Just off Hwy 75, Sun Valley was America's first ski resort. Developed through the efforts of Averill Harriman, it became (and remains) famous as a playground for the stars. The resort is east of Ketchum
in Blaine County
Ernest Hemingway arrived in Sun Valley in 1939 to work on his novel, "For Whom The Bell Tolls." Hemingway is buried in Ketchum, where he died on July 2, 1961.
There is also a Sun Valley, California.
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07/15 Coming to The area
Sun Valley Wellness Festival Ketchum ID May23-27 The Sun Valley Wellness Festival is an annual gathering of the top speakers and practitioners of mind-body-spirit and environmental wellness. Presented by the Sun Valley Wellness Institute, our mission is to inspire positive change.
Annual Port-Neuf Muzzleloaders Mountain Man Rendezvous Pocatello ID May31-June2 Enjoy the black powder rifle and pistol shoots, the trailwalks, our knife and hawks throws, the cannons, and the primitive archery shoot. The music at the campfire at the end of the day. Visit the traders of the 1840’s. They are all in canvas of the period as are the Mountain Men and Women of the Primitive Camps. See how they lived and worked daily.
Intermountain Equifest Pocatello ID June20-23 We will have trail riding competition, extreme cowboy race, posse drill presentation, grand entry, horse show, barrel racing, pole bending, bucket races, flag races, and kids games. Horseback and on foot.
Ponderosa Pine Relay Cascade ID July19-20 Distance is 194.89. A shorter sprint race from McCall to Cascade is 62.5 miles. Teams finish at Kelly's Whitewater Park in Cascade.
Shoshone-Bannock Festival/Powwow Ketchum ID August9-11 This three-day outdoor exhibition of 130 artists from around the country features a wide range of unique handmade fine arts and crafts including painting, photography, fiber, ceramic, metal, jewelry and woodwork.
Western Idaho Fair Boise ID August16-25 Idaho's biggest fair, held annually in August in Boise.