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Can I get a tattoo without an appointment?

Artists attending the festival have their own schedules. While some may take walk-ins, others require booking in advance.

How can I book an appointment?

Refer to the list of attending artists and contact them directly to schedule an appointment.

What are the rates for tattoos?

Each artist has their own pricing structure. Please reach out to the artist for details.

Where is the festival located?

The festival will take place at Ameristar Black Hawk Casino. 111 Richman St.  Black Hawk, CO 80422

What are the festival hours?

The events will be held during the following hours:

Friday: 2pm - 10pm

Saturday: 12pm - 10pm

Sunday: 12pm  - 7pm Hard close 8pm

Who are the attending artists?

A comprehensive list of our world-class attending artists can be found on our website or Instagram page @longlivetattoofestival.

Is there an age requirement to get a tattoo?

All attendees must be 18+, without exception. A valid ID must be presented before being tattooed.

Is there an age requirement to attend the show?

All ages are welcome! 

Will there be a schedule of the festival?

An event schedule will be posted on our Instagram page and website a few weeks prior to the festival.

An event schedule will be posted on our Instagram page and website a few weeks prior to the festival.

Presale tickets are available until April 5, 2024. Single day ticket costs $25, weekend pass costs $50 and VIP weekend pass costs $125.

Tickets at the door will be $30 for a single day and $60 for a weekend pass.

What does the ticket purchase include?

Each ticket includes access to the tattoo festival event held inside of the casino. VIP tickets will include early access before general admission, an event poster, an event t-shirt and a lanyard with a full weekend entry pass!

Will there be food for purchase at the festival?

The casino offers a list of exceptional restaurants that are available for your convenience.


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How can I register for a booth?

Visit our website and navigate to the upcoming festivals section to apply for your booth.

How do I pay for the booth?

After your booth application is accepted, you'll receive an email with an invoice for payment. Paying as soon as possible increases your chance of securing your booth.

How many artists can fit in a booth?

Each booth can accommodate one artist.

What does the festival provide for artists?

We provide pipe & draping, floor coverings, hand washing stations, front and back tables, chairs, tablecloths, distilled water, and a stencil station.

Do you offer massage beds for rent?

Yes! Massage beds are available as an add-on when you purchase your booth. However, availability is limited and we may sell out prior to the event.

Is there Wifi?

Yes! The casino does provide Wi-Fi.

Is there a hotel block or discount?

We recommend purchasing a room within the discounted hotel block and staying in the casino with us! (Add link here).

What is “Tattooer Vacation Day”?

It’s exactly the kind of day you need. April 22, 2024!

After a busy convention, why not join us for a day of pure relaxation in the stunning mountains of Colorado? Meet new friends, create unforgettable memories, and enjoy the good vibes amidst the breathtaking landscape.

What is the artist lounge?

The artist lounge is an area of catered food provided by the casino for all artists and vendors. 

Is there transportation from the airport?

We recommend renting a car if you’d like to do some exploring of Colorado. Otherwise, you can use Uber, Lyft or the Black Hawk Casino shuttle (add link to Casino Shuttle) for your commute.

How do I check in/set up?

Check in and set up information with be sent to your email prior to the event.

Do I need health board paperwork?

There is no extra health board paperwork needed for the festival. We do ask for a Bloodborne pathogen certification when applying.