Stories about Best of the Bay 2017

Party Radar: 23 hot fright fests for Halloween

Creatures of the Night, A Sea of Bubbles, Paranoid London, Screamworks, Azaelia Banks, Stereo Argento, Disco Daddy, and more blood on the dance floor.

BAY GUARDIAN BEST OF THE BAY 2017: WELCOME!

Our 42nd edition of the Bay Area original! Thousands voted in dozens of categories -- here are the results.

BEST OF THE BAY 2017: SHOPPING WINNERS

Our readers' picks for Best Bookstore, Best Flower Shop, Best Shoe Store, Best Sporting Goods, Best Record Store, and more

BEST OF THE BAY 2017: ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT WINNERS

Our readers' picks for Best Music Festival, Best DJ, Best Drag Queen, Best Dance Party, Best Literary Night, and more.

BEST OF THE BAY 2017: CITY LIVING WINNERS

Our readers' picks for Best Street Fair, Best Bike Repair, Best Tailor, Best Gym, Best Pet Groomers, Best Plumber, and more

BEST OF THE BAY 2017: FOOD AND DRINK WINNERS

Our readers' picks for Best Burrito, Best Sushi, Best Cafe, Best Cocktails, Best Romantic Restaurant, Best Sports Bar, and more

VOTE NOW! Guardian Best of the Bay 2017

The original, biggest, and best Best of the Bay is back for its 42nd year. Tell us your favorites!

Guardian BEST OF THE BAY voting starts August 15!

The original Best of the Bay is back, for its 42nd year.