Ketchum has more than a few cultural surprises up its fleece-lined sleeves. A high-caliber, sophisticated gallery scene, annual writer’s conference, wine auction, top-notch symphony and weekly outdoor summer ice show featuring Olympic medalists are just a few. Be sure to visit our neighbor, the Sun Valley Museum of History, to explore Ketchum’s railroad, sheep herding and ski area past. It’s also where you can read some of Ernest Hemingway’s hand-penned letters.
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Sun Valley Summer Symphony
Don’t miss the largest privately funded free-admission symphony in America, which is celebrating its 31st season. Performed at the Sun Valley Pavillon, sit inside or bring your picnic basket and sit on the lawn. LEARN MORE
Sun Valley Ballet Festival
In summer, this festival brings international performers to Sun Valley for exquisite performances. Two of the festival's programs are curated by Sun Valley-native and American Ballet Theatre Principal Isabella Boylston. LEARN MORE
Sun Valley Nordic Festival
Enjoy nine solid days of nordic activities, races, clinics and events to help celebrate our distinction as “Nordic Town USA.” LEARN MORE
Trailing of the Sheep Festival
The annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival is a fun celebration of the history and heritage of sheep ranching in this region. LEARN MORE