Event Inside Info
Welcome To The Rhode Island Tattoo Expo
The RHODE ISLAND TATTOO EXPO will take place MAY 10, 11 & 12 at the RHODE ISLAND CONVENTION CENTER in PROVIDENCE, RI.
As one of the country's premier tattoo conventions showcasing the latest trends and techniques within the tattoo world, the Rhode Island Tattoo Expo features an astonishing assortment of industry leading and local tattoo artists, studios, vendors, and some 10,000 attendees. The expo enjoys a preeminent reputation as an educational forum and overall entertaining spectacle on many levels including tattooing, body piercing, body modification, permanent cosmetics, laser removal, as well as the newest trends in art, music, fashion and more. Packed into the Rhode Island Convention Center amidst the atmosphere of historic downtown Providence, the all encompassing and cutting edge event is within walking distance to area restaurants, hotels, shops, art galleries, night clubs, museums and more. As an annual, all inclusive and continuing to expand event, the Rhode Island Tattoo Expo has become an alternative cultural phenomenon and is eagerly anticipated by thousands across not only New England, but throughout the rest of the country as well.
This year's event includes over 300 Industry Renowned and Celebrity Tattoo Artists, Live Tattooing & Piercing, Fine Art Galleries, Custom & Classic Cars, Hot Rods and Choppers, Live Music & Entertainment, Tattoo Cinema, Art Fusion, Contests & Awards, Fashion Show, Ms. Rhode Island Tattoo Pageant, Kids Area, Unique Vendors, Special Guests and much, much more!
Expo hours are from 5pm to 11pm on Friday, 12noon to 11pm on Saturday and 12noon to 6pm on Sunday. Individual tickets as well as three day weekend passes can be purchased either in advance via Eventbrite or at the Rhode Island Convention Center box office at any time throughout the duration of the event. Single Day Admission is $25.00 per day, per person while Weekend Passes are $50.00 per person for all three days.