World Balloon Festival Announces Plans for 2016

Festival of Balloons

World Balloon Festival Announces Plans for 2016

The Festival of Balloons brings exclusive balloon art to New Orleans families! This exciting festival features the world’s largest and most elaborate displays by international balloon artists. The biannual event will be held in New Orleans at the Hilton Riverside on Sunday, April 10, 2016, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. If you have never seen these types of balloons in person it is definitely a must see! Be sure to bring the whole family.

The Festival of Balloons is an opportunity for the public to view the balloon art that will be created during the 2016 World Balloon Convention. 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.

Large balloon sculptures, balloon dresses and other inflated masterpieces will be available for festival attendees to view and photograph, and single inflated balloons will be available for purchase. In addition to the amazing balloon sculptures, the Festival of Balloons will also feature captivating balloon entertainers, interactive balloon demonstrations and people draped in balloon costumes.

Tickets to the Festival of Balloons are $10 for adults and children 12 and under are free. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at For more information, please visit the Festival of Balloons’ Facebook page at 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.

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  • M.Clark

    I had never heard of the Festival of Balloons before reading about it here. This festival sounds like fun, I bet the kids really enjoy it.

  • Lisa Sherrington

    This Balloon Festival of 2016 looks like a great event! Thank yoU!

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