18 Brilliant Balloon Displays + Creative Ways to Incorporate Them Into Your Wedding

Ceiling Balloon installation for the ceremony

Bring on the balloons, BABY! The past couple of years, we’ve seen an influx of creative balloon displays—from dazzling arches leading to the reception, used as the focal point for the backdrop, as creative ways to frame an escort card display, and more! We’re not full of *hot air* here, balloons + weddings are totally a thing! ;) So, we thought it’d be fun to round up a bunch of our favorite designs to inspire you. Whether you’re planning a wedding, a bridal shower, engagement party, birthday party, or surprise proposal, all it takes is a little bit of creativity and a couple things of helium to really make something *POP*.

Now, let’s take a look at some of the most unique designs we’ve seen lately and see how you can get more bang for your buck with balloons!

photography: Anna Jones / venue: Room 1520 / event design: Urban Allure Events

2. This Peach + Rose Gold Display

balloons: Me and My Tribe / styling: Ella Dee Events / florals: Blooms by Elle

3. This Boho Backyard Masterpiece

balloons: The Pop Shop / florals + set-up: The Foraged Fête

4. This Escort Card Display

photography: Birds of a Feather / venue: The San Francisco Mint / event planning, design + stationery: Jack and Ginger Studios / balloons: Zim Balloons

5. This Darling Sweetheart Table

photography: Victoria Gold Photography / venue: The Ruby Street / planning+ florals: Royal Bee Florals and Events / balloons: Balloonzilla

6. This Bright + Colorful Ceremony Arch

photography: Mary Costa Photography / venue:The Fig House / event design: Anything But Gray Events / balloons: Balloonzilla

seen in this Colorful Wedding Inspiration with an Epic Balloon Backdrop

7. This Floral Pastel Arch

photography: Kas Richards / venue: Campbell Point House / balloons: Belle Balloons / styling: Party With Lenzo / florals: Flowers by Brett Matthew John

8. This Sweet + Sophisticated Dessert Table

photography: Victoria Gold Photography / venue: The Ruby Street / planning: Love Loud Events / balloons: Balloonzilla / florals: Royal Bee Florals and Events

9. This Floral Balloon Arch

photography: Brett Hickman Photography / venue: Monarch Beach Resort / florals: Nisie Enchanted / event design + balloons: A Good Affair

seen in this California Bridal Shower with Poppin’ Pinks + Springtime Florals

10. This Swanky Bar Décor

photography: Carmen Salazar Photography / venue: Beast and Bounty 916 / event design: Parker Nichols Events / balloons: The Party Concierge

11. This Fun Announcement Idea

photography: Kate Elizabeth Photography / balloons: Big Ass Balloons

12. This Ombré Arch

photography: Trevor Mark / venue: Catahoula Hotel / event design + balloons: HTNO & Co Events

seen in this Make a Statement: Create a Balloon Installation for Your Next Party!

13. This Rose Gold Masterpiece That Pairs Perfectly with Rosé

photography: Samantha Simone Photography / event design: Party with Lenzo / stylist: Bertie Does / balloons: Balloon Co. / florist: Sir Botanical

14. Balloons Accenting this Greenhouse Entrance

photography: James and Jess / event design: Wild Heart Events + Amazing Days Events

seen in this Vibrant Wedding Inspiration for the Couple that Loves Color

15. This Fresh + Fun Ceremony Backdrop

photography: Allie Lindsey Photography / venue: Galway Downs / balloons: Balloonzilla

16. This Pastel Peach Above the Table Installation

photography: Ashley Kelemen / venue + balloons: Wild Child Party / design: Carly Rae Weddings

17. This Crazy Fun Brunch Set-Up

photography: Beck Rocchi / balloons: Belle Balloons / styling: Party With Lenzo / florals: Raven and The Rose

18. This Birthday Meets Proposal Balloon Arch

photography: J Wiley Photography / balloon arch: Shindig Chic

seen in this Colorful Whimsical Wedding Proposal

So many creative + fun ideas! Want to get started right away? We’ve got this Floral Balloon Arch DIY for you to try out!

We’d love to hear what creative ideas you have up your sleeve + how you envision incorporating balloons in the comments below!