Rites of Passage Tattoo Festival

The Rites of Passage Tattoo Festival will return to Melbourne at the Royal Exhibition Building for an unmissable weekend of tattoos, live art, food trucks and entertainment. The 2018 line-up will feature over 250 of Australia's most talented tattoo artists, as well as celebrated international artists from Japan, New Zealand, Singapore and America. Visitors will have the chance to research the latest trends, find their next artist and even treat themselves to a tattoo on the spot. Retailers selling everything from tattoo supplies to the latest in street wear will be in attendance, and Melbourne's best food trucks will be serving up tasty treats all weekend on the Museum Plaza. With DJs, live art and daily tattoo competitions, you definitely don't want to miss out on this massive celebration of art, culture and diversity.

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