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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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Amazing venue

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Linda A
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Castle Rock, Colorado
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Castle Rock, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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.

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

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Thank Phillip P
Marble Falls, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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Thank Patti R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

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St. Louis, Missouri, USA
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5 of 5 stars 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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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

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.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

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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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!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

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.

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