Downtown Hailey
Oct 31 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Hailey Halloween Hoopla @ Downtown Hailey | Hailey | Idaho | United States
3:30 pm
Main Street in Hailey becomes hallowed ground for trick or treaters during the annual Hailey Halloween Hoopla on Monday October 31, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., sponsored by the Chamber – Hailey & Wood River Valley and supported by local area merchants. Look for the orange & black balloons. Kiwanis Costume contest at Hailey Town Square.
Sawtooth Botanical Garden
Nov 22 @ 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!)
River Run Lodge
Nov 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Bald Mountain Winter Opening Day @ River Run Lodge | Sun Valley | Idaho | United States
9:00 am
Join us at River Run as we kick off the 2022-2023 winter season with Sunny the Bear, a DJ spinning the tunes, hot cocoa, ceremonial toasts, and more. Get there early- we have surprises in store for guests and for the first chair on the River Run chairlift and the gondola. Dollar Mountain opening date is TBD. CLICK HERE to view  season pass options for the upcoming season. For the latest conditions, weather, hours of operation, and lift statuses, check out the Mountain Report or call (800) 635-4150.
Town Center West Building
Nov 24 @ 9:30 am
Turkey Trot @ Town Center West Building | Hailey | Idaho | United States
9:30 am
The Chamber presents the 19th annual Turkey Trot, one of the most popular holiday traditions in the Wood River Valley! $25 – Individual, $15 – Youth (10 & under) and $60 – Family of 4. Cool swag for the first 500 people to register. 2 Heat waves beginning at 9:30am and 10am. Race numbers can be picked up at The Chamber November 21 to 23, 9am – 4pm. REGISTER HERE
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.
BCRD Nordic and Snowshoe Trails
Dec 10 all-day
BCRD Ski Free Day! @ BCRD Nordic and Snowshoe Trails
12:00 am
For four days this season, BCRD welcomes the community to enjoy free Nordic skiing and snowshoeing on all BCRD winter trails. The 32-kilometer multi-use Wood River Trail, which runs from Ketchum to Bellevue, is always free. The Wood River Trail is groomed every other day and is open to skiers, walkers, dogs, and fat-bikes. The Ski Free Days for the 2022/23 season are: Saturday, December 10 Sunday, January 8 Saturday, February 25 Wednesday, March 22 For Ski Free Day on Saturday December 10th at Galena: – Free rentals at Galena (no reservations) – Free 30 minute skate or classic group lessons at 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, and 1:00 (no reservations – just walk into the shop)  
Sun Valley Resort
Dec 10 – Dec 31 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.
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.
Ketchum Town Square
Dec 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Winter Solstice party @ Ketchum Town Square
5:00 pm
In 2018, Ketchum was awarded designation by the International Dark-Sky Association as a Dark Sky Community and is included in the Nation’s first International Dark Sky Reserve. You are invited to come join us in Ketchum Town Square on Wednesday, December 21, at 5pm. It will be cold, but there is lots to warm the soul. Live music, fire pits, Warfield’s hot toddies and LeRoy’s hot cocoa and cookies are sure to get the blood flowing. This is also another chance to learn about our Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve and there will be a telescope to gaze at the stars if the clouds permit. Please stop by to celebrate our longest night.
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!)
Dollar Mountain
Dec 31 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Family Night Skiing & Fireworks at Dollar Mountain @ Dollar Mountain
5:00 pm
Night Skiing at Dollar Mountain is SOLD OUT 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  
The Community Library
Jan 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Intro to Avalanches @ The Community Library
6:00 pm
Join us for a presentation based on the Know Before You Go platform, introducing basic concepts about snow, avalanches, and traveling safely in and near avalanche terrain. Learn from the Friends of Sawtooth Avalanche Center instructor team of snow experts, mountain guides, and experienced avalanche educators. We invite everyone to join if you’re learning about avalanches for the first time or are a seasoned backcountry user ready for a yearly refresher. No registration is needed to attend in person. The SAC will also be hosting field days the following weekend.
River Run Lodge
Jan 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Bald Mountain Tour @ River Run Lodge
9:30 am
Complimentary Bald Mountain Tours are offered every Monday, Wednesday & Friday throughout the Winter Season. Tours meet at 9:30am in the Mountain View Room at River Run Lodge and are guided by one of the friendly members of our guest services team (yellow coats). They will guide you around Bald Mountain’s vast terrain and wow you with some amazing historical facts about Sun Valley. Tours are open for all ski levels.
