Working The National Geographic event

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

National Geographic recently contracted me to work for 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 later, when I really stopped and read the … Read more

Drunk Chicken

Balloon Animals Featured Blog Post, by Balloon Artist Dale Obrochta

As a balloon entertainers, 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.

a man wearing a tag with the word lucky

I was entertaining with balloons at the Mercy Home for Boys & Girls St. Patrick’s Day celebration. The crowd size for this event 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 the Chicago … Read more