Best of Grande Prairie 2019: Here are Your Winners!

We love local, and we love when local loves local, too. The Best of Grande Prairie is our favourite way to let our readers show some love to the local businesses, brands, and people who make living in Grande Prairie as great as it is. Our nominations come 100% from our readers, and the votes do, too. We’re the only resource that uses reader nominations and votes to come up with¬† a list of favourites. Congratulations to all of our nominees and winners. Don’t forget, shop and support local whenever you can! Here is your 2019 list of Grande Prairie Family readers’ local favourites:


After School Program: YMCA**

Dance School: DansConnection**

Day Care (not in home): Stepping Stones**

Day Home: Watch Me Grow

Mommy and Me program/class: Grande Prairie Public Library**

Playground: Muskoseepi Park

Preschool: KinderGym at Grande Prairie Gymnastics

School: Harry Balfour**

Special/Choice Program in a School: Alexander Forbes Academy

Summer Camp: Camp Tamarack**

Family Fun

Animal Interaction: Down to Earth Farms Petting Zoo**

Birthday Party Entertainment: In the Zone Party Rentals

Birthday Party Location: The JumpYard

Day Trip from Grande Prairie: Dunvegan**

Family Friendly Entertainment: Eastlink Centre**

Hidden Gem: Grande Prairie Farmers’ Market

Indoor Play Space: The Reach Centre

Local Attraction: Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum**

Music/Art Festival: Bear Creek Folk Festival **

Outdoor Play Space/Entertainment: Nitehawk Year Round Adventure Park

Sports Program (viewing): Grande Prairie Storm

Sports Program (playing): Grande Prairie Minor Hockey


Food and Drink

Coffee Spot: 55a Kaffee

Date Night Restaurant: The Keg**

Family Friendly Restaurant: Boston Pizza**

Ice Cream/Sweet Treats: Marble Slab

Patio/Outdoor Seating: Earls**

Pizza: Ramona’s**

Special Dietary Needs: Keto Cafe

Take-out: Ramona’s


Dentist: South40 Dental**

Family Doctor: Dr. Martin

OB/GYN: Dr. Delacruz**

Optometrist: Aurora Eye Care**

Pharmacy: Shoppers Wapiti (South 40)

Walk-in Clinic: Grande Banks

Mom Life

Doula: Serenity Birth**

Maternity Shop: Polite Society

Parenting Support: ParentLink**

Pregnancy Resource: Babies Best Start

Prenatal Massage: Northwest Wellness Centre

Postpartum Resource: TIE Public Health Unit** and ParentLink

Sleep Consultant: Nurturing Sleep Solutions**


Chiropractor: Anodyne Team

Contractor: JMS Construction

Family Lawyer: Stringam LLP

Hairstylist: Heidi Heitrich**

Insurance: Co-operators**

Massage: Raining Relief

Mortgage Broker: Sarah Davison**

Photographer: William Vavrek**

Radio DJ: Erica Fisher (104.7)**

Realtor: Gail Haakstad

Personal/Group Trainer: Krista Mitchell**


Autobody shop: Tartan Autobody

Convenience Service: Skip the Dishes**

Dog Groomer: Andrea’s Pampered Pets

Driving Service: Executive Driving Service

Eyelash Extensions: Hush Lash Studio

Haircut (for kids): Tommy Guns**

Haircut (for men): Tommy Guns**

Haircut (for women): Art & Soul**

Housecleaning: EZ Breezy

Gym: Eastlink Centre**

Nail Salon: Pure Nails

Pet Boarding/Sitting: Kompanion Kennels**

Place to Get Local News: Everything GP**

Radio Station: 2day FM**

Security System/Service: Telus

Spa: L Spa**


Baby and Kid Gear: Once Upon a Child

Books and Toys: Mastermind Toys**

Children’s Clothing: Old Navy**

Direct Sales: Tupperware (Jenna Trudeau)

Grocery Store: Costco**

Home Decor: HomeSense**

Shoe Store (kids): The Shoe Company

Shoe Store (adults): Sole Addiction

Sporting Goods: Ernie’s**

Women’s Clothing: Winner’s


** denotes the winner was also a 2018 winner.