Sun Valley Pavilion
Jul 26 – Aug 19 all-day
Sun Valley Music Festival Returns to In-Person Concerts @ Sun Valley Pavilion
12:00 am
The Sun Valley Music Festival announces repertoire details and the concert schedule for its return to in-person concerts July 26-August 19, 2021 at the Sun Valley Pavilion. The 37th annual Summer Season will feature 14 admission-free concerts alongside the fundraising Gala Concert and multiple outreach and education events, all presented safely in a beautiful, outdoor setting. Programming highlights this year include the world premiere of a Festival commission – Jessie Montgomery’s Five Freedom Songs with soprano Julia Bullock; Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with superstar Joshua Bell for the fundraising Gala Concert; a celebratory concert honoring frontline heroes; Rachmaninoff’s renowned second piano concerto with Joyce Yang; Schumann’s Cello Concerto with Alisa Weilerstein; Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3 with Vadim Gluzman; Mahler’s Fourth Symphony, and a season finale featuring Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony. All summer performances, including chamber concerts and recitals, will take place at the Sun Valley Pavilion and can be enjoyed outdoors, from within the open-air Pavilion or from the lawn. Concerts begin at 6:30 PM Mountain Time. Complete concert details can be found at svmusicfestival.org/events. Concert schedules and repertoire are subject to change. Seating and attendance protocols will be determined closer to the start of the Summer Season, based on health ...
Sawtooth Brewery Summer Music Series Presents "Liver Down The River" @ Hop Porter Park | Hailey | Idaho | United States
7:00 pm
Come join us for some live music, tasty pub food from the Outpost, and delicious craft beer! Come early to grab food and a spot! Bring your lawn chairs, family & dog! No outside food or drink please. Shows are FREE & start at 7:00 pm at Hope Porter Park, 312 Bullion St, Hailey, ID 83333.  
Sawtooth Valley Pioneer Park
Aug 5 – Aug 8 all-day
Sawtooth Valley Gathering @ Sawtooth Valley Pioneer Park | Stanley | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
#SVG6 will feature 20+ live performances from national, regional, and local acts at Sawtooth Valley Pioneer Park on August 6-7, 2021. Live music will also be produced August 5 -8 at Mountain Village Resort’s – Velvet Falls Dance Hall. Onsite and off-site camping will be offered beginning Thursday, August 5 and available until Monday, August 9. Beverage, food, arts, and craft vendors, workshops, and much more will all be offered in addition to the scheduled musical performances. For more information, please visit: http://www.sawtoothvalleygathering.com/site/ SEE YOU IN THE SAWTOOTHS! #seeyouinthesawtooths #svg6
Field Daze, REINHEIMER RANCH East
Aug 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Children's Faire @ Field Daze, REINHEIMER RANCH East | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
12:00 pm
A fun-filled afternoon, for children and adults of all ages, with live entertainment, food trucks, mini farmer’s market, fiddlers, face painting, hula hooping, lassoing & so much more!!
Atkinson Park
Aug 13 – Aug 15 all-day
Sun Valley Arts & Crafts Festival @ Atkinson Park
12:00 am
This summer we celebrate the 54th edition of the Sun Valley Arts & Crafts Festival. Join us in beautiful Atkinson Park in downtown Ketchum as we welcome 130 professional artists and craftspeople to the Wood River Valley. This festival is a juried, outdoor, fine arts and crafts show that is completely free and open to the public. This event typically has food trucks, artist demonstrations, music and a kids’ activity area. The rigourous jury process used to select artists and craftspeople to exhibit their work ensures the residents and visitors to the show will see truly exceptional work in all different categories. According to the Greg Lawler’s Art Fair SourceBook, the Sun Valley Arts & Crafts Festival in 2018 ranked #4 in the country for Fine Crafts sales and #20 in the country for Fine Arts sales. Plan your visit to Ketchum, Sun Valley, Hailey and the Wood River Valley to coincide with the Sun Valley Arts & Crafts Fesitval to see for yourself what makes this such a special event!  
