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Arts & Culture, Summer

How to Ketch’em Alive this Summer

Ketch’em Alive is a free summer concert series that takes place every Tuesday from 7:00PM to 9:00PM at Forest Service Park. National and regional music acts ranging from folk to electronica light up the stage as the sun goes down. Getting ready for a night of music in the park is more an art than a science. Read on for our essential guide to Ketch’em Alive.

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Arts & Culture, Summer

The Artsy Side of Sun Valley

Let me tell you a little secret, there is more to Sun Valley than what meets the eye. Between the epic mountain biking, skiing and hiking lives a vibrant arts and culture scene. Read on to plan your own dose of refinement next time you’re in our mountain town.

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Camping, Fall, Spring, Summer

Unique Places to Stay in Sun Valley, Idaho

Home to Hollywood stars and Olympic athletes, Sun Valley visitors often expect lavish accommodations with white glove service and pillow mints. While five-star hotels and spa treatments abound, the Wood River Valley also attracts a thriving community of outdoor adventurers, ski bums and families, offering up a variety of lodging options for all types of travelers. So whether you’re looking for a diamond facial and mani-pedi, a week or two of #VanLife, or a back-to-nature camping experience with the kids, choose your own adventure this summer in Sun Valley.

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Summer

A Glimpse of What Summer in Sun Valley, ID is All About

Sun Valley, Idaho Summer Virtual Vacation: Words can only do so much justice in explaining a place that you’ve never been to. Perhaps the next best thing to actually visiting a destination in the flesh is to experience it through video. We’ve put together a short series offering up a bit of wisdom from a few wise ones here in Sun Valley, Idaho. Sit back, relax, and let a few local insiders give you their take on the Valley. Fly Fishing with Local Guide, Brian Richter Hiking with Local Guide, Joe St. Onge The Sun Valley Summer Symphony with Conductor, Alasdaire Neale Mountain Biking with Local Rider, Brett Stevenson Golfing with Local Pro, Tate Mills Dive in to more of what Sun Valley, Idaho has to offer by stopping by our homepage www.visitsunvalley.com.

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Arts & Culture, Summer

An Eventful Summer in Sun Valley, ID – 2017

  Every summer adventure conquerers are drawn out of the wood work to Sun Valley, Idaho in search of something special. For some, the lure is the 400+ miles of singletrack mountain biking trails, the endless hiking opportunities or even the rod-torquing trout lurking in the various waters are the sacred quests. For others, Sun Valley’s hybridization of adventure and culture are what truly satiate their cravings. The myriad of events that go down each summer are plentiful enough to please audiences far and wide. This year is no different. Have a look and see what the 2017 summer line-up has in-store. Summer Events & Festivals Wellness Festival | May 26 – 29 Sun Valley Brewfest | June 17 Ride Sun Valley | June 29 – July 2 Writers’ Conference | June 30 – July 3 Hailey Days of the Old West Celebration | July 1 – 4 Ketchum Arts Festival | July 7 – 9 Sun Valley Center – Wine Auction | July 20 – 23 Sun Valley Summer Symphony | July 23 – August 17 Sun Valley Center – Arts & Crafts Festival | August 11 – 13 Wood River Valley Studio Tour | August 15 – 20 Total Solar Eclipse …

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Spring, Summer, Winter

A Piece of Sun Valley: Spots to Grab Unique Souvenirs

While the memories made in Sun Valley will last a lifetime, sometimes it’s fun to bring home a little personal souvenir of your time or bring something back for friends so they can have a small taste of what you experienced. The Sun Valley area is chock-full of unique souvenirs whether it’s merch from your favorite bar or restaurant to local delicacies to just funny oddities.   photo: The Board Bin | SVPN Magazine Clothing There’s no easier souvenir than a t-shirt and Ketchum has plenty that will either inspire a trip down memory lane whenever it’s donned or a good laugh at the slogan on it. Head to skateboard/snowboard shop The Board Bin for any of a variety of “Idahome” shirts, a local favorite started by a Ketchum native. Also available at the Board Bin are other Ketchum-related shirts including one making fun of Ketchum’s name similarity to ketchup, complete with ketchup bottle or shirts depicting the state with the moniker “Iowa” under it.  Many of Ketchum’s favorite bars and restaurants have t-shirts for sale, some simply depicting the establishment name and logo, others with more fun slogans. Famous coffee shop Java sells t-shirts including the popular “Wake and …

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Spring, Summer, Wellness

Sun Valley: Where the Beer and Healthy Initiatives Flow Like Wine

SKI towns typically are not synonymous with health. After a full day of shredding we post up for pints, happy hour discounted nachos, and chicken wings. Our mogul-mashing thighs have earned it, right? Après festivities filled with celebratory beers, and Irving’s Hot Dogs are the norm. However, this all shouldn’t overshadow the abundance of healthy initiatives that lie at the core of this Valley. The abundance of wellness oriented events, fitness clubs, spas, and health conscious food resources here in Sun Valley encourage an overwhelming sense of well-being to locals and visitors alike.
 

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Innovation

Sun Valley, Idaho: A Home for Innovators and Entrepreneurs

Sun Valley has long been an incubator for fostering a special breed of creativity and innovation. From the founding of Sun Valley Resort to the entrepreneurs pushing the limits of outdoor apparel and gear, this small valley high in the mountains has been shaping the face of adventure sport and beyond for decades.

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Family, Summer

Finding Some Grown Up Time: Options for dropping off the kids in Sun Valley

Looking to make some time without the kids this summer? We’ve got a list of the best places to dropped the children off in Sun Valley, Idaho this summer. 

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Fall, Summer, Winter

How to Plan the Perfect Sun Valley Wedding

Sun Valley, with its rustic elegance and tangible charm, is an idyllic setting for a wedding celebration. From a luxurious ceremony for 500 to an intimate dinner affair for 20, Sun Valley has the venues and services needed to provide the perfect experience on your special day.