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The Cruelty Free Festival provides a full day of activities and entertainment to delight everyone who loves animals. We showcase the groups giving a voice to animals, alongside inspiring advocates and innovative businesses creating inspiration and options for vegan and cruelty-free living!

ONLINE TICKET SALES: Early bird online ticket sales are now available! Only $5 + booking fee ($2.50) via MOSHTIX. Children 11 years and under free! Otherwise, tickets for everyone 12 years and over are $10 on the door.

When: Sunday 22 October 10am-5pm
Where: The Cutaway, Barangaroo Reserve, Sydney CBD (Main entrance is at Nawi Cove)
Getting there:
Download Barangaroo site map (the Cutaway is clearly indicated), with public transport routes
The 311, 324 and 325 buses go to and from the Nawi Cove entrance. There is a ferry wharf at Barangaroo. Closest train staions are Circular Quay and Wynyard. For information about travelling by public transport, including timetable information, call the Transport Infoline on 131 500 or visit

Doggie visitors are allowed: MUST be on leash at all times. PLEASE be responsible and respectful by cleaning up after your friends. Water bowls and bags will be available, but we advise visitors to also bring their own for immediate clean ups as required.

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Applications for Stalls, Main Stage and Speakers Stage are now closed


Children's Workshops



Main Stage


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Our 2017 Sponsors!

A huge thanks to our sponsors! Please support them where you can.

Endangered Gold Sponsors
Nature’s Way Syndian Natural Food Products
Rare Silver Sponsors
Cruelty Free Super
Scarce Bronze Sponsors & Supporters
Nuzest The Chocolate Yogi Nerium Lord of the Fries Gingerbread Folk