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2018 Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic | North Bay

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Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 4:00 am to 10:30 am | Cost: $12*
*Adv. Adults $12; At the door: Adult $18; Child $5. Children 2 and under are free.

Keiser Park | 700 Windsor River Road, Windsor, CA


2018 Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic

Set your alarm early and make the beautiful drive to the north coast for the annual Sonoma County Hot Air Balloon Classic in wine country. You’ll be treated to the dawn balloon launch off a field full of classic and character shaped hot air balloons. Tethered rides* are also available if you would like a taste of what a view from a balloon is like.

28th Annual Sonoma Country Hot Air Balloon Classic
June 9 – 10, 2018 | 4-10 am (yup, it’s that early)
Kaiser Park, 640 Windsor River Rd, Windsor
Tickets: Advanced adult tickets: $12; child: $5. At the door, adult: $18; child: $5. Children 2 and under are free.

2018 Schedule of Events
Saturday 

  • 4 am – Gates Open
  • 5 am – Sonoma County Strong Glow Show
  • 6 am – Main Launch – (Approximately 30 balloons participate)
  • 5:30 – 10:30 am* – Tethered hot air balloon rides
  • 4-10:30 am* – Food booths, craft booths & kids play area

Sunday

  • 4 am – Gates Open
  • 5 am – Dawn Patrol (balloons glow and launch in the dark)
  • 6:30 am – Main Launch – (Approximately 30 balloons participate)
  • 6 am – 10:30 am* – Tethered hot air balloon rides
  • 4-10:30 am* – Food booths, craft booths & kids play area

Please note that most ballooning activities take place early in the morning. Once the balloons launch, there will be tethered balloons on site if you would like a taste of what a view from a balloon is like, but times for tethers are dependent on wind conditions. 

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


Event Details


Cost: $12*
*Adv. Adults $12; At the door: Adult $18; Child $5. Children 2 and under are free.
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals, Kids & Families, North Bay
Address: 700 Windsor River Road, Windsor, CA

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