October 20-22, Downtown, Helena, MT


All of our balloon sculptures come compliments of our wonderful business sponsors.

Scroll below to see what sculptures we have planned!

1. Skull Rock

Located at Exploration Works

Sponsored by: Rockstarr BBQ

Fundraising For:  Exploration Works

Rockstarr BBQ is a smoked meat and BBQ food truck serving the Helena area.

2. Flower Garden 

Located on the Great Northern Amphitheatre

Sponsored by: Forget me Not Flowers 

Fundraising for : YWCA

Forget Me Not Flowers has supplied the Helena community with fresh, expertly curated floral arrangements, beautiful gift baskets, and top notch personalized service for over twenty years. Call us at (406) 442-1034.

3. Fly, Helena, Fly

Located in the Great Northern Walk Through Arches

Sponsored by: Helena Area Chamber of Commerce

Fundraising for: Helena Air Service Alliance

The Helena Area Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to promoting business, quality of life, and economic development.

4. Starry Night

Located at the Holter Museum of Art

Sponsored By: Pureview Health Center

Fundraising For: Holter Museum of Art

PureView provides comprehensive community-based care in Helena and Lincoln, encompassing medical, dental, and behavioral health services. Our Helena locations uniquely feature onsite pharmacies for immediate prescription needs. We're dedicated to offering a seamless healthcare journey for our patients. This holistic approach signifies our deep commitment to the community's overall well-being.

5. Aspens

Located in front of Lucca's Italian Restaurant

Sponsored by: United Way LCA

Fundraising For: Aspen Adult Services

Uniting resources, organizations, and people to transform our community for good. Funds would be used to support our six Community Impact programs - Housing First Helena, Free Tax Help, Montana 211, Volunteer Helena, SingleCare, Kids Art and our 36 Partner Agencies.

6. Many Rivers, Few Sightings

Located inside Ten Mile Creek Brewery

Sponsored by: Ten Mile Creek Brewery

Fundraising for: Many Rivers Whole Health 

Ten Mile Creek Brewery is a somewhat organized community in the heart of downtown Helena.

7. Turtle Power

Located in front of the medical arts building

Sponsored By: Montana Radio Company

Benefitting: Helena Indian Alliance

The Montana Radio Company builds your brand through targeted radio and media marketing.

8. Healthy Helena

Located at the arcade building playground

Sponsored By: Downtown Helena Inc.

Fundraising For: Pureview Health Center

Downtown Helena, Inc. (DHI) is a 501(c)6 a non-profit business membership organization established in 1964 that works to ensure that local businesses in the Downtown Helena community thrive and have their voices heard.

9. Helena Firetower

Located in front of the arcade building.

Sponsored By: Slate Architecture

Fundraising For: Downtown Helena Inc.

Slate Architecture develops creative solutions for interior and exterior spaces, working collaboratively to produce architectural designs that enhance the human experience. From simple, interior renovations to multi-million dollar building designs, Slate Architecture approaches every project with care and attention to detail. We view architecture as more than the mere production of a building, but rather the creation of place, drawing from the fullest range of possibilities and design innovations.

10. Wild(cat) Driver!

Located next to Taco Del Sol

Sponsored by: Deals on Wheels

Fundraising for : Kessler Elementary Parent Partnership

Deals on Wheels is the car dealership that can finance you!

11. Balloonited Way

Located at Performance Square Entrance

Sponsored By: Sauter Balloons

Fundraising For: United Way LCA

Sauter Balloons provides premium quality balloon twisting and decorating in the Helena area.

12. Forest Friends

Sponsored by: Intrepid Credit Union

Fundraising for : Prickly Pear Land Trust 

Intrepid Credit Union offers its members the latest in technology as well as a full menu of products — from all types of loans (including mortgage) to 24-hour account information by phone or internet, bill pay, free rewards checking, various savings accounts for all ages, as well as IRAs, Share Certificates, and Mastercard® credit cards and debit cards.

13. Barking for Joy

Located at the Walking Mall Gazebo

Sponsored by: Bark 4 Joy Dog Training Services, LLC.

Fundraising For: Helena Area Friends of Pets

Bark 4 Joy Dog Training strives to teach dog owners how to train proactively. Through a variety of services including private in-home sessions, drop-off day training, and board and train programs, owners are able to find joy in dog ownership by accomplishing their training goals. Bark 4 Joy works with pet dogs, as well as service, therapy, and facility dogs. 

14. Give a Hand Up

Located under the shelter next to the good kind building. Unfortunately I forgot to take a picture of this sculpture before it was vandalized, this all we could salvage before the event began.

Sponsored by: StoneTree Climbing Center

Fundraising for: Helena Food Share

Stonetree is a community oriented space that uses indoor rock climbing as a vehicle for engagement, empowerment, and life-long recreation interests. Our unique and inclusive facility is a welcoming space to train for outdoor pursuits in the mountain west, to build skills, and to have fun.

15. Learning Tree

Located in front of Ocean Spa

Sponsored By: Double Tree by Hilton

Fundraising for: Free Roots Alternative Learning Center

In downtown Helena's retail sector, a five-minute walk from favorite local destinations like On Broadway restaurant, Blackfoot River Brewing, and Windbag Saloon & Grill. Carroll College is a mile north and you can reach Helena Airport in four miles. Enjoy our free 24-hour fitness center and cool off in our indoor pool.

16. Ride the Cyclone

Located at the trail rider pick up

Sponsored by: Great Divide Cyclery

Fundraising for: Helena Cyclones

Great Divide Cyclery strives to be a community anchor and trail adventure resource as well as provide the biking community of Montana with the best services available. 

We believe outdoor adventure is paramount to a healthy and happy lifestyle. As most Montanan's would agree, our trails and wild places define our way of life and are among the most important reasons why we live in this great state. GDC is dedicated to inspiring every generation and ability level to explore, adventure and absorb all the outdoors have to offer. 

17. Bride and Friends

Located on the Last Chance Trolley

Sponsored by: Linda's Bridal Images and Mr. Tux

Fundraising For:  The Friendship Center

With over 30 years of experience in the wedding industry, owners Neal and Linda Campbell are passionate about helping brides make their special day perfect. During the day, Linda and her staff offer personalized dress consultations at our luxury bridal boutique, and by night, Neal keeps Helena, MT dancing with Capital City DJ. We love seeing families come together to celebrate the love stories of every bride. Come let us share our passion for weddings and experience with you as together we write the story of your love.

18. I Love Helena

Located inside The Confluence Tapworks

Sponsored By: Visit Helena

Fundraising For: Helena Area Community Foundation

Visit Helena, Montana is a non-profit destination organization. The core mission is to improve the livability and visitor experience of Helena and the surrounding area. Visit Helena helps the community promote, celebrate, and share an unspoiled experience of activities.

19. Cleaning the House

Located in front of Montana Community Foundation

Sponsored by: 360 Degree Residential Cleaning Service

Fundraising for: Last Chance Curling Club

360 Degree Residential Cleaning Services Provides residential weekly, biweekly, monthly, move out, and deep cleans to Helena, and the surrounding area.

20. Our compliments to the chef!

Located at Anchor Park flagpoles

Sponsored by: Dinners Done Right

Fundraising for : Boy Scouts of America, Montana Council

Dinners Done Right helps families build deep, lasting relationships in a personalized way through fresh and delicious dishes made with love.