Hudson Hot Air Affair :: Media Information

Media Note: 

For more information or interviews, please contact Evy Nerbonne at 715-222-5375 or Carla Timmerman at 715-220-9550.  Because of COVID health concerns, media balloon flights during the Hudson Hot Air Affair will be limited.  Please contact Evy Nerbonne for flight availability.

Please be aware that the videos below are from previous Hot Air Affair events, therefore, they depict large crowds of people. This year due to COVID, the Hot Air Affair committee is making changes to the event, keeping the health and safety of the community in mind.  This year’s event will be a hybrid event. There will be balloons in the air (weather permitting), an evening drive-thru balloon glow, some live video coverage of balloon launches, some video reminiscing and some new fun activities.

2020 Hudson Hot Air Affair Preview

2020 Hudson Hot Air Affair Parade

2020 Hudson Hot Air Affair: Saturday Morning Flight

25th Annual Hot Air Affair

2020 Hudson Hot Air Affair: Media Flight

MattsRadShow – Feb 3, 2019 – Massive Hot Air Balloon Launch!

View More Hudson Hot Air Affair videos:

For addition coverage of the Hot Air Affair, check out the River Channel’s Hot Air Affair playlist on YouTube.  Thank you River Channel-Hudson/North Hudson Community Access TV.

2021 Press Releases and Photos:

Additional Hot Air Affair logos and high resolution photos and press releases are available on our Google Drive.

Hudson Hot Air Affair in the News:

Area news articles about Hudson Hot Air Affair:

November 19, 2020

Hudson Hot Air Affair is Bringing Fun to 2021

Hudson Hot Air Affair announces its theme “Bringing Fun to 2021” for the annual hot air balloon rally and winter festival on February 5-7, 2021 in Hudson, WI. With many events being canceled or postponed due to the ongoing pandemic, the Hudson Hot Air Affair committee decided not to cancel. Instead, they are making changes to the event, keeping the health and safety of the community in mind... Read more >



January 3, 2021

Hudson Hot Air Affair will be a Hybrid Event
The Hudson Hot Air Affair is set for February 5-7, 2021 with the theme “Bringing Fun to 2021” and once again the balloons will be the highlight of this 32nd annual hot air balloon rally and winter festival. Be aware that due to COVID health concerns, this year’s event will be different. It will be a hybrid event with some live video coverage, some video reminiscing and some new fun activities... Read more>