Frequently Asked Questions

One-Day Admission tickets are date specific. Please ensure you are purchasing the tickets for the correct date. 

As a current ticket holder, you have the ability to exchange your tickets for any available alternative dates on your own using the Exchange Tickets button. This can be found by visiting your invoices page when logged into your Showpass account. Instructions on exchanges can be found here.

Please note, if you checked out as a guest you will need to refer to your original purchase confirmation email to claim your tickets to a Showpass account before you can proceed with the exchange. More info on claiming tickets can be found here

The Edmonton EXPO Centre is located minutes away from major thoroughfares and features over 6,000 parking stalls. The site is connected to an on-site light rail transit centre capable of shuttling guests back and forth downtown within minutes.

Find more information as well as schedules at Edmonton Transit System or Edmonton LRT Service.

The Edmonton EXPO Centre features 6,200 parking stalls. Cost per entry is $16 with no in-out privileges. This fee applies to anyone (including Show Management) who enters the park. Price subject to change without notice.

Your admission ticket gives you entry into the show and includes all Main Stage entertainment acts. It does not include the price of a tattoo.

Yes, tickets are available at the door as well as online.

Make sure to check our list of artists prior to the show to book an appointment. Some artists do walk-up tattoos but if you’re looking for a specific artist or style, we recommend booking directly with the artist ahead of time.

General Admit One tickets are valid for the Friday, Saturday or Sunday (single day) with re-entry on that day only. Weekend Passes are valid for re-entry on any and all days. Wristbands and re-entry stamps are provided at Main Cash/Check In.

We can scan tickets off your smartphone at the door. Just make sure to turn up the brightness for the scanner.

Absolutely! On Saturday and Sunday, ages 12 and under are FREE. Please note Friday, September 10th is Adult Night, which is restricted 18 years and older.

Friday, September 10th is Adult Night, which is restricted to those 18 years and older. Main Stage entertainment may include topless acts.

Inside the show, concession kiosks will be open to serve food. You can head to the Beer Gardens for a drink!

Yes, there will be ATMs in the hall, and additional machines will be located throughout the concourse of the Edmonton EXPO Centre. Most companies exhibiting will be able to take debit and credit card payment at their booths.

The designated Lost and Found station will be the Show Office, located just outside the hall.

The Tattoo & Arts Festival is committed to creating a safe environment for all attendees, exhibitors, performers, and staff. It is critical that we continue to treat all people with respect and address any issues of discrimination or harassment as a result of COVID-19. We do not tolerate any forms of discrimination and harassment so these instances should be addressed immediately and brought to the attention of Show Management.  

We ask you to refrain from attending the Show if you: 

  • Are exhibiting flu-like symptoms
  • Have been in close contact with a confirmed case

Take actions to help prevent the spread of illness including:

  • Frequent hand washing
  • Cover your coughs and sneezes


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