Ketchum Town Square
Dec 7 @ 4:30 pm
Ketchum Tree Lighting @ Ketchum Town Square | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
4:30 pm
The Ketchum Tree Lighting Ceremony is Wednesday December 7th at 4:30pm There will be a mail box direct to Santa, Christmas Carols courtesy of Colla Voce, Santa arriving in fashion on the firetruck and, of course, cookies and hot cocoa.
Sun Valley Village
Dec 16 all-day
Open-Air Holiday Market @ Sun Valley Village | Sun Valley | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
Now in its 6th year, the European-style market will have everything from locally made artisan goods, holiday gifts, holiday wreaths, roasted nuts and more! The Holiday Market hours are: December 16th: 2pm to 7pm December 17th: 11am to 7pm December 18th: 11am to 4pm The market will be located in the Sun Valley Village by the Duck Pond.
Sun Valley Village
Dec 17 all-day
Open-Air Holiday Market @ Sun Valley Village | Sun Valley | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
Now in its 6th year, the European-style market will have everything from locally made artisan goods, holiday gifts, holiday wreaths, roasted nuts and more! The Holiday Market hours are: December 16th: 2pm to 7pm December 17th: 11am to 7pm December 18th: 11am to 4pm The market will be located in the Sun Valley Village by the Duck Pond.
Sun Valley Village
Dec 18 all-day
Open-Air Holiday Market @ Sun Valley Village | Sun Valley | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
Now in its 6th year, the European-style market will have everything from locally made artisan goods, holiday gifts, holiday wreaths, roasted nuts and more! The Holiday Market hours are: December 16th: 2pm to 7pm December 17th: 11am to 7pm December 18th: 11am to 4pm The market will be located in the Sun Valley Village by the Duck Pond.
Sawtooth Botanical Garden
Dec 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Dark Sky Dinners @ Sawtooth Botanical Garden
5:30 pm
Enjoy the Sawtooth Botanical Garden in winter on the darkest nights of the year! Dark Sky Dinner events feature a “farm to greenhouse” catered meal with wine for 40 people in our heated greenhouse, a “snow bar” and warming fire pits outside the greenhouse, and night sky viewing telescopes outside on the darker, north side of the Visitor Center.  Prepare to bundle up! When: Tuesday, November 22, 2022 Friday, December 21, 2022 Saturday, January 21, 2023 Monday, February 20, 2023 Doors open at 5:30pm Where: Sawtooth Botanical Garden | 9 Gimlet Road | 4 miles south of Ketchum (Located at the southern gateway to the Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve!)
Sun Valley Resort
Dec 31 2022 – Jan 24 2023 all-day
Winter Wonderland Festival | Sun Valley Resort @ Sun Valley Resort | Sun Valley | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
Festivities abound this holiday season with a variety of activities for the whole family around the Sun Valley Village. Throughout the season, join us for the Tree Lighting Ceremony, Open Air Holiday Market, performances by the Sun Valley Carolers, Brunch with Santa, ice carving demonstrations, gingerbread houses and the Christmas Eve Torchlight Parade and fireworks.
Dollar Mountain
Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Family Night Skiing & Fireworks at Dollar Mountain @ Dollar Mountain
5:00 pm
Families of all ages are invited to hit the slopes to and enjoy some night turns, music under the stars and fireworks at 9pm sharp. Food & Beverage options available inside Carol’s Lodge. $50 – Adults $35 – Kids *season passes not valid for this event Tickets on sale December 1st  
Sawtooth Botanical Garden
Jan 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Dark Sky Dinners @ Sawtooth Botanical Garden
5:30 pm
Enjoy the Sawtooth Botanical Garden in winter on the darkest nights of the year! Dark Sky Dinner events feature a “farm to greenhouse” catered meal with wine for 40 people in our heated greenhouse, a “snow bar” and warming fire pits outside the greenhouse, and night sky viewing telescopes outside on the darker, north side of the Visitor Center.  Prepare to bundle up! When: Tuesday, November 22, 2022 Friday, December 21, 2022 Saturday, January 21, 2023 Monday, February 20, 2023 Doors open at 5:30pm Where: Sawtooth Botanical Garden | 9 Gimlet Road | 4 miles south of Ketchum (Located at the southern gateway to the Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve!)
