Sun Valley Idaho

Local Events

There is never a shortage of things to do and see in the Sun Valley/Ketchum area. From sporting events, to golf tournaments, to plays and film festivals, there is always something exciting marking the calendar. We've listed a few major events below, but to get a full listing, visit

Upcoming Events:


9/19-22 - Fiddler on the Roof
St. Thomas Playhouse Presents Fiddler on the Roof. September 19-21 at 7pm, and September 21-22 at 2pm. Learn More »

9/20 - Music in Town Square
A weekly concert featuring a variety of artists and genres presented by the City of Ketchum. Friday nights @ 5pm.

9/20-21 - Oktoberfest!
Get your German on, Idaho style at the Sawtooth Brewery's Annual Oktoberfest celebration in Ketchum Town Square. Learn More »

9/20-22 - Feastival
The 11th Annual Feastival presented by Idaho Basecamp features live music, yoga, workshops, fishing, camping and more! Learn More »

9/26 - Movies in the Park
The City of Ketchum presents "A League of Their Own" at dusk in Forest Service Park.

9/27 - Music in Town Square
A weekly concert featuring a variety of artists and genres presented by the City of Ketchum. Friday nights @ 5pm.

9/28 - Baldy Hill Climb
The running, hiking and biking challenge offers “One Big Mountain, Five Awesome Events.” The course for runners and hikers spans 1.86 miles and 3,140 vertical feet from the bottom of Warm Springs to the summit of Bald Mountain at 9,020 feet. Learn More »

9/28 - Mountain Mind Summit
A Regional Seminar and Fundraiser Dedicated to Combating Parkinson’s Disease (and Other Adverse Neurological Disorders). A one-day event running from 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM, the Mountain Mind Summit will present attendees with a schedule full of short, informative talks from health science and neurological science experts intermixed with fun group exercise classes targeted to help maintain or retrain the nervous system, all led by nationally certified trainers and qualified instructors. Learn More »


10/2 - Wild & Scenic Film Festival
Idaho Rivers United brings you SYRCL’s Wild and Scenic Film Festival, one of the largest film festivals of its kind around the nation. Explore issues of energy, biodiversity, climate change, protecting rivers and wild and scenic areas, and so much more. Learn More »

10/3 - Lunafest
LUNAFEST®, the fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women’s issues, highlighting women filmmakers, and bringing women together in their communities, will be hosted by Girls on the Run at the Argyros Performing Arts Center in Ketchum. Learn More »

10/5 - San Francisco Ballet Stars of Tomorrow
Witness the future of ballet as twelve rising stars from the San Francisco Ballet School, one of the most respected professional ballet schools in the world, join us in Sun Valley before launching their professional careers with major companies. Learn More »

10/9-13 - Trailing of the Sheep Festival
The Trailing of the Sheep Festival was started in 1996 in response to the rapid loss of farms and ranches and the rapid growth in the Wood River Valley. The Festival preserves the stories and colorful history of sheep ranchers and herders, celebrates the rich cultures of the past and present and entertains and educates children, adults and families about the production of local food and fiber that sustain local economies and generations of hard-working families. Learn More »

10/10 - The Elevated Table
Meet and mingle with the Wood River Valley’s newest vegetable producers, Brianna Swette and Simon Neely. Saunter over to Roadbars‘s vintage trailer for a farm-to-cup cocktail featuring peak-season fruits and herbs. Sit at a long table in a picturesque stone barn surrounded by the fall colors. Savor five mouth-watering courses made with the freshest seasonal produce, meats, cheeses, and grains from local farms, paired with regional wines. Learn More »

10/19 - Blazing Pumpkins! Fall Family Festival
100+ carved pumpkin display. Pumpkin carving. Mechanical bull rides. Fall festival games. Kids' activities. Food & Drinks. Live music and more! Learn More »

10/20 - Sun Valley Jazz and Music Festival
Five days. Forty Bands. One Million Smiles | Celebrating our 30th year! Learn More »


11/1 - Che Apalache
Che Apalache is a four-man string band based in Buenos Aires with members from Argentina, Mexico, and the United States. They call their musical style Latingrass, a mix of South American music and Bluegrass, and their repertoire ranges from vivid Latin rhythms to a cappella mountain gospel songs sung in four-part harmony. Learn More »

11/11 - Wood River Orchestra Fall Concert
Join the Wood River Orchestra for its annual fall concert! Free. Learn More »

11/16 - Pray for Snow Party
Celebrate the start of the 2019-20 winter season by praying for snow at the first annual “Pack the Lodge and Pray for Snow” party at the River Run Day Lodge, sponsored by 10 Barrel Brewing Company. Come dressed in your best retro onesies and 80's gear ready to rock to music. Learn More »

11/28 - Turkey Trot
One of the most popular holiday traditions in the Wood River Valley is the 16th annual Turkey Trot held on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, November 28. The 5K Fun Run and Walk, sponsored by The Chamber – Hailey & Wood River Valley, is a great community event and is extremely popular with locals and visitors alike. Learn More »

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