Vote for the Best of 2017

How do we love Toronto and the GTA? Help us count the ways! We know that the Greater Toronto Area is one of the best places to raise kids, but even the best has its best. So we're counting on you, our Toronto4Kids readers and parents, to help us pick the Best of 2017.   

Select the best family-friendly businesses in the Greater Toronto Area by nominating your favourite play spots, camps, classes, party places, family attractions and more now through December 31, 2017.

GIVEAWAY! All participants will be entered in a draw for a chance to a $100 Visa Shopping Card. 3 winners will be selected.

To participate in our Best of 2017, complete the survey below. You must complete at least 20 categories to be eligible for the Giveaway.


What is your family's favourite...

Summer Attraction for Families?

Winter Attraction for Families?

Year-round Attraction for Families?

Family Fair or Festival?


Road Trip?

Park/Outdoor Recreation Area?

Water Park?

Winter Ski Resort for Families?

Winter Resort for Families?

Summer Resort for Families?

Place to See Animals?

Free Thing to Do?

Indoor Playspace/Amusement?

Swim Center, Beach or Waterhole?

Mom-friendly Playdate Spot?


What is your family's favourite...

Dance Classes?

Swim Lessons?

Children’s Art Studio or Craft Center?

Children’s Theatre Company or Drama School?

Music Classes for Kids?

Tumbling or Gymnastics Program?

Martial Arts Program?

Sports Program?

Cooking School?

Pottery or Clay Painting School?

Summer Day Camp?

Overnight Camp?


Ski Lessons for Kids?

Academic Enrichment Program/Tutoring Program or Center?

Other Classes or Programs for Kids?


What is your family's favourite...

Birthday Place to host a Party?

Birthday Party Entertainer?

Party Planning Service?

Birthday Party Rentals?

Bouncy Castle Rentals?

Birthday Company that hosts Parties at your Home?


What is your family's favourite...

Ice Cream Shop?

Local Bakery?

Locally-owned Children’s Clothing Store (New)?

Consignment/Resale Clothing Store or Sale?

Locally-owned Toy Store?

Child Care or Babysitting Services?  

Family-friendly Restaurant?


Finally, do you know of any categories we may have missed? Please fill out our Reader’s Choice for Hidden Gems, below:

Name of Business: 

Name of Business:

Name of Business:

Thank you for your nominations! In order to register for the giveaway please provide the information below. All fields are required. If left blank your entry will not be counted. Your information will be kept private. If you do not want to enter the contest, just skip this section but be sure to click Submit to vote your favourites in!