HOUSTON — Thinking of pulling the trigger on getting a tattoo or maybe you want to add to some more ink to your body art?

The 2nd annual Houston Tattoo Arts Convention is returning to the NRG Center, June 7-9. The event is for both industry professionals and tattoo lovers organizers say.

The general public are welcome to attend.

The event will host 300 of the world’s best tattoo artists, including ones from the Houston area, across the U.S. and around the world. More on who is attending.

There will also be a meet and greet with TV celebrities from Ink Master, Tattoos After Dark and Best Ink. Some of them will available to provide tattooing services as well.

In addition, there will also be numerous vendors with everything from industry supplies to clothing, artwork and jewelry.

Daily tattoo competitions will be held for you to show off your tattoos.

The event will also feature live performances by Olde City Sideshow, Marlo Marquise and dynamic live human suspension.

Show Times:

  • Friday, June 7, 2 p.m. to midnight
  • Saturday, June 8, 11 a.m. midnight
  • Sunday, June 9, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Admission is $20 for a day or $40 for three-day pass.