TBD
Feb 12 @ 8:30 am
Papoose Club Nordic Cup @ TBD | Hailey | Idaho | United States
8:30 am
A more recent addition to the Papoose Club community events, the Nordic Cup has been held in the Wood River Valley since 2006. Depending on snow conditions the event is held either in Quigley Canyon in Hailey or Sun Valley Nordic center. The cross-country event is open to youth aged 3-13 who may race in skate or classic disciplines. This free community event put on by Papoose Club volunteers in partnership with the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation’s Nordic ski program and the Blaine County Recreation District.  
Sawtooth Botanical Garden
Feb 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Dark Sky Dinners @ Sawtooth Botanical Garden
5:30 pm
Enjoy the Sawtooth Botanical Garden in winter on the darkest nights of the year! Dark Sky Dinner events feature a “farm to greenhouse” catered meal with wine for 40 people in our heated greenhouse, a “snow bar” and warming fire pits outside the greenhouse, and night sky viewing telescopes outside on the darker, north side of the Visitor Center.  Prepare to bundle up! When: Tuesday, November 22, 2022 Friday, December 21, 2022 Saturday, January 21, 2023 Monday, February 20, 2023 Doors open at 5:30pm Where: Sawtooth Botanical Garden | 9 Gimlet Road | 4 miles south of Ketchum (Located at the southern gateway to the Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve!)
Carol's Dollar Mountain Lodge
Mar 5 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Kindercup @ Carol's Dollar Mountain Lodge | Sun Valley | Idaho | United States
8:30 am
Started by the original founders back in 1957, this fun ski and snow board event is for non-sanctioned racers ages 3 to 12. It is held at Sun Valley’s Dollar Mountain in the spring, usually in March. The event attracts up to 250 skiers who all earn commemorative pins. The Olympic gold medal winner Picabo Street was a Kindercup champion! Other famous Sun Valley area skiers to have been past Kindercup champions include: Langely McNeal, Graham Watanabe, Wyatt Caldwell and more! ​CHECK IN AND BIB PICK UP: 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. RACERS MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE! RACE START: 10:15 a.m. AWARDS CEREMONY: 12:30 p.m. Register Here!
Bald Mountain
Mar 30 – Apr 1 all-day
24th Annual Janss Pro-Am Classic @ Bald Mountain
12:00 am
The ‘greatest party on snow’ will return yet again in its 24th iteration for 2023! As details unfold, they will be posted at www.svsef.org/events/24th-annual-janss-pro-am-classic/ The Janss Pro-Am Classic is held in memory of Mr. Bill Janss. A true renaissance man, Janss embodied the best qualities of the American spirit. He was dynamic, intelligent, fearless and kind, and had the vision and strength of character to boldly take Sun Valley Resort to the next level after purchasing it in 1964. Named to the 1940 Olympic Alpine Team, Janss remained a lifetime enthusiast and supporter of skiing and ski racing until his death in 1996. Because of Bill – his attributes, ethos and commitment to our community – the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation is proud to host the Janss Pro-Am Classic in his honor.
