This Idaho Christmas Town Is Straight Out Of A Norman Rockwell Painting

Christmas in Idaho is magical. The beautiful mountains, snowy days, and fabulous Christmas light displays all create the picture-perfect holiday. Sun Valley is just one small area in Idaho that comes alive during the holiday season, becoming the ultimate Idaho Christmas town. From a month-long winter festival to beautiful light displays and endless outdoor activities, Sun Valley is a Christmas town straight out of a Norman Rockwell painting – it’s festive, magical, beautiful, and perfect.

While Sun Valley is a popular destination any time of the year, people from all over the country flock to this area during the winter months.

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Many people come to spend time at Sun Valley Resort, one of the top ski resorts in the country. While there are many amenities at this resort, the views from the mountain are breathtaking and bucket list worthy.

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But this area is so much more than just a ski resort during the holiday season. Throughout the entire month of December, Sun Valley hosts its annual Winter Wonderland Festival. This event is packed with activities the entire family will enjoy.

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This festival takes place in Sun Valley Village, which is a lovely shopping center next to the Sun Valley Resort. The charming stores, restaurants, and other buildings in this village are fully decorated to make you feel like you are in a true winter wonderland.

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There are activities all throughout this event including a tree-lighting ceremony and visits from the big man himself, Santa Claus.

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Walk around and you’ll feel the holiday spirit as you enjoy performances by Sun Valley carolers and check out the incredible gingerbread houses on display. There are even activities like ice carving demonstrations, an open-air holiday market, and so much more.

You’ll want to spend at least one day gathering your loved ones and heading to the outdoor ice rink for the perfect holiday activity. You may even time your visit just right to catch an ice skating performance.

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Of course, there is nothing more festive than a winter sleigh ride along the nearby trails. This is just one of the many holiday memories you can make in this Christmas village.

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And the perfect way to celebrate Christmas Eve? Watching the Torchlight Parade down Dollar Mountain and an incredible holiday firework display.

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From dazzling Christmas lights to sleigh rides and fireworks, Sun Valley knows how to usher in the holidays. Everything about this town is magical — just like in a Norman Rockwell painting.

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For details on each event, visit the Sun Valley Resort’s website. You can also learn more on its Facebook page.

Have you ever spent the holidays in Sun Valley, Idaho? If so, what did you love most about this beautiful Christmas village? Let us know in the comments! And, if you have never visited the resort and spent time on its slopes, this is your year! Check out our feature article to learn more about what makes this resort one of the best in the country.

Address: Sun Valley, ID 83353, USA

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Published by VintageDava

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