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The South African International Tattoo Convention is a 3-day event that hosts 100 of the world's best tattooers from over 17 countries, at the beautiful Lookout in the V&A Waterfront. Giving you the chance to get tattooed by expert local and international artists specialising in a large variety of tattoo styles in Cape Town and now also In Johannesburg.

The convention is a heartfelt tattooer owned and family operated event. Each year we consider it a great honour to gather an amazing groups of artists under one roof to and share with them a bit of our beautiful life in South Africa.

Over the convention weekend, both in Cape Town and Johannesburg we host local live bands, a beer tent, create a deck bar, and serve you street food made by of the best local food trucks around. If you are into shopping for unique, local designer products, you can also do this at our local curated marketplace.

The show is family friendly and under 12's get in free!

After the three days of tattooing the fun is not over, the tattooers have established a few traditions like taking the train to swim with the cape penguins, getting out for a boat trip in the V&A harbour and heading down the west coast for #tattoosafari

We can't wait to see you in Johannesburg this year on the 24th of March 2023 and then of course as always in the mother city, beautiful Cape Town, 31 March 2023.

Doors open 5pm sharp, and as always everyone is welcome!

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