19th Annual Motor City Tattoo Expo

21 February - 23 February 2014

Detroit Marriott At The Renaissance Center 
400 Renaissance Center,
Detroit, MI 48243
United States

This year we are expecting our biggest turn out ever for our 19th Annual Convention. With our GREAT line up of ARTISTS coming in from all over the USA you don’t want to miss this years expo. If you haven’t already checked out our artists list please do and you will see once again we have brought in the best of the best in the industry. Please stay posted as we will be updating our list as our guests confirm. Also by clicking on the artists names you will be hyperlinked to their website where you can view there work and/or get a contact number or email address to pre-book appointments with them. We hope all of you attending our convention enjoy it and find the right artist you are looking for. Thank all of you for attending and making the Motor City Tattoo Expo one of the best tattoo conventions in the USA. Any comments or questions please send to [email protected] Eternal Tattoos is celerbrating 34 years in the Motor City and we would like to Thank all of you who have supported us thru the years. 

80 Responses to 19th Annual Motor City Tattoo Expo

  1. Elizabeth Zawojskyj at #

    What time does it close?

  2. Robin Lynn Dison at #

    How late does it run today

  3. anyone tell us if theres an admission fee and how much? need to know like riiiight…..NOW

  4. George Good at #

    can't wait for tomm!!!!!!!!!

  5. Greg Bessoni at #

    Book a ride on SKOOT from DTW to the Ren Center http://www.rideskoot.com

  6. how do i get tickets the eternal site is only showing whiteness?

  7. 4 more days! Whos ready?

  8. Tony Volante at #

    Can you get tats there?

  9. Can't wait to check it out :D I need some reptile tatz!!!

  10. Colleen Moceri at #

    Looking SOOOOforward to going and seeing Mark Somo from Tattoo Gallery!

  11. Will any artists be giving free tattoos to show off work?

  12. go to the eternal tattoos official website. has the whole list of artists

  13. Jason Morgan at #

    does anyone here know how to get a photo shoot done with one of the tattoo magazines cause im very interested in having one done while im there for the weekend ??? please let me know

  14. 20 more days! Really excited for this event!

  15. Samantha Alexander at #

    Where is the artist list?

  16. I haven't even talked to the boss about working down there. Most likely I won't be. I do work full time at Eternal in Livonia, even when there isn't a convention.

  17. Melonie Newsome Narvestad at #

    Kevin Lytle.are you already booked full?

  18. Melonie Newsome Narvestad at #

    Can't wait. Needing new ink so bad. Eternal is the best!

  19. Jim Quin at #

    I'm an amateur photographer (vested but don't publish or sell). This is my first Detroit tattoo convention. Any restrictions or release forms that need to be signed before attending, since tattoos are a form of art?

  20. Shannon Strawther at #

    This will be my 4th year! Can't wait! Chris Whitney is the truth.com

  21. when do the contest start??

  22. Johnny Kurtz at #

    I was just invited to share a booth with my mentor. Looking to do a black and grey portrait, or realistic pin up/skull type. http://www.thefamilyink.com or @littlejohntattoos on i.g.

  23. Heather Durden at #

    we should go together!! I'm gonna go on Saturday!

  24. Jax Icee at #

    I'd love to check it out!! :)

  25. Heather Durden at #

    I can not wait!

  26. Please contact the guys of Eternal Tattoos: http://www.eternaltattoos.com/.

  27. I’m looking for a couple things. 1. Anyone who specializes in Mayan / Aztec B&G designs. 2. A B&G Catrina (Day of the Dead Face). I would love to set something up.

  28. Melissa Syerson at #

    Plan on attending…..

  29. Looking for an artist that can or specializes in the anatomy……Want to get an anatomical heart on the inside of my bicep. Can anyone suggest an artist, possibly even book for MC tattoo expo?

  30. how do i get a booth as an artist

  31. Marc Pouget at #

    how do I know what tattoo artist are goibg to be there
    last year the was a list

  32. Im planned my trip to detroit from dallas around this convention

  33. Mikey Oliver at #

    Seriously? You didn't come to me first? lol

  34. I know nothing about tatoos but want to suprise my son with 1 he has been wanting for years. Angel wings with his grandmothers years of birth and death to honor them. Anyone know who I should contact or how much it may cost me? Thank you for any help

  35. Kimberly Ruff-Kenney at #

    Looking to get a tat re-inked and possibly added to. Could this be done at the show?

  36. Leona Richway Passow at #

    What time doors open on sat?

  37. Thank you for the info it was very helpfull

  38. Kevin Koz at #

    great artist and big ass party!

    • You think the dude would take his older brother with him. I like tatoos, and I sure as hell like a party!!! Hell, I might even get another tatoo.

  39. What time does it go on till on Sunday?

  40. Sunnie Rizzolo at #

    I'll be there! (if any ladies want to book a pinup shoot with me for Powder Puff Pinups )…Hope this isn't too spammy, Please delete it if it is….. ;)

  41. Helen Funke at #

    What time is the expo open each day?

  42. Jessica Lizardi at #

    Does the event have a FB page?

  43. How much do the tattoo's cost once we get inside? And do we hav to make a appointment?

  44. I'd like to know if cameras are allowed? I have a group of photographers that are interested in coming for the day just to take photos.

  45. Does anyone know the cost of the tickets at the door

  46. How do u get tickets for the tattoo expo? Ive never been to one id love to go

  47. Shit is boutta be too raw. Coming from Cleveland!!!

  48. Does anyone know where I can order tickets ahead of time? I couldn't find out anywhere and I already booked an appointment with an artist attending. Or is buying tickets beforehand not necessary? Thanks.

    • Alex Lu' at #

      Hello Mike, you can buy tickets at the door. The Motor City Tattoo Expo does not have an online advanced tickets sale. Cheers.

  49. What's up Detroit u know me its ur boy Chico aka David Jasso u know my shop will be tattoo addicts in the house hope to see all my peeps there!!!

  50. coming from ohio to enjoy the convention this is my 1st.

  51. Would love to make this, any one know some one in south west Michigan that does pin up girls?

  52. hey sweet! that's me spitting on the track in the video! also edited that shit…ill be workin this show hope to see you all out there!

  53. Zom Vis at #

    attending…..

  54. I am keeping fingers crossed that I can swing going!

  55. Debby Harris at #

    Anyone know how late it closes

  56. Debby Harris at #

    Anyone know how late it closes

  57. How much is it to get in?

  58. Juan Elizondo at #

    Feb. 24, 25, & 26th 17th anual motorcity tatoo expo. at the Detroit Marriot (Renaissance Center) I believe its $20 bucks to get in.

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