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.  

In an effort to manage your expectations for your Sun Valley visit, there are a number of resources in the drop-down menus below. We invite you to take a minute to build an understanding of what is happening here this summer in Sun Valley, Idaho.

Events

Various Locations
Jun 10 – Jun 13 all-day
Sun Valley Wellness Festival & Conference @ Various Locations
12:00 am
2022 Sun Valley Wellness Festival Celebrates 25 years of Pioneering Wellness Programs 25th anniversary  Festival Passes, for both in-person attendance and ‘Virtual SVWF Experience’ options, are available at www.sunvalleywellness.org. Passholders will have full access to all online session content through July 31, 2022. Individual tickets for the Sun Valley Wellness Festival speaker presentations will be offered if space is available. Special lodging rates are being offered by the Limelight Hotel in Ketchum, the 2022 SVWF Headquarters. 2022 Wellness Program Content The Sun Valley Wellness Festival has long been known for bringing the best minds together to address leading-edge wellness topics and this year is no exception. The 2022 SVWF speakers will each address important current wellness research within their area of expertise including anxiety and mental health, psychedelic assisted therapy, meditation, and mindfulness, curing chronic illness through detox gut repair, plant-based healing, shame and recovery, financial wellness, somatic sex, trauma therapy, astrological insights, and spiritual transformation. Speaker sessions will be held at the Argyros Performing Arts Center and adjacent the Limelight Hotel in downtown Ketchum. 2022 Sun Valley Wellness Festival featured speakers include: Rich Doblin, PhD, Harvard-trained researcher and the founder of MAPS—the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies J Ivy, ...
Sun Valley Pavilion
Jun 24 – Jun 25 all-day
Ballet Sun Valley @ Sun Valley Pavilion | Sun Valley | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
Ballet Sun Valley proudly presents Boston Ballet on June 24 & 25 in their debut at the Sun Valley Pavilion. Boston Ballet, led by Artistic Director Mikko Nissinen, is one of the top ballet companies in the United States. The company is known for their innovation, excellence and groundbreaking works. The Festival will feature two unique and exceptional performances that span contemporary to classical works and a new work set to music by the Rolling Stones! With something for everyone you won’t want to miss these spectacular performances. Pavilion seating from $35.  Tickets on Sale April 27 at balletsunvalley.org or  (208) 622-2135
Various Locations
Jul 2 – Jul 4 all-day
Hailey Days of the Old West @ Various Locations | Hailey | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
    Celebrate “Red, White & Blue 2022” Join us for the Days of the Old West Independence Day celebration in Hailey The Parade starts at 12 noon. Enjoy the celebration of a classic American parade on Main Street. Local restaurants serve up their specialties, visit the Blue Cow Antique Fair, and three days of Sawtooth Rangers Rodeo  ending with a big fireworks show, it’s no wonder Hailey has been called one of the best places to celebrate the Fourth of July in the West! Hailey Antique Fair:  July 2-4th, 2022 Nothing is more fun than browsing for unique treasures at a well-curated antique show, and the Hailey Antique Fairs have some of the best antique vendors and wares in the region.  You will be sure to find that perfect one-of-a-kind something! This year the Fair will also feature a beer garden and mechanical bull riding. 4th of July Antique Market  (Roberta McKercher Park) Dates/Times: July 2, 3, 4. 9 am to 6 pm Friday/Saturday, 9 am-4 pm Sunday Hosted by Dana Cameron and Blue Cow Antiques Sawtooth Rangers Days of the Old West Rodeo: July 2-4th, 2022  7:30 PM nightly   Rodeo is a proud tradition in the West and in Hailey the Sawtooth Rangers have ...
Festival Meadows
Jul 8 – Jul 10 all-day
Ketchum Arts Festival @ Festival Meadows | Sun Valley | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
Ketchum Arts Festival is an annual celebration of Idaho art in the shadow of Sun Valley’s Baldy Mountain. This year’s dates and times are July 8 and 9 from 10am-6pm and July 10 from 10am-4pm. Take a breather from your busy summer schedule and spend some time sampling great food and beer, and perusing the creative output of more than 100 Idaho artists. The kiddos will enjoy free activities in a special area while the folks can shop. Even Fido can visit with her friends (from the safety of a leash). Festival Meadow is easily accessed from the Bitterroot stop of the free Mountain Rides Blue Route bus or with a short stroll from Ketchum or Sun Valley on the bike path. More information can be found at www.ketchumartsfestival.com or Facebook/KetchumArtsFestival. Now in our 24th season of celebrating local arts! Ketchum Arts Festival, July 8-10 in Festival Meadow on Sun Valley Road, Sun Valley ID, features Idaho artists plus local food and brews. Free admission. More info: www.ketchumartsfestival.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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Ballet Sun Valley's Summer Festival 2022 is just one month away! ⁠This season, the extraordinary artists of @bostonballet are set to perform on June 24 & 25 at the Sun Valley Pavilion. Over 30 Boston Ballet dancers will grace the stage of the Sun Valley Pavilion for two nights of world-class dance in the mountains. The Festival will feature two(2) distinct programs spanning a range of styles from contemporary to classic. Performance highlights include two new works from ChoreograpHER, a female-led program celebrating innovative women across creative fields, and on night two only, @stephengalloway's DEVIL’S/eye set to music by The Rolling Stones!

Pavilion Seats from $35 – Tickets on sale now at: balletsunvalley.org

PC: @iamkalystro and @oobin_sophia in @helenpickettchoreographer's Tsukiyo 📸 @lizavoll. Courtesy of Boston

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Summer lift access begins tomorrow on Bald Mountain. //#seeksunvalley
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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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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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