint Luke's East Hospital
Saint Luke's North Hospital–Barry Road
Truman Medical Center
Not Applicable

Favorite Place to Have a Baby in Kansas:

Menorah Medical Center
Providence Medical Center
Olathe Medical Center
Overland Park Regional Medical Center
Saint Luke's South Hospital
Shawnee Mission Medical Center
University of Kansas Hospital
Not Applicable

Favorite Emergency Room/Urgent Care:

Children’s Mercy Hospital
Overland Park Regional Medical Center Pediatric ER
Shawnee Mission Urgent Care
Urgency Room
Not Applicable


Kansas City Area Attractions:

Favorite Animal Attractions:

Burr Oak Woods Conservation Nature Center
Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead
Kansas City Zoo
Lakeside Nature Center
Native Hooved Animal Enclosure
Sea Life Aquarium
Not Applicable

Favorite Garden and/or Nature Center:

Deanna Rose Farmstead
Ernie Miller Nature Center
Kauffman Memorial Garden
Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
Powell Gardens
Not Applicable

Favorite Museum:

Johnson County Museum
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art
National Museum of Toys and Miniatures
National World War I Museum and Memorial
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum
Not Applicable

Favorite Live Show:

The Coterie
Johnson County Community College at Carlsen Center
Mesner Puppet Theater
Starlight Theatre
Theater League KC: Broadway Series
Theatre in the Park
Not Applicable

Favorite Festivals & Fairs:

Big Picnic at Nelson-Atkins
Celebration at the Station
Oktoberfest (Downtown Lee’s Summit)
Old Shawnee Days
Sprint Family Fun Days
Not Applicable

Favorite FREE Attraction:

Crown Center Seasonal Exhibits
KC Streetcar
Mahaffie Summer Family Nights
Moon Marble Company
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Not Applicable

Best Kept Secret:

Berkley Riverfront Park
Red Cedar Gardens
Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kansas Speedway
Rooftop Park in KCP&L District
Shoal Creek Living History Museum
Union Station's KC Rail Experience
Not Applicable

Favorite NEW Place in KC:

Arbor Landing Park
Lenexa Public Market
New Dodge Town at Antioch Park
Simple Machines at Play at Union Station
Variety KC Exploration Play at KC Zoo
Weston Orchard & Vineyard
Not Applicable

Favorite Outdoor Family Destination:

Cool Crest
Crown Center Ice Terrace
Kansas City Zoo
Longview Lake
Shawnee Mission Park
Theatre in the Park
Worlds of Fun/Oceans of Fun
Not Applicable

Favorite Indoor Family Destination:

Legoland Discovery Center/ Sea Life
Main Event
Paradise Park
Science City
Sky Zone
Not Applicable

Favorite Place to have a Birthday Party:

Faulkner's Ranch
Jump City
Paint, Glaze & Fire
Paradise Park
Power Play
Urban Air
Not Applicable

Favorite Party That Comes to You:

Fun Services
Kansas City Laser Tag
Princess at My Party
Sister Act Face Painting
Sky’s The Limit Mobile Gaming
Not Applicable

Favorite Shopping District:

Legends Outlets
Oak Park Mall
Summit Fair
Town Center Plaza
Zona Rosa
Not Applicable

Favorite Moms Night Out:

Board & Brush
Ceramic Café
Eat Drink Stitch
Holy-Field Winery
Thirsty Palette
West Bottoms
Not Applicable


Programs & Classes:

Favorite Dance:

Crescendo Conservatory
The Culture House
Ibsen Dance Theatre
Kansas School of Classical Ballet
Kansas City Ballet School
Miller Marley
Not Applicable


Favorite Gymnastics:

Dave's Gymnastics Factory
Emerald City Gymnastics
The Gage Center
Integrity Gymnastics
McCracken Gymnastics and Swim School
Xtreme Gymnastics
Not Applicable


Favorite Drama/Theater:

Christian Youth Theatre
The Coterie
The Culture House
Kansas City Young Audiences
Theatre of the Imagination
Not Applicable

Favorite Educational Enrichment:

Code Ninjas
Huntington Learning Center
Math Monkey
Sylvan Learning Centers
Not Applicable

Favorite Martial Arts:

AKKA Karate
Elite Martial Arts
Integrity Martial Arts Academy
Kids2Leaders Martial Arts
Tiger Rock Martial Arts
Not Applicable

Favorite Swim Lessons:

Elite Gymnastics & Aquatics
Emler Swim School
Jewish Community Center
Life Time Fitness
Midwest Aquatics Swim & Scuba
Not Applicable

Family Dining:

Favorite Pizza Place:

Blaze Pizza
Pie Five
Pizza Ranch
Pizza Shoppe
Spin Pizza
Not Applicable

Favorite Kid-Friendly Restaurant:

Red Robin
Not Applicable

Favorite Ice Cream / Frozen Treat Shop:

Andy's Frozen Custard
Betty Rae's Ice Cream
Freezing Moo
Glace Artisan Ice Cream
Sylas and Maddy's
Not Applicable


Favorite Grocery Store:

Hen House
Price Chopper
Trader Joe's
Whole Foods
Not Applicable


Favorite Date Night:

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Blade & Timber
New Theatre Restaurant
The Roasterie
Not Applicable




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