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Inhale. Exhale. Slow it down. Loosen up. Pour a cup. Meet a local. Make a friend. Pay it forward. Take a hike. Take a nap. Sleep in. Stay out. Buy a round. Tip your server. Share a smile. Respect the land. Lend a hand. Be kind. Go well.

In an effort to manage your expectations for your Sun Valley visit, there are a number of resources in the drop-down menus below. You'll find everything for what to expect ranging from COVID-19 updates to the current status of businesses and restaurants. We invite you to take a minute to build an understanding of what is happening here in Sun Valley, Idaho.

Mindfulness in the Mountains

Sun Valley Ranked #1 by SKI Magazine

We're beyond stoked to be graced with the #1 Ski Resort Ranking from SKI Magazine this year! Big thanks to the readers for giving us the nod for a second year in a row.

Here's what they're saying, "Sun Valley is just magical. The village and the Lodge can’t be topped. The mountain is perfectly maintained and has perfect pitch on every run. The history makes it fun to be a part of. The Holding family are supreme stewards of this jewel."

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Upcoming Events

Sun Valley Pavilion
Jul 24 – Aug 18 all-day
Sun Valley Music Festival @ Sun Valley Pavilion
12:00 am
  This summer, Music Director Alasdair Neale and the Festival’s all-star orchestra present over three weeks of word-class performances in a gorgeous, outdoor alpine setting. Whether it’s epic works from Beethoven to Strauss, contemporary masterpieces from acclaimed newcomers, or Americana favorites from film and Broadway, there is truly something for everyone. Renowned guest artists include pianist Daniil Trifonov, violinist Leila Josefowicz, and pianist Orion Weiss. The genre-defying trio Time For Three returns to unveil a new concerto by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts. And the popular post-concert lawn party returns. It’s all free, available for everyone to enjoy from the open-air Sun Valley Pavilion and its adjacent lawn. See complete concert details HERE Here’s a preview from Maestro Neale: See complete concert details HERE This Summer Season will also feature Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana” for the 2022 Gala Fundraising Concert on July 31. Unpretentious and endlessly entertaining, “Carmina Burana” is a rollicking choral tour de force – if classical music had a “rock opera,” this would be it. Ticket sales support the Sun Valley Music Festival and its community initiatives and help keep the concerts and education programs free for everyone. “Carmina Burana” is one of the most-performed classical works in the ...
Atkinson Park
Aug 12 – Aug 14 all-day
Sun Valley Arts & Crafts Festival @ Atkinson Park
12:00 am
This summer we celebrate the 53rd edition of the popular Sun Valley Arts & Crafts Festival. Join us in beautiful Atkinson Park just off Main Street in Ketchum as we welcome 132 professional artists and craftspeople from 27 different states to the Wood River Valley. This Festival is a juried, outdoor, fine arts show that includes world-class artwork in categories such as painting, sculpture, ceramics, photography, woodwork, metalwork, jewelry and more. The rigorous jury process used to select artists ensures the residents and visitors to the Festival will see truly exceptional work in all different categories. This Festival also has food trucks, a picnic area, live music, and a kids’ activity area. It is completely free and open to the public.  
Various Locations
Aug 31 – Sep 4 all-day
Rebecca's Private Idaho @ Various Locations
12:00 am
RPI Sun Valley Celebrates 10 Years! #gravelforgood This year Rebecca’s Private Idaho is bringing you three ways to participate! Ride with us in beautiful Ketchum and Sun Valley Idaho, train with us through BaseCamp, and or compete remotely from wherever you are! Get ready to #JoinTheRusch! RPI Sun Valley – Connecting People, Purpose & Place Also known as traditional RPI, this will be the tried and true event taking place in Rebecca’s hometown.  There’s something for everyone as you saddle up and roll in the beautiful Sawtooth Mountains. Registration is filling up fast ~  Secure your spot today to saddle up!  Register for RPI Sun Valley! For RPI Sun Valley Schedule HERE A Gravel Experience for Everyone From the smashing climbs for experienced riders in the 4 day Queen’s Stage Race to the introduction to gravel riding in the Tater Tot 20 miler, RPI Sun Valley has something for every ride level that will be sure to reward your hard work with stunning views and hometown hospitality.
Various Locations
Sep 2 – Sep 4 all-day
Wagon Days @ Various Locations
12:00 am
Since 1958, the City of Ketchum has celebrated its mining history with one of the largest non-motorized parades in the west. Come spend the weekend with the whole family and watch the Big Hitch Parade on Saturday at 1 p.m. The Big Hitch Parade, featuring quality buggies, carriages, carts and stagecoaches, is one of the largest non-motorized parades in the Pacific Northwest. The grand finale, as always, is the “Big Hitch,” the historic Lewis Ore Wagons pulled by a 20-mule jerkline. Monday, August 15 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily – Wagon Days Headquarters, Ore Wagon Museum and Bonning Cabin Enter the Ore Wagon Museum to explore an historical collection from Ketchum’s mining era, the town’s founding and the historic Wagon Days Big Hitch Parade. Souvenirs and commemorative memorabilia will be on sale. Take a tour of the City of Ketchum’s iconic Ore Wagons – on display on East Avenue in front of the Ore Wagon Museum on the corner of East Ave. and 5th St. Horace Lewis began the “Ketchum Fast Freight Line” soon after the town was founded on August 2, 1880. The first load of ore was carried from the Elkhorn mine to the railroad at Kelton, ...

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...

Skiing & Snowboarding

Ranked the #1 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

The Sun Valley Resort will once again be in a partnership with the EPIC pass! While there is an affiliation, the Resort is not required to uphold the same reservation requirements that Vail owned resorts are required to do. For more information on Sun Valley's 21/22 resort operations, check out their site. We've compiled everything you need to know from information on the Epic. Hit the button below for all of the details.

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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

Truly a treat having the @preshallband performing The Second Line through the streets of downtown Ketchum! // #seeksunvalley ...

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@tabernyc capturing the magic of the Perseid meteor shower in our own backyard. // #seeksunvalley ...

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@woodriverfarmersmarkets are a mighty fine way to grab a variety of fresh food, drinks, and more.

The Ketchum market can be found at the River Run base from 2-6pm

The Hailey market can be found at Roberts McKercher Park on Saturdays from 9am - 1pm

Markets run mid-June through the end of September.

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Itching for the weekend and some epic adventures #visitsunvalley ...

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What are you 4th of July weekend plans?

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Running into the weekend like…

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We’re loving all the green mountains and blooming flowers 🏔 🌸

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The 25th annual Sun Valley Wellness Festival begins today! Tickets are still available and all are welcome at the Experience Park at Festival Meadows. Go get your zen on. 🙏

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