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We spent the last few months asking you, our readers, about the activities, places and providers you love and recommend in the greater Fredericksburg area. You responded in a big way helping to make our inaugural Family Favorites a huge success. It is our hope that you’ll bookmark this page and save it for future use, referring to it when the need arises. This includes the following family favorites as voted by you:

• Family Fun
Activities & Lessons
Health & Wellness
Businesses & Services

You can also flip through the digital magazine Family Favorites section here. At the bottom of each category you will find a link to the corresponding guide on our website.

FredParents' favorites family fun

Our Family Fun category is comprised of all of the great things that you can do, see and enjoy in Fredericksburg and the surrounding areas. From indoor and outdoor activities to parks, farms and berry-picking patches, it’s all right here. This category has over 30 great places waiting for you and your family to explore.

OUTDOOR ACTIVITY

WINNER: Kings Dominion

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Grab your friends and family and come to Kings Dominion – Virginia’s ultimate destination for summertime fun! With more than 60 rides, shows and attractions, we’ve got everything you need for creating memories.

TOP PICKS
• Walking path by the river in the city of Fredericksburg • 
• Celebrate VA Live • 
• Picnic in the Park (F’burg) •
• Metro Richmond Zoo •

See our Outdoor Activity Guide


INDOOR ACTIVITY

WINNER: Splitsville

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Celebrate at Splitsville. Show your friends how you roll and celebrate with bowling, dining and dancing at Splitsville. Get the gang together for good times at the alley and bowl a few frames.

TOP PICKS
• Paragon Theaters •
• Children’s Museum of Richmond (F’burg) • 
• Fredericksburg Field House •
• Liberty Lanes •

See our Indoor Activity Guide


PARKS

WINNER: Alum Spring - Fredericksburg

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Our mission is to enhance the lives of our citizens by providing a diverse package of recreation, leisure and park FUN! We welcome all residents in the Rappahannock region to join us!

TOP PICKS
• Old Mill Park (F’burg) •
• Loriella Park (Spotsy) •
• Lake Anna State Park •
• Kenmore Park (F’burg) •

See our Parks Guide


 CHRISTMAS TREE FARM

WINNER: Snead’s Farm (F’burg)

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Snead’s Farm is a family-owned farm just over the Caroline County line on U.S. 17, offering Christmas trees, fall pumpkins and a popular community- supported agriculture (CSA) program.

TOP PICKS
• Belmont Christmas Tree Farm (Spotsy) •
• Riverbend Tree Farm (Spotsy) •
• Willow Oak Christmas Tree Farm (Woodford) • 
• Ralph’s Christmas Trees (Spotsy) •

See our Christmas Tree Farm Guide


BERRY FARM

WINNER: Westmoreland Berry Farm (Colonial Beach)

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Westmoreland Berry Farm is a family-owned berry farm and orchard along the banks of the Rappahannock River. Come out and enjoy our family-friendly activities – PYO berries, country store, café and adjoining nature preserve.

TOP PICKS
• Snead’s Farm (F’burg) •
• Miller Farms Market (Mine Run) •
• Braehead Farms (F’burg) •
• Belvedere Plantation •

See our Berry Farm Guide


PUMPKIN PATCH

WINNER: Belvedere Plantation

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“Belvedere Plantation is dedicated to being a premier agritainment farm offering the best quality leisure and educational experiences during our Fall Harvest Festival.”
- The Fulks Family

TOP PICKS
• Snead’s Farm (F’burg) •
• Braehead Farm (F’burg) •
• Miller Farms Market (Mine Run) •
• Clark’s Farm (Stafford) •

See our Pumpkin Patch Guide


FREE THINGS TO DO

TIE WINNERS: Picnic in the Park - Hurkamp Park (F’burg) & Spotsylvania Towne Centre events

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WINNER: Picnic in the Park - Hurkamp Park (F’burg)

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Fredericksburg Parks & Recreation’s Picnic in the Park FREE live concert series each Tuesday in May, June and September in Hurkamp Park. Come enjoy the outdoors in historic downtown with friends or family.

 

 

WINNER: Spotsylvania Towne Centre events

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The Spotsylvania Towne Centre and The Village has the most amazing shopping and dining around! Want the latest in designer fashions? Visit White House Black Market, J. Jill, and Chico’s. For Delicious dining delight, try Bravo! Cucina Italiana, Firebirds Wood Fired Grill or Park Lane Tavern.

