Thank you to everyone who made nominations and voted!

See all the winners in Arts & Culture, Buy Local, Cannabis, City Life, Food & Drink, Music & Nightlife, and Sports & Recreation in the Best of Chicago 2021 special issue online. You can also download the a free PDF of the print issue.

Refer to the closed ballot below to see all the categories and finalists that were voted on.

Finalists on this ballot were determined by nominations from November 17 to December 2021 and a bonus round of nominations from December 22, 2021 to January 5, 2022. Final multiple choice voting on this ballot was open from January 12 to February 2, 2022.

Best of Chicago 2021 is
presented by

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sponsored in part by

Goethe Institut
Chicago History Museum