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

Sun Valley Pavilion
Jul 20 – Jul 23 all-day
Sun Valley Writers' Conference @ Sun Valley Pavilion
12:00 am
For four days, SVWC writers and readers laugh and learn, hike and talk, and stretch the limits of their imagination. The days are filled with books, ideas, stimulation and fun. Extraordinary writers and thinkers talk with an engaged audience about their work, the world, and discuss why literature matters.
Argyros Performing Arts Center
Jul 23 – Jul 26 all-day
Sun Valley Forum @ Argyros Performing Arts Center
12:00 am
The Sun Valley Institute announces the fifth annual Sun Valley Forum, “The Future We Want: Transforming Leadership, Accelerating Innovation, Unlocking Imagination,” to take place at the Argyros Performing Arts Center in Ketchum, Idaho on July 23– 26, 2019. The Forum will gather several hundred leaders and luminaries, trailblazers and change-makers from across the globe for three days together to build the future we want. Attendees engage in a participative experience, hearing from experts in government, business, philanthropy, investment, advocacy, the arts and entertainment from the main stage and participating together in breakout “Innovation Laboratory” working sessions. Topics include: the transformation of our energy and food systems, impact investment, building resilient cities and rural communities, protecting our oceans from plastic waste and islands as innovation laboratories, the Political Climate podcast will be back again to be taped live on stage, now hosted by the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and the USC Schwarzenegger Institute. Registration is open now at https://www.sunvalleyforum.com. “Accelerating environmental harm is a threat multiplier to our economically interdependent world and calls for urgent, proactive leadership to build resilience. Our task is informed by the World Economic Forum’s 2019 Global Risks report, Out of Control, which named the top two risks facing humanity: extreme weather events and ...
Various Locations
Jul 25 – Jul 27 all-day
Sun Valley Tour de Force @ Various Locations
12:00 am
Sun Valley Tour de Force is a weekend of epic proportions! At the Friday evening Sun Valley Tour de Force Car Show up to 200 cars gather on the closed streets surrounding Ketchum Town Square. Exotics, vintage as well as cars participating in Saturday’s high-speed event will be on display, offering an excellent preview and photo opportunity for guests. The event is FREE for all spectators. Saturday’s unique high-speed event takes place on a closed public road just minutes from the world-famous Sun Valley resort. Spectators will enjoy the thrill of watching the cars barrel down Highway 75 at Phantom Hill, surrounded by the statuesque Sawtooth Mountains. Photo: Jim Peterson
Sun Valley Pavilion
Jul 29 – Aug 22 all-day
Sun Valley Music Festival @ Sun Valley Pavilion
12:00 am
With free year-round music education programs complimenting free-admission concerts, the Sun Valley Music Festival has claimed a place of world-class status in the North American classical music scene. What really sets the Sun Valley Music Festival apart is the audience’s affectionate rapport with the musicians, nurtured by Music Director Alasdair Neale, and felt by every artist who performs with the Sun Valley Summer Symphony. 2019 Summer Concert Series: July 29 – August 22

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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