TOP PICKS
• Central Rappahannock Regional Library programs •
• National Museum of the Marine Corps •
• First Night in Downtown Fredericksburg •

See our Day Trippin' Guide

“We are big fans of the library - a real treasure for the Fredericksburg area.”



FredParents' family favorites activities & lessons

Our Activities & Lessons category offers you more than 50 of the best places in and around the ‘Burg to learn and play. You’ll discover everything to infuse your children with culture and confidence from fine and per- forming arts, education and instruction, and athletics to music lessons, martial arts and camps. There’s no shortage of the amount of learning and growing your family can do together.

DANCE STUDIOS

WINNER: Children’s Youth Theater 

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CYT Fredericksburg is a non-profit theater arts program for children ages 4 to 18. We offer classes on a weekly basis during the school year, summer camps and perform three high quality, family fun shows a year. CYT families work together to bring a show to life. We offer scholarship programs for those who otherwise could not afford our program. CYT is always looking for ways to give back to the community by volunteering with other non profits.

TOP PICKS
• The Fredericksburg Studio of the Arts •
• Inspire Dance •
• Fredericksburg Ballet Center •
• Barton & Williams School of Dance •

See our Dance Studio Guide

“CYT has changed my kids’ lives, and has taught them many life skills that will contribute to their success in the future!”


ART CLASSES

WINNERS: Wine and Design (Stafford & Fredericksburg locations)

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Sign Up, Show Up, Sip Up and Paint! If you’re looking for a fun and creative way to spend a few hours call us and Get Your Art Buzz On!
Stafford: Ashley Thompson, Stafford (at) wineanddesign.com
Fredericksburg: Michelle Flynn, Fredericksburg (at) wineanddesign.com.

TOP PICKS
• Liberty Town Arts Workshop •
• Art from the Heart (Stafford) •
• PONSHOP •
• Belmont’s Preschool Palette •

See our Art Guide


PRESCHOOLS

WINNER: Hazelwild Country Day Preschool

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Hazelwild has served the greater Fredericksburg community for over 45 years as a summer boarding and day camp, preschool and riding facility. We strongly believe that a well rounded education in an exhilarating and healthful environment provides the greatest benefit to our children.

TOP PICKS
• YMCA •
• Fredericksburg Academy •
• Fredericksburg Christian Schools • 
• Minnieland •

See our Preschool Guide


TUTORING

WINNER: Above Grade Level

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Above Grade Level is an in-home tutoring company serving kids in the Fredericksburg area from grades K-12 in all subject areas including, Math, English, Study Skills, SAT/ACT Prep and more.

TOP PICKS
• Huntington Learning Center •
• Sylvan Learning Center •
• Central Rappahannock Regional Library • 
• Parrish Learning Zone •

See our Tutoring and Academic Enrichment Guide


DAY CAMP

WINNER: YMCA

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Splash into Summer with the YMCA Day Camp where your children will enjoy activities including: Swimming, field trips, outdoor activities, tutoring and arts & crafts.

TOP PICKS
• Hazelwild Farm •
• Fredericksburg Academy •
• Fredericksburg Parks & Rec Summer Fun •
• CYT •

See our Summer Camp Guide

“YMCA is a great place for families. We love it! The preschool, gym, camps, swim lessons. They are our second family!”


SLEEP-AWAY SUMMER CAMP

WINNER: Nature Camp (Rockbridge Co, Virginia)

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“Beside a creek that tumbles down between two mountains, fingertips are taught to see.” Camp Brochure 1978
Nature Camp is a private non profit, residential co-ed summer camp specializing in natural history and environmental education, one of the oldest of its kind in the country.

TOP PICKS
• 4-H Camp •
• Westview on the James •
• Pamunkey Ridge Girl Scout Camp •
• JMU Summer Band Camp •

See our Summer Camp Guide


GYMNASTICS

WINNER: Paragon Training Center

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Paragon offers gymnastics classes to children of all ages, tumbling for cheer and trampoline classes, competitive gymnastics team, home school fitness, birthday parties, open gym, summer camps, rock climbing, and more special events.

