The success of the Mondial du tatouage, created by the famous tattoo artist Tin-Tin, is undeniable. The most important tattoo convention in France celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2020. The Paris tattoo fair will take place in the Grande Halle de la Villette from February 2th to 4th 2024. Discover the best tattoo artists in the world and attend tattoo contests, concerts, DJ sets, art exhibitions and more, during these 3 days you'll have the best time! You could even get a tattoo to mark the occasion.
2024 program : pending.
2022: Tattoo Planetarium was also held in the metaverse. You could get your avatar tattooed!
Tattoo Planetarium highlights more than 400 tattoo artists from 30 different countries. Rising stars and internationally renowned tattoo artists will present their work, "flash tattoo", books, prints, etc. This convention is the opportunity to be tattooed by a tattoo artist from the all over the world. All styles and techniques are represented: realistic tattooing, neo-traditional tattooing, handpoke, etc.
If you want to get a tattoo during the tattoo convention, you have to make an appointment beforehand with the tattoo artist you are interested in and book a time slot (contact details of the tattoo artists on the website of the world tattoo convention). If you're bold you can try your luck and try to get a tattoo directly at the convention some tattoo artist might have a free spot due to a cancelation.
In the purest tradition of tattoo conventions, tattoo artists will provide walk-in tattoos, meaning that if you don't know what you want to do they'll have plenty of flash that you can choose from and get tattooed right away.
Sanitary measure essential to tattooing are meticulously enforced and respected.
The jury is composed of renowned tattoo artists to select the most beautiful tattoo.
A trophy will be awarded for the most beautiful tattoo and gifts will be given to the tattooed.
The program of exhibitions and performances will be announced soon.
Several concerts will be held during these three days. The program will be announced soon.
Many stands will be there. In addition to the stands of tattoo artists and the stands to get tattooed, you will find stands with equipment for professionals: ink, tattoo machines, hygiene products, etc. Many book stands will be there to sell their books about the art of tattooing, you'll also find several goodies such as t-shirts, jewelry, piercing, etc.
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Are you a tattoo professional? If you want to be present at the world tattoo convention and show your work email the Tattoo Planetarium organization.
*It will still be possible to buy your ticket online when the fair starts, doing so will ensure you an early access to the convention. You can also buy your tickets directly at the event, at the ticket booth.
Take a look at our list of hotels near Grande Halle de la Villette. Another option is to book your hotel room near the metro line 5 or close to Gare du Nord. You can also opt for hotels in Bobigny which are cheaper than the one in Paris but still on the line 5 so only a few minutes away from the world tattoo convention.
You can also book a hotel in Paris close to the Orlybus line in Denfert-Rochereau which is easier if you fly to Paris or in the center of Paris at Châtelet-les-Halles to go sightseeing in the heart of Paris.