Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) Acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Narrm, the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and to Elders of all First Nations communities that visit MCEC.

Australian Tattoo Expo

  • Fri 1 December, 10:00am - 9:00pm

  • Sat 2 December, 10:00am - 9:00pm

  • Sun 3 December, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Celebrating body art with over 300 Tattoo Artists under one roof. Brand new, exclusively curated entertainment. Tattoo and body piercing merch available from unique and exclusive tattoo themed vendors. World Leading Tattoo Competitions, as Australia’s and the World’s best and most talented Tattoo Artists fiercely tattoo for top spot. The Australian Tattoo Expo is a world leading Tattoo Event in the Southern Hemisphere with a serious emphasis on talent. Explore and learn about different tattoo genres, histories, trends and techniques, and for a glimpse into the niche and complex culture of tattooing and body art. Nowhere else can you see the crème of the crop tattoo live, get tattooed on the spot yourself, meet the industry’s most talented or even discover your next artist and make yourself a future appointment.


Children 12 Years & UnderFree

Children 13-17 Years Single Day Pass$17.30

Concession Single Day Pass$32.87

Full Weekend Pass$95.18

Online Only 2 Day Pass$74.41

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Exhibition Centre

2 Clarendon Street, South Wharf

Melbourne Victoria, Australia 3006

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