TOP PICKS
• Stafford Gymnastics Center (Stafford Parks & Rec) •
• YMCA •
• The Gymnastics Barn •
• Cheer Fusion •

See our Gymnastics Guide


ACTING/THEATER CLASSES

WINNER: Children’s Youth Theater

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CYT Fredericksburg is a non-profit theater arts program for children ages 4 to 18. We offer classes on a weekly basis during the school year, summer camps and perform three high quality, family fun shows a year. CYT families work together to bring a show to life.

TOP PICKS
• Riverside Dinner Theater •
• The Fredericksburg Studio of the Arts •
• Stage Door Productions •
• Drama Kids (Stafford) •

See our Theater and Performing Arts Guide


MARTIAL ARTS

WINNER: Master Kim’s Martial Arts (F’burg)

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We know from experience that training in Taekwondo helps students in their personal and professional life. The positive character traits that develop will help them at work and school, at home and on the playing field.

TOP PICKS
• Mountain Kim Martial Arts (Stafford) •
• Seong’s Martial Arts Academy (F’burg) •
• Wall 2 Wall Martial Arts (F’burg) •
• Master Ha’s World Class Taekwondo (F’burg) •

See our Martial Arts Guide


MUSIC LESSONS

WINNER: Roberson’s Music

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robersons logoRoberson’s Music wants to help your family grow musical children. We are the region’s premier resource for music education. We provide rentals, lessons and repairs for all band and orchestral instruments. The Roberson family has more than 37 years of experience making music in our region.

TOP PICKS
• Picker’s Supply •
• The Fredericksburg Studio of the Arts •
• Forte Music •
• BANG! Music (Stafford) •

See our Music Guide



FredParents' family favorites health & wellness

As a family, it’s comforting to know that top-of-the line health care providers are always within arm’s reach in the greater Fredericksburg area. Our readers voted on over 50 care providers, gyms and fitness studios, and physical and occupational therapists. So the next time you or your child has toothache, an allergic reaction, or if you’re adding to the family, you can rest assured that these providers are up to the task.

“Preferred Pediatrics has such a great front staff, nursing staff and doctors. Both of my children have been going there for years and they love everyone. They are very professional and can always get my children seen that day!”

PEDIATRICIAN

WINNER: Preferred Pediatrics

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Preferred Pediatrics is a group of board-certified providers that specialize in the care of patients from newborns to adolescents. We work as a team with the families of our patients in delivering the best possible health care.

TOP PICKS
• Pratt Pediatrics •
• Yum Pediatrics •
• ABC Pediatrics •
• Kids First Pediatrics •

See our Healthcare Guide

Kids First Pediatrics Rocks! In 12 years, Dr. Allegretti has always come into every appointment with a smile on her face, laughter to share with my kids and time to give them and me. She’s the best!!

 


GENERAL PRACTITIONER

WINNER: Rappahannock Family Physicians

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Rappahannock Family Physicians are board-certified practitioners and provide a full range of care for your family. We are conveniently located in: Fredericksburg, North Stafford, Spotsylvania and South Stafford.

TOP PICKS
• PrimeCare Urgent & Family Care •
• Colonial Internal Medicine •
• Pratt Medical •
• Patient First •

See our Healthcare Guide


OB/GYN

WINNER: Elite Women’s Health

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Every patient deserves Elite medical care...the best possible treatment, sufficient time with their doctor and to be treated as a person and not a number. Never Settle For Anything Less Than Elite!

TOP PICKS
• Generations of Women •
• Rappahannock Women’s Health •
• Pratt Medical Center for Women •
• Fredericksburg Women’s Health Associates •

Elite Women’s Health has the friendliest staff! they are great at making people feel comfortable.

See our Healthcare Guide


ALLERGIST

WINNER: Allergy Partners of Fredericksburg

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Allergy Partners is the nation’s largest single specialty practice in allergy, asthma and immunology. We provide our patients with the highest quality, evidence-based and cost- effective allergy and asthma care possible.

TOP PICKS
• Allergy & Asthma Centers of Fredericksburg •
• The Virginia Center for Allergy & Asthma •

See our Healthcare Guide


DENTIST

WINNER: Neibauer Dental Care

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neibauer dental care logoYou can expect personal, one-on-one attention from our entire team. At Neibauer Dental in Fredericksburg, we understand that each of our patients has unique wants and needs. That’s why we promote open communication, to understand what you are looking for in your smile, so we can design a care plan that is right for you. We take the time to explain your options, listen to your concerns and answer any questions you may have.

