At Adventure in Fun, what makes us great, is who we are!

OMG = Our Magnificent Group…

 Learn more about our multi-talented staff.

DUSTIN QUEARY

Meet Dustin Queary!

 

Dustin Queary is the multi-talented Lead Artist and Designer of the Adventure in Fun team and has been delighting clients for more than 15 years. His rare talent for masterfully sculpting balloons into charming representations of popular characters that we all know and love has garnered him awards both nationally and internationally.

 

Dustin has performed on six continents and has been an instructor at several international industry conventions, since 2007 including multiple years at Kapital Kidvention, FPBA International Convention 2008 – 2015 and 2018, East Coast Face Paint Convention 2007 - 2010, OZ Balloon Convention in Australia 2014, Bolivia International Balloon Convention 2015 and FABAIC Conventions.

 

His skillful balloon work has been highlighted in Shanghai China, Stuttgart Germany, as well as Belgium starting in 2004. More than 350,000 visitors at the 2016 Guinness World Record Balloon City in Xiamen China had the opportunity to view one of the projects where Dustin was a lead designer.

 

But wait, there’s more! Dustin is no one trick pony, in addition to his balloon twisting expertise, he has turned his deep love for animals into an edutainment experience for everyone! As an avid animal rescue enthusiast, his shows are a true teach, show and tell ‘must have’ for corporate events, company picnics and themed children’s parties, fairs and festivals. And if that’s not enough, he can take your event to new heights with his fancy footwork as a stilt-walker with more than a dozen years of experience. 

 

With literally thousands of events under his belt Dustin Queary is one of the wonderful artists behind the “Adventure in Fun” experience. That’s why we say, let us make your next event an Adventure in Fun!

PJ Masks, Gecko, Catboy, Dustin Queary,
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Simply Shonna

There’s nothing simple about Simply Shonna as Shonna Flanigan is widely known. This artistic phenom is the creative energy behind success of Adventure in Fun, the company Shonna founded. What started off as a hobby to entertain her own children turned into a burgeoning business in 2005 and has continued to grow in ways no one could have imagined.


Shonna, though somewhat shy by nature started entertaining others when she was 12 years old. Her skill and creativity as a balloon decorator, balloon sculptor, face painter, and glitter tattoo artist led her to become a business entrepreneur that has traveled around the world and back again entertaining and teacher. Her first students were her very own children as she the mother of, Dustin, Alyana and Alysa who are among the talented artist that now work for her. Shonna’s list of accomplishments are many. She has won the 2019 Inspire Award from Betallatex Balloon Company for being innovative and an inspiration to the industry.


She has produced 5 Instructional DVDs on the specialty shape balloon ‘The Big Bear Head’.
Shonna took this obscure balloon which was on the threat of extinction and came up with hundreds of uses for it. She has traveled in Europe and the United States teaching how to use it. In addition she is a sought after instructor at industry conventions such as:

  • Twist and Shout International Balloon Convention,

  • Kapital Kidvention from it's beginning in 2009 to it's 10th year Anniversary 2019

  • Florida Super Jam International Balloon Convention,

  • FPBAConvention from 2007 to 2018

  • FABIAC

  • East Coast Face Paint Convention

  • EFABE--European Face and Body Art Event,

  • Fabulous Entertainers Convention

  • BAMM  

  • Circus Magic

  • Kentucky Clown Derby

  • Kim Tom International Children's Festival in Shanghai China for Golden Week 2007, Shanghai Fashion Show

  • AEMI Balloon Festival, Xintiandi--Shanghai, China October 2008

  • She has also performed Comedy Educational Shows throughout Europe on the Military Bases

  • As owner and CEO, Shonna Flanigan knows a thing or two about entertaining, business and fun. So when she says “Let us make your next event an Adventure in Fun” believe her because it’s not just a slogan.

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Alayna Nicole is the ‘Adventure in Fun’ all around ‘jack of all trades’ five talent threat with over a dozen years in the business! She is a lightning fast, super creative, Balloon Artist, Glitter Tattoo Artist and fabulous Airbrush Artist but get her from behind the brushes and machines and voilà!


Alayna is one of the prettiest Stilt Walkers you will ever find. Her agility makes her a fun addition to any festivities and you have to see her jazzy dance moves while standing almost 9 feet high.


Alayna’s warmth and friendliness as a Character Performer makes her a natural event greeter and Brand Ambassador for any event you may have planned. She loves people and people love her, so ask for Alayna by name and watch your event transform!

Alayna Nicole

Alayna Nicole, Rainbow Clown, Adventure
Alayna Nicole, Adventure In Fun, Mad Hat
Princess Rapunzel Alayna Nicole, Balloon
Alayna as Sparkle 2
Alayna Nicole, Elf, Holiday, York, Mecha
Adventure In Fun, Alayna, Stilts, Freder
Jester Stilts, Alayna Nicole, Adventure
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SAMPLES OF HER WORK

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T-Rex, Face Painting by Vicki, Adventure
Henna by Vicki, Adventure In Fun, Freder
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VICKI

SAMPLES OF HER WORK

Yu Li, Sunset Face Painting, Frederick,
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YU

SAMPLES OF HER WORK

Henna by Kate, Hands, Mother-Daughter, A
Butterfly by Kate, Face Painting, Advent
Pikachu by Kate, Adventure In Fun, Face
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KATE

SAMPLES OF HIS WORK

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Dylan, Family, Color caricature, Adventu
Dylan, caricature, Adventure In Fun, Yor
Dylan, caricature, Adventure In Fun, Yor
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DYLAN

SAMPLES OF HER WORK

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KAYLA

Angie, Adventure In Fun, Abstract Desgin
Angie, Adventure In Fun, Wings Airbrush
Angie, Adventure In Fun, Abstract Leopar
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SAMPLES OF HER WORK

ANGIE

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ASHLEY

SAMPLES OF HER WORK

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CAROL

SAMPLES OF HER WORK

Henna, Angela Beall(3), York, Lancaster,
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Daisy Face Painting, Adventure In Fun, A
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ANGELA

SAMPLES OF HER WORK

SAMPLES OF HER WORK

Army Caricature, Suzanne Grover, Adventu
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SUZANNE