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2022 Final Round

Vote for the best of everything in Charlotte in our annual awards competition.

Every day in our paper and on our website we highlight the people, places and things that we believe you should be aware of in Charlotte. Now it’s your time to choose the best the Queen City has to offer in five categories of more than 300 businesses, artists, musicians, restaurants and more. 


In our annual Best in the Nest issue, we look back at some of the most important stories, the biggest impacts, biggest failures and all around hilarity of the past year. You can learn all about last year’s winners in our 2021 Best in the Nest awards.


Our final voting round consists of all of the top nominees throughout the voting process in September 2022. Choose one answer from each category to submit your vote for the best!

It's time to Choose

This contest is Closed

Winners will be announced in our annual Best in the Nest issue on November 30, 2022

How to vote in the final round


Voting is easy in the final round. Scroll through our categories of Food & Drink, Arts & Entertainment, City Life, Consumer Culture, and Nightlife to choose one option for the best of each category. You do not need to respond to each and every option, but we recommend you do so in order to highlight the folks you think deserve a nod and have your voice heard. 


Voting in the final round is limited to one session per valid email address to compensate for ballot stuffing. Be sure to come back in late November to learn who the winners are!

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