Festivals & Fairs Miami-Dade County

TattooLaPalooza Miami 2013

TattooLaPalooza MiamiJune 14 – 16Hyatt Regency Hotel, 400 SE 2nd Avenue, Miami

TattooLaPalooza is not only a tattoo convention but an all around art convention.  Artists of all mediums are encouraged to become a part of this great event. Featuring over 300 world famous artists, live entertainment, live art performances, one of a kind tattoo contests, unique vendors, prize giveaways and more. A tattoo convention is a meeting and exhibition for tattoo practitioners and enthusiasts, as well as anyone who wishes to see the world of tattooing up close. Tattoo conventions range from small events sponsored by a local business that may last a day, to major international conventions spanning a weekend or the better part of a week. They may include contests and exhibitions, booths selling tattoo-related items and even booths rented for use by tattoo artists who work during the convention. Collectors may attend conventions specifically to obtain a tattoo from a particular visiting artist. Other events may include professional events such as workshops and meetings as well as social events. Contests, usually restricted to registered participants, usually feature a variety of categories: portraits, new school, traditional, black-and-gray, tribal, oriental, backpieces, sleeves and so on. Judging may be by vote or by a panel of judges. Friday: 4pm – Midnight | Saturday: Noon – Midnight | Sunday: Noon – 10pm. General Admission – 1 Day Pass $20 in advance or $25 at the door. General Admission – 3 Day Pass $40 in advance or $60 at the door. Children 12 and under are FREE.