Getting here & parking

Winter concerts will be held at the Argyros Performing Arts Center in Ketchum.  Summer orchestra concerts are at the Sun Valley Pavilion, while chamber concerts may be held in various locations -- check the concert schedule.

The Sun Valley Pavilion opens at 5:30 PM, one hour before each performance.  Patrons may line up for seats before that on the East Terrace. Check with ushers for potential late entry during a break in the performance.

Pavilion Seating
Pavilion Seating

The Main Entrance is where you’ll want to enter if you have reserved seats. If you are a donor at the Stradivarius level and up, please join the pre-concert cocktail party on the South Terrace (see below).

Main Entrance
Main Entrance

The East Entrance is where the line forms for Pavilion seats.

East Entrance
East Entrance

On the South Terrace, the Festival hosts cocktails before the performance for donors at the Stradivarius+ levels.

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South Terrace
South Terrace

Valet Parking is complimentary for donors at the Conductor’s Circle+ levels.

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Valet Parking
Valet Parking

The lawn is open all day; many patrons lay blankets out early to reserve a prime spot.

Lawn Seating
Lawn Seating

Free Parking is located at the Pavilion lot across Dollar Road.

Pavilion Lot Parking
Pavilion Lot Parking

Free Parking is also available at Carol’s Dollar Mountain Lodge with shuttle service to the East Entrance starting 45 minutes before the concert and ending approximately 45 minutes after the concert.

Shuttle Pickup for Dollar Mountain Lodge Parking'
Shuttle Pickup for Dollar Mountain Lodge Parking

The Festival Store offers information, Festival swag, useful items for picnickers, and lost and found. It is open from 1:00 PM through 1/2 hour after the concert on all days with performances.  The store is closed during the concert.

Festival Store
Festival Store

The Kids’ Music Tent, located at the back of the lawn, offers fun and educational activities for children ages 4-8 during concerts. Advance reservations are required: info@svmusicfestival.org or 208.622.5607.

Kids' Music Tent
Kids’ Music Tent

Pre-Concert Chats are held next to the Paver Bar on the lawn and are also live-streamed for phone listeners at svmusicfestival.org.

Pre-Concert Chats
Pre-Concert Chats

The Blue Route (free) from Warm Springs, Ketchum, and Elkhorn Springs stops at the Pavilion lot. The Valley Route (nominal charge) from Bellevue and Hailey stops at Dollar Circle.

Pavilion Bus Stop Locations
Pavilion Bus Stop Locations

Chamber concerts are held at the Presbyterian Church of the Big Wood, located at 100 Saddle Road, Ketchum, Idaho. Ample parking is available at the Church and across the street. The Blue Route stop is a 5-minute walk away at Warm Springs and Lewis.   

The Argyros Performing Arts Center is located at 120 Main Street South in Ketchum, across from the Limelight Hotel.  The phone number is 208-726-7872.  However, please note that reservations for Music Festival performances are available through the Festival website and office (208-622-5607), and not through the Argyros Box Office.

Parking is available on the streets around the Argyros and in the Ketchum Public Parking Lot at 100 Washington Avenue.

The Valley Route from Bellevue and Hailey stops in front of the Kentwood Lodge on the same block as the Argyros.  Heading south, the stop is in front of the Limelight Hotel across the street.