Are proud to present the 11TH annual Maritime Tattoo Festival on May 20-22, 2017 at the forum!

Featuring local Maritime and international artists, as well as tattoo culture vendors showcasing art, jewelry, and clothing we have something for everyone. Spend the day or entire weekend with us getting tattooed or pierced while enjoying the live wrestling,  live music,  hourly contests,  AXE throwing, and much much more!

Festival Passes for 2017 are On Sale Now!

Festival Passes available online at

Day pass : $15.00
Weekend Pass : $35.00
VIP Pass : $80.00 (limited quantities)
Day pass for children under 12 : $5.00 (available at the door, unlimited quantities)

All other passes will be available for purchase at the festival doors the day of


For the VIPs, we have awesome nightly entertainment and after-parties. This includes the best party in Halifax, our famous THREE HOUR NIGHT CRUISE of the Halifax Harbour aboard a Mississippi-style sternwheeler, complete with a live band and cash bar!

We are the ONLY tattoo festival in the world to offer this fantastic party on a boat!
You do not have to be a VIP to get into the Saturday night after-party, although VIPs get in free. Regular tickets will be available in advance and at the door.

Artist & Vendor Applications now open for 2017

You can email for information and to request an application. Limited quantity remaining!



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