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2nd West Virginia Tattoo Expo spring edition set to ink Morgantown

Tattoo enthusiasts and artists are gearing up for the inaugural Spring West Virginia Tattoo Expo April 19-21 at the Marriott Hotel at Waterfront Place Hotel in the Morgantown Event Center.

The Spring Expo complements the highly anticipated 10th Annual West Virginia Tattoo Expo, scheduled for Aug. 23-25 at the same venue.

The public can experience the artistry of some of the nation’s top tattoo artists. While appointments are optional, walk-ups are welcome throughout the weekend. For more information, visit

“This event brings together top-notch tattoo artists from across the country, showcasing their skills in Morgantown,” said Rocco Cunningham, event organizer and producer. “With over 200 artists in attendance, attendees can expect nothing short of exceptional quality and professionalism.”

Hours will be noon-10 p.m.

April 19-20 and noon-7 p.m. April 21. Admission is $20 for a day, $50 for a weekend pass. There is a $5 discount for those with student or military IDs.

Each artist’s workstation is meticulously inspected and licensed by the Monongalia County Health Department, ensuring adherence to the highest industry standards throughout the event.

Cunningham is a Harrison County native and WVU alumni. The expo has become a staple in West Virginia’s tattoo community since its inception in 2013. Held at the Morgantown Event Center for the past two years, the expo has received support from both the local community and the tattoo industry at large.
Children aged 12 and under receive free admission, making it a family-friendly affair.

Attendees can look forward to daily tattoo contests and the highly anticipated Miss Tattooed WV Pageant, celebrating beauty in all its forms. Participants will be judged on their tattoos and presentation.