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Gerald Ford Amphitheater

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Address: 530 S Frontage Rd W, Vail, CO 81657-4504
Phone Number: (970) 476-5612

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My family & I attended a concert here for the first this summer. It was such an awesome place for a concert! It's an outdoor venue where you can choose an actual seat or a seat on... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 7, 2016
ray a
Vail, Colorado
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Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

My family & I attended a concert here for the first this summer. It was such an awesome place for a concert! It's an outdoor venue where you can choose an actual seat or a seat on the grass as many people of all ages did that night. Great sound, friendly staff & drinks snacks made it a very worthwhile... More 

Thank ray a
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

The amphitheater is home to some great events throughout the summertime in Vail. Every Tuesday there is a free concert. It is packed with people. The free concerts vary each week with who performs there. Sometimes you know the music, sometimes you don't. Either way, there is great people watching and it is very social. The Bravo Music festival bring... More 

Thank jbfoodiefan
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

The summer concerts cant be beat. From full string orchestra to solos some of the best performers in the country come to this beautiful venue. Bring a blanket to sit on the knoll or sit in a chair, close you eyes and let yourself be engulfed in beauty.

Thank garnett h
McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Whether you are here for Bravo! Vail, Vail Dance Festival, or anything else, you will not be disappointed. This is a cozy setting compared to a lot of other outdoor theaters I have been to and I wouldn't have it any other way. The summer weather makes it a great place to be entertained! Don't miss this place! Find anything... More 

Thank Brad T
Castle Rock, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful venue! We saw the ny philharmonic here. We bought our beach chairs and sat on the lawn. Be sure to bring jacket as once sun goes down the temp drops fast in the mountains.

Thank Linda A
Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

We went from Leadville on a day trip to Vail for a concert of patriotic music by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra at the amphitheater. It was free if you sit on the grass. It is in a beautiful setting. The forested mountain is behind it and the perimeter is landscaped beautifully. We learned several lessons: you can bring in chairs... More 

Thank booklady55_11
Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Truly a wonderful place for music. We have been here for Bravo Vail - the classical music festival. World class entertainment in a world class setting. Casual, spacious, good food and drink options on site and if you cannot afford the regular seats the lawn is much cheaper and the sound is excellent. Only problem with the lawn us on... More 

Thank Phillip P
Marble Falls, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

All time favorite venues. A beautiful place with excellent entertainment in the beautiful surrounding mountains of Vail, CO Its located next to the the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens. A must see and experience

Thank Patti R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

A favorite for my husband and I for years is to attend the Bravo Music Festival in July. Starts out with the Dallas Symphony, followed by Philadelphia Symphony and the New York Symphony. While people can get reserved seats under cover, we prefer to picnic on the grassy hill. Tickets are $28 and $5 for children. Bring beach chairs or... More 

Thank Feenixwest
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

Nothing gets your pride surging to be an American, than to listen to a top symphonic band playing patriotic music with gorgeous Purple Mountain Majesties in the background. This Amphitheater is acoustically pleasing and so very beautiful. The mountains offer so much beauty in the summer. My hope is everyone will make this a 4th of July treat if ever... More 

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