The Sun Valley Wellness Festival takes place in the downtown core of the
iconic resort towns of Ketchum/Sun Valley, Idaho
Live Speaker Presentations • Experience Park & Wellness Shopping • Workshops & Activities • Inspired Panels
Movement Classes & Ceremony • Fireside Conversations • Themed Dinners • Receptions • Community Connection
The 25th-anniversary festival features popular program elements that have withstood the test of time and this year we have added in a few new exciting elements that are meant to encourage conversation, connection, and community.
The Main Stage: The Argyros Performing Arts Center hosts the Festival Box office and the Main Stage, where featured and Keynote speakers are presented. All Main Stage presentations will be available virtually as well as physically. Virtual content will be available to Festival, Experience, and Patron Passholders for 30 days with unlimited availability for multiple views. The Argyros has installed an ionization system that neutralizes airborne pathogens to provide a cleaner environment in the theater.
The Culinary Stage: “Let food be thy medicine, and let medicine be thy food.” This quote by Greek physician Hippocrates has stood the test of time for a reason. The 2022 Festival will feature SVWFC cooking demonstrations and presentations at the Sun Valley Culinary Institute located on Main Street, Ketchum.
The Experience Park: Sun Valley Festival Meadow, located on Sun Valley Road, hosts the Experience Park. This venue, free to the public. Shopping, healthy food vendors, music, and free yoga classes at noon all combine to set a chill vibe and aesthetic. Visitors will peruse a multitude of booths offering wellness products, services, and hands-on wellness practitioners – all in the beautiful park setting.
Themed Dinners: *NEW THIS YEAR* Saturday evening will feature themed dinners. Each table will include a Festival speaker, SVWI Board Member, and attendees from the Sun Valley Wellness community. Enjoy an evening of good food, great company, memorable conversation, and connection. This benefit is available to Experience, and Supporter passholders
Breakfast and Juice Bar: *NEW THIS YEAR* Saturday and Sunday morning join speakers and other members of the Festival community for a healthy breakfast complete with a juice bar, to nourish your body for a day of learning, connection, and inspiration. connection. This benefit is available to Festival, Experience, and Supporter passholders.
Receptions: *NEW THIS YEAR* Whether celebrating speakers or gathering together before an event this year's Festival includes several receptions designed to create, inspire, and create community. This benefit is available to Festival, Experience, and Supporter passholders.
The InSight Stage: Located at The Experience Park the InSight Stage provides 30-45 minute presentations on a variety of wellness topics. Presenters include select Main Stage speakers, vendors, and local practitioners. All InSight Stage events are free and open to the public.
Nature: The venue for which Ketchum/Sun Valley is best known is the alluring natural environment that cradles the towns. SVWF integrates the outdoors into programming by featuring events such as guided hikes, mountain yoga, mindful fly fishing, sunrise meditation, plant foraging, and more. From the top of Bald Mountain to the forested trails and the river valley, 2022 SVWFC offers the ultimate Sun Valley Wellness Experience where attendees can choose their outdoor adventure.
2022 Festival Overview