Edit ModuleShow Tags

TulsaKids Family Favorites Runoff Ballot

Thank you to everyone who filled out our 2019 Family Favorites Nominations Survey! We counted the nominations and chose the top 5 (or so) nominees in each category to appear on our 2019 Family Favorites Runoff Ballot: And here they are!

Complete the 2019 Family Favorites Runoff Ballot May 1-15 for a chance to win 4 day passes to RIVERSPORT OKC! Each pass includes whitewater rafting, tubing the new Slide the Rapids and all the land and Oklahoma adventures (excluding the zip line). Visit riversportokc.org for more information.

CLICK HERE to VOTE!

1. Favorite Cultural Spot

  • Gilcrease
  • Greenwood Cultural Center
  • Philbrook
  • Tulsa Zoo
  • Tulsa Performing Arts Center

2. Favorite Live Family-Friendly Performance of 2018

  • Crayons Improv
  • Disney on Ice
  • Paw Patrol Live
  • Tulsa Ballet’s “Nutcracker”

3. Favorite Family Friendly Festival

  • Blue Dome Arts Festival
  • Mayfest
  • Oktoberfest
  • Rooster Days
  • Scottish Festival

4. Oklahoma Sports Team

  • Oklahoma City Thunder        
  • OSU Cowboys          
  • OU Sooners
  • Tulsa Drillers
  • Tulsa Oilers

5. Favorite Local Park

  • Bentley Park (Bixby) 
  • Gathering Place
  • Hunter
  • LaFortune
  • Woodward

6. Favorite State Park

  • Greenleaf State Park
  • Keystone State Park
  • Robber’s Cave
  • Sequoyah State Park
  • Tenkiller State Park

7. Favorite Place to Camp in Oklahoma

  • Broken Bow
  • Grand Lake
  • Keystone State Park
  • Robber’s Cave
  • Skiatook Lake

8. Favorite Weekend Getaway

  • Branson, MO
  • Broken Bow, OK
  • Dallas, TX
  • Eureka Springs, AR
  • Grand Lake, OK
  • Oklahoma City, OK

9. Favorite Grocery Store

  • Aldi
  • Reasor’s
  • Sprouts
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Walmart

10. Favorite Place to Get Pizza

  • Andolini’s Pizzeria
  • Hideaway Pizza
  • Mazzio’s Pizza
  • Savastano’s

11. Favorite Place to Get Ice Cream (Or Other Frozen Treat)

  • Andy’s Frozen Custard
  • Baskin Robbins
  • Braum’s
  • Marble Slab Creamery
  • Rose Rock Microcreamery
  • STG Gelateria

12. Favorite Place to Grab a Burger

  • Fat Guy’s
  • Five Guy’s
  • Freddie’s Hamburgers
  • Ron’s Hamburgers & Chili
  • Smitty’s Garage Burgers & Beer

13. Favorite Ethnic Restaurant

  • Desi Wok
  • India Palace
  • Lanna Thai
  • Ri Le’s
  • Taziki’s Mediterranean Café
  • Ted’s Café Escondito‚Äč

14. Favorite Healthy Eating Restaurant

  • Jason’s Deli   
  • Panera Bread
  • Salata
  • Subway
  • Zoë’s Kitchen

15. Favorite Kid’s Menu

  • The Brook Restaurant and Bar          
  • Charleston’s
  • Chick-Fil-A
  • Chili’s
  • Hideaway Pizza

16. Favorite Children’s Party Entertainer

  • Balloon Man Neil
  • Dustin the Balloon Guy of Tulsa Balloons
  • Sunderful Superheroes
  • Tiny Things by Bowen

17. Favorite Birthday Party Venue

  • BounceU
  • Incredible Pizza
  • Main Event
  • Sky Zone Trampoline Park
  • The Little Gym of SE Tulsa
  • Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park

18. Favorite Place to Buy Party Treats

  • Ludger’s Bavarian Bakery
  • Merritt’s Bakery
  • Not Your Grandma’s Cupcakes
  • OK CookieMomster
  • Reasor’s

19. Favorite Locally Owned Place to Buy Children’s Gifts

  • Kiddlestix
  • Learning Express
  • Tulsa Toy Depot
  • Kathleen’s Kids
  • Decopolis

20. Favorite Locally Owned Place to Buy Children’s Clothes

  • The Children’s Orchard         
  • Just Between Friends
  • Once Upon a Child
  • Kathleen’s Kids
  • Lolly Garden

