2013 Favorite Places for Party Services


Parents know best when it comes to family-friendly places to eat, shop, celebrate and visit in the Triangle, so we asked you to name your favorites. In some cases, top vote-getters were extremely close, so we awarded two. Businesses or places that received an overwhelming number of votes are recognized as Honorable Mentions.

Without further delay, here are your top recommendations for party places and services in the Triangle:

Party Entertainer

Ted Rablais of Ted’s Twisted Balloons and Magic
Ted once constructed a pirate ship made from 3,000 balloons, which was 20 feet long. He performs live at Durham Bulls games on Friday and Saturday nights, and combines magic with slapstick comedy for a show all ages can enjoy; tedstwistedballoons.com.

Party Facility

Celebrate birthdays, sports seasons and other special events. Located at 3419 Apex Peakway, Apex; bounceu.com/apex.

Party Cake or Treat

Gigi’s Cupcakes
Gigi’s menu changes daily, and cupcakes are baked and decorated fresh every morning. Gigi’s features different varieties of cupcake cheesecakes. Check the menu for the day’s selections. Located in Cary and Raleigh; gigiscupcakesusa.com.

Once in a Blue Moon Bakery and Café
Once in a Blue Moon Bakery and Café specializes in pies, pastries, cookies, breads and cakes, such as the Dark Side of the Moon Chocolate pound cake. Located at 115 W. Chatham St., Cary; bluemoonbakery.com/cafe.htm.

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