Experience the Wonder!!
Imagine! As the dew covered meadow shrinks silently away, the panorama of the earth becomes a breathtaking view of beauty and life. You have just taken off on a wondrous flight of fancy and are floating silently and magically in the soft breezes that move you along. The perception of life and your role in it now take on new realizations.
We welcome you to the wonderful world of ballooning in Maryland! Our champagne flights take place over beautiful Howard & Carroll Counties at sunrise and two hours before sunset. Capture the moment and treat yourself and a loved one to a most rewarding experience on "DREAMPUFF BALLOON" or "DREAMSTAR BALLOON".
Schedule your flight Now!!
A $75.00 deposit per person will hold that date for you. Good dates will be going fast. Email or call.
Create on line animated-musical gift certificate in minutes. It will be available immediately for showing.
Preakness Celebration Balloon Festival
16-18 2013 --- A huge SUCCESS!...details
Ron Broderick is your pilot and has an FAA commercially rated license for flying hot air balloons. He is a member of the:
Balloon Federation of America,
Aircraft Owners and Pilots Assn(AOPA),
John Wise Balloon Society.
We participate each year in several Balloon Festivals on the East Coast including:
Preakness Celebration Balloon Festival in Howard County in May
New York State Festival of Balloons in Dansville NY in September.
RECENT PHOTOS FROM OUR PASSENGERS:
Heather and Bob Wandell share many beautiful photos of their November hot air balloon flight. Ramblin Pines Campgrounds is one of our favorite launch sites.
Flying above Carroll County by Asifa Shafi. Asifa has captured her flight experiences in wonderful photos showing balloon set up and launch then fantastic photos from the air and concludes with our landing and pack up with help from our Carroll County neighbors. Take a moment to see what a typical flight looks like. Thank You, Asifa!!
Videos from the public:
August 2012 - courtesy of thalx on YouTube.com
Tracking Dreampuff balloon on a beautiful August evening. This special flight was a surprise wedding proposal flight with many friends of the special couple following along on the chase and gathering at the landing site for champagne toast celebration.
IN THE NEWS 2012:
February 26, 2013. Hot air balloon tragedy in Egypt. Read Balloon Federaion of America Press Release
October 23, 2012-
Fairhaven resident celebrates 90th birthday with tethered hot air balloon ride. >>
Read Carroll County Times Story
August 2012- The Carroll Magazine profiled our hot air balloon business. Carroll County offers a breathtaking panarama of beauty as seen only from a hot air balloon.
Past Newsworthy Events
October 2011- Montgomery Magazine featured Friendship Hot Air Balloon Co. recently. Read about our hot air balloon flights and other stories about GOOD Times and POSITIVE People and LIFE Styles in and around Montgomery County Maryland.
May 21, 2011 A MARYLAND FIRST -- John Ninomiya's Cluster Balloon flying with friends in Libertytown MD.
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July 22, 2010 Read story of our State Tax fight over assessment of illegal amusement tax on our passengers - and how we won
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