Festival Meadows
Jul 14 – Jul 16 all-day
Ketchum Arts Festival @ Festival Meadows | Sun Valley | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
Ketchum Arts Festival is an annual celebration of Idaho art in the shadow of Sun Valley’s Baldy Mountain. Take a breather from your busy summer schedule and spend some time sampling great food and beer, and perusing the creative output of more than 100 Idaho artists. The kiddos will enjoy free activities in a special area while the folks can shop. Even Fido can visit with her friends (from the safety of a leash). Festival Meadow is easily accessed from the Bitterroot stop of the free Mountain Rides Blue Route bus or with a short stroll from Ketchum or Sun Valley on the bike path. More information can be found at www.ketchumartsfestival.com or Facebook/KetchumArtsFestival. Free admission. More info: www.ketchumartsfestival.com
Sun Valley Pavilion
Jul 30 – Aug 24 all-day
Sun Valley Music Festival @ Sun Valley Pavilion
12:00 am
Thank you for an amazing 2022 season! Save the dates for summer 2023: July 30 – August 24.   About Sun Valley Music Festival The Sun Valley Music Festival’s mission is to enrich, inspire, and instill in our community a lifelong love of classical music through extraordinary, free concerts and education programs. Festival programs provide opportunities for people from all walks of life to listen, learn, and play. Now in its 37th year, it is the largest privately supported, free-admission orchestra in the United States. Over 100 world-class musicians from North America’s most distinguished orchestras, including the San Francisco Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, New York Philharmonic, and Houston Symphony, comprise the Festival Orchestra. Summer Season concerts are held in July and August at the spectacular R.E. Holding Sun Valley Pavilion, in the mountain-resort town of Sun Valley, Idaho. Internationally renowned guest artists such as Gautier Capuçon, Emanuel Ax, Joshua Bell, Yefim Bronfman, Kristin Chenoweth, Seraphic Fire, and Jean-Yves Thibaudet have performed with the Festival. The Festival strives to introduce every Wood River Valley student to the joys of classical music, to inspire the next generation of music lovers. Its year-round and summer Music Institute programs provide tuition-free instruction for string, ...
The Valley Club
Aug 5 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
MSCL House 2nd Annual Pickleball Tournament @ The Valley Club | Hailey | Idaho | United States
3:00 pm
Calling all Picklers! Please come out and join us for an afternoon of fearless fun in support of Men’s Second Chance Living, sober living homes for men in recovery! Beginner, Intermediate and Advance level picklers welcome, with prizes in each category. Light fare and drinks provided during tournament. Prize ceremony to follow with cocktails and appetizers served. Save the date – time to be decided.
Atkinson Park
Aug 11 – Aug 13 all-day
Sun Valley Arts & Crafts Festival @ Atkinson Park
12:00 am
This summer we celebrate the 54th 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. Hours Friday: 10am – 5pm Saturday: 10am – 5pm Sunday: 10am – 4pm  
Various Locations
Aug 30 – Sep 3 all-day
Rebecca's Private Idaho @ Various Locations
12:00 am
2023 Registration is open! Register HERE
Various Locations
Oct 4 – Oct 8 all-day
27th Annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival @ Various Locations
12:00 am
Sheep have been trailing through the Wood River Valley of Idaho for well over a century and are an integral part of Idaho’s heritage. The iconic Trailing of the Sheep Festival celebrates the sheep, herders, history, and food, of this unique cultural tradition, with the event recognized as one of the “Top Ten Fall Festivals in the World” by msn.com. Each fall, the Trailing of the Sheep Festival honors the 150+ year annual tradition of moving sheep (‘trailing’) from high mountain summer pastures down through the Valley to traditional winter grazing and lambing areas in the south. This annual migration is living history and the focus of a unique and authentic Festival that celebrates the people, arts, cultures, and traditions of Idaho’s sheep ranching families, highlighting the principal contributors – the Basques, Scottish and Peruvians. The five-day Festival includes nonstop activities in multiple venues – history, folk arts, a Sheep Folklife Fair, lamb culinary offerings, a Wool Festival with classes and workshops, music, dance, storytelling, championship Sheepdog Trials and, the always entertaining, Big Sheep Parade with 1,500 sheep hoofing it down Main Street in Ketchum. Save the Dates for next year’s Trailing of the Sheep Festival: October 4 – 8, 2023! ...

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