Winter Wonderland

Holiday Season in Sun Valley

An enchanted village sparkling with holiday cheer, carolers decked out in Dickens' attire and children all aglow, mesmerized by the magic of the season. Chefs are busily preparing specialty holiday menus, shopkeepers are dressing their windows with all the holiday trimmings and the list of seasonal village festivities is about to leap into the New Year. Find your own favorite ways to celebrate the season here.


Holiday Season

Village Light Display | Early December – Early January

Winter Wonderland “White Christmas” Window Stroll & Scavenger Hunt | December 12 – January 3
Scavenger hunt with ornament prizes – Scavenger hunt cards can be collected at most Sun Valley Village locations


Other Holiday Activities & Events…

Kids’ Game Room in the Village | Boiler Room | Dec 18 – Jan 2 | 3-8 pm (Closed Christmas Day)
Families are invited to come play and hang out. We will have 3 PlayStations, a Wii, ping pong, foosball, games and crafts. Children ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. $10 per day for kids (no charge for adults when accompanied by a child!)
Call 208.622.2135 for more information

Kids’ Night Out! | Sun Valley Playschool | Dec 18, 19, 26, 29, 30 & Jan 1 | 6-10 pm
For children ages 2-6; activities include stories, crafts, games, and movies; with a different theme every night. $70/child includes supervised activities, crafts, pizza, beverage and more. By reservation only; 622-2009 or

Yule Logs | Konditorei Bakery & Café
Pre-order a Yule Log at the Konditorei through December with 5-day advance order.

Holiday Pies | Konditorei Bakery & Café
Available for Thanksgiving and throughout December.

Holiday Cookie Tins | Konditorei Bakery & Café
Available through December

December 29–30
Christina Healy Trunk Show | Lodge Gift Shop
| 10 am –6 pm
“Bling on the New Year” with exclusive new designs and personal styling with the artist

December 29
Amanda Blakely Skincare Event | Brass Ranch Village | 4 –6 pm

December Entertainment | Duchin Lounge, River Run Lodge, Warm Springs Lodge

Date Entertainer Location Time
Dec 18 The Barking Owls River Run Lodge 2:30 - 5:30 pm
Dec 19 Shakewell River Run Lodge 2:30 - 5:30 pm
Dec 20 The Barking Owls Warm Springs Lodge 2:30 - 5:30 pm
Dec 23 Jeff Crosby and the Refugees River Run Lodge 2:30 - 5:30 pm
Dec 23 Dance Lessons Boiler Room 4:14 - 5:45 pm
Dec 23 Dancing Boiler Room 7:00 - 10 pm
Dec 24 Jeff Crosby and the Refugees River Run Lodge 2:30 - 5:30 pm
Dec 26 Bread & Circus River Run Lodge 2:30 - 5:30 pm
Dec 27 Bread & Circus Warm Springs Lodge 2:30 - 5:30 pm
Dec 28 Fox Street All-Stars River Run Lodge 2:30 - 5:30 pm
Dec 29 Fox Street All-Stars River Run Lodge 2:30 - 5:30 pm


December 31 | New Year’s Eve

Night-skiing on Dollar
Music and s’mores

New Year’s Eve at the Duchin
Special evening of dancing and music from Brooks Hartell, 7:30 pm–12:30 am

Bowling Alley – Family Fun!
11:00 am – 11:00 pm (bowling available) | Bar & video games available until 12:30 am

Ice Skating Rink – Get some ice time!
10:00 am – 8:00 pm

New Year’s Eve Bubbly Bash hosted by the Sun Valley Center for the Arts | River Run Lodge | 9:00 pm
$85 through December 1 / $100 after December 1

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College Bowl Games | Ram Bar, Bowling Alley and BMP
New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day

Trail Creek Cabin Sleigh Ride & Dinner | Four-course Prix Fixe Menu
$149/adults, $89/children, 12 & under – includes sleigh ride, dinner & gratuity
Reservations (208) 622-2135

Roundhouse Dinner | Six-course Prix Fixe Chef Tasting Menu | 6 –9 pm
$150/adult + alcohol, tax & gratuity
Reservations (208) 622-2135

Ram | Dinner
$85/adults | Five-course Early Seating
$120/adults | Six-course Menu Later Seating with Cavier & Champagne

Million lights brighten up the village this holiday season.

For more information check the calendar of events

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