2017 Family Favorites Winners

 More than 600 of you voted in our eighth annual Family Favorites Survey, earning a chance to win Lexington Legends tickets. The winner of the tickets was April Mullins-Datko of Berea. Below are the 2017 Family Favorites as determined by our readers.


Favorite “Kid Friendly” Restaurant



Favorite Frozen Treat Shop

Crank & Boom


Favorite Girls Birthday Party

Candy Mountain Music


Favorite Boys Birthday Party

Sky Zone


Favorite Birthday Cake Maker

Caramanda’s & BabyCakes Cupcakes (Tie)


Favorite Museum

Living Arts & Science Center


Favorite Family Fun Site



Favorite Amusement Park

Kings Island


Favorite Swimming Pool

Juniper Hill


Favorite Local Festival



Favorite Hiking Spot

Natural Bridge/Red River Gorge


Favorite Day Trip

Newport Aquarium


Favorite School Field Trip

Boyd Orchards


Favorite Local Day Camp

Living Arts & Science Center


Favorite Overnight Camp

4-H Camp


Favorite Academic Camp

Living Arts & Science Center


Favorite Sports Camp



Favorite Arts/Dance Camp

Lexington Dance Factory


Favorite Consignment Shop

Kid to Kid


Favorite Photographer

Sweetlilpics by Ashley


Favorite Pediatric Dentist

Pediatric Dentistry of Hamburg


Favorite Orthodontist

White, Greer & Maggard Orthodontics


Favorite Pediatrician

Pediatric & Adolescent Associates


Favorite Maternity Business

Baby Moon


Favorite Veterinarian

Animal Care Clinic


Favorite Gymnastics/Cheer Center

The Little Gym


Favorite Dance Studio

Lexington Dance Factory


Favorite Martial Arts Program

Urban Ninja Project


Favorite Music Program

Candy Mountain Music


Favorite Horseback

Riding Program Asbury University


Favorite Tutoring Service

Carnegie Center For Literacy & Learning


Favorite Realtor

Randy Adkins


Favorite Lawncare & Landscaping Business

Sunshine Grow Shop


Favorite Plumber

Wildcat Plumbing, Inc.


Favorite Heating & Air Company

Fayette Heating & Air


Favorite Handyman

Tom Del Bello


Favorite Remodeling Contractor or Builder

JDB Contracting


Favorite Auto Dealership

Toyota South


Favorite Auto Repair Place

Green’s Toyota


Favorite Car Wash

Jeff’s Car Wash