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The Vail Dance Festival and Vail Valley Foundation has two 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, 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. 

PLEASE NOTE,, and 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.


Encore Club Pass – $234

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


Package pricing and availability are subject to change. Price listed does not include service fees.

Pick 2 

Enjoy 20% off the best available seating to 2 of 3 performances:

  • July 28 – UpClose with Damian Woetzel
  • July 29 – Myths by Legends
  • July 31 – Dorrance Dances


Package pricing and availability are subject to change. Price listed does not include service fees.

Pay Your Age

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 Opening Night, International Evenings of Dance I, II and Dance for $20.24
Package pricing and availability are subject to change. Price listed does not include service fees.


Students and Faculty may purchase discounted lawn tickets to performances at The Amp
Excludes Dance for $20.24 and performances at the VPAC
Discounted Student & Faculty tickets may be purchased online at or by calling the box office at 970.845.TIXS (8497)

Price listed does not include service fees.


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




If you are a donor, you should have received email communications regarding presales and ticket redemption. The next donor presale happens just before public tickets go on sale for Dance for $20.24.

DONOR TICKETING BENEFITS: 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 presale ticket windows. Tickets in the premium seating sections are not released until all donors at the Gold Dress Circle level and above have processed their ticket orders.

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.

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.

Redemption details

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.


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