Friends of the Sawtooth Avalanche Center Field Day @ SNRA | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
Join the Friends of the Sawtooth Avalanche Center instructors for a field day covering avalanche rescue basics, snowpack layering, avalanche terrain identification, and basic backcountry travel. Please note-you need to have attended a Friends’ Introduction to Avalanches lecture prior to participating in the field day. See www.sawtoothavalanche.com for lecture dates or email educati[email protected] to get a virtual copy of the lecture. We have moved to a pre-registration system for courses due to high demand! Please sign up for a field day using this Field Day Sign Up Form: https://forms.gle/GNvKfCmMrCeB2Qp97 We will send out more information about the course in the week leading up to it. We will meet at the SNRA. You will need a way to travel over snow (snowshoes, touring skis, splitboard…) There is a $40 suggested donation to the Friends of the SAC to cover instructor costs. Donations can be made at sawtoothavalanche.com  (click the donate button) or via Venmo @sawtooth-avalanche. On your donation, please note that this is in conjunction with a field day. Thank you! Reach out to Annie at [email protected] with any questions. #sawtoothavy #friendsofsac
BCRD Nordic and Snowshoe Trails
Jan 8 all-day
BCRD Ski Free Day! @ BCRD Nordic and Snowshoe Trails
12:00 am
For four days this season, BCRD welcomes the community to enjoy free Nordic skiing and snowshoeing on all BCRD winter trails. The 32-kilometer multi-use Wood River Trail, which runs from Ketchum to Bellevue, is always free. The Wood River Trail is groomed every other day and is open to skiers, walkers, dogs, and fat-bikes. The Ski Free Days for the 2022/23 season are: Saturday, December 10 Sunday, January 8 Saturday, February 25 Wednesday, March 22 For Ski Free Day on Saturday December 10th at Galena: – Free rentals at Galena (no reservations) – Free 30 minute skate or classic group lessons at 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, and 1:00 (no reservations – just walk into the shop)  
Friends of the Sawtooth Avalanche Center Field Day @ SNRA | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
Join the Friends of the Sawtooth Avalanche Center instructors for a field day covering avalanche rescue basics, snowpack layering, avalanche terrain identification, and basic backcountry travel. Please note-you need to have attended a Friends’ Introduction to Avalanches lecture prior to participating in the field day. See sawtoothavalanche.com for lecture dates or email [email protected] to receive a virtual copy of the lecture. We have moved to a pre-registration system for courses due to high demand! Please sign up for a field day using this Field Day Sign Up Form: https://forms.gle/GNvKfCmMrCeB2Qp97  We will send out more information about the course in the week leading up to it. We will meet at the SNRA and then spend the day near the SNRA or on Galena Pass. You will need a way to travel over snow (snowshoes, touring skis, splitboard…) There is a $40 suggested donation to the Friends of the SAC to cover instructor costs. Donations can be made at sawtoothavalanche.com (click the donate button) or via Venmo @sawtooth-avalanche. On your donation, please note that this is in conjunction with a field day. Thank you! Reach out to Annie at [email protected] with any questions. #sawtoothavy #friendsofsac
Christina Potters Ice Rink
Jan 14 all-day
Annual Pond Hockey Classic @ Christina Potters Ice Rink
12:00 am
Registration is full! The Pond Hockey Classic returns to Christina Potters Outdoor Ice Rink on January 14 and 15! Registration opens Friday, Dec. 2. 8 players per team, $100 per team to enter, open to ages 18+. Register online at ketchumidaho.org/registration or contact John Kearney in the rec department: [email protected], 726-7820 ext. 100.
Christina Potters Ice Rink
Jan 15 all-day
Annual Pond Hockey Classic @ Christina Potters Ice Rink
12:00 am
Registration is full! The Pond Hockey Classic returns to Christina Potters Outdoor Ice Rink on January 14 and 15! Registration opens Friday, Dec. 2. 8 players per team, $100 per team to enter, open to ages 18+. Register online at ketchumidaho.org/registration or contact John Kearney in the rec department: [email protected], 726-7820 ext. 100.
Friends of the Sawtooth Avalanche Center Motorized Field Day @ Baker Creek Parking Lot
12:00 am
Join the Friends of the Sawtooth Avalanche Center instructors for a field day covering avalanche rescue basics, snowpack layering, avalanche terrain identification, and basic backcountry travel. This is specifically designed for motorized users. The field day will take place at Baker Creek. There is a connected lecture the previous Wednesday (January 11) at the Community Campus in Hailey that is required to attend the field day. Please pre-register with this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScGEfql9sWo2jaIQlu_KuR8W5qsdUn0RuCk5jtYWoaX5xTX_A/viewform?usp=sf_link and email [email protected] with any questions. There is a $40 suggested donation to the Friends of the SAC to cover instructor costs. Donations can be made at www.sawtoothavalanche.com (click the donate button) or via Venmo @sawtooth-avalanche. Thank you! #sawtoothavy #friendsofsac
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!)
