Frequently Asked Questions

The West Virginia Tattoo Expo is a gathering of some of the best tattoo artists from around the United States that tattoo onsite all weekend in Morgantown. This is an opportunity to get a tattoo or tattoos from the best under one roof in one place. There will be an abundant display of exceptional art as well as tattoo contests, live art collaborations and a Miss Tattoo West Virginia Contest(based on tattoos and presentation, please keep it classy). There will also be some very cool vendors offering unique items. ALL ARTISTS ARE MON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT LICENSED.

Tickets are available at the door. You do not need to pre-order tickets in advance. Come to the ticket counter and enjoy the Expo.

You have a couple options. You can go to the attending artists section of our website and look at the artists work and find an artist that suites your needs and contact them directly to set up an appointment. OR You can come to the Expo and walk around and check out all of the incredible artists and find the artist you would like to do your tattoo.

The Expo is located at Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place – Morgantown Event Center. 2 Waterfront Place in Morgantown, WV.

You must be at least 18 years old to get a tattoo at the Expo. All ages are welcome to attend, but must be 18 or older to get a tattoo.

There are 2 parking garages on site. One is attached to the Event Center and the other is opposite the hotel. Both parking garages are available for the duration of the Expo.

The artists price their own work. All prices are absolutely fair.


There is a lot going on throughout the weekend. Meeting artists and looking at the incredible display of artwork throughout the Expo is a must. Also, there will be tattoo contests, a Miss Tattoo West Virginia contest, live art collaborations and a multitude of vendors showcasing their products.

You sign up for the tattoo contests at the ticket counter. The tattoo contests start at 7:30 PM on Friday and Saturday so you must be signed up for the contests by 7:00PM.

You register for the Miss Tattoo West Virginia contest at the ticket counter. The contest is Saturday at 7:00PM so you must be registered by 6:30PM to enter the contest.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at: wvtattooexpo@gmail.com