West Virginia
Tattoo  Expo
Morgantown Event Center
Morgantown, WV

Expo Information

August 23, 24 & 25


12:00 – 10:00


12:00 – 10:00


12:00 – 7:00


Day Pass: $20

Weekend Pass: $50

$5 discount with student or military ID

The Summer West Virginia Tattoo Expo is here! Located at the Morgantown Event Center, the expo will run August 23th – 25th, 2024.

There will be on-site tattooing and piercing from over 200 artists, multitudes of vendors, contests, a Miss Tattooed West Virginia pageant, and more! This will be the premier tattoo event in the state.

The expo is open to the public, and kids under 12 are free with a paying adult.

If you don’t want to miss any of the action, stay at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place and receive a drastically reduced rate when you mention the code wvtattooexpo.

We can’t wait to see you there!


Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place

Two Waterfront Place
Morgantown, WV 26501-5958

Event MC


Tattoo History Experience

Everyone is welcome, artists and general public to participate in an informal discussion with tattoo veterans and pioneers of the tattoo world. Come hear their interesting stories and experiences that helped shape the tattoo culture as we know it today.

You will be able to ask questions and will leave with a more profound knowledge of our tattoo roots. Keep your ears open during the convention for announcements of this informal discussion experience that will take place in the main event area.


On the Scene Training

Contests & Prizes


Every contest will have a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place, except for the Tattoo of the Day. Winners will receive an award for themselves and their artist.

Registration Fee is $10

All judges are impartial and unbiased. All Tattoos will be judged equally. Artist of the tattoo will only be announced during award presentation.


Small Color
Small Black & Gray
Tattoo of the Day, B&G: 10pm
Tattoo of the Day, Color: 10pm


Large Color
Large Black & Gray
Back Piece
Miss Tattooed WV Contest
Medium Color
Medium Black & Gray
Most Regrettable Tattoo
Tattoo of the Day, B&G: 10pm
Tattoo of the Day, Color: 10pm


Tattoo of the Day, B&G: 7pm
Tattoo of the Day, Color: 7pm

Miss Tattooed West Virginia

Saturday, 7pm

Show off your body art for a chance to be named Miss Tattooed WV! Please dress appropriately and tastefully. NO NUDITY.

You must be 18 or older to enter.

1st, 2nd and 3rd place will all receive trophies. First place will also receive a cash prize.

Registration is $20 at the Ticket Booth.

Registration Deadline is at 6:30pm.

Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes! The ladies will be judged on tattoos and presentation.

ALL tattooed women are welcome to enter!