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General Info

Cruel World is a festival that will take place at Brookside at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA.

  • Venue doors open at 11:30am. Curfew is 11pm.
  • Show will take place rain or shine.
  • No ins/outs.
  • All ages are welcome.
    • Excluding Clubhouse - access is 21+ only
  • Children 5 & under are free (must be accompanied by a ticketed adult).
    • Excluding Clubhouse - access is 21+ only
  • Food and beverages sold separately.
  • Lineup and set times are subject to change without notice.
  • Please visit our Accessibility / ADA page for Accessibility information.


We are a cashless event. Accepted credit card payments include any US-issued and most internationally-issued magstripe or chip cards bearing a Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, JCB or Union Pay logo. Accepted contactless payments include Apple Pay, Android Pay, Samsung Pay, Google Wallet and contactless cards.

Arriving flush with cash, don’t have a bank account, or lose your credit card? We’ve got you covered! Locations where you can convert cash to a pre-paid Visa card will be available.

What Can I Bring?


Festival reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to amend the list of acceptable or prohibited items at any time.

YES Backpacks (Medium) 18"x13"x8.5"
YES Bandaids
YES Binoculars
YES Breast Pump (Manual, Battery Operated, Or Powered Devices)
YES Cameras (Non-Pro Digital, Disposable, Polaroid and Film)
YES Chapstick and Lip Balm
YES Doc Martins
YES Ear Plugs
YES Eye Drops
YES Face Masks
YES Fanny Packs and Hip Bags
YES Fishnets
YES GoPros
YES Gum (sealed pack)
YES Hand Sanitizer
YES Hats
YES Hydration packs (Empty)
YES Inhalers
YES Lighters
YES Makeup / Black Eyeliner/Lipstick
YES Mobile Phones and Chargers
YES Parasols
YES Plastic Water Bottles (Empty and Reusable)
YES Prescription Medication (Name On Medication Must Correlate With Person’s Drivers License or other appropriate state identification)
YES Purses and Handbags (no larger than 12”x6”x12”)
YES Service Animals (See ADA Page)
YES Stored Breastmilk or Formula
YES Strollers (for baby/toddlers only)
YES Sunblock (Non-Aerosol)
YES Sunglasses
YES Towels (small-medium size)
YES Water Misters


In addition to the list below, any item deemed inappropriate by festival personnel will not be allowed into the venue/festival and must be either returned to your vehicle or disposed (as appropriate).

NO Advanced First Aid Kits* (including, but not limited to, hemostatic gauze or powder, tourniquets, compression bandages, decompression needles, or chest seals)
NO Aerosol Products/Aerosol Cans
NO Air Horns
NO Animals
NO Audio Recording Devices
NO Bicycles, Skates, Scooters or Skateboards
NO Blankets
NO Body Armor
NO Chains or Chain Wallets
NO Chairs
NO Coolers
NO Detachable Lens Cameras
NO Discriminative or Appropriative Items
NO Divisive Symbols or Inappropriate Imagery
NO Drones or Remote Control Aircraft, Cars or Toys
NO Fireworks, Explosives or Road Flares
NO Flags
NO Flyers, Samples, Giveaways or Promotional Items
NO Glass Bottles or Containers
NO Glow Sticks, Light Sticks, or LED Gloves
NO Hammocks
NO Hula Hoops
NO Hoverboards or Segways
NO Illegal Drugs or Drug Paraphernalia
NO Instruments
NO IV Bags
NO Kites or Sky Lanterns
NO Laser Pointers
NO Markers or Paint Pens
NO Massagers
NO Metal Water Bottles or Containers
NO Non-Personal Protective Equipment (e.g., costume)
NO Outside Food or Beverage
NO Selfie Sticks, Tripods or Narcissists
NO Smelling Salts*
NO Stuffed Animals
NO Tailgating
NO Tents or Sleeping Bags
NO Totems
NO Tourniquets*
NO Toy Guns, Water Guns or Sling Shots
NO Umbrellas
NO Video Cameras
NO Wagons
NO Walkie Talkies
NO Weapons (Guns, Knives, Ammo, Pepper Spray, Mace, etc.)

* In the event of a medical emergency, please go to a medical tent or find a festival staff member with a radio.