FAQ Public

Yes, you can get tattooed at The Soweto Ink Tattoo Convention. It is advised that you contact the artist directly if you are interested. Start discussing the process and to book your session with them directly, before the commencement of the convention. Head over to our Artists Page to find your tattooer’s contact details.

The cost of your tattoo will vary depending on size and design. Your tattoo artist will give you a quote for your tattoo and their rates are non-negotiable.

It is advised to grab a good breakfast, shower before you arrive and ensure you have appropriate clothing on for the area that you will be getting tattooed. Ensure that you bring enough cash for your tattoo and to possibly get some merchandise and tip your tattoo artist as common generosity.

Soweto Ink festival tattoo convention is a great place to bring the family and to educate your kids on good tattooing practices, however children under the age of five years old are not allowed in the venue, due to health risks.

There will be sufficient parking bays available in a double volume parkade directly opposite the Walter Sisulu square at a cost.

All the available parking bays will accommodate all our driving guests.

The Soweto Ink Festival tattoo convention will be offering a great variety of food and beverage stalls including a beer garden section

FAQ Artists

Apart from your travel and living expenses, there are no additional charges for having a standard booth at Soweto Ink festival tattoo convention. You can request more booth furniture at a possible extra cost. There will also be an Artist Supply Shop on the premises where you can purchase needles, inks and other tattoo related paraphernalia.
You will receive an artist supply pack containing basic set-up items together with your access card. You can request more supplies from your area event organizer.