Creativity in the air.

We have been creating spectacular, custom-made, lightweight hot air balloons in Ottawa, Canada since 2009.

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Standing over 100 feet tall and over 90 feet wide.

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Standing 80 ft tall, LoveBear is an overload of cuteness.

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Alien Rocket

Standing almost 100 ft tall. This balloon is out of this world.

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Design Services

We can design and build anything you would like to see in the air.

Corporate Balloons

We can operate any type of hot air balloon program.

About Us

Bard Balloons is a Hot Air Balloon Manufacturing Company operating out of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada and servicing the entire ballooning community. We manufacture under Transport Canada's "amateur-built" category (also known as "experimental") to similar standards as Type Certified balloons and we pride ourselves in exquisite designs and top quality workmanship. Making balloons this way offers us flexibility to create almost anything you can imagine as a hot air balloon. We offer hot air balloon design services, as well as new manufacturing, repair and/or rebuilding services.

Our Team

The faces behind the balloons.

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Alain Bard

Owner / Creator

Alain has been a creator his whole life. Since 2009 his passion has turned to hot air balloons.

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Misun Kim

Chief Crew

Misun has been an integral part of the team since 2016.

Clients Testimonials

What others have to say:

"Thank-you for the team and Pilots, your professionalism and attention to the UTMOST safety of our consumers and guests, and a wonderful experience in the balloon!"

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Beth-Ann Perry

National Brand Manager

Congratulations! The ballon is fantastic. You can be very proud of your work and the obvious dedication to detail and craftsmanship.

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Bob Romaneshi

Zing Aerosports

Congrats! It's even more impressive than the renderings. What a cool balloon!

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Jon Radowski

Apex Balloons

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Get In Touch

  • Ottawa, Canada
  • alain@bard.ca
  • +1 (613) 853-6675