2021 Thurston Classic

June 18-19

The 32nd Anniversary of the Thurston Classic Hot Air Balloon Event will resume in 2022

Thurston Classic Sponsors

2021 Ted Watts Tribute Lodging at Holiday Inn Express and a meal for pilots and crew at Firehouse Tap & Grill will be underwritten by Meadville Medical Center, a longtime sponsor of the weekend event.

The Thurston Classic Hot Air Event is free. There are no admission fees, no parking fees, and this event is made possible through sponsorships and your donations. If you would like to find lodging or other events in the Meadville/Crawford County area during the time of the Thurston Classic, please consult the website of the Crawford County Convention & Visitors Bureau.

We thank you for your support of the Thurston Classic Hot Air Balloon Event. A special thank you goes out to our sponsors for the 2019 Thurston Classic:

Thank you to our MAJOR SPONSOR, Timbercreek Tap & Table

Timbercreek Tap and Table