It’s almost that time of year. Residents and lovers of Charm City, talented artists abroad, and many more will flock to the 12th Annual Baltimore Tattoo Convention for a weekend that celebrates the tattooed and pierced world.
Brought to you by Villain Arts, founded and developed by Troy “Tattooed Kingpin” Timpel, this event is color-packed with stars, including special guests James Vaughn, Anwon Boneface Johnson, Kyle Dunbar, and Ali Baker. Check out the official events page for a brief history of the convention and other details.
Where is it?
The Baltimore Convention Center
1 W Pratt Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201 (of course) ;)
When is it?
Friday, May 3rd–Sunday, May 5th
Where do you get tickets?
Tickets can only be purchased at the Baltimore Convention Center. Pricing is as follows:
$20 for the day
$40 for a 3-day pass
Children under 12 years of age are admitted free of charge.
What can you expect?
For those of you who are first time attendants, you can expect a lot more than just tattooing. The Baltimore Tattoo Convention is known for its performance arts shows, including extreme body modification procedures, live painting, suspension, and more.
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