Sawtooth Brewery Summer Music Series Presents "Olivia and the Sun Dogs" @ Hop Porter Park | Hailey | Idaho | United States
7:00 pm
Come join us for some live music, tasty pub food from the Outpost, and delicious craft beer! Come early to grab food and a spot! Bring your lawn chairs, family & dog! No outside food or drink please. Shows are FREE & start at 7:00 pm at Hope Porter Park, 312 Bullion St, Hailey, ID 83333.
Artists' Studios
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm
Wood River Valley Studio Tour - Cancelled @ Artists' Studios | Hailey | Idaho | United States
10:00 am
WOOD RIVER VALLEY STUDIO TOUR, INC. regrettably announces the cancelation of the annual Tour of professional artists’ studios previously scheduled for August 21 – 22, 2021. The nonprofit’s leadership and the hundreds of professional artists who work and live in the greater Sun Valley, Idaho community will look ahead to welcoming visitors to their creative spaces in August of 2022. The annual weekend-long event typically draws thousands of people to participate in self-guided tours of artists’ working studios. Since 2013, the event has become a celebration of the Valley’s creatives. They welcome visitors and neighbors who cross the thresholds of their art studios located in Bellevue, Hailey, Ketchum, and Sun Valley. Each year visitors mark their calendars to return to the Wood River Valley to participate in this unique cultural learning experience. Next year, the Wood River Valley Studio Tour will resume its annual event scheduled for August 20 – 21, 2022. The uncertainty caused by the pandemic continued through Fall 2020 to the present. This uncertainty hampered the necessary preparations to produce a successful event this summer. The organization’s volunteer leadership is redirecting its efforts toward creating a safe, healthy, and joyful event in 2022. Planning for next year’s ...
River Sage Stables
Aug 22 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
"Forks 'N Spurs" A Western Culinary Festival @ River Sage Stables | Bellevue | Idaho | United States
3:00 pm
Join us for a gourmet BBQ prepared by local chefs & SVCI staff. Pie baking competition, silent auction, live music, line dancing, equine events, local vendors and more! Details to follow. A benefit for the Sun Valley Culinary Institute.  
Lion's Park
Aug 27 – Aug 28 all-day
Summer's End ~ The Draper Rendezvous @ Lion's Park | Hailey | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
Summer’s End ~ The Draper Rendezvous will take place August 27 & 28, 2021 at the majestic Lion’s Park and Draper Preserve in historic Hailey, Idaho. 2 Days of National, Regional, and Local musical acts on 2 stages + food & art vendors. Limited Camping Available at Lion’s Park & Hop Porter Park. Noon to 11:00PM daily. Late Night Events after Festival. Summer’s End ~ The Draper Rendezvous will follow government, county, and city health and safety ordinances regarding “Covid-19.” Highly recommend wearing a mask when not able to be 6 feet apart from each attendant. KIDS UNDER 16 FREE. RAIN OR SHINE EVENT Official Line – Up for The 2nd Annual Summer’s End ~ The Draper Rendezvous 8/27/2021   The Mother Hips (Featuring Scott Law) ~ Sarah Shook & TheDisarmers ~ Rainbow Girls ~ Trevor Green ~ Milton Menasco & The Big Fiasco ~ Far Out West ~ Madeline Hawthorne ~ St. Terrible & The Gospbell of Nothingness ~ The Weary Times ~ Gretch N’ Rodgers ~ High Mtn Heard 8/28/2021   Thunderpussy ~ John Craigie ~ Kitchen Dwellers ~ Daniel Rodriguez ~ Brad Parsons ~ Laney Lou & The Bird Dogs ~ Andrew Sheppard ~ Blood Lemon ~ Jesse Dayne & The ...
