Balloon Artist for Birthday Parties and Events

We Make Balloons LIVE at Your Event!

Our creative balloon animals will be the highlight of your child’s next birthday party or any event! Servicing Greater Vancouver, BC.

Balloon Artist for Birthday Parties and Events Vancouver

Balloon Twisting Makes Your Event in Vancouver, BC a Hit!

Hire our talented balloon maker for amazing balloon twisting. Make your event the best it can be!

  • Balloon twisting is a fun and popular activity with boys and girls alike. It suits any kids' birthday and any theme!
  • Balloon animals keep kids busy at a party as they will enjoy playing with them for a long time.
  • Balloon animals are great item to take home from your party. Kids and parents appreciate them perhaps more than party bags!

Why Should You Hire a Balloon Person From Us?

Local Small Business
Local & loved small business rated

You’re dealing directly with your local Vancouver balloon artist - no agencies or middlemen here. With our small team you know who you’re booking. Beware of large companies that hire students on low pay.

Unique, Colorful and Creative Balloon Artist
More unique, colorful & creative

Our talented twisters make fun and unique designs you haven't seen before, consisting of multiple balloons and colors! We really love perfecting this craft and offering creative designs that delight your guests!

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100+ five-star reviews

Choose someone you can trust to show up on time and delight your guests. Check us out on Google, Facebook, Yelp and more! We have over 100 five-star reviews, and for a good reason!

How Do Our Balloon Twisting Services Work?

If you’ve never booked a balloon maker for a birthday party before, you might not know how balloon twisting works.

The balloon twisters we have for hire work with a turn-based system. Therefore, the balloon twisting we do is a one child at a time type of an activity.

This means that our balloon animal making can be happening concurrently with other activities and entertainment you might have at your party! Including: dining, bouncy castles, ball pits etc.

Get your number

We can hand out numbers to the kids so that they don’t need to wait in line. (Does not work at loud parties or large venues, where lining up will be necessary.)

Note: If you booked our single artist face painter and balloon maker combo package, the artist will be first doing the face painting for kids, then pack up the face paints and make the balloons afterwards using same numbering. For large parties with 2 artists, the activities would be happening simultaneously.

Pick your balloon creation from our colorful menu

Our balloon menu contains a wide range of balloon animals, including all-time favorites (swords, dogs, flowers…) and fancier creations (unicorns, dinosaurs, bunnies, ducks, penguins and more!)

Go play, or watch your balloon artist work!

If the kids have a number they are free to play (or eat!) while waiting for their turn. However, often kids will enjoy watching the balloon twister work!

Order & pick up your balloon animal

Come over when your number is called. Order your balloon animal and see it being made live before your own eyes!


Your balloon animal is done, now go and play!

Balloon Animal Making - View Our Creations!

Take a look at our animal balloons and other balloon creations! When you hire our balloon artist for a birthday party, the kids will have plenty of fun and creative balloon animals to pick from! Please note, the level of detail is adjusted to the number of kids at your event. Each artist in our team has a different menu selection. Menus are subject to change.

Balloon Artist Rates - How Much Does it Cost?

We have set packages for balloon twisting at birthday parties and private gatherings of up to 30 kids. Take a peek at our most popular packages below! Please note that extra large birthdays and private gatherings with more than 30 kids are subject to our event pricing rather than our birthday pricing. To obtain a quote for an extra large birthday party or private gathering, please complete the birthday party inquiry form.

  • Small parties

  • large parties

1 Hr Balloon Twisting


  • One artist
  • Maximum 10 kids

Not available during peak hours (11:30 AM to 5:30 PM) on weekends and public holidays

2 Hrs Face Painting & Balloon Twisting


  • One artist
  • Maximum 10 kids

Small Parties

1 Hr Balloon Twisting


  • One artist
  • Maximum 10 kids

Not available during peak hours (11:30 AM to 5:30 PM) on weekends and public holidays

