image from ace & the desert dog short film

image from ace & the desert dog short film

The Solo Traveler

Stories are personal. The Crested Butte Film Festival creates a space for you to experience those stories, on your or with a community of like-minded people.



Film Recommendations: Outdoor Adventure programs, Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise, Icaros: A Vision, EQUALS and short film programs: “Pack Your Bags”, “Comedy Central”, "The Best Laid Plans” and “The Hero.”


  • Join the Filmmaker Talk on Saturday, October 1st and October 2nd from 11:45am-12:45pm.

  • The Red Carpet Party is one of our premiere events. Join us on Saturday, October 1st from 9-11pm. This event is for passholders. And you can get yours here!

  • Conclude your film fest journey by spending time with all the great people youve met at the Closing Night Party on Sunday, October 2nd at 7pm. This festive gathering takes place at a beautiful little cocktail cabin called The Dogwood (be sure to try the Beetnik!). 



  • 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!

  • Looking for some after hours fun? Lite bites, righteous rum, and a friendly crowd can be found at the Montanya Distillers.

  • Crested Butte is home to some amazing outdoor adventure. Come test out your agility on world-class biking trails in the place where mountain biking was founded. Take a hike and witness the beauty of the Alps of America. Or try your hand at fly-fishing in our pristine waters.  


Around Town:

  • Its going to be hard to take a break from the film watching fun, but when you must stop and rest try out the Bonez for some awesome tacos and tequila bar.

  • For a peaceful nights sleep head to the Cristiana GuestHaus just one block off Elf Avenue and close to all the film venues.

  • Did you know that Crested Butte has it's very own hostel? And it's wonderful. The Crested Butte International Lodge and Hostel offers a variety of room types suitable for every type of traveler. You can book your stay for a special film festival rate here.