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Rubber City Tattoo Invitational

Friday, July 26 - 11:00 AM

Rubber City Tattoo Invitational 2024 - July 26-28, 2024.

Welcome to the Rubber City Tattoo Invitational, Akron's premier tattoo and art extravaganza! Returning in 2024 with even more flair and creativity, this event promises an unforgettable experience for tattoo enthusiasts, artists, and curious visitors alike.

What to Expect:

  • Live Tattooing: Witness world-class tattoo artists from around the globe showcase their skills in real-time. Whether you're looking to get inked or simply admire the artistry, there's something for everyone.


  • Contests & Competitions: Enter your best tattoo in one of our many tattoo contests, become the 2024 RCTI Pin-Up, or check out the 2024 Tattoo Machine Olypmics where top tattoo machine builders from around the world compete for the Gold Medal in Machine Building.

  • Workshops & Panels: Learn from the best with informative workshops and engaging panels covering topics like tattoo techniques, industry trends, and more.

  • Vendors & Merchandise: Shop from a variety of unique vendors offering everything from tattoo supplies and art prints to apparel and accessories.

Family-Friendly Fun: The event is family-friendly, with coloring stations and games for kids. There is also a kids' tattoo contest on Sunday where kids can draw their best tattoo on themselves or on someone else.

Why Attend? The Rubber City Tattoo Invitational is not just an event; it's a celebration of art, culture, and community. Whether you're a tattoo aficionado or simply curious about the world of ink, join us for a weekend filled with creativity, inspiration, and unforgettable experiences.

Tickets: Tickets are available at the door for $20/day or you can purchase a weekend pass for $40.

Hours: Friday: 11am - 10pm; Saturday 11am-10pm; Sunday: 11am-6pm.


John S. Knight Center
Akron, OH 44308
Event Type


Rubber City Tattoo Invitational

Date / Time

Friday, July 26, 2024
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM


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