Sun Valley Summer Travel Resources

Explore Summer

Taking the road less traveled is more of an attitude than a place. Sure, you’ll encounter plenty of hidden gems along the way—like a serene hiking trail or a rooftop bar—but you’ll also open up a world of freedom, inspiration and untapped possibilities. Whether you choose to take the unbeaten path or let the path choose you, we’ll be here when you’re ready.  

Events

Various Locations
Feb 1 – Feb 6 all-day
Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour @ Various Locations
12:00 am
The 49th annual Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour will take place in person in Ketchum, Idaho on Saturday, February 5. Due to the popularity of last year’s virtual event, “Our Boulder, Your Backyard,” participants may opt to ski on a course of their choice between February 1-6. Registration is now open at skireg.com/zions-bank-boulder-mountain-tour. All entrants who sign up before October 31 will be entered into a drawing for season Nordic ski passes courtesy of the good folks at Sun Valley Resort and the Blaine County Recreation District. For the virtual event, participants will ski a 30k or 15k course of their choice in a convenient location. Trails will be suggested at various areas and resorts in regions throughout the United States. Times will be submitted by racers for posting on the BMT Leaderboard. Prizes will be awarded via livestream raffle on Monday, February 7. The BMT Block Party and Awards Bash will be from 5-7:30 p.m. at Ketchum Town Square on Saturday, February 5. Food and beverage trucks, awards, music, and a good time will be on tap. Raffle prizes include skis, boots, poles, clothing, bags, and training aids from our generous sponsors and supporters. You must be present to ...
Various locations
Mar 30 – Apr 3 all-day
Sun Valley Film Festival @ Various locations
12:00 am
SVFF returns in 2022. Passes on sale now! We are thrilled to welcome you back, in person, for our 2022 Sun Valley Film Festival from March 30 to April 3. We invite you to join us for curated films, unforgettable parties, and a gathering of inspiring visionaries right here in Sun Valley, Hollywood’s original ski Shangri-La. Maximize your Festival experience with one of our four passes, now on sale. Whether you’re after ultimate access with our Patron Pass or are all about the screenings with our Film Pass, we have an experience tailored just for you. Purchase now to lock in your access to Festival films, panels, and parties. Pass sales are limited, so don’t delay. SVFF supports independent film and the magic of storytelling. It’s mission to celebrate and award filmmakers who are established and emerging has earned the Festival accolades by the film industry, film festival goers, film lovers, and filmmakers. The year-round Sun Valley Film Initiative develops professionals and illuminates the process of filmmaking, propelling emerging voices with grants and education. Since 2012 the Sun Valley Film Festival has invited fans and filmmakers to America’s first ski resort to celebrate the magic of storytelling. In the past, Festival ...
Various Locations
Jun 10 – Jun 13 all-day
Sun Valley Wellness Festival & Conference @ Various Locations
12:00 am
Twenty-five years ago, mindfulness, spiritual self-care, and alternative medicine were considered fringe practices. Today these practices are mainstream essential parts of health and wellness. The Sun Valley Wellness Festival has produced cutting-edge programming from its inception. The 25th Anniversary in 2022 continues this tradition by celebrating where we have come from and where we are going. Events will pay homage to the visionary speakers and community members who have helped make this event one of the top wellness festivals in the country. 2022 Festival Overview   Live Speaker Presentations Experience Park & Wellness Shopping Workshops & Activities Inspired Panels & Expert Talks Movement Classes & Ceremony Fireside Conversations More information at sunvalleywellness.org
Sun Valley Pavilion
Jul 16 – Jul 18 all-day
Sun Valley Writers' Conference @ Sun Valley Pavilion
12:00 am
Thanks for a Great 2021 Conference! See You in 2022: Saturday, July 16 – Monday, July 18 SVWC 2021 Videos View recorded talks from the stage at the 2021 Conference: WATCH NOW For more information, please visit www.svwc.com  

Use this calendar to find out what is happening in and around Sun Valley, Idaho and the entire Wood River Valley, including Ketchum and Hailey, plus...

Hiking

No matter where you are in Sun Valley, you're never more than a few minutes from a trailhead. A short hike in any direction and you are sure to find views that will take your breath away.
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Biking

Summer in Sun Valley means biking. Come check out our trails, including lift access on the back of Bald Mountain for 3,400 vertical feet of gorgeous trails.
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Dining & Nightlife

We value local, sustainable and organic sustenance here in Sun Valley, and our menus show it. Learn more about our eclectic range of cuisines and nightlife.
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Explore Flights

Summer lift access begins tomorrow on Bald Mountain. //#seeksunvalley
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Let Us Guide You to the Best of Sun Valley, Idaho. Guides are the best way to show you the insider tips, tricks, locations and ways of doing things. They're also an incredible way to introduce you to those unexpected opportunities lying under your nose. Catch a glimpse of what you'll find this summer in Sun Valley, Idaho. ...

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Summer turns and alpine canoeing? Ahhh the good ole’ days! // #seeksunvalley #summer #oldschool #summerskiing #canoe ...

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Ahhh the dog days of summer! // 📸: @talroberts #BALL #summer #dogdays #seeksunvalley ...

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Wondering what to do with the kids this summer? Don’t panic Sun Valley is the land of family fun! Check out the link in our bio for the best kid friendly activities. // 📸: @schirfphoto #seeksunvalley #summer #mountainbike ...

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What will you find in Sun Valley?. The Sun Valley, Idaho area is home to more miles of open spaces than you can cover in a lifetime. With six mountain ranges, four world-class fly fishing waterways, 400+ miles of singletrack mountain biking trails, and endless amounts of hiking, Sun Valley makes for an ideal destination to socially distance yourself. We hope to see you in Sun Valley, Idaho this summer. #seeksunvalley #summer ...

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It’s the first day of summer everyone!! Happy solstice! // #seeksunvalley #summer #wildflowers ...

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Food just tastes better outside! That’s why we put together some places around town to enjoy your takeout and soak up the sun this summer in our most recent blog. // 📸: @mattleidecker #mindfulnessinthemountains #seeksunvalley #summer ...

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