Crocker Park Named 2022 Best Kid-Friendly Shopping Area

June 9, 2022

— Westlake, Ohio

NEO Parent Magazine Choice Awards Honors the Region’s Favorite Family Destination

Crocker Park has been named the Best Kid-Friendly Shopping Area for 2022 by NEO Parent Magazine Choice Awards. The winners are voted on by NEO Parent Magazine readers and online followers. Crocker Park was selected for creating a kid-friendly shopping area, including award-winning attractions and events for families, including the upcoming Crocker Park Block Party, taking place this Sunday, June 12th. This family-favorite event, partnered with the city of Westlake, will host several activities, games, and giveaways for kids, as well as the return of touch-a-truck, where visitors can get up close and personal to explore inside Westlake’s Police Unit Cruisers, EMS, Ohio Army National Guard vehicles, plus Westlake Fire Department and K-9 Unit, and more. The Splash Pad attraction was recognized as one of the best in its category, topping the list of finalists for “Best Pool or Splash Pad”.

Crocker Park best-in-class attractions include:

Express Train
Green Wall
Checkers Park
Fitness Loop
Face Boards
Crocker Gardens
Splash Pad

“It’s all about the experience, by creating a fun, family-friendly environment here at Crocker Park,” says Stacie Schmidt, VP of Marketing at Stark Enterprises. “Through daily events and attractions, Crocker Park provides visitors with unique and memorable experiences for the whole family. We invite everyone to come out to Crocker Park’s annual Block Party event this Sunday, June 12 to see just why Crocker Park was recognized as the best kid-friendly shopping area in northeast Ohio.”

The annual Northeast Ohio Parent Choice Awards seeks to gather the opinions of local parents on everything family-friendly in the region. For more information on this award and more, visit, To learn more about Crocker Park events and attractions, visit