Australia’s most prestigious tattoo event is on again with this year’s Rites of Passage Tattoo Festival on at the Royal Exhibition Building on from the 26 - 28 April 2019.
Featuring more than 350 artists, made up of local and international artists, the festival includes renowned artists from New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Canada and the US, working in a range of different styles and methods.
Visitors will be able to meet the artists and watch them in action, research the latest trends and techniques, or even treat themselves to a tattoo on the spot! Artists will be selling prints and merchandise, and retailers will be selling streetwear, jewellery and more!
Rites of Passage will also have its own food truck selection, taking over the Museum Plaza. Hosting Gage Road Brewing Co. with a selection of craft beers and other tasty food options, a tight entertainment schedule is also planned, having daily tattoo competitions, seminars, live art and music. This festival will have something for everyone!
For more info on this year’s Rite of Passage Festival Tattoo Festival, be sure to check out their website here!
Dates: Friday 26 – Sunday 28 April 2019
Location: Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton
Times: Friday & Saturday; 10am- 10pm, Sunday; 10am-6pm
Admission costs: Adults: $35 Concession:$25 Children 13-17 yo:$10.00, Children 12 & under: Free