IFL Tattoo Expo FAQ's
InkFest Live Greater Charlotte Tattoo & Vape Expo
Cabarrus Arena & Events Center
4551 Old Airport Road
Concord, NC 28025
April 21-23 2017
What are the event hours?
4:00pm to 11:00pm
12:00pm to 11:00pm
12:00pm to 8:00pm
Can I get tattooed at the Expo?
Yes, you can. Check out the list of attending shops on our Artist Page. From there you can view their websites, portfolios, and contact information to schedule appointments at the Expo. In accordance with North Carolina State Law, you must be 18 or older to get a tattoo. Artist Page
Are Tattoos Free?
No! You have to negotiate a price with the tattoo artist you choose!
Can I bring my camera?
Small personal cameras are allowed. All we ask is to please respect the tattoo artists at work. Professional cameras will not be allowed. Media and publication please contact
Is there anything besides tattoos at the Tattoo Expo?
Always. On the main stage we have live music & entertainment in addition to our tattoo contests.
Where can I purchase tickets for the Expo?
Tickets for this year’s Expo will available in advance online on our ticket page and at the door. Please note the price increase on the day of the event. Tickets
What methods of payment are accepted at the Expo?
For admission into the Expo we will accept Cash Only. There will be ATMs on-site for our patrons’ convenience.
Are children allowed at the Expo?
Yes. The IFL Greater CharlotteTattoo Expo is a family-friendly event. Admission is free for children under 12 accompanied by an adult.
Are pets allowed at the Expo?
Only service dogs escorted by their handlers are allowed within the Expo grounds.
What is the re-entry policy?
Re-entry is allowed throughout the course of the event as long as you have your wristbands securly attached.
How do I enter the tattoo contests?
To enter a contest, there is a $10 entry fee
For the tattoo contest schedule, descriptions, and restrictions please go to the contest page. Tattoo Contest
Is food available at the Expo?
Yes. We have a concessions stand with a variety of drinks and snacks.
Can I volunteer for IFL Greater CharlotteTattoo Expo?
Yes, most definitely. There is a variety of positions available, if you are interested please send your name, age and contact information to: firstname.lastname@example.org