The Family

We've got films for the whole family! And many activities for children of all ages. 


Download the Crested Butte Film Festival app on the App Store or on Google Play for a complete listing of all events and films.  



Youth Film Program

Science Fair

Eighth Grade

The Trouble With Wolves

Need more recommendations? Come by our box office at the Artisan Rug Gallery. Our team is happy to help you narrow down your choices.



  • Get into gear for the weekend by riding in the Bike Parade on Thursday, September 27 at 3 pm. Meet in front of Montanya Distillery at 212 Elk Ave. This event is also insta-worthy, so don’t forget to tag us #CBFF or @crestedbuttefilmfestival.

  • Don’t have your bike with you? Don’t worry. You can rent one at Big Al’s Bicycle Heaven on Elk Avenue.

  • Discussion not only encourages understanding it sparks creativity. Join the Filmmaker Talks on Saturday, September 29th and Sunday, September 30th from 11:00-11:45 at Elk Avenue Prime. Tap into the creative minds that have brought you this year’s outstanding films. These intimate panels offer an opportunity to deeply engage with the artists, discussing craft, inspiration, and more. Your budding filmmaker will thank you later!

  • Bonus: bring your reusable CBFF YETI Rambler to our Filmmaker Talks and receive free Mountain Maid coffee. You can purchase yours at Box Office.

  • Celebrate the award-winning films and directors at our Awards Ceremony on Saturday, September 29th at 8:15pm at Center for the Arts. Some of our most memorable moments have happened at this celebration of talent. And, make sure you catch these films during the last showings on Sunday.

  • Filmmakers, Sponsors, and Festival Passholders are invited to join us for our flamenco-inspired Red Carpet Spirited Soirée on Saturday, September 29th from 9-11 pm at Montanya Distillers. Don your finest threads, enjoy artisan cocktails, and mingle with filmmakers at this famous, award-winning distillery. You can purchase your pass here to join in this fun event.

  • Join us Beyond the Screen after the Youth Film Program on Sunday, September 30 where we’ll offer unique activities to deepen the connection to the films you’ve just seen!

  • After the films, continue the joy of storytelling by visiting the Old Rock Community Library.





  • Play is at the heart of storytelling. From open spaces to play centers, the Crested Butte Parks and Recreation system will help your kiddo play to their hearts content.

  • How about a journey to the top of the world? Hop on the lifts at the Crested Butte Mountain Resort and enjoy an incredible view! Your Festival Pass includes a free ride, so grab a bike at Big Al’s Bicycle Heaven or maybe just some Buckel Family Wine and see why we call this place paradise.

  • Take your budding detective on the coolest adventure in the valley! Visit the Crested Butte Land Trust to find out more about the Letterbox Treasure Hunt.

  • Fall is simply spectacular in Crested Butte. Your whole family will enjoy a nice drive up Kebler Pass to see the colors. Take some time to get out and hike one of the many family trails too. The Beaver Ponds is one of our favorites for kiddos!

  • Film inspires creativity, so save some time for your little one to create at the Trailhead Children’s Museum.

  • Capture your family vacation memories with Kiki M Photography. This local photographer creates dramatic photos that capture the unique essence of each person. Kiki can help you create an amazing souvenir from your journey.

  • Forget some essentials? CB Kids has you covered.




We encourage you to learn more about our additional CBFF sponsors including:

The Dairy Arts Center, Jamie’s Jerky , KBUT, Spectrum, Artisan Rug Gallery, Downey Law,  Slopeside Tech, Sage Specialty Rentals, Larimer Associates, RoShamBo