Various Locations
Sep 1 – Sep 5 all-day
Rebecca's Private Idaho @ Various Locations
12:00 am
This year Rebecca’s Private Idaho is bringing you three ways to participate! Ride with us in beautiful Ketchum and Sun Valley Idaho, train with us through BaseCamp, and or compete remotely from wherever you are! Get ready to #JoinTheRusch! RPI Sun Valley – Connecting People, Purpose & Place Also known as traditional PRI, this will be the tried and true event taking place in Rebecca’s hometown.  There’s something for everyone as you saddle up and roll in the beautiful Sawtooth Mountains. Registration is filling up fast ~  Secure your spot today to saddle up!  Register for RPI Sun Valley! A Gravel Experience for Everyone From the smashing climbs for experienced riders in the 4 day Queen’s Stage Race to the introduction to gravel riding in the Tater Tot 20 miler, RPI Sun Valley has something for every ride level that will be sure to reward your hard work with stunning views and hometown hospitality.
Various Locations
Sep 3 – Sep 5 all-day
Wagon Days @ Various Locations
12:00 am
Ketchum is back in the saddle for Wagon Days! We are excited to announce that Wagon Days will take place this September 3 – 5, 2021. Wagon Days A Ketchum, Idaho Tradition. Since 1958, the City of Ketchum has celebrated its mining history with the largest non- motorized parade in the west.  Spend a day with the whole family. The Big Hitch Parade begins on Saturday 1pm. The Big Hitch Parade, features- quality buggies, carriages, carts and stagecoaches, and begins at 1 p.m. and proceeds down Sun Valley Road before turning north on Main Street. The grand finale, as always, will be the “Big Hitch,” historic Lewis Ore Wagons pulled by a 20-mule team from Bishop, CA on a jerkline.   Saturday, September 4 Big Hitch Parade – 1 p.m. Grand Marshal Celebration Children’s Activities Local Food and Beverage Vendors on East Avenue Historical Display in Ore Wagon Museum: The Lewis Ore Wagons will be on display outside the Ore Wagon Museum beginning on  on Friday, August 20. Wagon Days Headquarters at Ore Wagon Museum – Opens August 21 More information on Wagon Days events to come…. WAGON DAYS FRAMED POSTERS The Spaulding Collection – In lieu of our Pancake Breakfast event. Because of COVID-19, ...
The Community Library
Sep 9 – Sep 11 all-day
Ernest Hemingway Seminar @ The Community Library
12:00 am
The 2021 Ernest Hemingway Seminar, initially scheduled for Fall 2020, will celebrate two short stories and Hemingway’s time in Africa. We’ll read “The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber” and “The Snows of Kilimanjaro,” both published in 1936 following Ernest and Pauline’s three-month safari in 1933. Both stories can be read online by clicking their titles above, or in multiple print editions, including The Complete Short Stories: The Finca Vigía Edition. For three days we will explore these texts and the history surrounding them. In addition to a dynamic array of lectures and opportunities for discussion, we will enjoy films, good food, and fellowship, all of which make this Hemingway seminar unique. Registration for the seminar will open in Spring 2021. If you’d like to receive updates about the program, you can join the mailing list here. Contact Martha Williams, Programs and Education Manager for information: [email protected]  
Festival Meadows
Sep 17 – Sep 18 all-day
Oktoberfest! @ Festival Meadows
12:00 am
Get Your German on, Idaho Style at Sawtooth Brewery’s 10th Annual Ketchum Oktoberfest! Join us at Sun Valley’s Festival Meadows Sept. 17 & 18 for Beer, Food, Music, and Games! Visit www.KetchumOktoberfest.com for all of the details about this year’s events, including an expanded menu from the Outpost by Sawtooth Brewery! Enjoy our 4.25 acre Beer Garden with German Beers by Sawtooth Brewery on tap. We will have Pints, SiliPints, 25 oz., .5L, & 1L Glassware available. Any Sawtooth glass is your ticket to Oktoberfest! On tap will be: Oktoberfest! Cold Springs Pilsner Cranberry Gosé Festival HefeBarrel Aged Standhope Doppelbock Raspberry Wyder’s Hard Cider Root Beer Wine by the Glass Sawtooth Brewery Outpost will be slinging bratwurst along with other German-inspired Pub Fair with a local flair. More to come!    
