Sun Valley in the Winter

Start planning your Sun Valley ski vacation here! Sun Valley isn't just a ski town though, it's a place with a unique culture born from its rich history and the contributions of the people who have called it home. The result is a ski vacation destination that isn't driven by the trends of the day, but instead is defined by its innovators, creators, entrepreneurs and adventurers. We're here because we love it here — come for a Sun Valley ski vacation this season and see why.

Argyros Performing Arts Center
Feb 27 – Feb 29 all-day
Sun Valley Music Festival Winter Series @ Argyros Performing Arts Center
12:00 am
For community members who live in Sun Valley year-round, and those who flock to the recreational opportunities the area provides in the winter, the Sun Valley Music Festival aims to provide an uncommonly rich concert experience. The Winter Concert Series will feature familiar and unfamiliar musical pieces in a refreshingly new environment, exploiting a wide range of acoustic possibilities and encouraging concertgoers to interact and engage with musicians in fresh ways. By up-ending the traditional structure of an orchestral performance, the concerts aim to reinvent what it means to enjoy music together. Stay tuned for details later in 2019. “Our goal is to create an event unlike any other our concertgoers have attended—a shared experience that breaks down the walls between musicians and audience, and re-defines the ways in which classical music can enhance our lives. It won’t feel familiar in every way… but it will be very Sun Valley.” —Alasdair Neale, Music Director I’m speechless.  On the drive home, I was racking my brain for an adequate adjective for this evening’s performance and I’m at a total loss.  Kudos to everyone for one of the most amazing nights of music in my life. —Patron, Winter Festival 2019
Various Locations
Mar 18 – Mar 22 all-day
Sun Valley Film Festival @ Various Locations
12:00 am
The Sun Valley Film Festival brings together over 4,500 festival goers for five unforgettable days where industry insiders and movie lovers alike gather to celebrate the art of filmmaking in a majestic setting. A combination of cutting-edge content and unprecedented access in Sun Valley’s cinematic setting makes SVFF a “can’t miss” in this year’s lineup of destination festivals. Exclusive Screenings From documentaries to narratives, shorts and episodic work, SVFF provides an insider look into the gems of the independent circuit. See films on the big screen—as they were meant to be experienced—in an intimate, authentic setting with fellow film lovers. Engage in exclusive Q&As with working artists and the breakout storytellers of tomorrow. Panels and Labs SVFF’s panels and labs are a behind the scenes look at the inner workings of the industry with names you know and those that you will know. Opportunities include Coffee Talks, the Screenwriters Lab, Salon and more. These are your chance to hear war stories from the best and the brightest in visual storytelling. Parties and Gatherings Main Street comes alive with non-stop celebrations and gatherings throughout the five day event. Festival HQ is an immersive lounge where guests are invited to connect, grab ...
Argyros Performing Arts Center
Jun 7 – Jun 10 all-day
Sun Valley Forum: An Impact Accelerator @ Argyros Performing Arts Center
12:00 am
The Sun Valley Institute announces the sixth annual Sun Valley Forum’s dates to be June 7-10, 2020. Details to come!  
Various Locations
Jun 26 – Jun 29 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. _______________________________________________________ The Sun Valley Wellness Festival & Conference (SVWFC), widely recognized as the longest-running wellness festival in the world, announces a move to downtown Ketchum for its 2020 event, taking place June 26-29.  SVWFC will utilize the Argyros Performing Arts Center, the Limelight Hotel, Forest Service Park and Washington Avenue and envisions the use of these adjoining locations as the SVWFC Wellness Path. SVWFC Board President Andria Friesen said, “This exciting move is being made to take advantage of the extraordinary new facilities in Ketchum and to accommodate the space needs of the expanding event. While we immensely enjoyed our past two years at The Community School, change is continuing as our well-received programming and new June event date have created the need for a larger footprint. The Argyros Performing Art Center, the Limelight Hotel, ...

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Skiing & Snowboarding

Ranked the 2nd Best Ski Resort by Ski Mag, Sun Valley is the place to be. We have it all – Bald Mountain’s vertical lines, Dollar Mountain’s family-oriented terrain, and limitless backcountry access.

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Nordic Skiing

Sun Valley is hailed as “Nordic Town USA.” This is some of the best and definitely most immaculately groomed Nordic ski terrain in the US.

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Ice Skating & Hockey

Year-round ice. It’s not just for cocktail drinkers. Ice-skaters and hockey fans can lace up, too, no matter the season. Catch a Sun’s Hockey game or lace up your own skates this winter.

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Welcome Epic Pass Holders

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The 2019/2020 winter season marks Sun Valley, Idaho's inaugural  partnership with the EPIC pass! We've compiled everything you need to know from information on the pass offerings to special Epic Pass deals and specials. 

Sun Valley Epic Pass Partnership

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Getting Here

Getting here is easier than you think. With nonstop flights from 6 major cities, Sun Valley is closer than ever.

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Places to Stay

Book your perfect accommodations, from luxury resorts to cozy condos and expansive campgrounds.

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Dining & Nightlife

We value local, sustainable and organic food 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

Sending it in to the week. // 🏂: @chasejosey #seeksunvalley ...

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While you were sleeping. // 🎥: @travisdamick #seeksunvalley ...

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“The Sky is the ultimate art gallery just above us.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson // 📷: @stefaniebojar #seeksunvalley ...

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Soaking in the 360* views. // 🎥: @stellar_media #seeksunvalley ...

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Local ski coach and athlete, @mistahcollie with a little morning warmup at the Dollar Mountain Park. 🔥🔥🔥 // 🎥: @wingtai53 #seeksunvalley ...

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Watching that giant orb rising dude can make one feel small. // 📷: @stevesmithphoto #seensunvalley ...

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“It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them.” - Hemingway // 🚵‍♀️: @rebeccarusch 📷: @sdondero #seeksunvalley ...

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