Best in Kids: 2019


Mom and dad look no further for the best for your little ones, the tots get a category all to themselves! Toys to tutoring, pediatricians to places to dine…here are readers top picks for kids in the Valley.

These are AZ Foothills Best of Our Valley 2019 contest winners. Winners will be featured in the April 2019 issue of Arizona Foothills Magazine, a tell-all guide to the best people and places in the Valley of the Sun, as chosen by its residents.

As a special thanks to the winners and those who helped them attain their Best Of status, a celebratory bash will be held in May 2019. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!

Winners, download your 2019 Winners logo here and reserve space in the annual Collectors Edition here (email by February 15, 2019 to confirm your placement).


Best Academic Tutoring Service: Pimentel Academic Services

Best Birthday Party Spot: Rachels Young At Art Studio

Best Children’s Hospital: Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Best Holiday Experience for Children: North Pole Experience

Best Kid-Friendly Hotel: The Wigwam

Best Kid’s Clothing Store: Cheeky Chic Baby Boutique

Best Kid’s Entertainment Indoors: Kajukenbo AZ

Best Kid’s Entertainment Outdoors: McCormick-Stillman Railroad park

Best Kid’s Restaurant: Pita Jungle

Best Master-Plan Community for Children in the Valley: DC Ranch

Best Nanny Agency: The Nanny Joynt

Best Overnight Summer Camp: Camp Maripai

Best Pediatric Dentist Office: Desert Ridge Pediatric Dentistry

Best Pediatrician: Dr. Katherine Lichtsinn

Best Place for Kids Haircuts: TIE between Cool Cuts for KidsSnip-Its in Chandler

Best Private High School: Brophy College Preparatory

Best Private or Charter School: Chandler Preparatory Academy

Best Splash Pad: San Tan Mall

Best Summer Day Camp: Cactus Day Camp

Best Toy Store: Build-A-Bear Workshop

Best Water Park: Wet’n’Wild

Most Entertaining Dinner Spot for KidsPita Jungle

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