Hot-air fun fills sky in Santa Paula

Sixth annual Citrus Classic Balloon Festival taking flight

Hot-air fun fills sky in Santa Paula

SANTA PAULA, Calif. - Weather permitting, there will be dozens of hot-air balloons in the sky over Western Ventura County this weekend.

At least 30 hot air balloon pilots are taking part in the sixth annual Citrus Classic Balloon Festival.  Look up this weekend and you may see dozens of hot air balloons flying over Ventura County.

The balloons will take off from a field at 18249 E. Telephone Road.

At 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, the balloons will be blown up during a spectacular event called  "Balloon Glow."

There will also be a car show and train rides nearby for the whole family.

For more information and how to watch or take a ride in a hot-air balloon, log onto


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