The 3rd Annual Raleigh Tattoo Arts Festival

  • Dates: June 14, 2024 - June 16, 2024
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Presenting Organization: Villain Arts
  • Venue: Raleigh Convention Center
  • Location: Downtown Raleigh
  • Address: 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Phone: 919.996.8500
  • Times: Fri. 2-11pm; Sat. 11am-11pm; Sun. 11am-8pm
  • Admission: $25-$50; free - children under 12.


There are hundreds of artists to choose from, some local, some from across the U.S., and even international artists. Mingle with artists such as Mystical Mike ("Ink Master" season 3), Charles Whitfield (VH1) and Manifest Mark Matthews ("Ink Master" season 2)! 

With seminars, live entertainment (including circus sideshow acts and human suspension) and attendees can participate in tattoo competitions with their new or existing tattoos. Plus there are numerous vendors selling everything from industrial supplies to jewelry.