Feb
4
Sat
50th Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour @ Various Locations
Feb 4 all-day

The 50th annual Zions Bank Boulder Mountain Tour will take place in Ketchum, Idaho, on its traditional day, the first Saturday in February, falling in 2023 on February 4.

The premier cross country race in the Western United States, the Tour is staged on the historic Harriman Trail located in the pristine Sawtooth National Forest Area. Race distances are 34 kilometers, the Full Boulder, and 15 kilometers, the Charley Course Half Boulder.

The field features World Cup-caliber racers to cross country enthusiasts who embrace the “Tour” aspect of the event. All ages are welcome. Racers are separated by waves, including Elite Men, Elite Women, seeded by previous race times in the BMT or comparable marathon distance races. There are seven waves in the Full Boulder. This year, the in-person race field will be capped at 800 skiers for the Full Boulder, and 200 skiers in the Half.

Entry fee includes official 2023 BMT SWIX race hat, 50th anniversary souvenir racing bib, race bag, event program, sponsored goods, a raffle ticket, race shuttles, post-race and on-course food and beverages, awards party, plus the opportunity to win amazing raffle prizes from our amazing event sponsors. No refunds are offered for any reason.

The BMT Block Party and Awards Bash will be from 5 – 7:30 p.m. at Ketchum Town Square. Food and beverage trucks, awards, music, and a good time will be on tap. Raffle prizes include skis, boots, poles, clothing, bags, and training aids from our generous sponsors and supporters. You must be present to win.

Registration is underway at skireg.com/zions-bank-boulder-mountain-tour All entrants who sign up between now and Oct. 31 will be entered into a drawing for a season Nordic ski pass courtesy of the Blaine County Recreation District.

Annually, the BMT recognizes its fastest, oldest and youngest racers, on-course preem champions, wave winners, and Jon Engen Perpetual Awards for most significant time improvement (male/female) from one year to the next in the Full Boulder. Post-race, the BMT Block Party and Awards Bash will be from 5-7:30 p.m. at Ketchum Town Square. Food and beverage trucks, awards, music, and a good time will be on tap. Raffle prizes include skis, boots, poles, clothing, bags, and training aids from our generous sponsors and supporters. You must be present to win.

For full details, please visit bouldermountaintour.com

The 50th Annual BMT to Honor Bob Rosso

Mar
29
Wed
Sun Valley Film Festival @ Sun Valley, ID - Various locations
Mar 29 – Apr 2 all-day
Sun Valley Film Festival @ Sun Valley, ID - Various locations
Returning for its 12th year, SVFF kicks off another five days of Films, Coffee Talks, Parties and more.

SVFF supports independent film and the magic of storytelling. It’s mission to celebrate and award filmmakers who are established and emerging has earned the Festival accolades by the film industry, film festival goers, film lovers, and filmmakers. The year-round Sun Valley Film Initiative develops professionals and illuminates the process of filmmaking, propelling emerging voices with grants and education.

Since 2012 the Sun Valley Film Festival has invited fans and filmmakers to America’s first ski resort to celebrate the magic of storytelling. In the past, Festival guests include Hollywood legends such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Clint Eastwood, Jodie Foster, Geena Davis, and Oliver Stone as well as avant-garde writers and filmmakers like Stephen Gaghan and Mark and Jay Duplass. With over 4,000 yearly attendees, SVFF has become known as the Festival for Filmmakers.

The Sun Valley Film Festival is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. To support and learn more about SVFF opportunities, visit sunvalleyfilmfestival.org

 

 

May
26
Fri
Sun Valley Wellness Festival & Conference @ Various Locations
May 26 – May 29 all-day

The Sun Valley Wellness Festival (SVWF) has been at the forefront of the wellness movement for decades. Its pioneering wellness programs have positively impacted thousands of individuals in the local and global communities. 2023 will be the 26th year of the festival, which will take place over Memorial Day weekend, May 26-29, officially launching the summer event season in the Sun Valley area. Festival programs and activities will be held at the Argyros Performing Arts Center and the Limelight Hotel in Ketchum, Idaho.

Building on its history of highlighting inspired thought leaders, the 2023 SVWF will feature dozens of pioneering presentations and workshops from leading wellness experts. The festival also will offer a free Experience Hall, which includes a variety of wellness vendors, as well as movement, and yoga classes, and unique guided outdoor wellness adventures such as holistic hiking and mountain meditations.

The festival is produced by the non-profit Sun Valley Wellness Institute (SVWI), whose dedicated board and staff work tirelessly to create a world-class wellness event. Stepping into the lead role is new SVWI President, Allison Quistgard Scherer, who is taking the reins from 2022 SVWI Board President Geneal Thompson, as she transitions into the role of Past President.

In handing over the leadership torch to Quistgard Scherer, Thompson remarked, “Allison is ideally suited for this new position, and I know that she will light the way for the 2023 Festival to flourish. I look forward to working with her and the Directors of the SVWF Board to ignite and bring forth what we do so well.”

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About Sun Valley Wellness – Sun Valley Wellness Festival

Sun Valley Wellness is a non-profit wellness organization that brings together globally recognized, innovative programming, speakers and experiences that inspire transformation via the four wellness pillars of Mind, Body, Spirit, and Environment. Its flagship event is the Sun Valley Wellness Festival, held annually each spring in Sun Valley/Ketchum, Idaho.

The Sun Valley Wellness Festival is recognized as one of the longest-running wellness festival in the world. The event started in the resort community of Sun Valley, Idaho in 1997, just as wellness was beginning as a movement. Created by a passionate group of local wellness experts and advocates, the goal was to provide a platform for inspiration and education on innovative wellness topics. The Festival was produced and managed by the Sun Valley/Ketchum Chamber & Visitors Bureau until 2005 when the non-profit Sun Valley Wellness organization was created to assume responsibility of the event.

The Festival’s ongoing commitment to excellence has led to steady growth of the event over the past two and a half decades and fostered Sun Valley’s reputation as a major wellness destination. The Festival’s ability to attract top wellness speakers each year is a testament to its influence in the world of wellness. Past speakers include Elisabeth Gilbert, Deepak Chopra, Ram Dass, Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, Gregg Braden, Dr. Tyrone Hayes, Vandana Shiva, Dr. James Doty, Glennon Doyle, J. Ivy, Dr. Abraham Verghese, Seth Cohen, MD, MSc, MC Yogi, Byron Katie, Rich Roll, Sharon Salzberg, Dr. Joe Dispenza, Colleen McCann, Dr. Zach Bush, Mark Nepo, Preetthaji, Kris Carr, Rebecca Rusch, Dr. Masaru Emoto, Toni Childs, Dr. Eben Alexander, Baptist De Pepe, Rev. Dr. Michael Beckwith, Bea Johnson, Diana Nyad, Dr. Devra Davis, Dan Millman, Austyn Wells, Roshi Joan Halifax, Marianne Williamson, Robert Thurman, Arianna Huffington, Dr. John Medina and many others.

Media Contacts

Heather LaMonica Deckard, SVWellness Executive Director, [email protected], 208-720-4535

Carol Waller, CW Communications, [email protected], 208-720-3965

More information at sunvalleywellness.org

Jun
30
Fri
Ballet Sun Valley @ Sun Valley Pavilion
Jun 30 – Jul 1 all-day
Ballet Sun Valley @ Sun Valley Pavilion | Sun Valley | Idaho | United States

Save the dates for the 2023 Ballet Sun Valley!

More details coming soon.

 balletsunvalley.org