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Party Places for Children's Birthdays in Orange County, California

by Jane Rodda

Orange County, California, is home to more than 3 million people nestled along the sunny Pacific Ocean shores. You can find numerous birthday party options for kids in this Southern California region -- the trick is narrowing down just which one you want. You can choose from museums, fun centers, art studios and lots more as you plan the big day.

Play Places

Adventure Plex in Manhattan Beach features rope courses, rock-climbing walls, a multi-level play structure and a reading room. It offers birthday packages that include either time on the play structure, rock wall or ropes course, a customized cake, goody bags, food, juice, themed decorations and adult food. In Aliso Viejo, you can have your party at Scooter's Jungle. It has enormous play structures and inflatables with party packages that have pizza, unlimited drinks, balloon bouquets and a private party room. Hullabaloos Partyhouse in Anaheim has giant inflatables, a clubhouse-themed playground, karaoke and arcade games. It offers private parties that can include pizza, face-painting, pinatas, goody bags and unlimited pinball.

Fun Centers

Fun centers usually specialize in children's birthday parties. At the Irvine Park Railroad in Irvine you can have a party with train rides, moon bouncers, pony rides, balloons and meal packages. Camelot Golfland in Anaheim features go-karts, mini golf, arcade games, laser tag and waterslides. It offers party packages that include a choice of one attraction, a variety of food choices, game tokens for each guest, place settings and table decorations. You can also check out Boomers in Fountain Valley. It has party packages that include pizza, drinks, redemption game tickets, party table with a host and time at several attractions. The facility has mini golf, bumper boats, kiddie rides, a rock wall and go-karts.

Educational Venues

The Children's Museum at La Habra features several hands-on learning activities for kids including a 1942 Caboose for exploring, a science station, a performing arts stage complete with costumes and much more. It has a birthday party room with packages that have access to the museum, setup, cleanup, balloons, tables and chairs. In Irvine, there is the Pretend City Children's Museum that features a mini-city complete with streets, a theater, beach, police station, gas station, construction site, bank and grocery store. It has themed parties such as a beach party and a farm party. It has a private room, goody bags, museum admission for up to 30 guests and party supplies.

Creative Places

If you have a budding artist or performer in your midst, consider a place where the kids can get creative. Center Stage Studio in Aliso Viejo is a performing arts venue that offers birthday packages. The themed party is three hours in length featuring decorations, table settings, party favors, theater games, costumes and a show to perform at the end. Averyboo Arts in Long Beach will create a party experience centered around an art project. It will provide a party host, decorations, private use of the studio, a gift for the birthday child, party food, cake, drinks and goody bags.

About the Author

Jane Rodda has been a writer since 2004, with articles featured in "Gameday Magazine" and "Urban Family Magazine." She is also the social media director and lead copywriter for a piano instruction website. Rodda holds a Bachelor of Arts in liberal studies with a concentration in psychology from Point Loma Nazarene University.

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