Lanky Lou - North Carolina Stilt Walkers

Lanky Lou

Lanky Lou is a stilt walking specialist, performing entertaining antics and featuring a multitude of characters. Lou incorporates comedy, improvisation and high-energy dance moves with his fantastic balloon making performances and juggling exhibitions.

A seasoned professional with over five years of experience working for organizations like the Charlotte Bobcats, NASCAR, USTA and with municipalities and private companies. Lou has a zany, family-friendly sense of humor that brings the laughs and tickles the funny bone.

His fabulous dance moves astound, his crazy outfits amuse and his balloon sculptures amaze all who see. You can find Lanky Lou strolling through festivals, fairs, parades, picnics, parties and special events throughout the Carolinas and Southern Virginia. He spreads happiness while strolling, playing games with the little ones, or twisting balloons. He is easy to find, just follow the laughter and look UP!

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  • Charlotte, NC
  • Hickory, NC
  • Greensboro, NC
  • Winston Salem, NC
  • High Point, NC
  • Raleigh, NC
  • Durham, NC
  • Chapel Hill, NC
  • Danville, VA
  • Roanoke, VA
  • Salisbury, NC
  • Asheboro, NC
  • Statesville, NC

Lanky Lou will travel for an additional fee!

Costume Options:

Available Costumes: Cowboy, soldier, tuxedo, monster, pirate, and others.


Strolling: $175/hr with a two hour minimum.

*All pricing is in US Dollars and is subject to change if your specific requirements differ from the descriptions.
**Special rates may apply for the more elaborate costumes and the fee does vary per costume.