Welcome to Buzzard’s Glory Hot Air Balloon Company. We hope you enjoy the fun, excitement and adventure captured in these photos.
A ride in a hot air balloon is unlike any other experience. Floating through the sky seeing the land spread out below and seeing the area from a unique perspective. (More Info and pricing)
Buzzards Glory Balloon Company, LLC provides fun, family oriented hot air balloon rides for all occasions. Flying the skies over Cedar Rapids for over 40 years, Buzzards Glory was founded in 1974 by Peter O. Stamats to share his love of ballooning with others.
I call it Birk Lake because a group of us would go to Jim Birk’s lake and fly balloons, eat, drink and be merry, long before there was a formal festival. We still go to Birk’s lake and now enjoy all the fun of the Defiance Hot Air Balloon Festival. Past years have included skeet …
I should explain the title to those who may not understand. BattleCreek is a city in Michigan and each year around the 4th of July they host an air show and Hot Air Balloon Competition. I’ll fill you in on how balloonists compete further down, I also need to explain “Birk”. James “Jim” Birk has …
Let’s make it HOT! Next time we inflate I better not find anything that matches these on the balloon! ~Susan
You can schedule a ride by calling 319-363-3842 or emailing Susan firstname.lastname@example.org.