Warren County CVB Announces Winners of 2021 Best of Warren County Awards

WARREN COUNTY, OH (Friday, March 18, 2022) – Following a seven-week voting and nomination process, the Warren County Convention & Visitors Bureau (WCCVB) officially announced the winners of the 2021 Best of Warren County Awards at its Annual Partners Meeting on Friday morning.

Sponsored by WDTN and iHeart Radio, the annual award program serves to highlight the wide array of local attractions, events, restaurants and retail shops that make Warren County – known as Ohio’s Largest Playground – one of the Buckeye state’s premier tourism destinations.

The WCCVB asked locals and regulars to first nominate, then vote for their favorite local businesses across 23 unique categories.

This year’s award process - hosted on the WCCVB’s web site – – garnered record participation, topping last year’s then-record ballot counts by more than 25%.

The award winners were as follows:

Best Family Fun: Kings Island

Best Date Night: Valley Vineyards Winery & Brewery

Best Outdoor Adventure: Caesar Creek State Park

Best Festival or Event: Ohio Renaissance Festival

Best Holiday Happening: Lebanon Horse-Drawn Carriage Parade

Best Fun on the Farm: Hidden Valley Orchards

Best Historic Attraction: The Golden Lamb

Best Area to Shop: Downtown Lebanon

Best Antique Shop: Lebanon Peddlers Mall

Best Local Boutique: The Jam & Jelly Lady

Best Pizza Place: Two Cities Pizza Co.

Best Burger: Broadway Barrel House

Best Signature Dish: Chicken Apple Brie Sandwich at Greenhouse Café

Best Fine Dining: The Golden Lamb

Best Lunch Spot: Broadway Barrel House

Best Breakfast Spot: The Breakfast Club

Best International Eats: Mae Ploy’s Thai Restaurant

Best Sweet Treat Stop: Whit’s Frozen Custard

Best Caffeine Kick: Carli’s Cookies

Best Bar or Pub: Black Horse Tavern

Best Brewery: Warped Wing Barrel Room & Smokery

Best Carryout: B&B Carryout

Best New Addition: Kings Island Camp Cedar

Tourism is the number one industry in Warren County, as more than 12 million visitors drive an economic impact of more than $1.3 billion in a typical yea

About the Warren County CVB
Warren County is Ohio’s Largest Playground®! With easy access from Interstates 71 and 75, visitors to Warren County can enjoy more activities within a 30-mile radius than anywhere else in Ohio. The Warren County Convention & Visitors Bureau is a professional destination marketing and management organization whose mission is to strengthen the community by advancing economic growth and vitality through tourism, overnight stays, and encouraging significant participation by visitors in the local tourism economy. Tourism is the leading industry in Warren County. In a typical year more than 12 million visitors drive an economic impact of $1.3 billion and 12,000+ tourism-related jobs. For additional information, visit, call 513-204-1900 or visit the WCCVB on social media: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram