Since 1997, Charlotte magazine has dedicated its May issue to the BEST OF THE BEST. We call it The BOBs, and we recognize the city's finest in food and drink, nightlife, entertainment, shopping, mind and body, and more–hundreds of winners in all. And then we throw a huge PARTY! The 2016 BOB Award winners were featured in our May issue. To see a list of our 2016 BOB Award winners, CLICK HERE.
2017 BOB Voting:
Charlotte magazine's Voters' Choice polls are now open! See the complete voting schedule below. Each section will be open for two weeks. Tell Charlotte who you think is the Best of the Best!
Media + Arts + Events: January 16 - January 29 Services + Family: January 30 - February 12
Dining + Nightlife: February 13 - February 26
Shopping + Home: February 27 - March 12
*Are you a business who wants to promote voting? We have put together this nifty Voters' Toolkit with everything you need to tell your customers to vote for you for the Best of the Best! Click here.
2016 BOB Awards Party:
THANK YOU to everyone who attended the 2016 BOB Awards party on May 21 at The Fillmore. We had a huge turn out and everyone was able to GO WILD!
Recap from the event:
- The highlight of the event was the amazing food served by BOB Award-winning restaurants. All were Best of the Best winners! Participating restaurants: Luisa's Brick Oven Pizzeria, The Mandrake, Tapas 51, Vivace, Duckworth's Grill & Taphouse, Reid's Fine Foods, and Bad Daddy's Burger Bar.
- Our wonderful hosts Matt & Ramona from 107.9 the Link's Matt & Ramona Show returned again to help entertain and get the party started!
- Our BOB Awards Silent Auction raised thousands of dollars for Hands On Charlotte and we couldn't have done it without all your generosity.
- Live entertainment included an aerialist, a baby kangaroo, and a snake charmer!
- DJ A-Minor kept the party going all night!
- VIP guests enjoyed a premium open bar, access to a private VIP lounge sponsored by Diamonds Direct, a VIP swag bag, and a chocolate fountain provided by Crave Dessert Bar
Video by Carlisle Videography