Balloon Entertaining at Chicago White Sox Kid’s Games

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

Over the past three years I’ve had the opportunity to perform my kid’s balloon entertainment for the Chicago White Sox. One of the neatest things about being an balloon entertainer is that I get to see things that the general public doesn’t have access too. As an entertainer we check in early and see the … Read more

Reid’s Ride for Research

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

This past weekend I was doing my kid’s balloon entertainment at the Glen Ellyn – Reid’s Ride for Research. The event had a large turnout for a day that was overcast and rainy. The guest of honor Reid wandered over by me so I made him a huge balloon hat to wear. This is Reid … Read more

Working The National Geographic event

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

National Geographic recently contracted me to work their vendor’s kid’s party and they placed me by a colorful balloon display sign that was 4′ x 8′ tall which I thought read Balloon Animals. I did not pay much more attention to the sign until a little while later when I really stopped and read the … Read more

Discover Tinley 2008

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

For the past several years I have been performing my comedic kids balloon entertaining for the local residence attending Discover Tinley Community Expo. In 2005, I started bringing a large display pieces to aid in drawing attention to balloon entertainment service. Not that I really need too – lines are always 20 people deep waiting … Read more

Drunk Chicken

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

As a balloon entertainer we get many people who try to stump us with strange requests. This past Christmas members of the Olympia Fields Country Club requested a drunken penguin which one of the Magical Balloon-dude Dale’s crew made. Now these big kids (police officers) now have a running challenge going. They want to see … Read more

Easter at Olympia Fields Country Club

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

My first table of balloon entertaining this Easter at Olympia Fields Country Club was for a family with three kids. The cute little girl in her Easter dress wanted an Easter Bunny. The two boys wanted first a snake, and then a car, then both wanted birds. The two boys finally chose a vulture and … Read more

Making my mark at the Mercy Home St. Patrick’s Day Party.

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

This was the first year doing balloon entertainment for Mercy Home for Boys & Girls St. Patrick’s Day celebration. The crowd size for this even reached 1,500-2,000 people. Lucky for me I wasn’t the only balloon twister performing that day. There were four balloon artists and four face painters. The start was slow because of … Read more

How did I get that poll question about Superhero or a Sidekick?

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

The question really came from a member of the Olympia Fields Country Club.  I have been balloon entertaining at the club for about 10 years and do all the holiday parties.  This year, while talking with the Banquet Manager, a father and his son stepped in to the manager’s office to wish everyone a Happy … Read more