Ticket Information


The Vail Dance Festival and Vail Valley Foundation has multiple box office locations where tickets can be purchased in person. The main summer Festival box office is located at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, adjacent to the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens at Ford Park. Guests may also purchase tickets at the Vilar Performing Arts Center box office in Beaver Creek year-round or online at ticketsvail.com, our official ticketing site. 

Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater Box Office (June-September)

Box Office hours are 11am to 5pm daily or 11am to intermission on showdays. 

Vilar Performing Arts Center Box Office (Year-Round)

Box Office hours are 11am to 5pm, Monday-Friday or 11am to intermission on showdays. The box office will be open two hours prior to a scheduled performance on Saturdays and Sundays. 

970.845.TIXS (8497)


vaildance.org, vilarpac.org, vilarpactickets.org and ticketsvail.com are the only official online ticketing providers for all Vail Valley Foundation / Vail Dance Festival events and performances. Tickets purchased from other sources may be more expensive, invalid and/or ineligible for box office assistance. The Vail Dance Festival, Vilar Performing Arts Center and the Vail Valley Foundation are not responsible for tickets purchased from other sources.


Tickets and Packages go on sale to the public on March 28, 2023.

    • One (1) lawn ticket to each performance at The Amp; nine (9) shows total 
    •  Ability to upgrade to reserved pavilion seating for $25 to select performances (based on availability) 
    • Three (3) vouchers for discounted guest lawn tickets 
    • Pass is NOT valid for performances at the Vilar Performing Arts Center (VPAC) Over $50 in savings

BUY ENCORE PASS [On Sale to Public March 28, 2023]

  • PICK 2 – Enjoy 20% off the best available seating to 2 of 3 performances:  
    • Martha Graham Dance Company 
    • UpClose | Mr. B: George Balanchine’s 20th Century  
    • L.A. Dance Project 

BUY PICK 2 [On Sale to Public March 28, 2023]


    • Receive the best available seats at a big discount. 18-30 year-olds are invited to ‘Pay Your Age’ for reserved seating at select performances. 
    • Limited availability. 
    • Pay Your Age tickets must be purchased at The Amp or VPAC Box Office with valid proof of age ID
    • Pay Your Age promotion does not include International Evenings of Dance I, II and II, and Dance for $20.23 


    • Students and Faculty may purchase discounted lawn tickets to performances at The Amp 
    • Excludes Dance for $20.23 and performances at the VPAC 
    • Discounted Student & Faculty tickets may be purchased online at vaildance.org or by calling the box office at 970.845.TIXS (8497) 


    • Children 12 and under receive free lawn admission at The Amp with the purchase of an adult ticket 
    • Excludes performances at the VPAC 



Patrons who donate $250 or more (Fan Club level and above) will receive pre-sale access before tickets go on sale to the public. Please see the pre-sale dates below.

March 16-19, 2023 – Pre-Sale #1: Silver Dress Circle level 

March 20-23, 2023 – Pre-Sale #2: NEW Bronze Dress Circle level 

March 24-27, 2023 – Pre-Sale #3: Fan Club level 

Silver Dress Circle donors and up ($1,500+) work with our convenient Donor Concierge to purchase tickets. Tickets in the premium seating section (covered pavilion seats in sections 2 &3) are held and reserved for donors at Gold Dress Circle and up ($3,000+). Donors at these levels need not worry about the pre-sale ticket windows. Tickets in the premium seating section are not released until all donors at Gold Dress Circle and up have processed their ticket orders. Ticket Requests for Gold Dress Circle donors and up will be emailed in March with a deadline to submit by June 1, 2023. Tickets go on sale to the general public on March 28, 2023.

If you are interested in viewing all donor benefits or would like to learn more about becoming a donor, click below.




Vail Dance Festival Gift Certificates are available year-round!

  • Gift Certificates can only be applied toward ticket purchases to any Vail Dance Festival performance at either Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater and Vilar Performing Arts Center.* Gift Certificates can be sent by email (no charge) or in the mail ($2.50 charge). Gift Certificates do not incur any additional processing fees.
  • Redemption: Gift Certificates can be redeemed over the phone, in person or online. To redeem by phone, call us at 970.845.8497. To redeem in person, come to the box office at the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail (open June-September) or the Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek (open year-round). To redeem online, choose the “Pay with a Gift Certificate” option on the billing page at checkout.
  • All tickets are subject to availability. Gift Certificates can be applied as payment to any eligible performance, cannot be redeemed for concessions or merchandise. The Gift Certificate is non-transferable, has no cash value, and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen. All Gift Certificates expire 3 years from the date they are issued.


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