2018 Awards – Dates & Categories


Want to know what’s happening when? Here are the important dates for your diary, along with the categories for the Little Vikings Awards 2018 in full, including some new exciting categories:

Dates For Your Diary

Open for nominations: 3rd September 2017 to midnight on 15th October 2017

Shortlist announced: 8th November 2017

Cast your votes between: 8 November 2017 and midnight on 31 December 2017

Results announced: 10 January 2018

Little Vikings Awards 2018 – Categories

Special recognition award

Nominate a place, person, club or anything else that you think deserves special recognition for how great they are for kids in York.


Best attraction

Best chocolate experience

Best gory experience

Days out

Best day out with….an adventure playground

Best day out with….rides

Best day out with….animals

Best festival for kids

Best rainy day destination

Best Christmas experience (including Santa’s grotto)  – new for 2018!

Classes for kids

Best baby/toddler swimming class

Best swimming class (aged 4+)

Best active class (not swimming)

Best drama class

Best dance class

Best pregnancy class

Best music class

Best cookery class

Best STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) class – New for 2018

Best holiday club/workshop – New for 2018

Out & About

Best shop for kids/families

Best shoe shop for kids

Birthday parties

Best birthday party provider

Best birthday party entertainer


Best cinema

Best theatre


Best family-friendly self-catering accommodation, including camping and glamping

Best family-friendly B&B

Best family-friendly hotel

Food & drink

Best breakfast

Best lunch

Best dinner

Best Sunday roast

Best place for ice cream

Best place for hot chocolate

Best date night destination


Best nursery 



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