Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic


Each year Sonoma County welcomes a fleet of hot air balloons to the skies. Balloon pilots come from across the country to take part in this annual event, and you can be a part of it too! Come to Sonoma County’s premier family event: the 23rd Annual Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic. Bring your family to Keiser Park in Windsor on Saturday and Sunday, June 15th and 16th! Hot air balloons in all colors and shapes will alight before dawn, glowing like jewels in the morning air.

KSRO's Michelle Marques and Tony Landucci will be your announcers for this year's Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic! Listen to KSRO for your chance to win tickets to this great family event.

This year come out to see 5 Special Shape balloons, including Sushi, Panda, and Pencil Boy! Take a ride on a tethered balloon following the main launch. Bring your camera to capture once-in-a-lifetime memories. Dawn patrol is at 5am, the main launch is at 6:30. Presale tickets are $6 for adults, $10 at the door, kids five and under are free! Tickets are available online at and Copperfield’s Books. For more information visit

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