Winter Wonderland Gala

Sun Valley Village

Saturday, December 1

Our Winter Wonderland Festival kicks off the holiday season in the Sun Valley Village.

Schedule of Events

  • 1pm:             Gingerbread Village Ribbon Cutting – Ribbon Cutting
  • 1pm–4pm:  Scavenger Hunt
  • 2pm–4pm:  Wagon Rides – Around the Village
  • 3:30pm:       Santa Arrives – Bald Mountain Pizza Deck
  • 4:30pm:       Drawing for Scavenger Hunt Winners – Boiler Room



20th Annual Business Showcase

Zions Bank and the Sun Valley Resort invite you!

Thursday, November 15, 2012–5:30 to 7:30pm

Limelight Room – Sun Valley Inn


We’re pulling out all the stops to celebrate the 20th birthday of a Sun Valley signature event.

The best and brightest from our business community will be on hand with information, giveaways and refreshments.

Network with business owners.  Find new customers. Or simply show the Valley what your business has to offer.

For more information, call Mary Sfingi or Jeffra Syms at 208-726-3007

Breakfast With Santa

Lodge Dining Room

Saturdays & Sundays, December 8–December 23

Sure to become a Sun Valley tradition, enjoy a delectable breakfast buffet with Santa as special guest.  The perfect opportunity for the seasonal photo with Santa.

Cost is $25 for adults and $15 for children, ages 12 and under; Children ages 3 and under are free.

Reservations:  208-622-2800

5th Annual Classical Christmas Concert

5th Annual Classical Christmas Concert

Friday, December 21 | 7:30 PM (Doors open 7:00 PM)
Sun Valley Opera House
Ticket Prices: General Seating $38 includes fees and tax

Sun Valley presents the 5th Annual Classical Christmas concert. This year’s concert welcomes a special guest artist who will join Sun Valley tenor John Mauldin, Leslie Mauldin, a soprano, and pianist and baritone Jed Moss. Also returning will be the Hatvani Chamber Ensemble, and, of course the Sun Valley Carolers.

Tickets on sale now at the Sun Valley Recreation Center, by phone: 208-622-2135 or 888-622-2108.

Gingerbread Decorating Fun

Boiler Room, Sun Valley Village

Children will delight in the delicious task of building their own gingerbread houses while surrounded by the enchanted Gingerbread Village.  All creations may be taken home.

Refreshments will be served.

Cost is $30



Sun Valley Carolers

Sun Valley  Village

Nightly, December 15–December 30

For 37 years the Sun Valley Carolers have strolled throughout the Sun Valley Village enchanting guests with magical sounds of the season.  Look for the Carolers decked out in their beautiful Dickens’ costumes as they sing around the Village and resort restaurants.

Gingerbread Village

Boiler Room, Sun Valley Village

A 20 x 30 ft. gingerbread re-creation of the Sun Valley Village, Bald Mountain and the Snowball Express train will be displayed here through January 4.  A fantasy winter wonderland replica of Sun Valley during its glamorous debut as America’s first destination resort.

Holiday Window Stroll

Sun Valley Village

A free and interactive self-guided stroll through the Village.  The theme, “Celebrating the Language of the Holidays”, honors the cultural diversity of holidays and festive celebrations around the globe.  Participants will receive “passports” to be stamped inside at every window location, each bearing a holiday greeting in a different language.  A special seasonal confection will be given out at the end of the stroll.

Sun Valley Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration

Ice Sculpture photo A free gathering in front of the Inn with complimentary refreshments, Sun Valley Carolers directed by Derek Furch, tree   lighting and Santa arrives in his sleigh.  Photos with Santa and ice carving demonstrations.