I have never been able to wrap my head around the idea of releasing balloons into the sky.  It's done as gender reveals.  It's done at funerals or on the anniversary of a loved one's death.  While the idea seems fun, there is a negative consequence that comes with this action.  Please reconsider...

It's simple...what goes up, must come down.  Aside from being an unsightly mess...that is left for someone else to clean up...but it is a huge hazard for wildlife.

Here are some alternative options to consider...

  • Plant a tree
  • Wildflower seed bombs
  • Light a candle
  • Blow bubbles
  • Create a shape (heart, or word) with a large group of people
  • Smile Cloud
  • Butterfly release
  • Noise makers
  • Go fly a kite
  • Use pinwheels