All year long, Charlotte magazine's staff of editors and writers scour the city for the best of the best—from dining to nightlife to culture to shopping, from pampering to pets to parks. We also ask you to vote for your favorites—which you do by the tens of thousands. Then, each May, we present the BOB Awards, recognizing Charlotte's Best of the Best. Every winner since 2011—Editor's Picks and Voters' Choice—is listed in this database, which is easily searchable. Consider this your ultimate guide to Charlotte's Best of the Best.

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BOB Awards Winner's Guide

The Jungle Gym at First Ward Park

Map301 E. 7th St.
Charlotte, NC
  • Kids & Family


First Ward Park was already packed with water features, exercise stations, and a pristine turf last year when the Southminster senior community donated a $100,000 jungle gym. Just try to walk by with your kids on a sunny day without them attempting to scale it.


Park Attraction in 2018

Additional Information:

Year Won: 2018
Pick: Editor's Pick
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