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December 26, 2014

Hailey is a very special place and there is quite a bit about this small town in Idaho that you may not know. Here’s a short list: 1. A Pioneer History: From prehistoric times until well into the 20th century the Wood River Valley was visited in the warm weather…

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December 21, 2014

The City of Hailey may be located 150 miles from the largest metro area in Idaho (Boise) but it overflows with an abundance of arts and cultural activities and events that are truly world class. Here you can find Broadway quality theatre, renowned music festivals and events, a thriving community…

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December 18, 2014

Hailey, Idaho is a small town (pop. 8,000) in the Central Idaho Rockies that is proud to host a number of big events that attract visitors from around the county and the world.  Below is a list of the major ones… ARBORFEST (May) Hailey, Idaho is celebrating Arbor Day bigger…

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Hailey Voted as Best City to Live In

December 5, 2014

September 2014.  Another nice honor by locals who know.  “It should come as no surprise that the city of Hailey was voted “Best City to Live In” by the readers of Sun Valley Guide magazine in the 2014 Best of the Valley reader poll.  Family-friendly Hailey has decidedly rural roots…

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Sun Valley, Hailey are Hotbed of Fall Festivals

November 28, 2014

November 2014.  “The Sun Valley area of Idaho is beautiful in the fall. With the leaves turning and perfect temperatures, it’s a great time for a getaway to this destination. As if the fall beauty wasn’t enough to warrant a visit, the towns of Ketchum and Hailey also hold a…

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Beer and Bicycles in Hailey, ID

October 10, 2014

October 2014.  “Beer and bicycles. That’s about all it takes to get us to an event these days. For folks in the Wood River Valley, this weekend, Oct. 17-18, marks the 11th annual CrosstoberFest, combining live music, cyclocross and 75 different beers to try from more than 20 breweries worldwide.” …

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Seven Wild & Wacky Festivals Worldwide

October 3, 2014

October 24, 2014.   Held in Idaho, the Annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival observes the animals’ annual migration to the southern part of the state. Attractions include the sheep parade where 1,500 wholly critters march down the main street of Ketchum, the Championship Sheepdog Trials, and a Folklife Fair with music and dancing from sheep-loving…

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Fall for a Festival- Trailing of the Sheep in Hailey & Ketchum, Idaho

October 1, 2014

October 2014.  “The tradition of relocating livestock from the mountains to winter pasture becomes a celebration during this festival October 9-12.  Events include music and dance performances, spinning and weaving demonstrations from local artisans, a stunning display of quilts, and a big sheep parade down Main Street. Kids especially love…

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Trailing of the Sheep Festival – One of America’s Wierdest Fall Festivals

September 10, 2014

September 2014.    Trailing of the Sheep Festival (Ketchum and Hailey, Idaho) In the past century, humans have often been outnumbered by sheep in Idaho. This festival (about three hours east of Boise) observes the critters’ annual migration to the southern part of the state. The big event is Sunday’s sheep…

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Festival Celebrates Bringing In Sheep for the Winter

September 1, 2014

September 2014.  “A wall of wool will “baa” its way through Ketchum, Idaho, next month as a decades-old tradition–the moving of sheep to their winter lambing and grazing grounds–returns. The autumn event has been a way of life for more than 150 years, but in more recent times, it’s also…

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