Come downtown this weekend to get a tattoo and see some of the best artists in the nation. Find out more details about the convention. This weekend at the El Paso Convention Center, the Star City Tattoo And Arts Expo is back! This convention began on Fort Bliss back in 2016 but moved to downtown El Paso last year. The convention brings together tattoo artists, piercers and various vendors from the tattoo lifestyle. If you have been looking to get a new tattoo and want to discover your new favorite tattoo artist, this is the place for you! Tattoo shops from all over the US and locals from right here in El Paso are brought together so you can view some of the best work out there.

This event is open to the public and family-friendly. Kids 12 and under are free with a paying adult and there is a military discount. Make sure to check out some of the artists attending at their Star City Tattoo Expo website and make an appointment. Walks-ups are welcome but many artists do book in advance for the show. There will also be awards given out for the best work at the show including:

  • Best Arm/Leg Sleeve
  • Best Neo-Traditional
  • Best Medium Color
  • Best Medium Black and Grey
  • Best Asian
  • Best Large Traditional
  • Best Large Color
  • Best Large Black and Grey
  • Best Small Traditional
  • Best Small Color

Tickets are available now through Ticketmaster outlets and the Ticketmaster website. A 3-Day weekend pass is $45 and Single Day passes are $20. The Star City Tattoo And Arts Expo is happening March 22, 23, and 24. Star City will be open every day from noon to 10 p.m. Find out more information about this event at the Star City Tattoo and Expo Facebook page.