Holy Cow! We asked you to tell us YOUR favorite place to host a kids party (outside of your own home), & boy did you deliver! Who knew there were so many fabulous places to throw a kid’s birthday party?! Everywhere from Pump It Up to Chuck E. Cheese. But, now is where the fun really begins… it’s time to narrow down this ginormous list of kids party locations, & choose the absolute best-of-the-best place to throw a kid’s birthday party in Orange County. So, peruse our HUGE list of party places & make sure to vote for YOUR favorites. The winner (& the top 12 party locations) will be announced Tuesday, February 8th.

birthday parties in orange county

Party Places

Bears Buddies & Toys: HB & Laguna Niguel
Build-A-Bear: Anaheim, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach
Chuck E. Cheese: Costa Mesa, Foothill Ranch, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, La Mirada, Laguna Hills, Orange, Placentia
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
Olivia’s Tea Room: Tustin
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

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

Bowling Alleys

300 Anaheim: Anaheim
Concourse Bowl: Anaheim
Linbrook Bowling Center: Anaheim
Fountain Bowl: Fountain Valley
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
Strike Orange County: Tustin
Westminster Lanes: Westminster
Yorba Linda Bowl: Yorba Linda

Bounce and Party

Scooter’s Jungle: Aliso Viejo
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
Jump ‘n Jammin: Mission Viejo
BounceU: Orange
Hullabaloo’s Partyhouse: Orange
Scooter’s Jungle: Placentia

Miniature Putt

Camelot Golfland: Anaheim
Boomer’s Miniature Golf: Fountain Valley & Irvine
Golf n’ Stuff: Norwalk

Children’s Museum

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
Pretend City: Irvine

Now don’t forget to vote for your favorite place to host a kids party before Monday, February 7th, 2011 at midnight – because that’s when voting will end. I’m can’t wait to see who you vote as the best places in orange county to host a kid’s birthday party.

xoxo, K