The balloon ride was fantastic! Great weather and and excellent company.


Welcome to Hot Expectations Balloon Company……making memories at 1,000 feet.



Hot Expectations Balloon Company is Kansas City’s premier hot air balloon ride business giving you an intimate balloon ride adventure of a lifetime!

Starting at $250.00.


Make a marriage proposal your loved one will never forget.


Celebrate a birthday



Fulfill a bucket list……..


or simply have a scenic hot air balloon ride for no special occasion but a lasting memory.  We can make your dreams come true.

 We are a family owned, locally operated business and have been offering intimate balloon rides for two passengers in Kansas City, Overland Park and Olathe for 37 years. Join us with our professionally licensed and experienced balloon pilots to take you across the great states of Kansas and Missouri.

Please refer to our Passenger Rides page for more information and prices.

Contact us at 913-897-1030  to reserve your day or purchase a gift certificate.

Call today. You’ll be one step closer to achieving a memory of a lifetime.


Bill, Suzan & Grant Smiley

Hot Expectations Balloon Company

11915 W 143rd Terrace

Olathe, KS 66062

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