BEST OF DAYTON: Vote HERE for your favorites!

Update Dec. 10, 2021

Thank you to everyone who participated in Best of Dayton from and the Dayton Daily News this year. The contest is now closed.

Click on the links below for the list of winners and placers.

Welcome to Best of Dayton!

We’re asking you to help us pick the best places, people and businesses in 100 contests that cover five categories: Food, Restaurants and Dining; Bars, Breweries and Nightlife; Arts, Entertainment and Music; People and Place; and Shopping Gifts and Services.

Here are the important dates:

» Nominations: Sept. 20-Oct. 4

» Voting: Oct. 18-Nov. 8

» Winners announced: Sunday, Dec. 12

You can nominate or vote up to once per day in each contest below.

Thanks for helping us choose the Best of Dayton! Click here to read our contest guidelines.