Appreciating Value (Tony the Balloon Guy and Face Painter Phyllis, an Orlando-Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater-Sarasota-Lakeland balloon artist and face painter duo, provide pony rides and other entertainment and decorations for company events, company picnics, employee appreciation days, customer appreciation events, grand openings, Christmas parties, other holiday parties and more)

GTE Federal Credit Union in Tampa had their first Memberfest this year, with ice cream, hot dogs, bounce houses, a DJ, cheerleaders and a player from the Tampa Bay Lightning hockey team and, right in the middle of everything, balloon art and face painting by Tony the Balloon Guy and Face Painter Phyllis.

Everyone had a great time!

We have also provided balloon entertainment, face painting, balloon decorations, and/or pony rides for:

  • Ace Electrical Services, Kissimmee
  • Accusoft Pegasus, Tampa
  • Allstate Insurance, St. Petersburg
  • AMC 12/IMAX, Sarasota
  • Bank of America, Weeki Wachee
  • Best Buy, Spring Hill
  • Bright House, New Port Richey
  • Brooksville Healthcare Center, Brooksville
  • Coggin Honda, Orlando
  • Coggin Kia, Jacksonville
  • Coggin Toyota of the Avenues, Jacksonville
  • Courtesy Autogroup, Brandon
  • Dayton Andrews Dodge, St. Petersburg
  • Dillard’s, Countryside
  • Dunkin Donuts, Lutz
  • Florida Aquarium, Tampa
  • Glazer Children’s Museum, Tampa
  • Gold Pros, Bradenton
  • Hilton, Orlando
  • Honda of Port Richey, Port Richey
  • Huntington Learning Center, Tampa
  • JC Penney, Spring Hill
  • Junebug’s Children’s Store, Spring Hill
  • Kumon Center, Palma Ceia
  • LA Fitness, St. Petersburg
  • Museum of Science and Industry, Tampa
  • Pasco Regional Medical Center, Dade City
  • PSAV, Orlando
  • RaceTrac, Brooksville, Homossassa and Land O Lakes
  • Royal Caribbean, Fort Lauderdale
  • Safety Harbor Resort and Spa, Safety Harbor
  • Sephora, Countryside
  • Sears, Crystal River
  • Sherwood Florist, Spring Hill
  • Spring Hill Regional Hospital, Spring Hill
  • Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson, P.A., Tampa
  • Suncoast Villa Luxury Apartments, Spring Hill
  • SunTrust Bank, Spring Hill
  • Tampa Lighting, Tampa
  • Tampa Yankees, Tampa
  • Target, Spring Hill
  • Trinity Urgent Care, Trinity
  • University of South Florida, Tampa
  • Village Cadillac and Toyota, Homosassa Springs
  • Wachovia Bank, Dade City
  • Wal-Mart, Brooksville, Spring Hill, Wimauma/Sun City Center
  • WAMU (Washington Mutual), Brandon

Plus a lot of restaurants, for grand openings, special events and/or weekly appearances. You can find those on our website.

Maybe sometime we can help with an event for YOUR company!

Have a fun day! (Please visit for testimonials, more info and photos/pictures)

(352) 796-1125

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Consistently named “The Best Balloon Person I’ve Ever Seen,” international balloon artist/balloon twister Tony the Balloon Guy (”Tony Balloonguy” on Facebook) and family provide special-occasion balloon delivery/balloon deliveries and also entertainment (party packages that can include balloon twisters/balloon man/balloon animals, face painters/face painting – chiefly Face Painter Phyllis, glitter tattoos, pony parties, princess parties, piano music, an upbeat and entertaining fortune teller, a magic show magician, etc.) for birthday parties; family reunions; family picnics; trade shows; school parties, fairs, carnivals, festivals, assemblies and other events; church parties, picnics, festivals, outreach events and holiday events; grand openings, corporate/company picnics, parties, employee appreciation days and such; holiday parties; kids’ parties/children’s parties; civic association picnics, parties and other events; and more, throughout the Tampa Bay area (Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Seffner, Tarpon Springs, Polk City, Holmes Beach, Feather Sound, Northdale, Bushnell, Lakeland, Brooksville, Leto, Redington Shores, Lake Wales, Westchase, Brandon, Davis Islands, Apollo Beach, Ruskin, Sun City Center, Palmetto, Ybor City, Pinellas Point, Sarasota, Winter Haven, Old Hyde Park Village, Sun City Center, Valrico, Egypt Lake, Bradenton, New Port Richey, Pinellas Park, Plant City, Town N Country, Bloomingdale, Mango, Madiera Beach, Treasure Island, Palma Ceia, Lutz, Oldsmar, Odessa, Shore Acres, Tavares, Trinity, Thonotosassa,  Bayboro, New Tampa, Wesley Chapel, Tierra Verde, Temple Terrace, Belleair Beach, Weeki Wachee, Ridge Manor, Harbor Island, St. Joe, Largo, Seminole, Bartow, Channelside, Riverview, Lecanto, Cheval, Haines City, Gibsonton, San Antonio, Dade City, Zephyrhills, Floral City, Spring Hill, Clearwater Beach, Wimauma, Crystal Springs, Coquina Key, Homosassa Springs, Carrollwood, St. Petersburg Beach, Dunnellon, Inverness, Citrus Park, Crystal River, Kenneth City, St. Leo, Spring Valley, Gulfport) and the state of Florida, including the Central Florida/Orlando/Kissimmee area (Poinciana, Altamonte Springs, Winter Park, Longwood, Wildwood, Leesburg, Mascotte, Oakland, Groveland, Oviedo, Clermont, Casselberry, The Villages, Maitland, Masaryktown, Darby, Winter Garden, Deland, Deltona, EdgeWater, Daytona Beach). Balloon decor/decorations, too (arches, columns, canopies, centerpieces, etc., for weddings, baby showers, grand openings, dances, golden anniversaries and more). Tony the Balloon Guy’s work has been covered by and photographed for the St. Petersburg Times, the Tampa Tribune, the Orlando Sentinel, and smaller newspapers like the Gulfport Gabber and The Laker of Pasco County, as well as being reported on by the online services of TV stations like Bay News 9 and WTSP-TV Channel 10. Tony the Balloon Guy has also appeared on Emmy-award-winning Charely Belcher’s “Charely’s World,” a “Good Day Tampa Bay” feature on WTVT-TV Fox 13.

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