TOP PICKS
• Virginia Dental and Anesthesia Associates •
• Fredericksburg Dental Care •
• Family First Dental •
• Hilltop Dental Studio •

See our Healthcare Guide


ORTHODONTIST

WINNER: Fredericksburg Orthodontics (Dr. Almy)

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dr almy logoJoin our family in celebrating 10 years of bringing new smiles to your family. We look forward to the next 10 years of providing you with the best service and quality care available!

TOP PICKS
• Dr. Terrill, D.D.S. •
• Rappahannock Orthodontics (Dr. Caspersen) •
• Cox Family Dentistry •
• Beecroft Orthodontics •

See our Healthcare Guide


OPTOMETRIST

WINNER: Access Eye Centers

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access eye logoAccess Eye loves young patients, their parents and grandparents! With five locations, including a dedicated Laser Vision Surgery Center, you’re sure to find a convenient Access Eye office. Each features an optical shop with the region’s largest selection of budget and luxury eyewear brands within a private practice. We also accommodate evening and Saturday appointments. 

 

TOP PICKS
• Chancellor Eye Care •
• Eye Care Doctors of Optometry/Sight Studio •
• Premier Eyecare •
• Howlette Family Eye Care and Drs. May, Hettler & Associates •

See our Healthcare Guide


ORTHOPEDICS

WINNER: Fredericksburg Orthopaedic Associates

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Fredericksburg Orthopaedic Associates provides medical, surgical and non-surgical treatment for all orthopedic conditions with locations in Freder- icksburg, Spotsylvania, Stafford and Woodbridge. Specialists in sports medicine, spine, hand, foot and ankle, arthritis and total joint replacement.

TOP PICKS
• Central VA Orthopedics and Sports Medicine •
• Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy Associates •

See our Healthcare Guide


GYM/PERSONAL TRAINER

WINNER: YMCA

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Jump start your fitness goals towards healthy living with our certified and friendly personal trainers at all four of our YMCA locations. We are here for you.

TOP PICKS
• American Family Fitness •
• Planet Fitness •
• Gold’s Gym •
• Anytime Fitness •

See our Gyms and Personal Trainers Guide


YOGA

WINNER: Dragonfly Yoga

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Dragonfly Yoga Studio is dedicated to enriching the Fredericksburg community through yoga classes, community service and authentic relationships. We believe yoga is for every body!

TOP PICKS
• PITAIYO •
• Stafford House of Yoga •
• YMCA •
• Gold’s Gym •

See our Yoga Guide

“Dragonfly Yoga is very much a “teaching” studio for all levels from beginner to those who have been practicing for years. They are also champions in our community offer- ing FREE classes to veterans and other populations that can greatly benefit from yoga.”


PHYSICAL THERAPY

WINNER: Fredericksburg Orthopaedic Associates

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fred ortho logoFredericksburg Orthopaedic Associates provides medical, surgical, and non-surgical treatment for all ortho- pedic conditions with locations in: Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Stafford & Woodbridge. Specialists in sports medicine, spine, hand, foot and ankle, arthritis, and total joint replacement.


TOP PICKS
• Rappahannock Physical Therapy Associates •
• Integrated Health •
• Performance Physical Therapy •
• Premier Physical Therapy •

See our Healthcare Guide


OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

WINNER: Helping Hands Pediatric Therapy Services

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Helping Hands has been proudly serving our community with OT excellence for over 10 years. We help children develop the skills they need to get the most out of life.

TOP PICKS
• Children’s Hospital of Richmond (Stafford) •
• Children’s Hospital of Richmond (Spotsy) •
• Therapy Toolbox •
• Reaching Potentials •

See our Healthcare Guide

“Helping Hands has the most knowledgable and caring staff. My two daughters can finally achieve whatever it is in life because of the advancement they have gotten from these gifted and caring professionals!”


CHIROPRACTOR

WINNER: Dr. Patrick Caiafa Chiropractic

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Dr. Patrick Caiafa has been serving the Fredericksburg/Spotsylvania area for two decades. Our Christian-based family practice is your last stop on the journey to find a lifelong Chiropractic provider.

