The Birthday Cake Hot Air Balloon

Skychariot Balloons

The Birthday Cake Hot Air Balloon

Owner/Pilot Keith Sproul

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The Birthday Cake Balloon Festivals

Date (2016)Event YearLocationWeb Site
June 24-26Chester County Balloon Festival
10New Garden Air Field
Toughkenamon, PA
July 8-9Angola Balloons ALoftAngola,
Aug 20-21Hudson-Concord Elks Balloons & Blues Festival
Hudson, MA
Hudson, MAFaceBook
Date (2015)Event YearLocationWeb Site
May 22South Bend, IN Birthday Party150thSouth Bend, IN 
July 2-5Ashland Balloon Fest25thAshland,
July 17-19Wellsville Balloon Rally40thIsland Park
Wellsville, NY
Date (2014)Event YearLocationWeb Site
June 27-29Syracuse Balloon Festival35thSyracuse, NY 
Date (2012)Event YearLocationWeb Site
July 27-29Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning
30thSolberg Airport
Readington, NJ
Sept 20-23Adirondack Balloon Festival Glens Falls,
Date (2011)Event YearLocationWeb Site
Jul 29-31Football Hall of Fame Balloon Festival
Pilot Walt Rudy
YouTube Video
Date (2010)Event YearLocationWeb Site
Jul 30 -
Aug 1
Football Hall of Fame Balloon Festival
Pilot Walt Rudy
YouTube Video
Date (2009)Event YearLocationWeb Site
Mar 7-15Canberra Festival Balloon Spectacular
Pilots: Glo Kehoe & Debbie Sproul
 Canberra, AustraliaCanberra Web Site
Mar 25-29Balloons over Waikato
Pilots: Glo Kehoe & Debbie Sproul
10thHamilton, New
Sept 18-19Great Forest Park Balloon Race
Pilot: Carl Young
20th Anniversary
of the
Energizer Bunny
St Louis,
Sept 25-27Bluegrass Balloon Festival
Pilot: Mark McSkimming
75th Aniv of
Meijer's Dept Store
Date (2008)Event YearLocationWeb Site
Jul 3-4Pottstown Balloon Festival25thPottstown,
Aug 29 -
Sept 1
Oneonta NY Balloon Festival
Pilots: David Markowitz & Lou Barthelemy
100thOneonta, NY 
Sept 26-28Bluegrass Balloon Festival10thLouisville,
Date (2007)Event YearLocationWeb Site
Jul 20-22Poughkeepsie Balloon Festival100th
Chamber of
Poughkeepsie, NY 
Jul 27-29Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning25th NJFOB
40th Quick Chek
Solberg Airport
Readington, NJ
Aug 17-19Great Falls Balloon Festival15thLewiston/Auburn,
Aug 30 -
Sept 3
Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival
Pilot: Mark McSkimming
20thGatineau, Quebec,
Date (2006)EventYearLocationWeb Site
May 26-29Letchworth Red, White & Blue Balloon Rally100thLetchworth State Park,
Aug 4-6Pittsfield Balloon Festival25thPittsfield, NHPittsfield Balloon Festival
Sept 1-3New York State Festival of Balloons25thDansville,
Date (2005)Event YearLocationWeb Site
Aug 6Warren County Farmers Fair-Phillipsburg,
Sept 9-11Atlantic Balloon Fiesta20thSussex, NB,

Click here for Keith's Complete Schedule

If you would like to have the "Birthday Cake" Hot Air Balloon at your festival, event, or party,
please contact

Last updated 4/18/2016

Picture History of the Birthday Cake

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July 17-19
40th Anniversary
Great Wellsville Balloon Rally
Wellsville, NY

Picture from FaceBook
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July 4th, 2015
25 Aniversary Ashland, Ohio Balloon Festival

Picture by Conner Thompson
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May 22, 2015
150th Birthday of South Bend, Indiana

Picture from the South Bend Tribune
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Sept 22-23, 2012
Adirondack Balloon Festival
Glens Falls, NY

Pictures by Curt Grant (From FaceBook)

Picture by Kristi Barlette (Times Union)
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Sept 2012
Gatineau Balloon Festival
Gatineau, Canada

Picture from FaceBook
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July 27-29, 2012
NJ Festival of Ballooning
Solberg Airport
Readington, NJ

Picture by Karen Smith

Picture by Dan Whalen
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July 2011
Football Hal of Fame
Canton, OH
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July 2010
Football Hal of Fame
Canton, OH
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March 2009
Wakito New Zealand

Pictures by Mark Mitchell (From Aunty Monkey)
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March 7, 2009
Canberra Balloon Festival
Canberra, Australia

Picture by Ralph Sanderson
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Sept 26, 2008
Bluegrass Festival
Louisville, KY
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Sept 1, 2007
Gatineau Balloon Festival
Gatineau, Canada

Picture by Kim Cook
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July 28, 2007
New Jersey Festival of Ballooning
Solberg Airport, Readington, NJ

Picture by Andy Page

Picture by Andy Page

Picture by Debbie Sproul

Picture by Debbie Sproul
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July 22, 2007
Poughkeepsie Balloon Festival
Poughkeepsie, NY
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Aug 5, 2006
Pittsfield Balloon Festival
Pittsfield, NH
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May 27, 2006
Letchworth Red White & Balloon Festival
Letchworth State Park, NY
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Sept 9-11, 2005
Sussex Balloon Festival
Sussex, NB, Canada

Sept 9
Balloon Glow

Sept 10th
View from the top
Picture by Bill Whelan

Sept 11th
View from the bottom

Sept 11th
Birthday Cake & Wings of Wind Tetrahedron
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Aug 6, 2005
Warren County Balloon Festival, Warren Co, NJ

Looking up inside the balloon. Pepperoni Pizza?
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Birthday Cake Trailer

Trailer Graphics by Brooks Graphix

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Birthday Cake Pilot Jacket
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Real Birthday Cakes

Jan 12, 2008
Made by Patty Guilfoyle

Birthday Cake
For Mark/Keith Carol/Debbie 50th birthday
While Keith was still in the hospital in Albuquerque, NM

Fun Facts about "The Birthday Cake Balloon"

Manufacturer Aerostar Balloons
Year Made 1996
Size (Volume) 160,000 cu ft
Height of Balloon 80 ft
Diameter of Balloon 71 ft
Number of Candles 20
Height of Candles 12 ft
Weight of Envelope 807 lbs

IF this was a REAL cake

you would need the following
(Info thanks to Mark Yonker)
840,000 Boxes of cake mix
2,520,000 Eggs
17,500 Gallons of cooking oil
66,000 Gallons of water
900,000 Cans of icing
A real cake as large as "THE CAKE" would weigh 1,732,000 lbs
and server 6,480,132 people
or you could make 20,160,000 cupcakes

Frequently Asked Questions

Question Answer
What is it like to fly this thing? It's a piece of cake!
How many people does it take to pack up? 10 - 12 is ideal, we can do it with 8
How hard is it to pack up? It is actually easier than it looks. For a shape this big it goes pretty well
How many people can fly in it? Two to three passengers

Birthday Cake Banners by

"For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards,
for there you have been and there you will long to return."

- Leonardo da Vinci

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the number of moments that take our breath away."
- Anonymous

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Created 8/6/2005
Modified 4/18/2016
Copyright Keith Sproul