1.5 Hrs Balloon Twisting


  • One artist
  • Maximum 15 kids

2 Hrs Face Painting & Balloon Twisting


  • One artist
  • Maximum 10 kids

Large Parties

2 Hr Balloon Twisting


  • One artist
  • Maximum 10 kids

2 Hrs Face Painting & Balloon Twisting


  • Two artists
  • Maximum 15 kids for face painting
  • Maximum 20-25 kids for balloons

2.5 Hrs Balloon Twisting


  • One artist
  • Maximum 25-30 kids

*Price excludes travel and rush hour fees, if any. Travel fees vary from $0-$60+GST depending on which artist is attending your booking and where your venue is. Car parking cost, if any, is additional to services cost. Parking is required in immediate vicinity of the venue entrance. All rates subject to 10% increase in high season (May, June & December, including the last weekend of November, and some holidays such as Halloween). Please contact us to obtain a firm quote for your event date and location.

Frequently Asked Questions

The earlier the better, although we may not be taking bookings any further ahead than 3 months from the current date. Sometimes some dates get booked up to 2 months in advance. Generally you should try to book our services at least 1 month before your date.

For any of our services, please provide parking space(s) for the artist(s) in the immediate vicinity of the venue entrance to avoid any additional long distance parking fees.

For our princess parties, we may ask you for a chair, small table and lots of empty space. For face painting, we need an adult-sized, dining height table (min 4ft long) and two chairs. Please note we are unable to face paint at picnic tables that have benches attached to it.

For balloon twisting we usually need a dining height table as well. If your event is outside, we require shade to cover the entire area the artist is working in. Please place us far away from any BBQs in use, or children playing ball games.

If your package includes character entertainment or other party entertainment, please don’t worry about audio as we will bring our own audio (and even mic, if necessary) with us!

We are a mobile entertainment service. We do not offer any venue services. You book a venue (or throw a party at your house) and we come to you!

Our arrival times depend on many factors, including what services you have booked, what type of a venue it is, which artist is attending and what their kit is like, etc. However, whatever the case may be you can expect us to arrive early enough to set up so that we will start sharply at the time you booked us for. For example, if you booked the artist to start at 12:00 and that artist requires 10 minutes set up time, they will arrive at 11:50 (or earlier) for a start at 12:00 sharp. Usually set up times are between 5 to 15 minutes.

For large events, we may arrive anywhere from 15-45 minutes early, depending on the circumstances of the event. We use this extra time to park our car, find our way to the workstation, set ourselves up and get ready. We determine the appropriate arrival time by the specifics of the event, venue, and the set up time required by the specific artist attending. Please rest assured we always allow ourselves enough time to arrive and prepare, and start the services at the agreed time. If you have a special requirement for us to arrive at a time of your choosing instead of ours, please note that we will charge you an extra fee for arriving earlier.

Pretty much any time works, including the exact start time of your event. Keep in mind face painting and balloon twisting are one child at a time -type of activities, so all of your guests do not need to have arrived when we begin the services. We can just start with the birthday child and siblings (or anyone who is around), and as we get through them more kids will have arrived.

If you have a magician or some other type of a show booked, please do keep in mind that unless your guests are ok missing a part of the show, a face painter would be sitting idle during the show. Time sitting idle is still chargeable time. Therefore, if you are booking a show and a face painter, please try not to overlap them. Always let us know if you have booked a show with another company.

Yes, we can, on a few conditions. First you should know that we require a non-refundable deposit to be paid to confirm a booking, and we do NOT refund deposits if you decide to cancel your party due to adverse weather conditions. So you should have a “Plan B” in place in case of bad weather.

We require parking close to the party site (if parking is limited, please ensure to reserve a space for your artist using your own car, that you will move when the artist arrives). We also require ample shade for all our artists and services, and are therefore unable to provide our services at an open sports field. Especially for our princess character services, please ensure that you choose a park site where the ground is dry and clean, as we cannot come anywhere where our delicate and elaborate costumes can get soiled or damaged.

Please note that some of our services may require adult sized table(s) and chair(s). In case you don’t have these, you can ask us if we are able to bring our own to your event for an added cost. Our face painters are unable to work at picnic tables that have benches attached to them.