TOP PICKS
• Milestone Chiropractic Center •
• Whole Health Chiropractic •
• Battlefield Chiropractic •
• Total Health •

See our Healthcare Guide



FredParent's family favorites businesses & services

When you need to buy a car, sell a house, or if you just want to grab a bite to eat or a cup of joe, the area is stacked with businesses to meet your family’s needs. Our Businesses & Services category is our biggest and most diverse, boasting over 90 places for you and your family to use and enjoy.

COFFEE SHOP

WINNER: Hyperion Espresso

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A popular coffee stop and meeting place for locals and visitors since 1994.

TOP PICKS
• Starbucks •
• Blackstone Coffee Co. •
• 25 30 Espresso Inc. •
• Before ‘n’ After Cafe (Stafford) •

See our Coffee Shops Guide


RESTAURANT

WINNER: FOODE

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At FOODE we believe the freshest, cleanest ingredients make the best dishes! We source local ingredients and hope you’ll enjoy our spin on classic American fare.

TOP PICKS
• Castiglia’s •
• Chick-fil-A Central Park •
• Panera •
• Basilico Italian Market and New York Deli •

See our Restaurant Guide


SPECIALTY FOOD SHOP

WINNER: Sweet Frog

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Sweet Frog is a premium, self-serve frozen yogurt shop! Combine our creamy flavors with a huge selection of fresh toppings to make your own tasty frozen creation! From the yogurt to the toppings, everything is your way.

TOP PICKS
• Carl’s Ice Cream •
• Paul’s Bakery •
• Eileen’s Bakery •
• Popcorn Bag •

See our Specialty Food Shops Guide


REALTOR

WINNER: Amy Cherry Taylor - Avery Hess Realtors

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As a native of Spotsylvania and a George Mason University graduate, Amy has extensive local expertise. She is an active mother of two sons and the wife of a former marine now serving in law enforcement. Amy has sold over $140 million in local real estate since 2002. In 2015, she was awarded first in her company for listings obtained, sales and number of total transactions.

TOP PICKS
• Amy Adams - Coldwell Banker Elite •
• Jennifer Layton - Avery-Hess •
• Jeff Edmisten - Coldwell Banker Elite •
• Pam Kuper - Century 21 •

See our Home and Garden Guide

“Amy Cherry Taylor sold our home for full price, absolutely NO problems, on the 1st day of putting it into system. Friendly, available, very knowledgable, positive, and thorough!” 


CAR DEALERSHIP

WINNER: Rosner Auto Group

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rosner auto logoAllow us to demonstrate our commitment to excellence. Come see why Rosner Automotive is one of the fastest growing auto dealer groups on the East Coast.

TOP PICKS
• Pohanka Honda •
• CarMax •
• Purvis Ford Lincoln •
• Safford Chrysler Jeep Dodge •

See our Home and Garden Guide


FURNITURE STORES

WINNER: Powell’s Furniture

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Since 1942, Powell’s Furniture has been providing the Fredericksburg area with the very best in furniture selection, delivery and customer service.

TOP PICKS
• Trivett’s Furniture •
• Costco •
• Value City Furniture •
• Regency Furniture •

See our Home and Garden Guide


AUTO MECHANIC

WINNER: Little Tire Co. Tire Pros

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Family owned and operated since 1959. Little Tire Co., Tire Pros, is thrilled to be a part of your family’s trusted brands for all auto repairs and tire needs.

TOP PICKS
• Affordable Automotive Repair •
• Express Auto Service •
• Mr. Tire •
• Lee Hill Auto Service •

See our Home and Garden Guide

Little Tire Company - 4 Mile Fork. Great service! Trustworthy car repair every time!


HOME BUILDERS

WINNER: Atlantic Builders

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atlantic builders logoAs one of Northern Virginia’s most respected new home builders, Atlantic Builders has always been the builder who gives you MORE home for the money, incredible locations and unparalleled customer service.

TOP PICKS
• Tricord Homes, Inc. •
• Van Zandt Restorations •
• Drees Homes •
• Spear Builders of Virginia •

See our Home and Garden Guide


HEATING AND A/C

WINNER: Robert B. Payne

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robert b payne logoRobert B. Payne HVAC is a family owned and operated business that has proudly served the Fredericksburg family and business community since 1930. We thank you for the privilege and opportunity to continue serving you.

