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208 Tattoo Fest

Expo Idaho July 12-14


  • Pete Grady Photography

Tattoos are a form of self-expression so powerful, the people who get them end up being buried in their own body art. Whether it's a butterfly or the name of a loved one, the ink is permanent. On July 12-14, the annual 208 Tattoo Fest will celebrate this art form. Attendees will get to meet various artists, like Brandon Quigley from Ascension Tattoo in Twin Falls, Teerah Wilmot from Queen Bee Tattoo and Salon in Springfield, Oregon, and many others. Attendees will also get to participate in a variety of contests, like "Tattoo of the Day" and a "Beard and Mustache" contest on Saturday. Even folks not looking for new tattoos can draw inspiration from the event, or get ideas for future pieces. Family friendly events and activities are featured on Sunday only. Tickets are available for one day or for the whole weekend.