23rd Annual Motor City Tattoo Expo

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Awesome Shares

02 March ★ 04 March 2018

SHOW TIMES

Friday12:00 – 23:00
Saturday11:00 – 23:00
Sunday11:00 – 19:00

TICKETS

Children 14 under free

1 day pass: $20

2 day pass: $30

Weekend pass: $40

POSTER

CONVENTION HIGHLIGHTS

Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
400 Renaissance Center,
Detroit, MI 48243
United States

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Welcome to the 23rd ANNIVERSARY MOTOR CITY TATTOO EXPO

For more than two decades the Motor City Tattoo Expo has attracted tattoo enthusiasts from around the world. Soon it will be time again … those three amazing days from March 2 – 4, 2018, when tattoo artists, vendors and guests will be buzzing in the expo room and catwalk area sharing stories, the latest tattoo products and some jaw dropping skin art.

The Motor City Tattoo Expo has always attracted crowds. This year, both young and old tattoo artists, along with Industry vendors, entertainers, clothing and ink devotees will help celebrate our 20+ year legacy of the Motor City Tattoo Expo. The expo is a cross section of the best in the tattoo industry. Traditional, Realism, Script, Black and Gray, New School and Old School artists all tattooing under one roof. With 170 booths and more than 300 artists attending, everyone makes a point to attend our Detroit event.

The Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center will host the event again this year. Because the Motor City Tattoo Expo continues to grow in popularity and attendance, the expo will again fill the large ballroom for the 2018 event.

The Motor City Tattoo Expo is the perfect opportunity for the curious to learn fist-hand about tattoo art. The tattoo culture will be in full attendance to make new acquaintances and be reconnected with old. The expo will host live entertainment, tattoo seminars, tattoo contests, lots of vendors selling merchandise, and a cash bar.

To learn more, cruise around our new website. We update our artists, vendors and sponsors every day. Check out our FLASHBACK pages and relive past events.

In 2018 The Motor City Tattoo Expo celebrates 23 years of tattoo excellence!

Jared Ammons won the Best of Show Tattoo at Motor City Tattoo Expo 2016

Jacob Sheffield won the Best of Show Tattoo at Motor City Tattoo Expo 2017

SEE MORE BEST OF SHOW TATTOOS HERE

LATEST NEWS

Here it is! The finished art for the 23rd Annual Motor City Tattoo Expo done by Scot Winskye! 😍😍 #MotorCityTattooExpo #detroitmotorcitytattooexpo ... See MoreSee Less

Here it is! The finished art for the 23rd Annual Motor City Tattoo Expo done by Scot Winskye! 😍😍 #MotorCityTattooExpo #detroitmotorcitytattooexpo

 

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That's prob the coolest poster to date wow !

Yay! Can't wait!

Looks sweet!

Sweet art

Matthew Brock

Stacey Reynolds... I took this weekend off hint hint

Edwin Pito Acevedo

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Here's a sneak peak of the art for the 23rd Motor City Tattoo Expo by Scot Winskye! #MotorCityTattooExpo #Detroit #EternalInk ... See MoreSee Less

Heres a sneak peak of the art for the 23rd Motor City Tattoo Expo by Scot Winskye! #MotorCityTattooExpo #Detroit #EternalInk

 

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Scot Winskye that's awesome bud! We need to get something booked asap so you can wrap up my sleeve.

Christina McAtee ...we need to go again

Jerry Sarkozi

Mike Ostrowski

Mark Matias

4 months ago

Motor City Tattoo Expo

It's never too early to start planning! Mark your calendars for the 23rd Annual Motor City Tattoo Expo March 2-4th, 2018! #MotorCityTattooExpo

23rd Annual Motor City Tattoo ExpoMarch 2, 2018, 12:00pmMotor City Tattoo ExpoBringing over 300 tattoo artists from around the world to the heart of Detroit.
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23rd Annual Motor City Tattoo Expo

 

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Joseph Pongracz!!

KrisTa LyDa

Josiah

Frankie Flores we can't miss this one

Ashley Trillville Chantae

Todd Srodes

LaToyia Farmer

You know I'll be there!! Now to figure out what I want, from which artist!!

Jacquie Bee

Mitchell Bean we should go to this for my birthdayyyyy!😋

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4 months ago

Motor City Tattoo Expo

Bringing over 300 tattoo artists from around the world to the heart of Detroit.

23rd Annual Motor City Tattoo ExpoMarch 2, 2018, 12:00pmMotor City Tattoo ExpoBringing over 300 tattoo artists from around the world to the heart of Detroit.
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23rd Annual Motor City Tattoo Expo

 

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Joseph Pongracz!!

KrisTa LyDa

Josiah

Frankie Flores we can't miss this one

Ashley Trillville Chantae

Todd Srodes

LaToyia Farmer

You know I'll be there!! Now to figure out what I want, from which artist!!

Jacquie Bee

Mitchell Bean we should go to this for my birthdayyyyy!😋

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4 months ago

Motor City Tattoo Expo

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4 months ago

Motor City Tattoo Expo

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Il be there

Blake Lawson we're going next year darn it!

i wont be pregnant this time so i can go again lmao

Cant wait

Nikkolas Bergman 😀

Kaitlyn Schaller, Tomie Wheeler

Phil Carlson

Adam Brimner

Brandon Packer

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And Best of Show goes to @bull_liquidchaos! Congratulations! #SummerMotorCityTattooExpo #MotorCityTattooExpo#EternalInk ... See MoreSee Less

And Best of Show goes to @bull_liquidchaos! Congratulations! #SummerMotorCityTattooExpo #MotorCityTattooExpo#EternalInk

Congratulations to @rember_tattoos on winning Best of Day today with this Eve piece! #SummerMotorCityTattooExpo #MotorCityTattooExpo#EternalInk ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to @rember_tattoos on winning Best of Day today with this Eve piece! #SummerMotorCityTattooExpo #MotorCityTattooExpo#EternalInk

 

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Suprised this didn't take best in show...

Art done in Permanent Ink !!!!!!

Dope af

Holy shit that is amazing

Beautiful art work..😮

Anybody else not suprised?!?!

Deana Engle Clark Jeffrey Jr Graham Dustin Clark

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Congratulations to @jacobsheffieldtattoos for winning Best of Day today! #SummerMotorCityTattooExpo #MotorCityTattooExpo#EternalInk ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to @jacobsheffieldtattoos for winning Best of Day today! #SummerMotorCityTattooExpo #MotorCityTattooExpo#EternalInk

 

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Great venue with so many talented artists. Awesome job, congrats 🎉🎉

Congrats! Was right next to him getting tattooed. Was watching the process and it was awesome. Gorgeous tattoo!

👏👏👏👏👉👌👉🙌 awesome. Wonder how much will that cost? 👌 should i brake my piggy bank 🤔

TONIGHT join us for the Official After Party at The Shelter starting at 10 pm! Free entry if you show them your expo wristband or badge. DJ Milkshake Mark will be spinning all night so make sure you stop by! #SummerMotorCityTattooExpo
#MotorCityTattooExpo #EternalInk #Detroit
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TONIGHT join us for the Official After Party at The Shelter starting at 10 pm!  Free entry if you show them your expo wristband or badge.  DJ Milkshake Mark will be spinning all night so make sure you stop by! #SummerMotorCityTattooExpo
#MotorCityTattooExpo #EternalInk #Detroit

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