Yes, we do. On our face painting and balloon twisting service pages, please see the “Large parties” tab for some popular multi-artist options for birthday parties. If you are planning a different type of an event, such as a community/corporate/daycare/etc. event, or don’t see an option suitable for your event, please contact us for a custom quote.

It depends on the total number of kids at your event. For parties of approximately 10 kids or less, 1 multi-tasking artist is sufficient. For events of 10-15 kids, 1 artist may be sufficient (and will work out cheaper) if you are able to give us more than 2 hours to get through everyone (2.5 hours required for up to 15 kids). For events of 16-30 kids, you will need to book 2 artists (1 face painter and 1 balloon artist) so that we can get through everyone within a reasonable time.

For events larger than 30 kids you may need more than 2 artists depending on the specifics of your event. Please contact us for more information if you are planning a large event.

Our face painters and balloon artists wear a colorful attire (NOT a character costume) that goes with any party theme. On request, we can also wear a formal attire to weddings and other special occasions

If you would like a princess costumed character to attend your party, please book one of the Princess Party Packages. Princess character services always come with an interactive show and many other activities besides the face painting or balloon twisting, which are not the focus of the entertainment in those packages.

Please note we don’t have services where we come to just face paint or make balloons in a fairytale character costume, as we reserve our elaborate and delicate costumes and wigs for use in interactive shows.

No, we do not wear clown make up and we do not offer any clown services either.

Both activities are popular. Just keep in mind minimum age for face and arm painting is 2yo. If there are a lot of babies and toddlers at your party you may want to book balloon twisting instead.

Remember that with balloon twisting there will inevitably be a few balloons that pop either when being made or when the child is playing with it. If the sound of popping balloons bothers you or anyone present at the party, consider booking face painting instead.

Another important consideration is whether you booked a bouncy castle, as some bouncy castle vendors unfortunately prohibit face painting (for no valid reason, as our face paints rarely smear, and even if they do, they come right off with a wet wipe!) In this case, balloon twisting is a better choice, since unfortunately we can’t change the policies of other vendors.

If you just can’t decide, ask the birthday child what they prefer (if they are old enough to voice an opinion!), or book both – we have package options with both services included!

Please rest assured that your face painter and/or your balloon artist will continue working for the full duration that you have hired them for. For face painting that might mean painting some arms in addition to faces. For balloon twisting that might mean fixing popped balloons and/or replacing them. Extra time is ALWAYS a good thing!

Yes, most of our artists have menus with colored pictures. Please note, menus and designs offered vary artist by artist. We are unable to send our menus via email to you prior to your event due to intellectual property and copyright reasons. However, if you are looking for a specific design please feel free to ask us if it can be included.

Not necessarily. For relatively small parties and events we can assign kids numbers and call out the next number when a child is finished, so that they can play or eat while waiting for their turn. However, this is not possible if your party venue is very large or if you have loud music or bouncy castles turned on. Also, a lot of the time we find that the children will prefer to wait and watch while the face painter/balloon twister works their magic!

If you are booking a large sized public, community or corporate event, then yes there will be a line up. Please note that our artists are unable to manage the lineup actively and therefore it is highly preferred that event organizers provide a volunteer to help manage and close the line at busy events.

We do have a lot of themes and popular designs available. However, it does depend on what your theme is. Please contact us to discuss details. Some themes could be time consuming to recreate on the skin or in balloons, and therefore you may need to book us for a longer time.

No, unfortunately the balloon twisting we provide is a line up activity where kids come one at a time. We do not have a balloon show that would engage the kids as a group (although, kids still enjoy watching us while we work!)

We make a wide variety of designs including all the popular balloon animals, swords, bows and arrows, wands, hats and more. We also make many unique designs like unicorns, dinosaurs, ducks, penguins and bunnies. Check out our Instagram and Facebook pages for some of our latest creations (look for @believepartyentertainment) Please note that we always adjust the detail of the designs offered to the amount of time we have available. If you are looking for detailed and impressive designs, then please book extra time to allow for that.