21. Favorite Locally Owned Mom’s Boutique

  • Amaranth Collection
  • Beau & Arrow
  • Black Sheep Boutique
  • J. Spencer
  • Stash Apparel & Gifts
  • YellowHouse Market & Boutique

22. Favorite Consignment Shop or Sale

  • Children’s Orchard
  • Echo Shop
  • Goodwill        
  • Just Between Friends
  • Once Upon a Child
  • Rhea Lana’s

23. Pre- and Post-Partum Classes

  • Hillcrest
  • Mind Body Mama     
  • Saint Francis Hospital
  • St. John
  • Tulsa Family Doulas
  • Katherine Taylor—Bradley
  • Emily Landry—Birth with Confidence

24. Favorite Place to Have a Baby

  • Hillcrest
  • Saint Francis Hospital
  • Special Delivery Birth Center
  • St. John
  • Tulsa Birth Center

25. Favorite Locally Owned Place to Buy Baby Gifts

  • IdaRed
  • Lolly Garden
  • Kathleen’s Kids
  • Kiddlestix
  • Peekaboo Baby

26. Favorite Newborn Photographer

  • Ashley Noelle (Ashley Noelle Photography)
  • Kristen Mackey (Son Kissed Photography)
  • Meagan Ready (Meagan Ready Photography)
  • Taryn Starkey (The Photo Doula)           

27. Preschool

  • ABC Preschool (Fellowship Bible Church)
  • Bethany Community School
  • Immanuel Lutheran Christian Academy
  • Kirk of the Hills Preschool
  • Lord’s Little Army Preschool
  • Mingo Valley Christian
  • Monte Cassino School

28. Private Elementary

  • Immanuel Lutheran Christian Academy
  • Holland Hall
  • Mingo Valley Christian
  • Miss Helen’s Private School
  • Monte Cassino School

29. Private Middle School

  • Immanuel Lutheran Christian Academy
  • Holland Hall
  • Metro Christian Academy
  • Mingo Valley Christian
  • Monte Cassino School

30. Private High School

  • Bishop Kelley High School
  • Cascia Hall
  • Immanuel Lutheran Christian Academy
  • Holland Hall
  • Mingo Valley Christian

31. In-State Summer Camp

  • Camp Loughridge
  • Camp Egan
  • Falls Creek
  • New Life Ranch
  • YMCA of Greater Tulsa Summer Camps

32. Out-of-State Summer Camp

  • Camp Ozark (Arkansas)
  • Kanakuk (Missouri)
  • Pine Cove Christian Camp (Texas)
  • Sanborn Western Camps (Colorado)

33. Favorite Youth Theatre

  • Clark Youth Theatre
  • Spotlight Children’s Theatre
  • Theatre Tulsa
  • Tulsa Theatre Arts

34. Favorite Gymnatics/Cheer/Dance:

  • Aim High Academy
  • The Little Gym of SE Tulsa  
  • Oklahoma XTreme Cheer
  • SSB Kids!
  • Tulsa Dance Company

35. Favorite Martial Arts Studio

  • Apollo’s Martial Arts
  • Christian Karate Academy
  • Golden Dragon Taekwondo
  • Kang’s Institute of TaeKwon-Do
  • Midtown Martial Arts
  • Triton Fight Center

36. Favorite Place to Learn Soccer

  • Almighty Sports (First Baptist)
  • SoccerCity
  • Soccer Shots
  • YMCA of Greater Tulsa

37. Favorite Soccer Clubs

  • Broken Arrow Soccer Club
  • Metro Tulsa Soccer Club
  • SoCo Soccer Club
  • West Side Alliance

38.  Favorite Music Program or Lessons

  • Janell Whitby School of Music
  • Midtown School of Performing Arts
  • Music Together of South Tulsa
  • Over Edukated Music & Arts
  • Preslar Music
  • Saied Music
  • Sistema Tulsa

39. Favorite Art Program/Lessons

  • ahha Tulsa
  • Philbrook
  • Pinot’s Palette
  • Tulsa Art Center
  • Tiny Things by Bowen
  • Waterworks Art Center           

40. Favorite Swim Lessons

  • Health Zone at Saint Francis
  • Infant Swimming Resource    
  • Miller Swim School
  • ORU-Denise Westfall
  • Tandy Family YMCA    

41. Favorite Tutoring

  • Brain Balance Center of Tulsa
  • Huntington Learning Center
  • Kumon
  • Mathnasium
  • Sylvan Learning

42. Favorite Family Friendly Gym

  • 10Gym
  • Climb Tulsa   
  • Health Zone at Saint Francis
  • Life Time Fitness
  • Sky Fitness & Wellbeing
  • YMCA of Greater Tulsa