Friends of the Sawtooth Avalanche Center Field Day @ SNRA | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
Join the Friends of the Sawtooth Avalanche Center instructors for a field day covering avalanche rescue basics, snowpack layering, avalanche terrain identification, and basic backcountry travel. Please note-you need to have attended a Friends’ Introduction to Avalanches lecture prior to participating in the field day. See www.sawtoothavalanche.com for lecture dates or email [email protected] to receive a virtual copy of the lecture. We have moved to a pre-registration system for courses due to high demand! Please sign up for a field day using this Field Day Sign Up Form: https://forms.gle/GNvKfCmMrCeB2Qp97 We will send out more information about the course in the week leading up to it. We will meet at the SNRA and then spend the day near the SNRA or on Galena Pass. You will need a way to travel over snow (snowshoes, touring skis, splitboard…) There is a $40 suggested donation to the Friends of the SAC to cover instructor costs. Donations can be made on www.sawtoothavalanche.com (click the donate button) or via Venmo @sawtooth-avalanche. On your donation, please note that this is in conjunction with a field day. Thank you! Reach out to Annie at [email protected] with any questions. #sawtoothavy #friendsofsac
Wood River Trail
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day
BCRD Wood River Trail Challenge @ Wood River Trail
12:00 am
Blaine County Recreation District invites the community to join in the free 2023 Wood River Trail Challenge, which runs from January 27 through February 28 To complete the challenge, participants must ski, walk, snowshoe, or snowbike the entire 32 kilometers of the Wood River Trail, from Hulen Meadows in Ketchum to Gannett Road in Bellevue. Participants may tackle the challenge all at once or break the trail up into sections and complete them between January 27 – February 28. Finishers will need to complete and mail a form to receive a prize from the BCRD. The Wood River Trail is a 32-kilometer multi-use, year-round path that provides a non-motorized connection between the Wood River Valley communities of Bellevue, Hailey, Ketchum, and Sun Valley. BCRD grooms the Wood River Trail in the winter and provides this resource free for all users. MAP HERE
PK's Ski and Sports
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day
PK's Baldy Challenge @ PK's Ski and Sports | Ketchum | Idaho | United States
12:00 am
The Baldy Challenge is an annual local fundraiser supporting The Senior Connection in Hailey . Skiers face-off against Baldy in an epic challenge to ski every run on the mountain in the 28 days of February and be entered into a raffle for the chance to win fun prizes. More information or sign up to go PK’s in Ketchum or Apple’s in Warm Springs.
Argyros Performing Arts Center
Feb 5 @ 6:30 pm
Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival 2023 @ Argyros Performing Arts Center | Willis | Virginia | United States
6:30 pm
Doors open at 5:30pm and films begin at 6:30pm. Tickets • $25.00 in advance,  $29 at the door. Each night’s showing will have eight new films for a total of 24 films over the three day run. For a listing of each nights film’s go to www.mountainfever.us For more information contact: Michael Boge Mountain Fever Productions 208.661.3857 [email protected] www.mountainfever.us
River Run Lodge
Feb 6 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Bald Mountain Tour @ River Run Lodge
9:30 am
Complimentary Bald Mountain Tours are offered every Monday, Wednesday & Friday throughout the Winter Season. Tours meet at 9:30am in the Mountain View Room at River Run Lodge and are guided by one of the friendly members of our guest services team (yellow coats). They will guide you around Bald Mountain’s vast terrain and wow you with some amazing historical facts about Sun Valley. Tours are open for all ski levels.
Argyros Performing Arts Center
Feb 6 @ 6:30 pm
Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival 2023 @ Argyros Performing Arts Center | Willis | Virginia | United States
6:30 pm
Doors open at 5:30pm and films begin at 6:30pm. Tickets • $25.00 in advance,  $29 at the door. Each night’s showing will have eight new films for a total of 24 films over the three day run. For a listing of each nights film’s go to www.mountainfever.us For more information contact: Michael Boge Mountain Fever Productions 208.661.3857 [email protected] www.mountainfever.us
Argyros Performing Arts Center
Feb 7 @ 6:30 pm
Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival 2023 @ Argyros Performing Arts Center | Willis | Virginia | United States
6:30 pm
Doors open at 5:30pm and films begin at 6:30pm. Tickets • $25.00 in advance,  $29 at the door. Each night’s showing will have eight new films for a total of 24 films over the three day run. For a listing of each nights film’s go to www.mountainfever.us For more information contact: Michael Boge Mountain Fever Productions 208.661.3857 [email protected] www.mountainfever.us
River Run Lodge
Feb 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Bald Mountain Tour @ River Run Lodge
9:30 am
Complimentary Bald Mountain Tours are offered every Monday, Wednesday & Friday throughout the Winter Season. Tours meet at 9:30am in the Mountain View Room at River Run Lodge and are guided by one of the friendly members of our guest services team (yellow coats). They will guide you around Bald Mountain’s vast terrain and wow you with some amazing historical facts about Sun Valley. Tours are open for all ski levels.

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