It’s the 10th anniversary of the Seattle Tattoo Expo at Seattle Center. August 12 – 14, artists from around the world and around the Sound will be on site for lectures, displays, and yes – to give you some fresh ink!

Seattle Tattoo Expo 2011 Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98101

Days and Times:
Friday, August 12th –  2:00PM – 10:00 PM
Saturday, August 13th –  
12:00PM – 10:00PM
Sunday, August 14th –
12:00PM – 8:00PM

The Tattoo Expo is a family friendly event. Children under age 12 are free. If you would like to schedule a tatoo, go to the expo’s website here. From the website, you can view the participating artists’ portfolios and contact information. Schedule appointments directly with the artists for the Expo. In accordance with Washington State Law, you must be 18 or older to get a tattoo. There will also be a live music stage, side-show acts, and burlesque. In the Seattle Center courtyard there will be a vendor village, concessions, beer garden (for those over 21), and cigar lounge sponsored by JnJ Cigars.

Here are some other Seattle Tattoo Expo happenings:

Pre-Expo Event
Thursday, August 11
6:00pm – Midnight
Opening Art Show
Caffe Vita
1005 E Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101

After Parties
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
August 11, 12 and 13
925 East Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98122

Each night it’s a different party at Neumos with special guest bands. Doors open each night at 8:00pm, shows begin at 9:00pm. Buy your tickets online at

For more information or to order tickets online, go to the website at:


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