2019 Winners List

HOW WE PICK THEM: Nominees are selected on the basis of public nominations and the experiences of Live the SnoCo Life’s nominee board. To be included as an official nominee, at least one person on the Live the SnoCo Life nominee board must have visited the location/tried the product at least one and be able to verify quality and fitness for the category. Winners are determined by public vote. Over 15,000 people voted in our 2019 awards!

Shops + Services Categories

 Best Antique/Vintage Shop:     Rustic Redemption, Granite Falls

 Best Arts & Crafts Shop:     Perfectly Knotty, Arlington (2016-2019 Winner)

 Best Beauty Services:     Cinnamon & Sugar Me, Snohomish (2017-2019 Winner)

 Best Bookstore:     Uppercase Books, Snohomish

 Best Clothing Boutique:     Hoity Toity, Snohomish

 Best Fitness Spot:     Bliss Yoga, Monroe

 Best Food/Produce Shop:     Maltby Produce, Maltby/Snohomish

  Best Home, Gifts + More Shop:     Arlington Hardware, Arlington

 Best Indoor Adventures:     Traxx Indoor Raceway, Mukilteo (2018-2019 Winner)

 Best Outdoor Adventures:     Canopy Tours NW, Stanwood/Camano (2017 + 2019 Winner)

 Best Salon:     Sugar Pine Salon & Spa, Arlington 

Maker Categories 

Best Artist/Photographer:     Zayrera Art Studio, Bothell (2017-2019 Winner)

Best Beauty/Wellness Products:     BeYOUtiful Naturally, Stanwood/Camano

Best Candle Maker:     Malicious Women Candle Co, Snohomish (2018-2019 Winner)

Best Food Products:     Momma Bear, Granite Falls

Best Home Products:     5 Lines Pottery, Monroe

Best Jewelry Designer:     Cate Florey Studio, Granite Falls

Best Pet Products:     Pupcakes, Granite Falls

Best Soap/Bath Products:     Naked Butters & Bars, Lake Stevens (2018-2019 Winner)

Best Vintage Creator:     Vintage & Rust, Monroe (2017-2019 Winner)

Best Wood Work/Pyrography:     Sunfire Artistry, Arlington

Drink Local Categories


Best Bar/Taproom:     Josh’s Taps & Caps, Snohomish (2018-2019 Winner)

Best Brewery:    Skookum Brewery, Arlington (2016 + 2018-2019 Winner)

Best Cocktails:     The Repp, Snohomish

Best Distillery:     Skip Rock Distillers, Snohomish (2017-2019 Winner)

Best Winery:     Kasia Winery, Snohomish (2017-2019 WInner)

Best Coffee Roaster:     Camano Island Roasters, Stanwood/Camano (2018-2019 Winner)

Best Coffee Shop:     Hanky Pies, Granite Falls (2018-2019 Winner)

Best Tea Maker:     Everything Tea, Snohomish (2017-2019 Winner)

Eat Local Categories


Best Restaurant & Best Dinner:     The Repp, Snohomish

Best Breakfast:     Maltby Cafe, Maltby/Snohomish (2016-2019 Winner)

Best Lunch:     Trails End Taphouse, Snohomish (2016-2019 Winner)

Best BBQ:     Moose Creek BBQ, Arlington

Best Burger:     Nutty’s Junkyard Grill, Arlington

Best Drive-In:     Zeke’s Drive-In, Gold Bar (2017-2019 Winner)

Best Pizza:     Contos Pizza, Lake Stevens (2017-2019 Winner)

Best Asian Cuisine:     Terra Cotta Red, Everett (2016 + 2018-2019 Winner)

Best Latin/Mexican Cuisine:     Azul Restaurant, Mill Creek (2017-2019 Winner)

Best Seafood:     Andy’s Fish House, Snohomish (2018-2019 Winner)

Best Bakery:     Snohomish Pie Co, Snohomish (2017-2019 Winner)

Best Cakes/Cupcakes:     Simply Sweet Cupcakes, Snohomish (2017-2019 Winner)

Best Cookies + Beyond:     Jenny Cookies, Lake Stevens (2017-2019 Winner)

Best Frozen Treats:     Snoqualmie Ice Cream, Malbty/Snohomish (2018-2019 Winner)


We are accepting new sponsors from June 24th through July 6th. Sponsors will be featured both throughout the awards and in a 1/4 page for three months in our monthly magazine, on our website, and on are posted articles/article shares on social media. Cost is $100. Sign-up HERE.

Shed Gal Portable Buildings

Lake Stevens & Snohomish

Rustic Redemption, Granite Falls

View all of 2018’s winners HERE!

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