2017 Best Of Hudson Valley Readers Picks

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Best of Hudson Valley 2017 Health & Beauty, Fun, Fitness, Shopping, Home, Kids, and Services Ballot

Results will be published in the October 2018 issue of Hudson Valley magazine

Best of Hudson Valley Ballot Rules:

1) Please limit your votes to Hudson Valley-based businesses — no national chains unless specified.
2) Businesses cannot incentivize votes with discounts, etc. 
3) Please fill in name and town of business. 
4) Please fill out at least 10 categories in each ballot. 
5) You can only submit each ballot once!

The ballots are live until March 22 at 11:59 p.m.  A special series of run-off voting will take place for the top six finalists in all Food & Drink categories starting March 26. 

 The Hudson Valley magazine marketing department will notify the winners in each category. You can meet the winners at our Best Of Hudson Valley® Party on October 11 (info here). Happy voting!


Vote For the Best Fun

 

Who/What Should Win It?

Winner's Town/Location

Bike/Rail Trail
Bowling Alley
Drive-In Theater
Fair
Festival
Girls' Night Out
Golf Course (Public)
Hudson River Cruise
Karaoke
Kayak or Paddlesport Rental
Park
Place for a Picnic
Pro or Semi-Pro Sports Team (HV-based only)
Ski Area
Trivia Night


Vote For the Best Culture

 

Who/What Should Win It?

Winner's Town/Location

Art Gallery
Arts Center
Art Classes for Adults
Community Theater
Dance Classes for Adults
Educational Programs for Adults
Historic Site
Historical Society
Live Music Joint
Main Street
Movie Theater (Independent)
Museum
Music Classes for Adults
Paint & Sip Venue
Venue For Concerts and Plays (Indoors)
Venue For Concerts and Plays (Outdoors)


Vote For the Best Accomodations

 

Who/What Should Win It?

Winner's Town/Location

Bed & Breakfast
Inn
Hotel or Resort (not a chain)


Vote For the Best Kids Activites

 

Who/What Should Win It?

Winner's Town/Location

Baby/Children’s Boutique
Balloon Artist
Boys Haircuts
Camp (Day)
Camp (Sleepover)
Childcare Facility
Educational Programs
Girls Haircuts
Farm to Take the Family
Kid's Birthday Party
Kids’ Furniture
Magician
Music Program)
Nursery School
Playground
Kids’ Shoe Store
Sports Programs
Toy Store


Vote For the Best Fitness

 

Who/What Should Win It?

Winner's Town/Location

Boxing Center
Dance Programs (Adults)
Health/Fitness Club
Health & Fitness Classes
Ice Skating Facility
MMA (Mixed Marial Arts) Classes
Personal Trainer
Place for Pilates
Place for Yoga
Recreational Sports Leagues (Adults)


Vote For the Best Health & Beauty
 

 

Who/What Should Win It?

Winner's Town/Location

Acupuncture
Barber Shop
Beauty Salon
Chiropractor
Colorist
Day Spa (non-resort or hotel)
Day Spa (resort or hotel)
Eyebrow Shaping
Hairstylist
Holistic Medicine
Hot Shave
Makeup Artist
Massage Therapist
Manicure/Pedicure
Mind & Body Programs
Tattoo Parlor
Waxing


Vote For the Best Home & Garden
 

 

Who/What Should Win It?

Winner's Town/Location

Appliance Store
Contractor
Electrician
Furniture Store
Hardware Store
Housewares Store
Home Inspector
HVAC Company
Interior Design
Landscape Design
Lighting Store
Plant Nursery/Garden Store
Pool Specialist
Real Estate Firm
Realtor


Vote For the Best Shopping
 

 

Who/What Should Win It?

Winner's Town/Location

Antiques Shop
Auto Dealership
Bargain Shopping
Beer Store
Bookstore
Boutique
Bridal Shop
Comic Book Store
Consignment Shop
Crafts/Hobby Store
Farm Stand
Farmers’ Market
Fish Market
Florist
Fresh Produce
Gift Shop (at a venue, i.e. hotel)
Gift Shop (stand-alone)
Gourmet Shop
Health Food Store
Jewelry Store
Liquor Store
Menswear Shop
Outdoor Sports Store
Wine Store
Womenswear Shop


Vote For the Best Service
 

 

Who/What Should Win It?

Winner's Town/Location

Car/Limo Service
Computer Repair
Graphic Design
Mechanic
Portrait Photographer
Senior Living Center
Shoe Repair
Website Design
Wedding Photographer
Venue for Wedding
 

Who/What Should Win It?

Winner's Town/Location


Vote For the Best Pets
 

Dog Park
Doggy Daycare
Pet Rescue
Pet Resort
Pet Store
Veterinary Hospital


Vote For the Best People
 

 

Who/What Should Win It?

Winner's Town/Location

Artist
Author
Celebrity
DJ
Entrepreneur
High School Teacher
Band
Politician
Radio Personality
Singer/Vocalist


Vote For the Best Readers Choice

Did we miss a category you would’ve liked to see? Enter it — along with the business or person you think should win, and their respective town — in the respective fields below. The entry with the most votes wins!

Your New Category Idea

Who/What Should Win It?

Town/Location


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Food & Drink Ballot

Vote for your local favorites, from the best bakery to the perfect pizza

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