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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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Wonderful Setting for a Concert

I have listened to and played many concerts at the Ford Amphitheater. From the stage or from the audience, the atmosphere here is idyllic. It also has a wonderful lawn behind the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have listened to and played many concerts at the Ford Amphitheater. From the stage or from the audience, the atmosphere here is idyllic. It also has a wonderful lawn behind the enclosed seating that many prefer on a warm summer evening.

Thank Phillyhorn
Melbourne, Australia
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332 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visite Vail at end of fall and we took in the amphitheater but there were no events. Great setting understand the favourable summer reviews and can only imagine the vibes. Just east of Vail township. Well located and set it. Again it is a spectacular natural vista.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Jeremy Camp Concert--please come back for 2016! Great venue. Seats are comfortable and room to get through to your seat instead of climbing over the people! Nice restroom facilities, concessions stand food was better than average for those type of things. Or, better yet can bring your own food in to enjoy. The outdoor concert space is truly wonderful!

Thank Kim F
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102 reviews
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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.

Thank I_go_to_vail_co
Delray Beach, Florida
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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 

Thank Judy C
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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 

Thank Avdeywa
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 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.

Thank emptynester44
Easton, Connecticut
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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.

Thank Just5and1
Ft Worth. TX
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204 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 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 

Thank vanam1960
Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 135 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 

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