Tattoo Fest for Charity

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Tattoo Fest for Charity
Fri, Sep 21 - 12:00pm to 10:00pm
Sat, Sep 22 - 10:00am to 8:00pm
Sun, Sep 23 - 10:00am to 5:00pm

Convention Center - 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC

Event Details

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The Capital City Bikefest 7th Annual Tattoo Fest will once again be held in the Raleigh Convention Center in downtown Raleigh, NC. Proceeds from Tattoo Fest go to benefit the USO of NC and the US Veteran's Corps.

Tattoo Fest is free to enter! See your favorite artists at work and view their portfolios.

Plan for YOUR next tattoo in September, and select from several top-notch local artists.

Tattoo Contests

Individual appointments should be made directly with your tattoo artist or shop, or belly-up at Bikefest and wait for an available time slot.

Saturday and Sunday show off your healed ink and compete in the Tattoo Contest. The Tattoo Contest requires a $10 entry fee (inquire at Warlock's/401 Tattoo's Booth). There will be plaques given out for first, second and third place in each category: 

Saturday:

  • Best Traditional
  • Best Harley-Davidson Tattoo
  • Best Japanese
  • Best Black & Gray - Large (Over 6"x8")
  • Best Black & Gray - Small (Under 6"x8")
  • Best Leg Sleeve (Total leg covered)
  • Best Backpiece
  • Best Chestpiece

Sunday:

  • Most Realistic
  • Best Fusion Style
  • Best Color - Large (Over 6"x8")
  • Best Color - Small (Under 6"x8")
  • Best Color Sleeve
  • Best Black & Gray Sleeve

Schedule

Friday

12:00-9:00pm - Tattoo Fest Opens - By appointment only. Please contact your artist to schedule an appointment

Saturday

10:00am-8:00pm - Tattoo Fest Open
10:00am-3:30pm - Tattoo Contest Registration at the 401 Tattoo Table
6:30pm - Tattoo Fest Contest Awards

Sunday

10:00am-5:00pm - Tattoo Fest Open
10:00am-2:30pm - Tattoo Contest Registration at the 401 Tattoo Table
3:30pm - Tattoo Fest Contest Awards

Tattoo Fest Artists

Dean Caves

Dean Caves

Clayton Howell

Maryssa Anne

Maryssa Anne

Inked Sanity

Rich Labrosse

Rich Labrosse

Warlock's

Jason Hassel

Derick Dove

Steve Wetherington

Steve Wetherington

Mad Ethels

Zachary Rabil

Zachary Rabil

Inked Sanity

Robert Meyers

Victor Marroquin

Victor Marroquin

Rock n Roll Tattoos

Rob Rutherford

Rob Rutherford

Black Pearl Tattoo

Michael 'MJ' James

Michael 'MJ' James

Warlock's

Matt Wilkins

Matt Wilkins

Inked Sanity

Jerry Martin II

Dimos Karagiannis

Dimos Karagiannis

Mad Ethels Tattoo

Chris Peck

Chris Peck

Mad Ethels

Raymond King II

Raymond King II

Black Pearl Tattoo

Ava Thorne

Corey Hardison

Samantha Castrovinci

Samantha Castrovinci

The Studio

Jimmy Bissette

Jimmy Bissette

401 Tattoo and Art

Tattoo Fest Sponsors

Huge thanks to our Tattoo Fest Sponsors

1126 South Saunders Street, Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone : +919-832-2261
Email : info@CapitalCityBikefest.com

Bikefest Hours

Dealership - Salisbury St

Friday, Sept 21
8AM-10PM
Saturday, Sept 22
8AM-10PM
Sunday, Sept 23
10AM-5PM

Raleigh Convention Center

Saturday, Sept 22
10AM-8PM
Sunday, Sept 23
10AM-5PM