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Best Outdoor Birthday Party Venues For Kids in Orange County

(credit: Desiree Eaglin)

The weather is finally about to turn into spring and then into summer-the best time of year for an all-out birthday bash! No more hiding behind closed doors away from the chilly So Cal weather, take your party outdoors for some fresh Orange County air! Of course Orange County offers up California's most gorgeous beaches and parks for birthday parties. Here is a list for other ideas in best outdoor party birthday party locations in Orange County.

(credit: Desiree Eaglin)

Irvine Park Railroad
1 Irvine Park Rd
Orange, CA 92869
(714) 997-3968

Located inside the Irvine Regional Park is a train-tastic kid superhaven. With four party pavilions and three other party locations (miners meadow, locomotive loop and sycamore hill) to choose from, a birthday party at the Irvine Park Railroad is sure to leave long lasting memories. Some party packages include train rides, meals and pony rides.


31791 Los Rios St
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 831-6550

ZOOMARS is located within the heart of gorgeous San Juan Capistrano and is full of good old-fashioned friendly animal fun. ZOOMARS is a USDA approved petting zoo, train ride, mining for gems, playground, pony ride, corn pit fantastic good time. Your birthday boy or girl will have the party of a lifetime coming face to face with fuzzy bunnies and funny goats.


Splash! La Mirada Regional Aquatics Center
13806 La Mirada Blvd
La Mirada, CA 90638
(562) 902-3191

This 18 acre water park is full of family-orientated water fun. Birthday parties have semi-private picnic area use near Buccaneer bay. Buccaneer bay is a waterpark playground great for kids less than 48' tall and features a flowing river channel, three water slides, an interactive play structure and much more.


Atlantis Play Center
13630 Atlantis Way
Garden Grove, CA 92844
(714) 892-6015

For a affordable and fun party location, look no further than the Atlantis Play Center. Catered party packages are available as well. This park, which is located on over 4 acres and was established in 1963, has been a local family favorite for years.


Adventure City
1238 S Beach Blvd
Anaheim, CA 92804
(714) 236-9300

If a smaller version of a theme park is what you seek, look no further than Adventure City in Anaheim. Adventure City is great for kids under 12 years old and is known for being "The Little Theme Park that's BIG on Family Fun". Spread out over 2 acres and containing more than 19 super fun rides and attractions, your child's birthday party will truly be a success.


Santa Ana Zoo
1801 E Chestnut Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 836-4000

Plan a wild event at the Santa Ana Zoo located at Prentice Park. The Santa Ana Zoo is home of the 50 monkeys and is a great, relaxed version of the bigger Zoo's in San Diego or Los Angeles. The Santa Ana Zoo offers 4 great party areas including the amazon's edge, Sazoo's, train depot plaza and Amphitheater Park.

Desiree Eaglin loves throwing birthday parties for her kids, it's such a fun opportunity to go crazy…and spend a lot of money. Desiree blogs at Sarcastic, Funny and Brutally Honest. You can find her on Twitter too.
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