Thanksgiving / Opening Day Weekend

Lodging Special Thanksgiving Package | Ski, Lodging, Buffet
Spend your Thanksgiving holiday on the slopes, then enjoy a delicious buffet with all the traditional
fixings at Sun Valley Resort. Package includes lodging, lift tickets, and Thanksgiving buffet. Kids ski for
free (12 years old and younger, one per paid adult lift ticket).
Starting Prices | Inn / $244 per night | Lodge / $350 per night | 4-night minimum stay
Availability is limited. Restrictions apply. For reservations, please call please call (800) 786-8259

Wednesday, November 22nd

Matchstick Productions’ “Drop Everything” | Sun Valley Opera House | 7:00 pm
Drop Everything features the most preeminent freeskiers, along with quick-hitting comedy, stunning
locations, a solid soundtrack, and stellar cinematography.
$15 / Admission | $3 off for ski camp participants

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Thursday, November 23rd

Opening Day! | Bald & Dollar Mountains | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sun Valley’s 82nd winter season.

Mountain Report

Wagon Rides | Sun Valley Village | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

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 Information Center.
For reservations, please call (208) 622-2135

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Gretchen’s | 11:00 am – 9:00 pm / Thanksgiving special served all day 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 | $32.00 / + tax & gratuity
Children (12 & under) | $19.00 + tax & gratuity
Open regular hours for a la carte menu.

Konditorei | 7:00 am – 9:00 pm | Thanksgiving menu items;
Turkey Schnitzel cranberry mostarda, whipped Idaho potatoes, winter root vegetable medley
​Fresh Idaho Trout sautéed spätzle, haricot verts amandine, warm lemon and caper vinaigrette

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

Après Ski – Live Music | Dylan Jacobsen | River Run Day Lodge | 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
No cover charge

Special Kids Events and Programs at the Sun Valley Playschool
Snowshoeing | Scavenger Hunt | Music & Story Hour | Turkey Craft

Friday, November 24th

Wagon Rides | Sun Valley Village | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Sun Valley Serenade | Sun Valley Opera House | 2:30 pm
Free admission

Joe Fos | Duchin Lounge | 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Live jazz piano | No cover charge

Saturday, November 25th

Wagon Rides | Sun Valley Village | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Alan Pennay | Duchin Lounge | 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
No cover charge

Counting Down to Opening Day


It’s beginning to look a lot like ski season. Baldy’s slopes are clearly delineated in delightful winter white, the forecast this week looks wonderfully snowy (more than a foot of snow expected!), and anticipation fills the air. In just a week, at 9 a.m. on Thursday, November 23, the lifts at the base of River Run and Dollar will spring into action, carrying the lucky first skiers and boarders to the start of what is sure to be an amazing year.  This year, Sun Valley celebrates its 82nd season as America’s premiere destination ski resort...