Wondering where to throw a kid’s party in Orange County? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Hosting a kid’s birthday party in Orange County is going to be easy-peasey now. We’ve got a ginormous list of fabulous party locations – perfect for your next birthday party in Orange County. Plus, we’ve narrowed it down even more for you – that’s right, today we’re announcing the our readers absolute-most favorite place to host a birthday party in Orange County.

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When we asked for YOUR favorite place to host a kid’s party in Orange County, we didn’t imagine the HUGE response we would receive (think hundreds of nominations & nearly two thousand votes!). I guess our readers are pretty passionate about their party places. So, without further ado {drum roll please}… I am pleased to announce the winners & nominees of the 2011 You’ve Just Been Spotted: Birthday Party Edition.

Party Places

Winners:
Bears Buddies & Toys: HB & Laguna Niguel
Chuck E. Cheese: Costa Mesa, Foothill Ranch, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, La Mirada, Laguna Hills, Orange, Placentia
Olivia’s Tea Room: Tustin

Nominees:
Build-A-Bear: Anaheim, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach
Gymboree Play & Music: Anaheim HIlls, Aliso Viejo, Fullerton/ La Habra, Rancho Santa Margarita, Santa Ana
Holiday Skate: Orange
K1 Racing: Anaheim
Laser Quest: Fullerton & Mission Viejo
The Little Gym: Huntington Beach, San Clemente, Tustin
The Little Prince Cafe: Buena Park
My Gym: Huntington Beach, Laguna Niguel, Newport Beach, Rancho Santa Margarita, Tustin/ Irvine, Yorba Linda
Ridemakerz: Anaheim
Rockreation Sport Climbing Center: Costa Mesa
SweetSpot Baker’s Workshop: Irvine
Swim Venture: Laguna Hills
Team OC: Costa Mesa
Vans Skate Park: Orange
Waterworks Aquatics: Irvine
WowzVille: Laguna Hills
Young Chefs Academy: Irvine

Place for Fun

Winner:
Irvine Park Railroad: Orange

Nominees:
Adventure City: Anaheim
Etnies Skate Park: Lake Forest
Huntington Beach Equestrian Center
Sandlot Sports: Lake Forest
Santa Ana Zoo
Zoomars Petting Zoo: San Juan Capistrano

Bowling Alleys

Winners:
Concourse Bowl: Anaheim
Fountain Bowl: Fountain Valley
Strike Orange County: Tustin

Nominees:
300 Anaheim: Anaheim
Linbrook Bowling Center: Anaheim
Carter Bowl:Fullerton
Titan Lanes: Fullerton
Valley View Lanes: Garden Grove
Irvine Lanes: Irvine
La Habra 300 Bowl: La Habra
Forest Lanes: Lake Forest
Saddleback Lanes: Mission Viejo
Lucky Strike: Orange
Tustin Lanes: Tustin
Westminster Lanes: Westminster
Yorba Linda Bowl: Yorba Linda

Bounce and Party

Winners:
Jump ‘n Jammin: Mission Viejo
Scooter’s Jungle: Aliso Viejo
Scooter’s Jungle: Placentia

Nominees:
Seascape Kids Fun: Anaheim
Pump it Up: Anaheim Hills
Frogg’s Bounce House: Fountain Valley
BounceU: Huntington Beach
Pump it Up: Huntington Beach
Pump it Up: Irvine
Partyopolis: Lake Forest
Pump it Up: Lake Forest
BounceU: Orange
Hullabaloo’s Partyhouse: Orange

Miniature Putt

Winner:
Boomer’s Miniature Golf: Fountain Valley & Irvine

Nominees:
Camelot Golfland: Anaheim
Golf n’ Stuff: Norwalk

Children’s Museum

Winner:
Pretend City: Irvine

Nominees:
Aquarium of the Pacific: Long Beach
The Bowers Kidseum: Santa Ana
Children’s Museum of La Habra: La Habra
Ocean Institute: Dana Point
Discovery Science Center: Santa Ana

Congratulations to all of our winners & nominees! & A special thanks to our readers for playing along!

xoxo, K

ps. For other “BEST” of Orange County go HERE.