Idaho In the 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.  

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Events

Bald Mountain
Jun 21 – Jun 23 all-day
Outerbike @ Bald Mountain
12:00 am
Western Spirit Cycling has partnered with Sun Valley to provide a summer solstice Outerbike in one of the bucket list locations of mountain biking. With over 400 miles of singletrack spread throughout the valley, the mountain biking is some of the best—and most scenic—in the country. Bald Mountain now boasts America’s longest purpose-built downhill and 3,100 feet of thrilling lift-accessed trails (including two new downhill rides!). For a milder experience, riders can head to the White Clouds trail network or take the leafy Wood River Trail, to any number of mixed ability trails in the Adams Gulch area. Your registration fee buys you access to the all the bikes, lunches, beer, prizes, and entrance to our evening party, not to mention a 3 day lift pass! 3 passes to choose from: Full Demo: The whole shebang! 3 days of bike demos, 3 delicious lunches, shuttled rides, access to all of the Sun Valley Mountain Resort lifts & trails, prizes & contests, parties, and beer for 2 evenings at the event! BYOB: NO bike demos with this pass. If you are certain there is no better bike than the one you own and you feel guilty even thinking about riding another, ...
Various Locations
Jun 28 – Jul 1 all-day
Sun Valley Wellness Festival & Conference @ Various Locations
12:00 am
​For over two decades the renowned Sun Valley Wellness Festival and Conference has inspired thousands of people to live healthier lives, and features some of the world’s foremost wellness speakers. The four-day conference features top wellness experts with more than 30 presentations and workshops addressing diverse aspects of body, mind, spirit, and environmental wellness. The festival also offers movement classes, a Wellness Experience Hall, music, and more.
Jul 4 – Jul 7 all-day
Hailey Days of the Old West
12:00 am
Hailey, Idaho offers up perhaps the most quintessential hometown 4th of July celebration in the west. There is plenty to do and authentic entertainment for all ages: Pancakes breakfasts, kids’ carnival, antique fairs, rodeos, THE parade and of course, fireworks!
Sun Valley Pavilion
Jul 5 – Jul 7 all-day
Ballet Sun Valley @ Sun Valley Pavilion
12:00 am
San Francisco Ballet will bring 38 Company dancers from 13 countries to perform two completely different programs in the iconic Sun Valley Pavilion. Program A on July 5 presents an evening of mixed repertory work and pas de deux. Program B on July 7 features three ballets from the 2018 Unbound Festival of New Works. The conductor of the Festival orchestra will be Maestro Martin West, acknowledged as one of the world’s foremost ballet conductors.

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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