Vail’s cultural experiences run deep, with dance, music and the arts coming alive throughout the summer months. These unique performances and festivals take place outdoors in unique settings and venues surrounded by nature.
Four of the world’s greatest orchestras make their summer home at Bravo! Vail. Intimate chamber music concerts performed by world-renowned soloists in unique venues will take place throughout the Valley as well.
VAIL DANCE FESTIVAL
The Vail Dance Festival features many forms of dance, and boasts an international reputation and dedicated following. Tickets are available for reserved seats under the Pavilion or general admission seats on the lawn. Review our tips and tricks for the best lawn seating experience.
VAIL ART’S FESTIVAL
Join us in a three-day celebration of over 60 artists showcasing digital art, drawing, fiber, glass, graphics and print making, metal works, wood, mixed media, ceramics, paintings, photography, sculpture, jewelry, and fashion all the while surrounded by the beauty and fresh air of Vail, CO.
ART IN PUBLIC PLACES & FREE ART WALKS
Art in Public Places of Vail has assembled a collection of art in public places including over 60 works of art with 35 created by Colorado artists. Enjoy a free one-hour public art tour every Wednesday ( July 7 through September 1) at 11:00 a.m. at the Vail Village Welcome Center on the top level of the Vail Village parking structure. The tour winds its way through the Village with discussions of the history of the Vail Valley, the founding of Vail mountain, the master planning of the Village, and the importance of site-specific art.
VAIL JAZZ FESTIVAL
Through six unique performance series and three signature educational programs, Vail Jazz perpetuates jazz with a focus on young musicians and young audiences.