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Inked Magic: The 2023 Hell City Tattoo Festival in Columbus, Ohio

Have you ever stumbled upon a hidden gem while traveling, only to realize that it's not so hidden after all? That's how I felt when I first discovered the Hell City Tattoo Festival a few years back. 
Fast forward to 2023, and the word has certainly spread about this ink-spirational event. With anticipation building for this year's festival, I can't help but share my excitement with fellow tattoo enthusiasts and art lovers alike.
Held in the vibrant Arena District of Columbus, the Hell City Tattoo Fest is not your ordinary gathering of tattoo artists and enthusiasts. Instead, it's a full-fledged celebration of body art and its diverse community. From live tattooing sessions to jaw-dropping performances, this event showcases the incredible talent and creativity within our industry.
Random Fact: Did you know that the percent of Americans with at least one tattoo has risen from 14% to 30% between 2008 and 2015?
It's no surprise that the convention attracts people from all walks of life. As a seasoned attending artist, I can assure you that the atmosphere is warm, welcoming, and inclusive - true to the spirit of the tattoo community. Whether you're a tattoo veteran or a curious first-timer, there's something for everyone at Hell City.
If there's one piece of advice I can give to first-time visitors, it's this: immerse yourself in the experience. Don't be shy to ask questions or strike up conversations with artists and fellow attendees. Stop by my booth and I can share my latest work of bright and bold color tattoos, old school and traditional styles, classic black and gray tattoos, and new school realistic embroidery patches and sticker designs. The wealth of knowledge, inspiration, and camaraderie you'll find at Hell City is truly priceless.
Looking ahead to the Hell City Tattoo Festival 2023, it's evident that this one-of-a-kind event has come a long way since its early beginnings. The passion and dedication of the artists, organizers, and attendees culminate in a truly unforgettable experience. Mark your calendars, folks and come see me tattoo live - you won't want to miss out on the opportunity to explore the beautiful and diverse world of tattoos at this bad-ass festival.
Hyatt Regency Columbus
350 N High St.
Columbus, OH 43215
Show Times
May 19th-21st, 2023
Friday – 12PM – 11PM
Saturday 12PM – 11 PM
Sunday 12PM – 8 PM