The long Labor Day weekend has become a bit of a big deal here in Sun Valley over the years. It’s a last summer hoorah as the kids begin to head back to school and the crisp temperatures of fall start to nip at our heels. With spirits running high and festivities plentiful, this is one long weekend that you won’t want to miss.

To make the most out of the Labor Day weekend we’ve put together a list of all the best happenings.

Wagon Days

Wagon Days - Ketchum, Idaho

  • What: while known best for the Big Hitch Parade down Sun Valley Rd, the festivies also include live music, cowboy poetry, bareback horse riding demonstrations and more.
  • When: August 31st – September 1st
  • Where: downtown Ketchum
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Rebecca’s Private Idaho

Rebecca's Private Idaho

  • What: this unique grand fondo style gravel grinding bike race with multiple distance offerings ridden through the sceneic mountains surrounding Sun Valley.
  • When: August 30th – September 2nd
  • Where: based out of Sun Valley
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Heisenberg – Theater

Heisenberg Theater Performance

  • What: the simple story of two perfect strangers who embark on an affair and find their lives changes irrevocably
  • When: August 30th – September 4th
  • Where: the Liberty Theater
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Gallery Walk

Ketchum Gallery Walk

  • What:  take in thought-provoking exhibitions of newly installed art, enjoy wine, mingle with friends, and often meet the artists.
  • When: August 31st
  • Where: downtown Ketchum
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Temptations Tribute Band


  • What: a live concert tribute to the Temptations
  • When: August 31st | 7:30pm – 8:30pm
  • Where: the Sun Valley Opera House
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Yoga On the Mountain

Yoga on the Mountain

  • What: free outdoor yoga sessions
  • When: August 31st | 8:45am – 9:45am & 10:00am – 10:45am
  • Where: River Run Lodge Plaza
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Gov’t Mule with Lukas Nelson & the Promise of the Real

Gov't Mule with Lukas Nelson & the Promise of the Real

  • What: jamming rock performers that know how to get the crowd going
  • Whe: September 2nd |
  • Where: Sun Valley Pavilion
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There are heaps of other great events happening throughout the weekend. For the full line-up, head over to our events calendar.

Reposted from Visit Sun Valley.