Welcome to the 2017 Crested Butte Film Festival!


Please Check-In at our Box Office:
Crested Butte Mountain Theatre | 403 2nd St, Crested Butte, CO 81224

Welcome! Here you can pick up your Festival Passes and your Welcome Bag. Your Welcome Bag will contain important festival information.

If you are arriving when our Box Office is closed, please call Sooner (Filmmaker Liaison) at 970-433-5953 to arrange for pick up. You can also call Kat, Operations Manager, at 303-956-4777.

Box Office Hours

Wednesday, September 27 12 pm - 7 pm
Thursday, September 28     12 pm - 9 pm
Friday, September 29          9 am - 7 pm
Saturday, September 30      9 am - 7 pm
Sunday, October 1                9 am - 2 pm


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Hop on Your Bike! Complimentary Townie Bike Rentals at Big Al's Bicycle Heaven | 207 Elk Avenue

Riding around town is the easiest and quickest way to get from film screening to party to hike to film screening. If you are driving, may we suggest bringing your bicycle? If you're in need of a bike, we've got one waiting for you. Just go into Big Al's Bicycle Heaven and let them know you are a guest of the film festival and in need of a townie bike for the weekend.


VIP & Filmmaker Lounge at GATHER |Crested Butte Mountain Theatre | 403 2nd St.
 

Join us in bringing the festival Beyond the Screen. This is a space for you to come, relax, GATHER - talk about film, charge your devices. Your next adventure is only a visit away.

Thursday, September 28      12 p - 9 p
Friday, September 29            9 a - 7 p
Saturday, September 30       9 a - 7 p
Sunday, October 1                 9 a - 2 p


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 28


Photo credit: xavierfane.com

Photo credit: xavierfane.com

Bike Parade Kick-off & Opening Night Festivities

Thursday, September 28 | 4 -6 pm | Meet at Montanya Distillers, 212 Elk Avenue

Get into gear for the weekend by riding in the Bike Parade! Grab your townie bike and join us for this most famous of CB traditions: a slow-moving, ever-winding, fun-filled, bike parade through the streets and alleys of CB back to Montanya Distillers where the party starts. Mingle with other festival-goers and filmmakers while imbibing on creative cocktails and mocktails...all before the evening’s Opening Night Films!

Everyone is welcome. Free event. Food and drink available for purchase.


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Magic Carpet Party

Thursday, September 28 | 8 Pm | Artisan Rug Gallery, 311 Elk Avenue

Join us for an annual tradition of welcoming you Crested Butte Style, a sweet little private party tucked away in a stunning rug gallery. 

Private Party for Filmmakers, VIPS, festival staff, sponsors and donors. 


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29


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Filmmaker & VIP Luncheon

Friday, September 29 | 12:30 pm - 2:30 Pm | Elk Ave. Prime - 226 Elk Avenue

We invite you to join us for lunch to have a chance to meet other filmmakers, representatives and festival staff and have a chance to connect as we kick off this festival weekend together!


Party with the Filmmakers

Friday, September 29 | 9 - 11 pm | The Dogwood - 309 Third Street

Food, drinks, and an opportunity to rub shoulders with some seriously cool creatives- are you in? 

Everyone is welcome. Free for Filmmakers and 4-Day Passholders or $20 at the door.


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30


Filmmaker Talk

Saturday, September 30 | 11:45 am - 12:45 pm | Elk Ave. Prime - 226 Elk Avenue

Tap into the creative minds that have brought you this year’s outstanding films. The intimate panels offer an opportunity to deeply engage with the artists, discussing craft, inspiration, and more. Moderated by Festival Hosts Jack Hanley and Scott Aigner.

Everyone is welcome. Free event with complimentary Mountain Maid Coffee.


Passholder Reception

Saturday, September 30 | 4 - 6 pm | 

Jeff Hermanson, of Larimer Associates and Good Food 100, cordially invites you to celebrate the Crested Butte Film Festival! Please join us for light appetizers and drinks in a beautiful home in Crested Butte.

Please RSVP to radhika@larimerassociates.com.

Event is for Passholders only and is a free event. You can purchase your pass HERE


Awards Ceremony

Saturday, September 30 | 8:15 pm | Center for the Arts | 606 6th Street

Celebrate the award-winning films and directors at this illuminative event. Some of our most memorable moments have happened at this celebration of talent. Plus, make sure you catch these films during the last showings on Sunday.

Everyone is welcome. Free event.


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Red Carpet Party

Saturday, September 30  | 9 - 11 pm | Montanya Distillers - 212 Elk Avenue

Filmmakers, Sponsors, and 4-Day Passholders are invited to join us for our seriously swanky Red Carpet Party. Don your finest threads, enjoy artisan cocktails, and mingle with filmmakers at this famous, award-winning distillery.

Event is for Passholders only (4-Day, Sponsor, Filmmaker) - tickets not available for purchase. You can purchase your pass HERE


SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2


Filmmaker Talk

Sunday, October 1 | 11:45 am - 12:45 pm | Elk Ave. Prime - 226 Elk Avenue

Tap into the creative minds that have brought you this year’s outstanding films. The intimate panels offer an opportunity to deeply engage with the artists, discussing craft, inspiration, and more. Moderated by Festival Hosts Jack Hanley and Scott Aigner.  

Everyone is welcome. Free event with complimentary Mountain Maid Coffee.


Closing Night Party

Sunday, October 1 | 7 pm | The Dogwood - 309 Third Street

Come celebrate with the friends you’ve made this weekend as we wind down at the end of another great festival! And be sure to try one of The Dogwood's delectable creations, $4 off select cocktails. 

Everyone is welcome. Cash bar. Lots of fun.