(credit: Dia R./Yelp)

(credit: Dia R./Yelp)


Orange County abounds with Kid’s Birthday party opportunities. From a simple beach day, to beautiful parks, specialty shops, and lavish experiences, venues for OC birthday parties are as varied and diverse as the region. Here are a few of our favorites.

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(credit: Pretend City)

(credit: Pretend City)


Pretend City
29 Hubble Dr.
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 428-3900
www.pretendcity.org

Pretend City, Orange County’s largest children’s museum, is the perfect place for birthday parties for the youngest members of your family. Private birthday party sessions include museum admission (with unlimited play time before and after the party), party hosts, and the perfect finale: clean up! Numerous packages are available, many including personalized cakes, goody bags, decorations, games, activities, and more.

(credit: Lee L./Yelp)

(credit: Lee L./Yelp)


Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour Restaurant
215 S Brea Blvd.
Brea, CA 92821
(714) 990-4386
www.farrellsusa.com

For an epic ice cream party for your special birthday boy or girl, head to Farrell’s Original Ice Cream Party. The self-proclaimed “undefeated party champs of party throwing,” Ferrell’s offers food, a massive 3-scoop Hot Fudge Sundae, games, and a ton of fun for all, including the chain’s famous silly songs song by the interactive staff. Consider ordering “The Zoo,” a jumbo sundae boasting 8 1/2 pounds of ice cream served on a stretcher as bells and sirens go off!

(credit: Disney Parks)

(credit: Disney Parks)


Plaza Inn
Disneyland
1313 Disneyland Dr.
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781-4636
www.disneyland.com

Although most full-service restaurants within Disneyland and Disney California Adventure offer personalized gifts and cakes for celebrating a birthday at the park, the birthday party package at the Plaza Inn is one of the most famous offerings. Kids and guests at Mickey & Minnie’s birthday celebration at the Plaza Inn will be entertained with silly jokes, songs, dancing, cake, and lemonade, as well as the chance to take a picture with your favorite Disney pals.

(credit: Sukharj B./Yelp)

(credit: Sukharj B./Yelp)


Powell’s Sweet Shoppe
27000 Alicia Pkwy.
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
(949) 831-9652
www.powellsss.com

The only SoCal Powell’s location to offer a dedicated party room, Powell’s Sweet Shoppe offers a Birthday Scavenger Hunt that is the perfect choice for kids looking for a unique and interactive birthday party. The 30 minute candy hunt will send party guests on a hunt for over 30 different candy treats- finish the hunt to score a gelato, plus all the treats to take home!

(credit: Tanaka Farms)

(credit: Tanaka Farms)


Tanaka Farms
5380 University Dr.
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 653-2100
www.tanakafarms.com

Although not a dedicated birthday party facility, Tanaka Farms is a great place for an OC birthday party. Seasonal events and opportunities abound, and your birthday party guests can enjoy a back-to-basics experience including tractor pulls, u-pick fruits and veggies, and plenty of opportunities to enjoy the season’s harvest.

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Katie Bodell is the Blog Editor for Trekaroo, the largest family travel website in the U.S. She is also a freelance writer, a happy wife to her best friend, and a mom to three sweet California girls. See more on: Trekaroo | CheapOair | Google+ | Twitter.

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