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Festival of Balloons

Category: Major Events/Festivals

Start: Apr 10, 2016 11:00 AM

End: Apr 10, 2016 3:30 PM

Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA

FESTIVAL OF BALLOONS FEATURES INFLATED FAMILY FUN ON SUNDAY, APRIL 10
Stunning Balloon Sculptures, Fashion and Exhibitions Set on Display for New Orleans Families


Magnificent balloon sculptures, inflated red carpet fashion and the most humorous balloon entertainers on earth will grace the New Orleans Hilton Riverside Hotel at the Festival of Balloons on Sunday, April 10, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This rare sight offers family fun with the largest and most elaborate displays by elite balloon artists from around the world at the biannual Festival of Balloons.

Large balloon sculptures, balloon couture and other inflated works of art will be available for festival attendees to view and photograph. In addition to the remarkable balloon creations, the Festival of Balloons will feature captivating balloon entertainers, interactive balloon demonstrations and people draped in balloon costumes. Balloon entertainers will also provide hands-on demonstrations detailing how to twist balloons into fun characters.

The 2016 Festival of Balloons will feature life-sized balloon cars, balloon superheroes and lively balloon animation. Stunning balloon characters and entertainers will greet eager attendees as they cross the unique air-filled archway leading to the magical world of balloons. One room will be entirely dedicated to balloon-themed art that guests can touch and photograph. Another room will feature enormous balloon sculptures, and a third hall will host live balloon entertainment on stage.

The Festival of Balloons, which displays the balloon sculptures created during the four-day long World Balloon Convention, is the culmination of the international conference where the public is invited to view the fascinating balloon art. The Pioneer Balloon Company is the organizer and host of the Festival of Balloons and the World Balloon Convention where hundreds of balloon professionals from countries around the world will gather to showcase the art, entertainment and education relating to the balloon industry.

Tickets to the Festival of Balloons are $10 and children 12 and under are free. Tickets are available at the door or online at festivalofballoons2016.

For more information, please visit the Festival of Balloons’ Facebook page at www.facebook.com/festivalballoon or follow on Twitter @festivalballoon.

About Pioneer Balloon Company

Founded in 1917, Pioneer Balloon Company is the world's premier manufacturer of latex balloons, with a diversified range of products that includes Microfoil® balloons and Bubble Balloons. Additionally, Pioneer offers innovative product solutions to customers in the advertising, entertaining, decorating and social expressions markets. Headquartered in Wichita, KS, Pioneer has facilities in the United States, Canada, England, Australia, Mexico and Brazil.