St. Paul, Minnesota, United States / July 3, 2004
Greg Arrigoni used 1434 Qualtex balloons to build a balloon arch. The balloons were three feet in diameter. The arch measured 600 feet wide and 340 feet tall. It took 65 tanks of helium to fill the balloons. The arch was built at the Grand Excursion festival to commemorate the the 150-year anniversary of the founding of St. Paul, Minnesota.