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Top-Tier Tattoo Artists In Seattle this Summer for the2023 SEATTLE TATTOO EXPO

Returning to the Exhibition Hall at Seattle Center August 18-20, 2023 featuring VyVyn Lazonga, Big Gus, Shawn Barber, Tony Hundahl, and hundreds more.

Seattle, WA. (July 12, 2023) - The much-loved annual Seattle Tattoo Expo returns once again to Seattle Center this August, bringing a unique showcase of tattoo culture and history, contests, live music, karaoke, burlesque and more. Hosted by Hidden Hand Tattoo in Seattle, Washington, Seattle Tattoo Expo makes it possible for people of the region to gain access to the best tattoo artists from around the world right in their backyard for one weekend only. Seattle Tattoo Expo is August 18-20, 2023 - tickets are on sale now at

By purchasing a ticket, you will see over 250 sought-after tattoo artists including Shawn Barber (Memoir Tattoo, Los Angeles); VyVyn Lazonga (Madame Lazonga's Tattoo, Seattle); Tony Hundahl (Rock of Ages Tattooing, Austin); and Big Gus (of the hit TV show Tattoo Nightmares and Collective Ink Gallery). More artists will be announced closer to the event. See the current list of 2023 artists here at

The Seattle Tattoo Expo was created with the primary goal of showcasing new talent, welcoming existing fan favorite artists, and providing enthusiasts with a gathering place to share their love for this historical art form. Over the years, the Expo has exposed Seattleites to hundreds of artists from around the world and thousands of people have come out to soak it all up since its first iteration.

Earlier this year, Seattle Tattoo Expo lost Jeff Cornell of host shop Hidden Hand Tattoo. In light of Jeff’s passing, a portion of every ticket sold for this year’s expo will go to support his children.

Get tickets to the 2023 Seattle Tattoo Expo at



Seattle Tattoo Expo

Get inked, see the beautiful artwork of over 250 artists, and take in all that is Seattle tattoo culture and history at Seattle Tattoo Expo. Hosted by Seattle’s internationally recognized shop Hidden Hand Tattoo, the Expo offers access to the leading artists in tattooing both locally and from around the world. Whether you're searching for an artist or looking to get tattooed, the Seattle Tattoo Expo offers enthusiasts a gathering place to share their love for this enduring art form.


August 18-20, 2023

Friday – 2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Saturday – 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Sunday – 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


Seattle Center’s Exhibition Hall

301 Mercer Street

Seattle, WA 98109


$30-$70 – ON SALE NOW

$30 – day pass (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday)

$70 – full weekend pass (Friday-Sunday)

For tickets >>


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