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Australia’s Most Prestigious Tattoo Event

Rites of Passage Bio

Welcome to Rites of Passage Tattoo Festival 2023!

Featuring over 350 of the best tattoo artists from Australia and across the globe.


Join us for THREE massive weekends:
Melbourne, April 28-30 at the Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton.
Brisbane, October 6-8 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Sydney, October 27-29 at the International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour.

With a focus on creative talent, Rites of Passage features:

– 350+ of Australia’s best Tattoo Artists Tattooing Live
– All new interactive experience, The Passage, curated by James Browne, exclusive to Rites of Passage!
– Huge Giveaways and Prizes across the weekend
– Retail Vendors with Professional Tattoo Equipment (for professionals only) plus awesome Tattoo related merchandise, clothing and products.
– Live Music
– Live Art Activations
+ Much more!

Rites of Passage Tattoo Festival – The Southern Hemisphere’s Most Prestigious Tattoo Event.

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