Top things to do in Hailey, Idaho this Memorial Day Weekend 2023 - Mountain Valley Lodge

April 14, 2023 - Uncategorized

Top things to do in Hailey, Idaho this Memorial Day Weekend 2023

Go off the beaten path on your Memorial day weekend getaway this 2023 and discover Hailey, Idaho. This charming town, nestled in the heart of the Wood River Valley, boasts of breathtaking mountain scenery and an abundance of outdoor activities making it the perfect destination for your long weekend vacation! Plus, the weather is perfect, the crowds are more manageable, and the town comes alive with festivities and events.    Whether you want to explore the great outdoors hiking, biking, or fishing, or enjoy a more relaxing long weekend with delicious food and local culture, Hailey has something for everyone. 

Here are what’s in store for you in Hailey this Memorial Day weekend:

Recharge at the Sun Valley Wellness Festival

The Sun Valley Wellness Festival is an annual event that takes place in the heart of Hailey, Idaho, and will be seeing its 26th year this Memorial Day weekend 2023! As always, it promises to be an inspiring and transformative experience for couples and families seeking to enhance their overall well-being. 

Sun Valley Wellness Festival offers a variety of workshops, classes, and keynote speakers on topics ranging from yoga and meditation to nutrition and mental health. There are also vendor booths featuring wellness products, healthy food options, and more. 

The festival runs from May 26-29 and is located at the Argyros Performing Arts Center and the Limelight Hotel in Ketchum, Idaho. Just a 15-minute drive from Hailey! Head over to their Instagram page for more information and updates on tickets. 

Get your running shoes on at Redfish Lake Lodge Memorial Run

Redfish Lake Lodge Memorial Run in Sun Valley is a fun and active way to honor those who have served our country this year! This family-friendly event should be high on the list of things to do in the Sun Valley this year for all you healthy nature lovers. It takes place on May 27th, 2023, and offers a variety of race distances to suit all levels of fitness. You can choose from the half marathon, 5K, or go all in with the 10k run and enjoy breathtaking views of Redfish Lake and the Sawtooth Mountains along the way.

Registration is open already, and prices vary depending on the race distance chosen. Races start at 9:30 am onwards, and you can find out more and register online here. 

Pay your respects at the Hailey Memorial Day Ceremony 2023

Honoring those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country is an important tradition that the people of Idaho hold dear. If you’re looking for a way to pay your respects this Memorial Day 2023, consider attending the Hailey Memorial Day ceremony on May 29th. This moving event takes place at the Hailey Cemetery in Idaho and begins promptly at 11:00 am. 

If you’d like to pay your respects in Sun Valley for memorial day 2023, more details about Hailey Cemeteries heartfelt tribute can be found on their website.

Take a stroll at Keefer Park

Get outside, breathe in some fresh air, and enjoy the great outdoors at Keefer Park . This picturesque park offers something for everyone, from families with young children to fitness enthusiasts looking for a good workout. 

The park also features a playground, picnic tables, and a disc golf course, making it a great spot for everyone. And if you’re looking for a little peace and quiet, you’ll find plenty of secluded spots to sit and soak up the sun or read a book.

So pack a picnic, take a stroll, or have a day out with the kids at Keefer Park this Memorial Day weekend.

Visit Downtown Ketchum

Downtown Ketchum, Idaho, is a quaint mountain town with tons of boutique stores, restaurants, a public square, and the quaintest visitor center you’ll ever see!

Enjoy your Memorial Day weekend browsing locally-made items at the boutiques, or eating your way around the local restaurants! You can also relax in the public square and enjoy stunning mountain views. The square hosts events throughout the year, so keep an eye out for what might be on when you’re there. 

You can find the Sun Valley visitor center inside the local Starbucks, where friendly the staff can help you plan your activities and discover local attractions and hiking trails. 

Enjoy the beauty of spring at Sawtooth Botanical Gardens

Take a break from all your hikes and swing by Sawtooth Botanical Garden for a slice of man-made wonder. This idyllic sanctuary is home to a wide variety of native plants and flowers, carefully curated throughout several themed gardens for you to smell your way around. The garden also offers a variety of educational programs and events throughout the year, including workshops, guided tours, and special exhibits!

It’s open all year round, from sunrise to sunset, and admission costs just $5 per person! The visitor center will also be open this Memorial day weekend, so you’re right on time if you decide to drop by. They are conveniently located just a 10 minute drive from Mountain Valley Lodge, in the neighboring town of Ketchum.

Get in touch with nature and go fly fishing

Whether you’re a seasoned angler, or just want to give it a go and get in touch with nature, Sun Valley is the perfect spot for fly fishing! With shops such as Silver Creek Outfitters located just down the road in Ketchum, you’ll be sure to find a fishing experience to suit your needs. 

The beautiful waters of Silver Creek and Big Wood around Sun Valley attract people from far and wide, so get on it and find a catch this Memorial Day weekend! Head over to Silver Creek Outfitters, for everything from rental gear to local guided fishing and more. The opening day for the season is May 27th, so you’ll be right on time! 

Treat yourself to a pamper-packed day at Zenergy Health Club and Spa

With all of the action packed things to do around Sun Valley this Memorial day weekend, you’ll want to indulge in a day of pure relaxation at this beautiful spa. Zenergy Health Club and Spa, located in the nearby town of Ketchum, is a 50,000 square foot wellness hub combining a world-class gym, spa, physical therapy clinic, boutique and cafe in the beautiful Sun Valley, Idaho.

Get a 50-minute or longer spa appointment to get all day access to their award-winning club! They offer up to nearly one hundred classes and small group training sessions each week, as well as the best gym in Sun Valley, saltwater pools, indoor tennis courts, dedicated yoga, Pilates, indoor cycling, and group fitness studios.

Head over to their website to find out more about what’s on offer for your day of bliss this memorial day weekend!

Make the most of your Memorial Day weekend by indulging in all the splendor that this stunning region has to offer, and stay with us at Mountain Valley Lodge. Our pet-friendly lodgings offer an indoor pool, jacuzzi, and complimentary breakfast — all just a stone’s throw away from the famous Sun Valley!

Mountain Valley Lodge’s breathtaking scenery is matched only by the warm hospitality of our staff. Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or just a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, our cozy lodge is the perfect place to unwind and recharge in between exploring the endless list of things to do in Sun Valley. So come on up to Hailey and experience the best that Idaho has to offer. 

We can’t wait to welcome you to our little slice of mountain paradise! Book today.


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