Opening Day

Opening Day 2019 / Thanksgiving

Uphill access is closed Thursday morning, November 28. Uphill access will open at 4 pm on November 28.

Thursday, November 28

Opening Day at Bald Mountain

Join us for the 84th Season of Sun Valley Resort. Opening Day is Thursday, November 28, 2019, with surprises and events happening Thursday through Sunday! Be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for more details and announcements all weekend long.

Thursday, November 28: Join us at River Run as we kick off the season with Sunny the Bear, music from DJ Diva, hot cocoa, ceremonial toasts, and more. Get there early- we have surprises in store for the first chair on the River Run chairlift, gondola and throughout the day.

Friday, November 29- Saturday, November 30: The fun continues at River Run with music in the morning from DJ Diva, and Apres starting at 2:30 pm. Green River Blues kicks-off our apres series at River Run on Friday at 2:30 pm, with Tylor and the Train Robbers performing live at 2:30 pm on Saturday.

Saturday, November 30- Sunday, December 1: We’ll be adding clues to our Instagram stories on Saturday and Sunday. Follow the clues to find where prizes are hidden around the mountain.

Thanksgiving Buffet | Limelight Room | 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
All the traditional Thanksgiving fixings! Turkey, mashed potatoes, vegetables, salads, desserts.
Adults | Advance Purchase / $75 | at Door / $95 + taxes
Children (12 & under) | Advance Purchase / $45 | at Door / $60 + taxes
Prices do not include alcohol. Online price includes service charge and taxes.
Tickets may be purchased online or at the Sun Valley Guest Center.

The Ram | 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Signature Holiday Supper with roast turkey, sage sausage stuffing, mashed Idaho russet potatoes, gravy, sweet potatoes, green bean amandine. Full menu will also be available.
Adults | $35 + tax & gratuity | Children (12 & under) | $20 + tax & gratuity

Gretchen’s | 11:00 am – 9:00 pm / Thanksgiving Special
Enjoy the full offering at Gretchen’s on Thanksgiving with herb-roasted natural turkey breast, whipped Idaho potatoes, gravy, cornbread and sausage stuffing, cranberry chutney, buttered green beans and hot dinner rolls.
Adults | $32 + tax & gratuity
Children (12 & under) | $19 + tax & gratuity
Open regular hours for a la carte menu

Konditorei | 7:00 am – 5:00 pm | Breakfast, lunch, and light fare

Sun Valley Club | 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Regular menu items available

Village Station | Game Day Specials | 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

Bowling | Sun Valley Bowling Alley | 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Family fun with up to six people per lane.
$60/hour per lane – includes shoes and lane rental

Sun Valley Serenade | Sun Valley Opera House | 2:00 pm | FREE
Catch a screening of Sun Valley Serenade (1941) in the iconic Opera House. Sonja Henie, John Payne and Milton Berle star in this madcap musical adventure on and off the mountain. Music by the Glenn Miller Orchestra, featuring such classic hits “Chattanooga Choo Choo,” “In the Mood,” and “It Happened in Sun Valley.”

Friday, November 29

Opening Weekend Continues
If you missed out on opening day, or are ready for more, join us at River Run as we continue celebrations for our 84th season! 

Bowling | Sun Valley Bowling Alley | 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Family fun with up to six people per lane.
$60/hour per lane – includes shoes and lane rental

Après Ski – Live Music | Green River Blues | River Run Lodge | 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
No cover charge

Saturday, November 30

Opening Weekend Continues
If you missed out on opening day, or are ready for more, join us at River Run as we continue celebrations for our 84th season! 

Bowling | Sun Valley Bowling Alley | 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Family fun with up to six people per lane.
$60/hour per lane – includes shoes and lane rental

Warren Miller’s “Timeless” | Sun Valley Opera House | 2:00 pm
Warren Miller Entertainment brings another adventure to the screen for the 70th year with “Timeless.” $5.50/admission

Après Ski – Live Music | Tylor & the Train Robbers | River Run Lodge | 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
No cover charge

 

Sunday, December 1

Opening Weekend Continues
If you missed out on opening day, or are ready for more, join us at River Run as we continue celebrations for our 84th season! 

Bowling | Sun Valley Bowling Alley | 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Family fun with up to six people per lane.
$60/hour per lane – includes shoes and lane rental

Events and Programs at the Kindercare

Kids ages: 18mo - 5yrs, hours 9 am - 4 pm

Mon., Nov. 25 - Fall Scavenger Hunt, Music/Story Hour, Bowling, Fall Leaves Turkey
Tues., Nov. 2 - Snow Yoga, Music/Story Hour, Snowshoeing, Turkey Wreath
Wed., Nov. 27 - Gymnastics, Music/Story Hour, Ice Skating, Pinecone Turkey
Thurs., Nov. 28 - Build a Snow Turkey, Music/Story Hour, Turkey Hunt, Stained Glass Turkey
Fri., Nov. 29 - Horse-drawn Wagon Ride, Music/Story Hour, Fingerprint Turkey
Sat., Nov. 30 - Build a Snowman, Dancing with Ribbons, Music/Story Hour, Snowshoeing
Sun., Dec. 1 - Snow Yoga, Music/Story Hour, Ice Skating, Bubble Wrap Turkey

Contact info: (208)622-2288 or playschool@sunvalley.com

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