Experience The Ultimate Tattoo Art Celebration At The NWA Tattoo And Art Expo

Northwest Arkansas welcomes all tattoo enthusiasts to a mind-blowing experience of creative body arts featuring award-winning tattoo artists.

The three-day expo will have human suspension, contests, giveaways, and airbrush tattoos for kids. Artists will pushed out of their comfort zones and challenged by their conventional perceptions of body art. The NWA tattoo expo is a comprehensive celebration and appreciation of body art, supporting artists and the community.

NWA Tattoo Expo
NWA Tattoo Expo

Details on the 2024 NWA Tattoo and Art Expo


  • Northwest Arkansas Convention Center
  • Address: 1420 S 48th St, Springdale, AR 72762, United States
  • Phone: +1 479-872-5926
  • Website: https://nwatattooexpo.com/


  • Friday, March 15th: 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm
  • Saturday, March 16th: 11:00 am to 11:00 pm
  • Sunday, March 17th: 12:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Cost of admission

  • $20 Day Pass
  • $40 Weekend Pass
  • Free for Kids 12 & Under

The Expo Daily Schedule

Friday 15th 2024Saturday 16th 2024Sunday 17th 2024
Doors Open at 12 pm Tattoo Giveaway at 6:30 pm Human Suspension at 7 pm to 8 pm Daily Competition Judging at 9 pm Doors Close by MidnightDoors Open at 11 am Tattoo Giveaway at 4 pm Human Suspension at 6 pm to 7 pm Daily Competition Judging at 8 pm Doors Close by MidnightDoors Open at 12 pm Tattoo Giveaway at 4 pm Human Suspension at 5 pm to 6 pm Daily Competition Judging at 6:30 pm Doors Close by Midnight

Artist Registration

Tattoo artists interested in participating in the expo are encouraged to register early at nwatattooexpo.com. All artists participating must be registered with the Arkansas Health Department. 

Available Booth Sizes:

  • 10 x 10 Booth: $600
  • 10 x 20 Booth: $1150
  • 10 x 30 Booth: $1550

Each 10 x 10 Booth Includes a pipe and drape, sharps container, trash can, an 8 ft table with a skirt, a 6 FT Table, two chairs, and two passes.

Out-of-state artists must have a temporary demonstration license from the Arkansas Health Department. Artists must submit the licensing documents to the state at least seven days before the expo.

Get Ready For Competition

It’s not a party without a contest! Artists can participate in various competitions:

  • Friday entries: from 12 pm to 8 pm, judging of the entries start from 9 pm.
  • Saturday entries: from 12 pm to 7:30 pm, judging starts at 8 pm.
  • Sunda entries: from 12 pm to 6 pm, judging starts at 6:30 pm.

Different prizes are awarded in the various contest categories, but only the Best of Show and Best of Day winners are awarded trophies.

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  • Start Date
    March 15, 2024 12:00 pm
  • End Date
    March 17, 2024 9:00 pm
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