43. Favorite Salon

  • Bella Vita Spa and Salon
  • Ihloff Salon and Day Spa
  • Berkshire Salon and Day Spa
  • Orr Salon

44. Car Dealership

  • Bill Knight Ford
  • Don Carlton Honda
  • Ferguson
  • Jackie Cooper Imports
  • Jim Norton Toyota
  • Nelson Nissan        

45. Childcare

  • Children’s Learning Adventure          
  • E-Nanny
  • KinderCare
  • Lords and Ladies Child Development Center
  • Polliwog’s Playground
  • Seeking Sitters

46. Date Night Restaurant

  • Amelia’s
  • Charleston’s
  • Mahogany Prime Steakhouse
  • Red Rock Canyon Grill
  • The Melting Pot

47. Bank/Credit Union

  • Arvest
  • Bank of Oklahoma
  • Chase Bank
  • MidFirst Bank
  • TTCU Federal Credit Union

48. Home Cleaning Service

  • Blue Jay Cleaning Services    
  • ICleanIt
  • MaidPro Tulsa
  • Merry Maids 
  • Total Care Housekeeping Services

49. Pediatrician

  • Alka Sood, Birth and Beyond Pediatrics
  • Elizabeth Dunlap, South Tulsa Pediatrics
  • Kristin Stevens, Tulsa Pediatric Group
  • Stacy O’Sullivan, Pediatric Specialists of Tulsa
  • John Knippers, Kids Pediatric and Adolescent Care
  • Umang Sood, Birth and Beyond Pediatrics

50. OB/GYN

  • Cole Nilson, Tulsa Women’s Health Care
  • Kim Kmita, Utica Park Clinic
  • Nathaniel Rapp, Tulsa Women’s Health Care
  • Robert Sterling, Tulsa Women’s Health Care
  • Tracey Lakin, The Women’s Health Group

51. Optometrist

  • Jeff Long, Dr. Jeff Long’s Children & Family Eye Care
  • Monte Harrel, Harrel Eye Care
  • Robert Zoellner, Dr. Robert H. Zoellner & Associates
  • Stephen Groves, His Vision Eye Care & Eye Wear
  • Ted Hill, Bixby Vision

52. Kid-Friendly Dentist

  • Fox Broerman Pediatric Dentistry of Tulsa
  • James Owens, Drs. James & Samuel Owens Pediatric Adolescent Dentistry
  • Jenni Burkitt, DDS
  • Morrow, Lai, & Kitterman Pediatric Dentistry
  • Ryan  Roberts, On the Cusp Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics

53. Orthodontist

  • Blake Henry, Henry Orthodontics
  • Clint Emerson, Emerson Orthodontics
  • Kelly Kontz, On the Cusp Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics
  • Kevin Duffy, Duffy Orthodontics
  • Kirkpatrick & Lai Orthodontics
  • Cooper Chockley Misner Orthodontics

54. Allergist

  • James Love, Allergy Clinic of Tulsa
  • Jane Purser, Allergy Clinic of Tulsa
  • Kathryn Brown, Allergy Clinic of Tulsa
  • Timothy Nickel, Allergy Clinic of Tulsa

55. Favorite ENT

  • Atul Vaidya, Eastern Oklahoma ENT
  • Chris Siemens, Eastern Oklahoma ENT
  • David Hall, Eastern Oklahoma ENT
  • Evan Moore, Eastern Oklahoma ENT
  • William Hawkins, Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists of Tulsa

56. Favorite Therapist

  • Greenhouse Pediatric Therapy
  • Let’s Talk LLC
  • Speech and Beyond, LLC
  • TherapyWorks Tulsa
  • Tulsa Sunshine Center

57. Favrorite Orthopedist:

  • Brian A. Chalkin, The Orthopaedic Center
  • Casey Smith, Warren Clinic
  • Gregory Holt, The Orthopaedic Center
  • Jeff A. Fox, Central States Orthopedics
  • Mark Macguire, Warren Clinic
  • Mark Steven Schwartz, Warren Clinic
  • Randall Hendricks, Central States Orthopedics
  • Steven Hardage, Eastern Oklahoma Orthopedic Center
  • T. Jeffrey Emel, Eastern Oklahoma Orthopedic Center

58. Favorite Hospital 

  • Hillcrest
  • Oklahoma Surgical Hospital
  • Saint Francis Hospital
  • St. John
  • Tulsa Spine & Specialty Hospital      
Edit Module