Attending a Concert


Concert location: Sun Valley Pavilion — 300 Dollar Road, Sun Valley, Idaho
Unless otherwise noted
Concert Duration: Orchestra Festival — about 60-75 minutes, In Focus Series—about 90 minutes.
Unless otherwise noted
Pavilion Seating: Opens one hour prior to the performance. First come, first served.
Seating may open earlier for inclement weather or high-attendance concerts. For late entry or re-entry, ushers will allow entry at appropriate breaks in the music.

Reserved Seating: Interested in reserved seating? In gratitude for Symphony support, donors of $2,500 or more are given the opportunity to reserve seats for orchestra concerts.
Learn More

Seats reserved for major donors will be released as general seating at 6:15 PM for all concerts, except August 19 (5:15 PM) and August 23 (7:45 PM).

Main Entrance: Primarily for reserved seating.

Map of Pavilion

East Entrance (West Lake Road): Ushers will direct you to the line for general Pavilion seating if you arrive prior to the Pavilion opening.
Lawn Seating
Parking: Free, located at the Pavilion lot across Dollar Road or at Carol’s Dollar Mountain Lodge with shuttle service to the East Entrance of the Pavilion.
New this year, parking is available at the Community School Campus, a 5-minute walk from the Pavilion!
ADA Parking: Located at the Ice Rink parking lot, off Baldy View Loop, and in the first few rows of the Pavilion lot.

ADA Shuttle Service: Golf cart shuttles will take individuals in need from ADA parking to the Main Entrance starting 45 minutes before the concert, and ending approximately 45 minutes after.
Limited ADA parking available, please consider using Main Entrance drop-off if your group includes a non-handicapped driver able to park and walk from the Pavilion lot.

Dollar Lodge Shuttle Drop-Off/Pick-Up: Takes individuals to and from parking at Carol’s Dollar Mountain Lodge and the East Pavilion entrance starting 45 minutes before the concert, and ending approximately 45 minutes after.
Take the Bus: Complete bus information available at
(208) 788-RIDE (7433),

Blue Route: Free — from Warm Springs, downtown Ketchum and Elkhorn Springs, stops at Pavilion lot.
For Elkhorn neighborhoods on concert nights, take the Blue Route
at :20 and :50 past the hour to Elkhorn Springs to meet the Red Route.

Valley Route: Nominal charge — from Bellevue and Hailey, stops at Dollar Circle (back of Pavilion lawn).

Rest Rooms: Located on the east and west sides of the Pavilion and at the back of the lawn.
Symphony Store: The latest Symphony merchandise and information — Open 1:00-3:00 PM the day of the performances and one hour prior to and immediately following performances.
Big Screen: This 14X25-foot LED display on the lawn broadcasts Gala and Orchestra Festival performances from seven cameras inside the Sun Valley Pavilion.

Big Screen Dates: August 5, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 15, 16, 19 and 23

Lawn Chats: Located on the Pavilion lawn next to the Paver Bar, these 30-minute chats offer insightful, entertaining introductions to the concerts 45 minutes before the performances.

Lawn Chat Dates: August 5, 8, 9, 11, 12, 15, 16 and 23

Kids’ Music Tent: Held in the canopy at the back of the Pavilion lawn during Orchestra Festival concerts, children ages 4-8 can explore music through hands-on projects by Kindermusik for FREE while you attend the concerts.

Kids’ Music Tent Dates: August 5, 8, 9, 12, 15, 16 and 23
Reservations available for the first 10 children. Children accepted the day of the concert Maximum Music Tent capacity 16.

RSVP: or (208) 622-5607