The Smilesville Balloon Festival is a huge event that takes place every spring in the Happy District. People from all around Encephalon, mostly Smilesvillians, travel to participate in the fun.
Everyone is encouraged to wear some sort of balloon clothing or accessories. If you don't have any, that's okay, because there are plenty of vendors looking to sell their own balloon items to you. Every person that shows up gets one free balloon, their choice of color, and markers that will safely write on latex so they can decorate them. You can also walk around to see displays of news types of balloons people have invented.
There is an art display for sculptures and pictures made from balloons, and it's also a contest. The creators of these pieces will be graded on creativity, presentation, use of color, and how well the patrons respond. There are two categories; sculptures and pictures. Each participant may enter both, but only one entry per category.
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