Best of Springfield 2021

UPDATE: Voting for Best of Springfield has ended for 2021. Thanks to everyone for participating, and we’ll be announcing the winners in late October.

Welcome to the 2021 Best of Springfield contest! Use the section below to vote for your favorite local people, places, and businesses.

This year’s contest, brought to you by the Greater Springfield Partnership and the Springfield News-Sun, will take your votes on 41 categories for the area’s best through Aug. 31.

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1. Scroll down to the voting tool and look through the categories to see what you can vote on.

2. Type your nomination into the box labeled “Nomination Name” below a category name. A “nomination” will also be considered your vote for this contest.

3. Click “Nominate.” If this is your first time nominating, you’ll be asked for your email address. This is required to vote, but your email address will not be used to contact you and will not be shared, it is only required to register your vote.

4. That’s it! Submit your nominations for as many categories as you like each day.