TOP PICKS
• Total Comfort •
• Gary’s Heating and Air Conditioning •
• Garnett Refrigeration •
• Childress Heating and Air •

See our Home and Garden Guide


PLUMBERS

WINNER: F.H. Furr

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Family owned and operated for over 30 years, F. H. FURR is D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia’s premiere plumber, HVAC contractor and electrician.

TOP PICKS
• Rapidan Plumbing •
• Plumb Magic •
• Plumbing Innovators •
• Dupee Plumbing •

See our Home and Garden Guide


VETERINARIAN

WINNER: White Oak Animal Hospital

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We are a small animal veterinary hospital, practicing progressive medicine and providing our clients’ pets with the best possible care. We are also pleased to offer companion services such as dog training, pet grooming, pet boarding and alternative therapies.

TOP PICKS
• Ferry Farm Animal Clinic •
• Spotsylvania Animal Hospital •
• Fredericksburg Animal Hospital •
• Princess Anne Animal Hospital •

See our Pet Care Guide

White Oak Animal Hospital is the best.
We feel peace of mind any time we drop our pets off. 


DOGGIE DAYCARE/BOARDING

WINNER: Calypso Kennels

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Since 1990 Calypso Kennels has been providing the best care for your best friend offering boarding, grooming and daycare services for all breeds and temperaments.

TOP PICKS
• Four Paws Pet Resort •
• Dogtopia •
• Lisa’s Bed & Biscuit •
• White Oak Animal Hospital •

See our Pet Care Guide


PARTY VENUE

WINNER: Fredericksburg Field House

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Central Virginia’s premier indoor artificial turf facility. We offer leagues, classes, clinics and tournaments for youth and adults. Don’t miss our inflatable fun zone. Available from 9-4 to members and non-members this summer!

TOP PICKS
• Braehead Farm •
• The Inn at the Old Silk Mill •
• Children’s Museum of Richmond (F’burg) •
• KD’z Kidz World •

See our Birthday Party Guide and Wedding Guide


CONSIGNMENT SHOP

WINNER: Once Upon a Child

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We buy and sell gently used kids' stuff — all seasons, every day! Why pay outrageous prices for brand name clothes and toys? Sell, buy, repeat!

TOP PICKS
• Weecycled Wardrobe •
• Re-Run Shoppe •
• Sequels •
• Happily Ever After •

See our New to You Guide


MASSAGE/DAY SPA

WINNER: Massage Envy

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The Massage Envy Spas in Fredericksburg and Stafford offer a wide range of relaxation services. If you’re considering a facial or massage therapy, our spa is sure to exceed your needs.

 

TOP PICKS
• Skin Touch Therapy •
• Massage Therapy Center of Fredericksburg •
• Studio d’Esthetique •
• Rejuvalase •

See our Massage Guide


HAIR SALON

WINNER: Hair Mosaics

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Hair Mosaics has been serving their clients’ hair care needs since 1990. Their guests’ wants and needs are their highest priority and fulfilling those needs has ensured the salon’s longevity and growth. http://hairmosaics.com

TOP PICKS
• Salon 730 •
• Dixie’s Hair Studio •
• Great Clips •
• Bubbles For Hair •

See our Hair Salons Guide

“Hair Mosaics is #1! They’ve been taking care of my family for a very long time and treat us like family! Love them!"


DAYCARE/CHILDCARE

WINNER: Ron Rosner YMCA

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Come in and enjoy your work out while your children are supervised by our trained staff. Kids gym available for your older children.

TOP PICKS
• Fredericksburg Children’s Academy •
• Kids’ Station - Mary Washington Hospital •
• Minnieland •
• Wiggle Worms •

See our Childcare Guide


DOWNTOWN FREDERICKSBURG SHOP

WINNER: Hyperion Espresso

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A popular coffee stop and meeting place for locals and visitors since 1994.

 

TOP PICKS
• Goolrick’s •
• Eileen’s Bakery & Cafe •
• Made in Virginia Store •
• Ulman’s Jewelry •

See our Boutiques and Gift Shops Guide

 

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