Various Locations
Oct 6 – Oct 10 all-day
Trailing of the Sheep - 25th Anniversary! @ Various Locations
12:00 am
The Trailing of the Sheep Festival was started in 1996 in response to the rapid loss of farms and ranches and the rapid growth in the Wood River Valley. The Festival preserves the stories and colorful history of sheep ranchers and herders, celebrates the rich cultures of the past and present and entertains and educates children, adults and families about the production of local food and fiber that sustain local economies and generations of hard-working families. Our mission is: To gather, present and preserve the history and culture of the families and individual men and women involved in Idaho sheep ranching and to honor their contributions to the development of Idaho and the West. Trailing of the Sheep has been named in the Top Ten Fall Festivals in the World, Top 200 Best U.S. Festivals and the Top 100 Festivals in N. America. In 2013, USA Today named it One of the Top Ten Fall Festivals in America.  It is also the recipient of the Governor’s Award for Cultural Heritage.    
Various Locations
Oct 13 – Oct 17 all-day
Sun Valley Jazz and Music Festival @ Various Locations
12:00 am
Sun Valley Jazz and Music FestivalFive days. Forty Bands. One Million Smiles  Attendees from all fifty states, every Canadian province, and several foreign countries gather each October to celebrate live performances of America’s music. The Sun Valley Jazz & Music Festival was birthed out of a love and appreciation for jazz music by Tom & Barbara Hazzard and is held mid-October each year in Sun Valley, ID. Become One of the Thousands of Jazz Fans Who Have Been Delighted Since 1990! This experience of telling the story of “American” music is our passion. Amazing isn’t it? We all get to be part of this history while it’s still in the making. The names that ring through eternity—Armstrong, Ellington, Fitzgerald, Beiderbecke, Goodman, Holliday, Basie, Shaw, Miller, and so many more—have created a legacy of delight that lives on through those of us who participate in this jazz festival. The history of this music echoes the history of twentieth century America. This jazz event is held this year because of your continued support and encouragement. You tell people how much fun it is and that they need to come to Sun Valley. It continues because people have a heart to support the event and because ...
Various Locations
Feb 3 – Feb 6 all-day
Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour @ Various Locations
12:00 am
Details still to come for 2022’s 49th annual Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour! Exact dates to be determined / first week of February. Please contact race director Jody Zarkos at [email protected] or visit the BMT website at www.bouldermountaintour.com.
Artists' Studios
Aug 20 @ 10:00 am – Aug 21 @ 5:00 pm
Wood River Valley Studio Tour @ Artists' Studios
10:00 am
The Sun Valley, Idaho area is home to an abundantly diverse collective of visual artists. Brilliantly illuminating the creative talent in the Sun Valley region, the 10th annual Wood River Valley Studio Tour opens the doors of professional artists’ studios to the general public Saturday and Sunday, August 20th & 21st, 2022. Visitors from near and far travel by car, bicycle or on foot on self-guided adventures, exploring artists’ working sanctuaries throughout the Wood River Valley. Extending from Bellevue in the south end of the valley to Ketchum in the north and all parts in between, visitors enjoy the rare experience of being in the environments where art is created while getting acquainted with the makers and gaining a close-up view of the materials and media artists employ. All events are FREE and open to the public.
Artists' Studios
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm
Wood River Valley Studio Tour @ Artists' Studios | Sun Valley | Idaho | United States
10:00 am
The Sun Valley, Idaho area is home to an abundantly diverse collective of visual artists. Brilliantly illuminating the creative talent in the Sun Valley region, the 11th annual Wood River Valley Studio Tour opens the doors of professional artists’ studios to the general public Saturday and Sunday, August 19th & 20th. Visitors from near and far travel by car, bicycle or on foot on self-guided adventures, exploring artists’ working sanctuaries throughout the Wood River Valley. Extending from Bellevue in the south end of the valley to Ketchum in the north and all parts in between, visitors enjoy the rare experience of being in the environments where art is created while getting acquainted with the makers and gaining a close-up view of the materials and media artists employ. All events are FREE and open to the public.

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