Vail Valley Facility Rentals

Vail Valley Foundation facilities including the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail and Vilar Performing Arts Center in Beaver Creek offer numerous rental and group oportunities. 

From corporate retreats to private concerts and events VVF venues offer spectacular Vail Valley backdrops for your event. 

Vilar Performing Arts Center, Beaver Creek

Conveniently located in the heart of Beaver Creek Village, this 530-seat venue offers a visually superior, yet intimate backdrop for on-stage dinners and entertainment, small to large group presentations, specialized setups in our May Gallery and other adjoining spaces, and more.

The theatre is flanked by two 2,200 square-foot lobbies. The balcony lobby is street level and the orchestra lobby is one floor below, accessible by stairs or a guest elevator. The May Gallery Patrons Lounge is an elegant space that is perfect for cocktail receptions for 100, or sit-down dinners for up to 60 guests. Velvet furnishings, silk walls and a grand piano lend to beauty of the May Gallery and complement the antique 17th & 18th century architectural watercolors on display.

The theatre itself is available for "Star Dinners on Stage": Up to 250 guests can enjoy a unique dining experience with an elegant dinner on the Vilar Performing Arts Center stage. Performances may also be booked in the acoustically perfect theatre following a cocktail reception, dinner in the lobbies or May Gallery Patrons Lounge. Custom décor and catering are available.

The theatre can host intimate receptions for as few as 20 guests to parties where 250 can dance the night away. Customized on-site catering is available, for everything from casual gatherings to elegant sit-down dinners. State-of-the-art sound and lighting equipment enhance bands, string or jazz ensembles. The Vilar Performing Arts Center complex is home to four unique areas that create incredible ambiance with minimal décor.

Generous private dressing rooms are available for extended families and large parties.

For more information on renting our facility, please download our rental brochure, view examples of rental events on our Flickr page, or contact Director of Operations Chris Henry for rates and additional details.

Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater, Vail

Nestled in the heart of Vail’s Ford Park with the majestic Gore Range as a backdrop, the Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater has served as the focal point for the summer season of performing arts in the Vail Valley. Since opening its doors in 1987, the Ford Amphitheater has played host to a vast and diverse array of world-renowned talent including the Bolshoi Ballet, Bob Hope, Sheryl Crow, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, John Denver, James Brown, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, B.B. King, the Dixie Chicks, and Crosby, Stills, & Nash. Annual series such as the Bud Light Hot Summer Nights free concert series, Bravo! Vail Valley Music Festival, and Vail International Dance Festival showcase not only the distinctive assortment of performing arts offerings, but the versatility of the facility as well. The Ford Amphitheater is the perfect setting for weddings, corporate gatherings, or community meetings. For more information on renting the Ford Amphitheater please contact Jen Mason

Download the Ford Amphitheater Rental Brochure