Getting here & parking

Winter concerts are held at the Argyros Performing Arts Center in Ketchum. Summer concerts are at the Sun Valley Pavilion, while some chamber concerts may be held in other nearby locations. In-person concerts are available health conditions permitting. Check the calendar of events for complete concert details.

The Festival is monitoring health conditions closely to determine changes to attendance protocols below for 2021 concerts, events, and education programs.

Please check the Festival website often for up-to-date news and concert information or click here to receive email alerts.

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 #4 below).

Main entrance
Main Entrance

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

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

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.

On-Site Parking
On-Site 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

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 and Lost and Found
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: [email protected] or 208.622.5607.

Kids' Music Tent
Kids’ Music Tent

Pre-Concert Chats are held next to the Paver Bar on the lawn, beginning 45-minutes before the performance.

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

Other venues

Some summer chamber concerts are held at these locations listed below. Check svmusicfestival.org/summer-season for complete summer concert location details.

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.

Argyros Performing Arts Center
Argyros Performing Arts Center

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

Argyros parking
Argyros parking

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.

Bus stops near the Argyros
Bus stops near the Argyros