1- Very often it is the colour of balloons in our dreams which are important (see Colour). However, they can also indicate a party mood or a desire for sex.
2- Balloons were once made of pig’s bladders and were used by the court jester to lighten up the atmosphere around the king and to remind him that he was human. In dreams they may introduce a note of fun amid seriousness.
3- A balloon is a symbol for joy, often a feeling of Might spirited’ joy, or indeed the spirit rising.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
Vision: Seeing a balloon: good ideas are forthcoming, maybe even a discovery. You might also have a love affair now—but beware—things will soon dissolve into thin air.
If you are taking a ride in a balloon: you have lost the ground under your feet—lost sight of your goals. Watching a hot air balloon explode: somebody is really angry with you—and you have given that person every reason to be angry! See Air, Bali, Helium Balloon.
Depth Psychology: If a balloon is floating in the air: you are daydreaming and will be disappointed; if a balloon is bursting: hopes and dreams will fail.... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams of a balloon symbolize freedom and feeling as if you were floating on air. You may be feeling so high that you have lost touch with reality and this dream is your message to stabilize your bliss and get grounded. See Bubble and Flying.... Strangest Dream Explanations
A balloon has a similar connotation as the sphere and the ball from a spiritual perspective but with the added symbolism of ‘light spirited’ joy, or indeed the spirit rising. Thus an ascending balloon – whether it is child’s or hot-air – suggests that you may be making some kind of transition in your life.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: Balloons were once made of pig’s bladders and were used by the court jester to lighten up the atmosphere around the king and to remind him that he was human. In dreams they may introduce a note of fun amid seriousness.
A descending balloon suggests that there is a situation in life in which you need to be grounded and practical.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
If your balloon is deflated, someone you look up to has disappointed you.
To dream that you are in a hot air balloon, suggests that it is time to overcome your feelings of depression. You need to rise about your current problems and reach a calmer, more spiritual place within yourself. This dream may also suggest that you feel the need to be elevated in someone else’s eyes. Also see “Water Balloon.”... My Dream Interpretation
Frustration of the dreamer’s aspirations. More than one balloon, assignments, either too difficult or distasteful. As a symbol of motion, the balloon is also classified as a sex motif.... Psycho Dream Interpretation
Toy balloons signify trivial disappointments; however, passenger balloons follow the classical interpretation, and ascending is favorable while descending portends setbacks.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
(1) A hot-air balloon in the sky may symbolize either (a desire for) freedom from the problems associated with your daily existence, or the achieving of an objective, detached or more spiritual view of things.
(2) Coloured party balloons may symbolize rejoicing and happiness: something to celebrate.... A Dictionary of Dream Symbols
A popped balloon is the bursting of an illusion or fantasy, which gives momentary concern but lasting understanding. Riding in and controlling a balloon means soaring to new heights; drifting means you have no control and are at the mercy of the winds of change. Set your course.... The Dream Books Symbols
Dreaming of a balloon promotes reflection on the ideas of wholeness, freedom, and lightness. So you must meditate and contemplate calmly what concerns you from a broader view. In the case of a childish balloon that escapes from the dreamer’s hands, perhaps in real life you are letting good ideas escape. However, if you let it escape while admiring its flight it indicates intellectual progress. Now, if the balloon bursts it denotes superfluous thoughts. The vision of the balloon predicts short trips, but can also reveal an excessive lust for power.
Dreaming of getting up in the air in a balloon, on the other hand, indicates that you are going through a good time but you must not lose sight of everyday reality.
Dreaming of a balloon cruise promises an unfortunate trip. Moreover, it can also mean that you see everything from a higher perspective. The condition of the landscape below the balloon can tell you a lot about your life and your circumstances.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
Balloons are often used to celebrate someone or something. In dreams they sometimes also represent the freeing and releasing of feelings or creative ideas, while the strings keep them from flying away.
A deflated balloon may indicate disappointment.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
An awareness of drifting through the air in your dream may signal a similar lack of direction in waking life, but if you found yourself drifting towards dark clouds, could this be a warning that you are about to hit a potentially dangerous situation? Or were you terrified that you would plunge to earth in your dream? If you were, your unconscious may be reflecting your fear of losing control in waking life.
If a parachute suddenly appeared to help you land safely, perhaps you need to lower your aspirations, thereby escaping from an exciting but ultimately perilous situation.
If you find yourself flying in a hot-air balloon in your dream, do you long to rise above or overcome problems that are tying down your waking life?
Although you may have no sense of direction, flying in a hot-air balloon does allow you to take an overview of the situation, rather than letting your vision become bogged down with petty details.
If you dreamed that you clutched a balloon, let it go and watched it drift skyward wondering where it will go, your unconscious may be commenting on your own lack of direction or focus. On the other hand it may simply imply your desire to coast for a while through life. A dream of flying a kite may suggest that, although your feet are on the ground, you are starting to control your aspirations and direct them to a higher place.
If the kite disappeared from view or snapped from its string, then this may suggest that you have been overambitious and that your vision has lost touch with reality.... The Element Encyclopedia
To dream about a hot air balloon suggests that it is time to overcome your feelings of depression. You need to rise about your current problems and reach a calmer, more spiritual place within yourself. This dream may also suggest that you feel the need to be elevated in someone else’s eyes.... My Dream Interpretation
If you dream of throwing water balloons, then you are playing games with your emotions, and trying your hand at manipulation. Dreams of a water balloon signify compartmentalized feelings and that you are attempting to contain, restrain, understand and/or make light of the mystery of life.... Strangest Dream Explanations