The Star City Tattoo and Arts Festival returns to downtown El Paso this March! Find out more details about the visiting artists and other attractions. The Star City Tattoo and Arts Expo is happening March 20, 21, and 22 at the El Paso Convention Center in beautiful downtown El Paso. Now in its fourth year, Star City Tattoo brings some of the best tattoo artists in the nation to the Sun City. The event also has various vendors, piercers, performers 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 the 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:

  • Friday
    • Best New School
    • Best Oriental
    • Best Neo-Traditional
    • Best Floral
    • Best of the Day
  • Saturday
    • Best Traditional
    • Best Color
    • Best Lettering
    • Best Realism
    • Best Arm/ Leg Sleeve
    • Best Chest/Back
    • Best Overall Female Collector
    • Best Overall Male Collector
    • Best of the Day
  • Sunday
    • Best Line Work
    • Most Creative
    • Best Black and Grey Color Fusion
    • Bets of the Day
    • Best of Show

Tickets are available now through the website. A 3-Day weekend pass is $45 and Single Day passes are $20. There will be a $5 military discount and children 12 and under are free. The Star City Tattoo And Arts Expo is happening March 20, 21, and 22. 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 visit the Facebook event page.