Tattoo Expos/Fairs Around the World
There are over a thousand tattoo events worldwide with more than 250 of them in the U.S alone. Below are some of the biggest international tattoo convention, expo, and festivals around the globe. They each have tattoo events scheduled for 2018.
Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention
Initially established by tattoo legend “Crazy” Philadelphia Eddie Funk, the Philadelphia Tattoo Arts Convention is considered the world’s biggest tattoo fair of live tattoo art, curiosities, and sideshows. 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of the show. Admission to the 2018 convention scheduled to run from February 9th to 11th at the Pennsylvania Convention Center costs $20/Day or $40/3-Day, children under 12 are free! Tickets are only available at the door.
Milan Tattoo Convention
The tattoo art is back in Milan from 9th to 11th of February 2018. A 3-day kermesse with over 400 international ink masters! Holding at the prestigious Fiera Milano City, the 23rd Milan Tattoo Convention is sure to be a bomb.
Australian Tattoo Body Art Expo
The Australian Tattoo Expo gladly represents the culture of body ink. With more than 57,000 guests yearly, this festival of creativity and art promotes the skills of local and international world-renowned artists. Its line-up of events includes the Sydney Expo scheduled to take place in March 2018; the Brisbane Expo in July 2018; the Perth Expo in September 2018; and the Melbourne Expo slated for the end of the year.
The Hell City Tattoo Festival
Hell City tattoo fest isn’t awesome for only its astonishing tattoos and friendly atmosphere, it also features new live acts and many other activities that other tattoo convention lack. Be prepared for live freak shows, the art fusion experiment, educational seminars, live painting projects, pinup girls, fun yoga sessions and much more. You can attend its Columbus event in April 2018 or its Phoenix event scheduled for August 2018.
Taking place at the Ethias Arena in Belgium, the Ink Mania 2.0 The Sequel promises to be greater, better and stronger! It is a unique lifestyle event that presents tattoo in a whole new light by breaking through all taboos. Discover tattoo culture, meet some crazy enthusiasts and enjoy impressive acts on different stages. You can expect to see different styles, new attractions, and the best artists from around the world.
Ink&Cutz Tattoo Convention
Ink & Cutz is popular for its astounding music, awesome battles between world-renowned ink masters, amazing live performances, cash prizes, delicious meals and much more. Planned to hold at Groningen in 2018, this tattoo event promises to bring big cars show and a battle of barbers from the Netherlands.
Tattoo Nouvelle Ere
A convention for well-informed body art patronizers, art lovers and onlookers in general, the show provides a great opportunity to get a new tattoo by a local or international artist.
Ink masters display their styles at tattoo competitions. It also features many attractions including workshops, live music, animations and much more.
Art Tattoo Show Québec
A gathering of tattoo enthusiasts and ink masters, the Art tattoo Quebec Show celebrates the tattoo community and their passion for tattooing. Its 4th edition taking place on the banks of the St-Lawrence river hopes to provide a conducive atmosphere for fellow artists to share their passion with devotees of tattoo conventions as well as first-time guests.