Below is a list of Frequently Asked Questions and their applicable answers for all Artists, Vendors and Attendees.
Q: Do people get tattoos at Tattoo Conventions?
A: YES, getting a tattoo at a tattoo convention is often the reason people come. Although it is also great to just come and enjoy the entertainment, meet new artists and check out the products our vendors carry.
Q: How much do tattoos cost?
A: Prices are set by individual artists and are based on a variety of factors including the amount of time it will take, size, placement, level of detail, etc.
Q: I want to get a tattoo by one of your artists – how do I arrange that?
A: If you are interested in having a tattoo done by one of our exhibiting artists, it is best to research their work and make an appointment with them prior to the event. You must contact the shop/artist directly to make an appointment and handle any deposits. If you are having trouble locating contact info for an artist, send a request to email@example.com.
Q: Is there an age minimum to receive a tattoo?
A: You must be at least 18 years of age -NO EXCEPTIONS. Prior to beginning any work, artists are required to obtain a copy of proof of the client’s age as well as a signed consent form.
Q: Can I bring my family to the event?
A: Yes- All ages are welcome and kids under 12 are FREE.
Q: Do I have to purchase tickets in advance?
A: No, Tickets will be available at the door.
Q: Do I need to purchase a separate ticket for the entertainment?
A: No, the ticket price for the event includes general admission for all performances and events scheduled for the day. Only artist seminars require a separate admission fee, which is determined by each individual artist. Please click here to see a list of scheduled artist seminars.
Q: Where do I park?
A: Parking is available at a $15.00 charge on-site at the Westchester County Center Parking Lot.
Q: Will there be food & beverages available at the event?
A: Yes, concession services are available within the Westchester County Center. ATM machines are also conveniently located.
Q: I am a member of the press- how do I get a press pass?
A: All press requests must be made in by filling out this form and will be granted at our discretion. In general, press passes will only be granted to official members of the press able to produce official press credentials. Those who are approved for a press pass will be on a list at the door, and can only be picked up by the person whose name is listed after displaying proper press credentials.
Artist & Vendor Information
Q: After I pay the registration fees, are there any other payments I need to make?
A: No. Unless you are entering in any contests.
Q: Is internet access available?
A: Yes. A password for the secure wireless internet connection will be provided upon request for vendors and artists only.
Q: When can I load in?
A: Load-in and set up is scheduled Friday between 10:00am and 3:00pm.