BEST OF DAYTON: How to vote in this year’s contest

What to know about the Best of Dayton 2021 contest on and

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

The list of contests is below. Click on a contest name to go to the nomination and voting area, where you can nominate or vote up to once per day in each contest.

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

Best of Dayton 2021 logo
Best of Dayton 2021 logo