PDX Parent Reader Favorites Winners

The voters have spoken! Here’s the complete list of the winners of our annual readers’ poll.

Arts & Entertainment

Courtesy of Oregon Children’s Theatre

Best Performing Arts Company: Oregon Children’s Theatre

Best Arts and Crafts: Scrap PDX

Best Kid-Friendly Movie Theater: McMenamins Kennedy School

Kindie Musician/Performer: Red Yarn

Family Fun

Mt. Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl

Best Adventure Attraction: Mt. Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl

Best Family-Friendly Farm: Topaz Farm

Best Family Fun Center: Enchanted Forest

Best Hike: Tryon Creek

Best Kid-Friendly Bike Trail: Banks-Vernonia State Trail

Best Museum Membership: Oregon Zoo

Best Playground: Gabriel Park

Food & Drink

Image courtesy Salt & Straw.

Best Sweet Treat: Salt & Straw

Best Kid-Friendly Dining: Slappy Cakes

Best Pizza: Pizzicato

Health & Wellness

Image courtesy Brave Care

Best Pediatric Urgent Care: Brave Care

Best Accessible & Inclusive Resource: Harper’s Playground

Best Dentist: Hollywood Children’s Dentistry

Best Family-Friendly Fitness: Ready Set GROW Yoga and Dance Studio

Best Pediatrician: Sellwood Medical Clinic

Best Specialty Services for Kids: Shriners Hospital for Children

Lessons & Camps

Kids at Trackers Earth Camps
Image courtesy Trackers Portland.

Best After School Class/Camp: Adventures in Spanish (formerly PELP)

Best Arts & Crafts Class/Camp: Children’s Healing Art Project

Best Climbing/Obstacle Camp/Class: Circuit Bouldering Gym

Best Dance Class/Camp: Oregon Ballet Theatre

Best Foreign Language Class/Camp: Adventures in Spanish

Best Day Camp: Trackers Portland

Best Gymnastics Class/Camp: The Children’s Gym

Best Animal Class/Camp: Oregon Humane Society

Best Accessible & Inclusive Camp: Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp

Best Music Class/Camp: School of Rock

Best Outdoor Adventure Class/Camp: Trackers Portland

Best Overnight Camp: Oregon Museum of Science & Industry

Best Performing Arts Class/Camp: Northwest Children’s Theater and School

Best Science/Math Class/Camp: Oregon Museum of Science & Industry

Best Spring & Winter Camp: Northwest Children’s Theater and School

Best Sports Class/Camp: Soccer Shots

Best Swim Instruction: North Clackamas Parks & Recreation


Image courtesy Oaks Park

Best Birthday Party Spot: Oaks Amusement Park

Best Indoor Play Space: Playdate PDX

Pregnancy & Baby

Image courtesy Natalia Deriabina

Best Fertility & Surrogacy Resource: All Families Surrogacy

Best Hospital & Birth Center: Legacy Health

Best Obstetrics & Women’s Health: Woman’s Healthcare Associates

Best Pregnancy & Postpartum Support: Bridgetown Baby

Shopping & Services

Image courtesy Books with Pictures.

Best Comic Book Shop: Books with Pictures

Best Bike Store or Repair Shop: Sellwood Cycle Repair

Best Bookstore: Powell’s City of Books

Best Consignment Shop: Beanstalk Children’s Resale

Best Game Store: Guardian Games

Best Kids’ Hair Salon: Sit Still Kids

Best Local New Kids Clothing: the Bull & the Bee

Best Toy Store: Thinker Toys

Best Tutoring & Learning Services: Mathnasium

Best Nannies/Au Pairs: Portland Nanny

Best Family Law/Estate Planning Firm: Pacific Cascade Legal

Look for our lists of who made the top five in each category, coming soon!

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