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The annual Virginia Beach Tattoo Festival takes place every August at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Over 200 tattoo artists gather to showcase their skills and perform tattoos on-site. There will also be plenty of entertainment: live music concerts, motorcycles, wrestling, body suspension team, sideshows, and more. Along with Pinup Girl Contest and tattoo contests, there will be lots of excitement in the air. In addition to that, there will be dozens of vendors with various merchandise.
The Virginia Beach Tattoo Festival runs from noon to 11 p.m. for three days. General admission is $25.00. Visitors have to be at least 18 years old to get a tattoo. Its price is negotiated individually with an artist.