Minnesota's Best is all about engaging readers with local businesses like yours. And, we have developed marketing strategies so you can make the most out of it!

We feature over 390 nomination categories, including beauty and fitness, entertainment, shopping, restaurants and bars, agriculture, motors, real estate, health and wellness, recreation, and more.


Nominations are open to any business, according to our rules, that would like to participate. 


Nominations open Monday, March 28, 2022, and are accepted through Wednesday, April 13. 2022. This is your way onto the official ballot! There are NO write-ins after voting starts!

Nominations are fast and simple to enter and there are no limits to the number you can make each day.


We review each entry to ensure that it is a business located in or serving our area.


There is no cost involved to be on the ballot. It is important to promote you and your company. Voting opens Monday, April 25, 2022, through Wednesday, May 18, 2022.

Voters can cast a ballot once each day when voting is in session.

Pick-up our free creative assets here. Please note that voting assets will be posted as soon as nominations close.

Learn more about opportunities to market & promote during voting.


Results will be displayed on  a year-round digital destination. Regardless of how you or your guests and customers visit us, they will enjoy the Minnesota's Best experience.


Our experience is fully indexed by category, winning level and winning year. It includes photos, videos, interactive Google mapping, year-round ratings and visitor reviews!