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.

The videos below are from previous Hot Air Affair events. Updated videos will be posted as they become available.

Western Wisconsin Journal: 2023 Hudson Hot Air Affair

2016 Hudson Hot Air Affair Charlie Markert Interview

2022 Interview with Dr. David Koenig

2019 MattsRadShow – Hot Air Balloon Launch!

2020 Hudson Hot Air Affair Parade

Rivers in the Air… Just Add Wind

2021 Hudson Hot Air Affair: Dave & Sue Johnson Balloon Builders

2020 Hudson Hot Air Affair: Media Flight

2020 Hudson Hot Air Affair: Saturday Morning Flight

25th Annual Hot Air Affair

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.

2022-2023 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:

Recent news articles about Hudson Hot Air Affair:


January 6, 2023

Hudson Hot Air Affair: The Magic of Charly Markert

This year Hudson Hot Air Affair is celebrating the theme of “Experience the Magic” and what better way to highlight the magic of hot air ballooning than by honoring world-famous balloon artist Charly Markert. Join us on the weekend of February 3 - 5 for Hudson’s popular hot air balloon rally and winter festival presented by WESTconsin Credit Union. In addition to the 30 hot air balloons at the annual Hudson Hot Air Affair, there will be vintage Charly Markert hand-painted balloons on display... Read more>


December 30, 2022

Hudson Hot Air Affair: Experience the Magic

The 34th annual Hudson Hot Air Affair (HHAA) celebration will be held on February 3-5, 2023, with an event theme of “Experience the Magic.” The Midwest’s premier hot air balloon rally and winter festival, this family-friendly community event is presented by WESTconsin Credit Union with support from hundreds of sponsors, partners and volunteers... Read more>


November 21, 2022

Experience the Magic at Hudson Hot Air Affair

Hudson Hot Air Affair announces its 2023 event theme of “Experience the Magic” for its 34th annual celebration held on February 3-5, 2023. Known as the premier hot air balloon rally and winter festival in the Midwest, this family-friendly community event is presented by WESTconsin Credit Union and supported by hundreds of sponsors, partners and volunteers... Read more>