Dance Fest MX Vail Dance Experience

Join us in Vail, Colorado for the 30th anniversary season of the Vail Dance Festival!

A special 2018 Vail Dance experience has been created for friends and families of Dance Fest MX



Open Rehearsal with Festival Artists
Thursday, August 1 | 1-3pm | Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater

View a performance rehearsal from the auditorium seating of some of the world’s greatest dancers preparing for the weekend’s performances. Sorry, no photography or videos are allowed.

Complimentary event

Pre-Performance Reception
Friday, August 3 | 6:30-7:30pm | Borgen Patron Plaza @ Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater

Light appetizers and beverages will be served in the Amphitheater’s private outdoor plaza. Festival Director, Damian Woetzel and Festival dancers will be in attendance for portions of the reception.

$15 Children 12 and under | $30 adults

International Evenings of Dance I
Friday, August 3 | 7:30pm | Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater

The signature performances of the Vail Dance Festival featuring the biggest names in dance from ballet to tap, contemporary to street dancing. “Where Dancers Shine Beyond Their Usual Specialties” —The New York Times

$129 reserved seating | $27 lawn seating

International Evenings of Dance II
Saturday, August 4 | 7:30pm | Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater

The second of two unique gala evenings, heralded as the marquis events for the Vail Dance Festival. “Vail [is] legendary in today’s dance world.” —The New York Times

$129 reserved seating | $27 lawn seating

Master Class with Lil Buck & Ron “Prime Tyme” Myles, Memphis Jookers
Sunday, August 5 | 10-11am | The Sebastian, Vail

Learn from the best! This private class welcomes dancers aged 10-18 of all levels. Instruction will focus on the popular American street dance style known as Memphis jookin. Parents are welcome to observe class and refreshments will be served.

$50 per student | Parents are complimentary



For more information or to receive your promo code to book these special private offerings for the Vail Dance Festival 2018, contact Gretchen Swanson at 01.970.748.5943 or


Beginning at just $339/night, exquisite lodging is offered at The Sebastian – Vail, a Four-Diamond Resort hotel located just minutes from the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater and walking distance to Vail’s numerous shops and restaurants.

The Sebastian – Vail is proud to have two incredible restaurants on property, Leonora and Frost bar. Leonora is a visionary bistro, wine and tapas restaurant. Frost is Vail Village’s hottest gathering spot for hand-crafted cocktails, music, small bites and socializing.

The award-winning Bloom Spa is a boutique spa offering treatments that complement the Colorado environment perfectly. Take in the panoramic views from the heated pool with waterfall feature and four hot tubs, or use the state of the art fitness center.

To reserve rooms at The Sebastian – Vail, please use the following link or contact hotel reservations sales department at 01.866.708.2353 and provide group code #10A507. Please book by May 31, 2018 to take advantage of this great offer.


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