Anyone can have a balloon animal, however, please monitor your child closely if they are under 3 years old due to choking hazards. Please do not ever let a baby or a toddler chew on a balloon since ingesting a deflated balloon can be extremely dangerous.

No, sorry, we only make air-filled balloon animals. We do not make or deliver helium filled balloons, and we do not rent helium tanks.

For the safety of the children, please ensure there is an adult present to supervise the activities at ALL TIMES. Please do not assign us in an isolated room away from the adults as this will void our insurance. You will have the best experience with our character services when all members of the families are present during the character show. The character show is for the entire family to enjoy, including the adults.

No, unfortunately we do not offer magic (except as part of the Charming and Royal princess packages, and only to a very small/limited extent. We do NOT have a full magic show, we only have the character shows where we incorporate it amongst other activities we do.) Please feel free to ask us for recommendations for local magicians if you’d like to add one to your booking.

No, unfortunately we do not have a clown character. When you book us only for face painting and/or balloon twisting, we do wear a colorful and eye-catching attire but we do not apply clown make up on our faces and we do not have a clown show.

No, we only offer party entertainment services. Please feel free to ask us for recommendations for some great local balloon and party decor vendors.

What Parents and Event Planners are Saying

Henna is a very talented artist who came to do face painting for our 3 year old's birthday party. She drew all her designs free hand, and they were absolutely fantastic. She is a good communicator and was thorough with her communication. She came with all the supplies, and only required a table at our venue. Thank you Henna!
Joanna Hawes
Joanna Hawes
We hired Henna to help us host our daughters first birthday, as we were having children with a wide range of ages and needed something to entertain all. Henna is amazing at painting - the kids looked incredible! And they all love the balloon animals- they couldn’t get enough! All the parents were super impressed that they didn’t need to entertain their own children! I would definitely hire Henna again for any childrens event! Thank you so much for the great job!!
Taran Mullhi
Taran Mullhi
Henna did a fantastic job entertaining with face painting and balloon animals at a recent birthday party. There was a range of ages from babies to 10 year olds and all the kids had an amazing time! In particular everyone loved how detail the paintings were!
Grace Mok
Grace Mok
You can safely leave your entertainment event in the hands of this awesome team. Let’s start off mwith the customer service. The communication is prompt, friendly and transparent. Henna and her team are COVID cautious. The days leading up to the event, information was provided clearly so you know what to expect. The balloon artist texted me when he was on his way. Everything was so well organized. The ballon artist was excellent with his designs. We had some fairly difficult designs and Kawai had no problem coming with the balloon art for our guests. We will definitely come back for more for our future parties.
Sarah Milne
Sarah Milne
We absolutely loved our experience booking with Believe Party Entertainment for my daughter's 4th birthday party (it included 6 kids between the ages of 3-7yrs). The activities were fun, age-appropriate, and engaging; Henna is very professional to work with and so incredibly talented! We added on the mini-face painting which was stunning! I don't know who had a bigger smile at the end of the day - my daughter, or me from seeing how happy she was :) Highly recommend booking Believe Party Entertainment, it was such a memorable and magical experience!
We had princess Anna for our 3 year old birthday. It was a great experience! We are so happy to have her! She grabbed the kids attention during the whole performance. Also, princess Anna had such a beautiful voice! And we catches lot of beautiful photos. Great choice!
Zeno Farinelli
Zeno Farinelli
Henna was a lovely and convincing Belle for my daughter's 6th birthday. She sang perfectly, had many games for the kids, treated every kid as if they were super special and did a special crowning ceremony for the birthday girl that made her feel extra special. Her costume, hair and make up were perfect. After the party, my 3 year old son said that he would like to have Belle at his next birthday! Lol! Thanks Henna!
Anna Clara Costa
Anna Clara Costa
My daughter's birthday party was so special with Rapunzel. She said after the party that the coronation ceremony was the best thing and the gift she most liked is the necklace she got from Rapunzel. She's been using it daily since the party. I personally love the singing part. Henna's voice is beautiful! Thank you Henna for everything.

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