Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day Wood River Trail
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
Feb 4 @ 7:30 pm The Argyros
Ailey II is universally renowned for merging the spirit and energy of the country’s finest early-career dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today’s most outstanding and emerging choreographers. Founded by Alvin Ailey, the company embodies his pioneering mission to establish an extended cultural community that provides dance performances, training, and community programs for all people. Since its 1974 inception, Ailey II has flourished into one of the most popular modern dance companies, combining a rigorous touring schedule with extensive community outreach programs. Today, with new Artistic Director Francesca Harper at the helm, she brings fresh perspectives to Mr. Ailey’s legacy, while nurturing new creative voices and propelling the company forward.
Feb 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hailey Ice
2022/2023 SUNS SCHEDULE Games are 7:00 –  9:00 PM All games at Campion Ice House in Hailey, ID Family Season Pass Memberships, weekend passes, and single game tickets can be purchased here. Season Pass Holders must present their passes at the ticket booth for entry to games. December 2/3 Home vs Bozeman Stingers (tickets) 9/10 Home vs Arizona Desert Dogs (tickets) 16/17 Away @ McCall Mountaineers 23 Home vs Future Suns (tickets) 30/31Home vs McCall Mountaineers (tickets) January 13/14 Home vs Wilmington Wheels (tickets) 20/21 Home vs East Coast Guttersnipes (tickets) 27/28 Away @ Bozeman Stingers February 3/4 OFF for Suns Boulder Mountain Tour Aid Station Extravaganza (Cathedral Pines) 10/11 Home vs Michigan State Spartans Alumni (tickets) 17/18 Home vs Vermont Switchbacks (tickets) 24/25 Home vs Holy Cross Crusaders (tickets) March 10/11 Away @ Breckenridge Vipers 17/18 Home: Eclipse Cup – Sun Valley Suns vs Boston’s Moon Mountain Moons (tickets)
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hailey Ice
2022/2023 SUNS SCHEDULE Games are 7:00 –  9:00 PM All games at Campion Ice House in Hailey, ID Family Season Pass Memberships, weekend passes, and single game tickets can be purchased here. Season Pass Holders must present their passes at the ticket booth for entry to games. December 2/3 Home vs Bozeman Stingers (tickets) 9/10 Home vs Arizona Desert Dogs (tickets) 16/17 Away @ McCall Mountaineers 23 Home vs Future Suns (tickets) 30/31Home vs McCall Mountaineers (tickets) January 13/14 Home vs Wilmington Wheels (tickets) 20/21 Home vs East Coast Guttersnipes (tickets) 27/28 Away @ Bozeman Stingers February 3/4 OFF for Suns Boulder Mountain Tour Aid Station Extravaganza (Cathedral Pines) 10/11 Home vs Michigan State Spartans Alumni (tickets) 17/18 Home vs Vermont Switchbacks (tickets) 24/25 Home vs Holy Cross Crusaders (tickets) March 10/11 Away @ Breckenridge Vipers 17/18 Home: Eclipse Cup – Sun Valley Suns vs Boston’s Moon Mountain Moons (tickets)
Feb 12 @ 8:30 am TBD
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.  
Feb 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hailey Ice
2022/2023 SUNS SCHEDULE Games are 7:00 –  9:00 PM All games at Campion Ice House in Hailey, ID Family Season Pass Memberships, weekend passes, and single game tickets can be purchased here. Season Pass Holders must present their passes at the ticket booth for entry to games. December 2/3 Home vs Bozeman Stingers (tickets) 9/10 Home vs Arizona Desert Dogs (tickets) 16/17 Away @ McCall Mountaineers 23 Home vs Future Suns (tickets) 30/31Home vs McCall Mountaineers (tickets) January 13/14 Home vs Wilmington Wheels (tickets) 20/21 Home vs East Coast Guttersnipes (tickets) 27/28 Away @ Bozeman Stingers February 3/4 OFF for Suns Boulder Mountain Tour Aid Station Extravaganza (Cathedral Pines) 10/11 Home vs Michigan State Spartans Alumni (tickets) 17/18 Home vs Vermont Switchbacks (tickets) 24/25 Home vs Holy Cross Crusaders (tickets) March 10/11 Away @ Breckenridge Vipers 17/18 Home: Eclipse Cup – Sun Valley Suns vs Boston’s Moon Mountain Moons (tickets)
Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hailey Ice
2022/2023 SUNS SCHEDULE Games are 7:00 –  9:00 PM All games at Campion Ice House in Hailey, ID Family Season Pass Memberships, weekend passes, and single game tickets can be purchased here. Season Pass Holders must present their passes at the ticket booth for entry to games. December 2/3 Home vs Bozeman Stingers (tickets) 9/10 Home vs Arizona Desert Dogs (tickets) 16/17 Away @ McCall Mountaineers 23 Home vs Future Suns (tickets) 30/31Home vs McCall Mountaineers (tickets) January 13/14 Home vs Wilmington Wheels (tickets) 20/21 Home vs East Coast Guttersnipes (tickets) 27/28 Away @ Bozeman Stingers February 3/4 OFF for Suns Boulder Mountain Tour Aid Station Extravaganza (Cathedral Pines) 10/11 Home vs Michigan State Spartans Alumni (tickets) 17/18 Home vs Vermont Switchbacks (tickets) 24/25 Home vs Holy Cross Crusaders (tickets) March 10/11 Away @ Breckenridge Vipers 17/18 Home: Eclipse Cup – Sun Valley Suns vs Boston’s Moon Mountain Moons (tickets)
Feb 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hailey Ice
2022/2023 SUNS SCHEDULE Games are 7:00 –  9:00 PM All games at Campion Ice House in Hailey, ID Family Season Pass Memberships, weekend passes, and single game tickets can be purchased here. Season Pass Holders must present their passes at the ticket booth for entry to games. December 2/3 Home vs Bozeman Stingers (tickets) 9/10 Home vs Arizona Desert Dogs (tickets) 16/17 Away @ McCall Mountaineers 23 Home vs Future Suns (tickets) 30/31Home vs McCall Mountaineers (tickets) January 13/14 Home vs Wilmington Wheels (tickets) 20/21 Home vs East Coast Guttersnipes (tickets) 27/28 Away @ Bozeman Stingers February 3/4 OFF for Suns Boulder Mountain Tour Aid Station Extravaganza (Cathedral Pines) 10/11 Home vs Michigan State Spartans Alumni (tickets) 17/18 Home vs Vermont Switchbacks (tickets) 24/25 Home vs Holy Cross Crusaders (tickets) March 10/11 Away @ Breckenridge Vipers 17/18 Home: Eclipse Cup – Sun Valley Suns vs Boston’s Moon Mountain Moons (tickets)
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hailey Ice
2022/2023 SUNS SCHEDULE Games are 7:00 –  9:00 PM All games at Campion Ice House in Hailey, ID Family Season Pass Memberships, weekend passes, and single game tickets can be purchased here. Season Pass Holders must present their passes at the ticket booth for entry to games. December 2/3 Home vs Bozeman Stingers (tickets) 9/10 Home vs Arizona Desert Dogs (tickets) 16/17 Away @ McCall Mountaineers 23 Home vs Future Suns (tickets) 30/31Home vs McCall Mountaineers (tickets) January 13/14 Home vs Wilmington Wheels (tickets) 20/21 Home vs East Coast Guttersnipes (tickets) 27/28 Away @ Bozeman Stingers February 3/4 OFF for Suns Boulder Mountain Tour Aid Station Extravaganza (Cathedral Pines) 10/11 Home vs Michigan State Spartans Alumni (tickets) 17/18 Home vs Vermont Switchbacks (tickets) 24/25 Home vs Holy Cross Crusaders (tickets) March 10/11 Away @ Breckenridge Vipers 17/18 Home: Eclipse Cup – Sun Valley Suns vs Boston’s Moon Mountain Moons (tickets)
Mar 5 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm Carol's Dollar Mountain Lodge
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!
