What to expect

How to plan

It is important for you to plan ahead if you are looking to get a tattoo at the expo. The artist we have invited are highly sought after and their schedules will fill up quickly.

If you are attending just to look, or are on the fence about getting a tattoo there will be plenty of professionals who can help you in your decision making. If you are not planning on getting a tattoo we have a great line up of art vendors attending as well.

Frequently Asked Questions

🗺️ Where is the Expo?

Salt Palace Convention Center Hall 5 (West Side)
Across 300 West facing The Delta Center Arena (This is the only Entry/Exit point)

👶 Can I bring my kids?

Yes! We strive to offer a family friendly environment, but keep in mind, people get tattoos on all areas of their bodies. Also, please respect the artist space! All Children must stay outside of the booth; no exceptions. We will also have special activities and areas just for the kids. Disruptive children may be asked to leave the premises if they become a problem to the artists. Unattended children found will be given energy drinks and taught how to swear.

⏰ How do I set up and appointment with an artist?

Go to our Artists page and find the artists you are looking to schedule with. You can click on their profile to go directly to their website, Instagram or email. From there you can get in contact directly with your artists to schedule your time with them at the Expo. Many artists will also be taking walk ups! so feel free to browse around the booths and find the artists you like. Strike up a conversation and work out a time during the Expo.

!AVOID SCAMS! If an artist claims to be tattooing at our show, and they are not on our list of artists we advise you not to send any $ for a deposit. We are an Invitational Only show and all our artists are vetted.
Not on our list, not tattooing at our show!

💳 Do you accept Credit Cards at the door?

No. Tickets can be purchased in advance at 24tix.com or cash only at the door.

Do the tattoo artists accept Credit Cards?

💵 Cash is King, 📱 Venmo is Queen.

💰 How much does a tattoo cost?

You will work out the price individually with your tattoo artist, however we have worked hard to bring these exceptionally talented tattoo artists to SLC and are suggesting a $150 minimum. Don't be a cheapskate!

🏧 Will there be ATM’s at the Expo?

Yes, we will have several ATM’s for you to get cash, but plan ahead. ATM’s have cash withdraw limits. (Typically $300 max) If you’re paying cash to your artist, please be sure you bring what you need in advance. And don’t forget that tip!

🍕 Will food and concessions be available at the Expo?

Yes, there will be multiple food choices as well as Beer Vendors. Valid state ID will be required to purchase Beer. (21+)

How do I get a booth for my shop?\

The Salt Lake City Tattoo Expo is an invitational. No open booths.