Best of Savannah 2018: Kids

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From thousands of reader surveys comes our inimitable Best of Everything list. Categories run from appetizers to desserts, bike shops to barbershops. Here, the year’s best food, including fine dining, outdoor dining, coffee house, brunch and more. 

Birthday party venue

Grayson Stadium | 1401 E. Victory Drive
What they’re all about: Go bananas with all-you-can-eat tickets and V.I.P. treatment
Insider pick: Birthday party package
Runner-up: Monkey Joe’s


Savannah Christian Prep Daycare and Preschool | 1599 Chatham Pkwy.
What they’re all about: Care through multifaceted development
Insider tip: Private tours offered daily
Runner-up: St. Paul’s Lutheran Preschool 

Summer camp

Savannah Christian Prep – Camp R.E.D. C.H.A.O.S.
What they’re all about: Summer fun with athletic, academic and artistic emphases
Insider tip: Each week of camp has a special theme — get in the spirit!
Runner-up: YMCA

Children’s Clothing

Sara Jane Children’s Boutique | 202 E. 37th St.
What they’re all about: Quality brands for sharply dressed little ones
Insider tip: Shop Sara Jane’s on-the-go Fashion Truck
Runner-up: Punch & Judy

Baby gear (non-clothing) 

Punch & Judy | 4511 Habersham St.
What they’re all about: Gifts, gliders, and much more for munchkins
Insider tip: Customize your gift with an in-house monogram


Forsyth Park | Drayton St. and Gaston St.
What they’re all about: Nine slides, 16 climbers, eight swings and all the fun
Insider tip: With two age-specific playgrounds, the whole family can enjoy a park day
Runner-up: Hull Park

Private school

Savannah Christian Preparatory School | 1599 Chatham Parkway
What they’re all about: A+ education, diverse extracurriculars and a college-oriented classroom environment
Insider tip: Schedule a tour and apply online
Runner-up: St. Andrew’s School

Public school

Savannah Arts Academy | 500 Washington Ave.
What they’re all about: A place to learn and grow for Savannah’s next creative leaders
Insider tip: Junk 2 Funk fashion show 
Runner-up: May Howard Elementary School

Kid-friendly dining

Tubby’s Tank House | 2909 River Dr.
What they’re all about: Family-style eats for even the littlest shrimps
Insider tip: Get first access to specials and savings by signing up for the Live Oak Loyalty Program
Runner-up: Basil’s Pizza & Deli