Mar 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hailey Ice
2022/2023 SUNS SCHEDULE Games are 7:00 –  9:00 PM All games at Campion Ice House in Hailey, ID Family Season Pass Memberships, weekend passes, and single game tickets can be purchased here. Season Pass Holders must present their passes at the ticket booth for entry to games. December 2/3 Home vs Bozeman Stingers (tickets) 9/10 Home vs Arizona Desert Dogs (tickets) 16/17 Away @ McCall Mountaineers 23 Home vs Future Suns (tickets) 30/31Home vs McCall Mountaineers (tickets) January 13/14 Home vs Wilmington Wheels (tickets) 20/21 Home vs East Coast Guttersnipes (tickets) 27/28 Away @ Bozeman Stingers February 3/4 OFF for Suns Boulder Mountain Tour Aid Station Extravaganza (Cathedral Pines) 10/11 Home vs Michigan State Spartans Alumni (tickets) 17/18 Home vs Vermont Switchbacks (tickets) 24/25 Home vs Holy Cross Crusaders (tickets) March 10/11 Away @ Breckenridge Vipers 17/18 Home: Eclipse Cup – Sun Valley Suns vs Boston’s Moon Mountain Moons (tickets)
Mar 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Hailey Ice
2022/2023 SUNS SCHEDULE Games are 7:00 –  9:00 PM All games at Campion Ice House in Hailey, ID Family Season Pass Memberships, weekend passes, and single game tickets can be purchased here. Season Pass Holders must present their passes at the ticket booth for entry to games. December 2/3 Home vs Bozeman Stingers (tickets) 9/10 Home vs Arizona Desert Dogs (tickets) 16/17 Away @ McCall Mountaineers 23 Home vs Future Suns (tickets) 30/31Home vs McCall Mountaineers (tickets) January 13/14 Home vs Wilmington Wheels (tickets) 20/21 Home vs East Coast Guttersnipes (tickets) 27/28 Away @ Bozeman Stingers February 3/4 OFF for Suns Boulder Mountain Tour Aid Station Extravaganza (Cathedral Pines) 10/11 Home vs Michigan State Spartans Alumni (tickets) 17/18 Home vs Vermont Switchbacks (tickets) 24/25 Home vs Holy Cross Crusaders (tickets) March 10/11 Away @ Breckenridge Vipers 17/18 Home: Eclipse Cup – Sun Valley Suns vs Boston’s Moon Mountain Moons (tickets)
Jun 3 all-day Hemingway School
The Papoose Club Annual Holiday Bazaar will be held on the first full weekend of December at the Hemingway Elementary School in Ketchum. The Holiday Bazaar is a juried arts show that features wonderful hand-made gifts from more than 70 artists from across the Intermountain West. ​Saturday, December 2, 2022: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, December 43 2022: 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wood River Valley’s top market for buying gifts for friends and family: sweets, ceramics, handblown glass, clothing, jewelry, handbags, birdhouses, decorative objects, textiles, and more.
Jul 14 – Jul 16 all-day Festival Meadows
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
Jul 20 – Jul 22 all-day Various Locations
The 6th Annual Sun Valley Tour de Force on July 20-22, 2023 is a weekend of epic proportions for car lovers of all ages. Eight events take place over the course of three days. The signature event of the weekend is the ‘NO SPEED LIMIT’ high speed runs at Phantom Hill. Located in the heart of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, 3.2 miles of state highway becomes a no-speed limit zone. For one day only, drivers are allowed to put their machines to the ultimate test. In 2019, all previously recorded speed records were broken when a Bugatti Chiron hit 253.01mph. This is truly an experience of a lifetime. Additional weekend events include scenic drives, SVTdF Car Show at Festival Meadows, hosted sponsor events and our fundraiser; Cars & Comedy. With the stunning backdrop of Sun Valley, Idaho, this is a weekend not to be missed.   The SVTdF Car Show is a highly anticipated event with supercars, classics, and collectibles on display. Both participants of the SVTdF high-speed event as well as any proud collector are welcome to participate. Approximately 150 cars are invited to enter the Show. This event offers a chance for spectators to check out sponsor cars, purchase ...
Jul 30 – Aug 24 all-day Sun Valley Pavilion
Save the dates for summer 2023: July 30 – August 24. The Sun Valley Music Festival’s 39th Summer Season presents a star-studded lineup of guest artists for over three weeks of free concerts in the beautiful, natural surroundings of Sun Valley, Idaho. Pianists Yefim Bronfman and Orli Shaham, mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke, and violinist Augustin Hadelich will headline concerts featuring works by Schumann, Ravel, Mahler, and Tchaikovsky. Other programs include works by contemporary American composers including Mason Bates, Michael Abels, and Michael Tilson Thomas. For a very special Pops Night, Stéphane Denève, Music Director of the St. Louis Symphony, will lead the Festival Orchestra in an evening of the music of John Williams. Major orchestral repertoire will include Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 (the season finale) and Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring. The annual fundraising Gala Concert will take place on August 8 (details will be released in mid-February). The concerts are free (except for the Gala), and available for everyone to enjoy at the Sun Valley Pavilion, whether inside or on the big lawn. 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, ...
Aug 11 – Aug 13 all-day Atkinson Park
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  
Oct 4 – Oct 8 all-day Various Locations
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! ...
Dec 2 all-day Hemingway School
The Papoose Club Annual Holiday Bazaar will be held on the first full weekend of December at the Hemingway Elementary School in Ketchum. The Holiday Bazaar is a juried arts show that features wonderful hand-made gifts from more than 70 artists from across the Intermountain West. ​Saturday, December 2, 2022: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, December 43 2022: 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Wood River Valley’s top market for buying gifts for friends and family: sweets, ceramics, handblown glass, clothing, jewelry, handbags, birdhouses, decorative objects, textiles, and more.