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January 31, 2019
The Hudson Hot Air Affair balloon launches offer a colorful show for spectators. Visit HudsonHotAirAffair.com/Balloons to learn about the 35+balloons and pilots scheduled to attend 30th annual Hot Air Affair. Submitted photo
Hudson Hot Air Affair: Let the fun begin!
January 31, 2019 - 12:00pm
January 30, 2019
Michelle Webb, Linda White, Brian Scheel and Taylor Scheel are three generations of Hudson Hot Air Affair volunteers. This photo was taken in the early 2000s. Photo courtesy of Evy Nerbonne
Hudson Hot Air Affair = Family affair for many
January 30, 2019 - 6:00am
January 26, 2019
Captain Jack, from Captain Jack Entertainment, with Hudson Hot Air Affair committee members Carla Timmerman, Taylor Scheel and Linda White. Photo courtesy of Evy Nerbonne
Captain Jack to be Grand Marshal of pirate themed HAA parade
January 26, 2019 - 10:00am
January 24, 2019
WESTconsin Credit Union is the corporate sponsor of the Hudson Hot Air Affair. Many of the WESTconsin Credit Union representatives are wearing the new Hot Air Affair shirts which will be available for purchase during the event. (Front row, from left): Marki Thompson, Bri Klaren, Maria Harp, Lori Rayome; (back: Deanna Grigus, Maria Schmitt, Terri Huckabee, Emma Andersen, Heather King, Sandy Kloetzke, Mary Behling, Kyle Hayes and Sharon Young. Submitted photo
Hot Air Affair pre-events kick off this weekend
January 24, 2019 - 5:00am
January 23, 2019
Taste of Hot Air Affair features local wines, beers & spirits
January 23, 2019 - 8:37am
January 18, 2019
The Smooshboard team to the left is "Fresh Turf" and on the right is the 4H team called Brees launching for the start of their heat race, as the Championship Trophy sits on the ground at the starting line showing all competitors what they are racing for. Photo courtesy of John Knutson
HAA is looking for swashbuckling smooshboard teams!
January 18, 2019 - 5:00am
January 10, 2019
Fred G. Monster, a unique special shape balloon, will participate in the 2019 Hudson Hot Air Affair on behalf of Family Fresh Markets of Hudson, New Richmond, and River Falls. Submitted photo
Countdown to the 2019 Hot Air Affair
January 10, 2019 - 8:00pm
December 29, 2018
Hudson Hot Air Affair volunteers Richard and Sharon Young celebrate the 2019 theme “Pirates Fly’n the Croix-ribbean.” Submitted photo
Hudson Hot Air Affair ships in with a pirate theme in February
December 29, 2018 - 12:00pm
September 17, 2018
Pirates Fly’n the Croix-ribbean will be the theme of the 2019 Hudson Hot Air Affair winter festival and hot air balloon rally. The 30th annual event, sponsored again by WESTconsin Credit Union, will be Feb. 1-3 and organizers are bringing a special shaped balloon to Hudson to celebrate the landmark anniversary and pirate theme. Pet Leg Pete the Pirate Parrot will highlight a weekend of balloon launches, a moon glow, a torchlight parade and winter activities throughout the Hudson community. Submitted photo
Talk like a pirate with Hot Air Affair
September 17, 2018 - 7:00am
June 2, 2018
Join Hudson Hot Air Affair volunteers Richard and Sharon Young for some pirate fun on the St. Croix River cruise on June 18. Submitted photo
Hot Air Affair celebrates with a pirate cruise
June 2, 2018 - 7:49am
January 25, 2018
Taste of Hot Air Affair features local wines, beers and spirits
January 25, 2018 - 12:00pm
Hudson Hot Air Affair has 40 hot air balloons scheduled to attend the 2018 “Touchdown Hudson XXIX” event Jan. 26-28. The commercial balloons attending this year will include: US Bank balloon piloted by Scott McClinton, RE/MAX Maximum Exposure piloted by Ken Walter, RE/MAX Results piloted by Mike Sommer and Blaser SwissLube piloted by Rick Piendel. Photo courtesy of the Hudson Hot Air Affair
Hudson's Hot Air Affair: Let the fun begin
January 25, 2018 - 6:00am
January 16, 2018
Students assemble inside a balloon envelope during a Hot Air Affair educational program at Houlton Elementary School. Photo courtesy of Art Juchno
Hot Air Affair weekend packed full of fun events
January 16, 2018 - 7:00am
January 13, 2018
Emcee John Knutson dressed as "the Hulk" from the 2014 Silver Screen Themed Hot Air Affair Smooshboard competition, standing beside the best dressed costume winning team who all came dressed as the "Titanic" from the epic motion picture. Photo courtesy of John Knutson
Hot Air Affair - Looking for Smooshboard teams!
January 13, 2018 - 5:00am
January 2, 2018
WESTconsin Credit Union will continue as the corporate sponsor marking nine years with the community celebration. In the front row (from left to right): Maria Schmitt, Lori Rayome, Melissa Kraemer, Lauren Mitchell and Mary Behling. Back row: Aaron Brager, Jennilee Foley, Abigail Olson, Maria Harp, Cecilia Clohisy and Kyle Hayes. Photo courtesy of Evy Nerbonne
Hudson Hot Air Affair celebrates football theme in January
January 2, 2018 - 7:00am
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