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The Soweto Ink Festival is a tattoo convention  in a form of entertainment  to unite the art with the nightlife ,Soweto Ink Festival aims at  Growing tattoo culture in Soweto  and other areas with a disadvantaged art background also putting  SA On map in terms of art ,We also aim at Bringing Tattoo artist from  all over SA And Neighboring Countries where  Art Meets Entertainment .

Soweto Ink Festival is Hosted Annually on the 16th of December 

Walter sisulu sqaure



Our Venue Host is Walter Sisulu Square in the heart of Kliptown , Soweto, is South Africa’s first township entertainment explosion centre, the very first of its kind eMzansi , attracting both national and international attention with its broad variety of outlets suitable for local traders, event coordinators and international tourist.

The Square embraces a unique historical background, South African culture at its best, mingled up with modern urbanization, trendsetting what South Africa is best known for, its diverse cultures and way of life, a total fascination to the outside world and those abroad. 

It is simply a concoction of historical rejuvenation, a futuristic conceptualization with a dynamic experimentation of township fever.

Parking: Parking is free

Head over to TICKETS to buy yours.

The event Tickets are available now online via our website and in future, on some of our event partners websites. *includes a collector’s pin

Opening Hours

16 December 2018 – 10am 22:00pm Ticket prices R100


Tattoos Food Vendors Beer Garden Entertainment and Kiddies Section

Terms & Conditions

Please take note that of the Following:

  • NO Under 18’s may not get tattooed at the tattoo convention.
  • Please take note we  not able to tattoo pregnant woman.
  • No intoxicated people will be allowed to get tattoos
  • Tattoos are paid in cash directly to your tattoo artist.
  • Please note tickets are non-refundable.
  • An Event ticket does not include a tattoo.
  • If you are receiving a tattoo you still need to purchase an event ticket.
  • Right of Admission is reserved.