2018 Single Event Tickets

A limited number of Single Event Tickets are available to the SVWC Pavilion talks listed below. A Single Event Ticket admits one person to the stated presentation and the book signing following that talk. Seating is general admission in the Upper Tier and doors open 30 minutes prior to each talk.

Beginning on Saturday, July 21, any remaining tickets will be sold (cash or credit card only) on site at the Info Desk located in the SVWC tent on the Sun Valley Pavilion lawn between 10:00 AM and 6:00 PM. If you have any questions or problems with your purchase, please email tickets@svwc.com or call 208-726-5454.


  • Limit of 4 tickets per person per talk.
  • We are unable to refund or exchange Single Event Ticket purchases.
  • SVWC is not responsible for lost or stolen tickets.
  • **WEATHER POLICY: In the unlikely event that extreme weather necessitates a change in location from the Pavilion, we apologize in advance but we will be unable to accommodate Single Event Ticket holders. Should this situation arise, you may choose to have the value of your ticket benefit SVWC’s future programming/community outreach efforts or receive a refund by emailing tickets@svwc.com AFTER July 24.

*PLEASE NOTE: To purchase Single Event Tickets, you will need a current web browser that can run JavaScript, with cookies turned on and pop-up windows enabled.

Saturday, July 21

Thomas L. Friedman

“The Age of Accelerations”
Saturday, July 21 • 5:00-6:00 PM, Sun Valley Pavilion

Sunday, July 22

Two-Talk Package


“The Future of Our Cities”
Sunday, July 22 • 4:00 – 5:00 PM 
Sun Valley Pavilion



“Talk Title TBD”
Sunday, July 22 • 5:30 – 6:30 PM 
Sun Valley Pavilion

Monday, July 23

Two-Talk Package

The Improvised Shakespeare Company

“Talk Title TBD”
Monday, July 23 • 4:00 – 5:00 PM 
Sun Valley Pavilion


Fareed Zakaria

“How Did This Happen? The Roots of the Populist Rebellion”
Monday, July 23 • 5:30 – 6:30 PM 
Sun Valley Pavilion

Tuesday, July 24

Two-Talk Package

Adam Johnson

“Portraying North Korea”
Tuesday, July 24 • 10:30 – 11:30 AM 
Sun Valley Pavilion


Terrance Hayes

“A Poetry Reading”
Tuesday, July 24 • 12:00 – 1:00 PM 
Sun Valley Pavilion