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Gerald Ford Amphitheater

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Address: 530 Frontage Rd E, Vail, CO 81657
Phone Number: (970) 476-5612

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It does not get better than this

Buy the lawn seating, take a picnic and a blanket and expect to be blown away. The beauty of the combination of music and nature's setting is awesome. Highly recommended.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Buy the lawn seating, take a picnic and a blanket and expect to be blown away. The beauty of the combination of music and nature's setting is awesome. Highly recommended.

Delray Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Whether you are attending a symphony or ballet, the Gerald Ford Ampitheater offers a surreal experience unlike any other Ampitheater because of the beautiful surroundings. Catching the sun set behind the enormous mountains and the colorful flowers that encompass the theater add to the beauty of all the performances! If you want to lessen the cost of the performance you... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We were fortunate enough to be in Vail the same week as the NY Philharmonic. The Gerald Ford Amphitheater was a great outdoor, yet intimate location. Pack some food (no open containers through security) or buy it there, take a blanket or low riding chair, if you chose lawn seating. If on the lawn, sunglasses and sun shade (hat or... More 

London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Attended a Tuesday night free concert. The venue is amazing. Seating in chairs under roof and open air seating in grass.

Easton, Connecticut
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We caught the Urban Dance Competition which was Free (yeah!). The lawn is pretty steep so viewing is great from every spot. Bring a blanket if you don't have seats. You can buy bottles of wine at the food stand vs just buying a glass. Nice option.

Ft Worth. TX
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191 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We attended a Shakespeare Music event featuring the Philadelphia Orchestra on a recent Friday evening. It was magnificent. It is an outdoor venue, but covered. We sat in the reserved seats (beginning at $44pp), but there is an uncovered grassy section also (not sure if there is a charge for that). With the Aspen and the Mountains surrounding us, the... More 

Sarasota, Florida
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166 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The vail amphitheater is located just to the east of vail village . It offers the visitor a wealth of cultural and entertainment oportunities from Bravo vail , a month long festival of Symphony orchestras, vail hot summer nights a weekly free contemporary music event, Vail dance festival , two weeks of world class dance, as well as numerous other... More 

Edwards, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The July 4th Celebration was wonderful! The music as great, the tribute to our men and women who have protected our country was beautiful, and the venue setting could not be any better. BRAVO did an amazing job! THANK YOU!

Aurora, Colorado
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Seeing classical music at this venue during Bravo Vail is a can't miss experience. It's great to have the opportunity to see top level talent and enjoy a nice picnic on the grass. Make sure you get there when the gates open if you want a good spot!

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84 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This facility provides as fine a place for outdoor concerts as I have ever experienced. The sound is excellent. It has covered seat areas as well as grass and bench seats. It also has handicap accessible places. Around the perimeter it has spaces for refreshments, bathroom, and sales space available.

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