Here you will find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.
If you can’t find an answer to you question just send us a mail through the contact form.
- 1. Tickets and presale?More
You can only buy 3-day pass/ ticket for presale.
Daily entrance and 3-day tickets can be purchased at the door.
More information about prices and where to buy your ticket can be found under "Tickets" in the top menu.
- 2. Can I make an appointment with a tattoo artist before the convention?More
Yes, check the top menu for artists. There you’ll find this year's attending tattoo artists.
If you find an artist that you’re interested by just contact them trough their stated contact info.
Be very specific and clear with your ideas when you contact an artist.
And do it in time, most artist pre book all their clients during conventions.
- 3. Can i get a drop in tattoo at the convention?More
Of course you can, many of the tattooers leave their schedules open for drop ins.
If you want to get tattooed by a specific tattooer do contact them before the conventions starts so you can be sure that he or her has time for you.
Good to know when you're looking to get a drop in tattoo is that it's very helpful for the artist to bring good reference material of the work you want to get done.
- 4. Can I visit the convention even though I don't want to get a tattoo?More
Yes, everyone is welcome!
There is much more than tattooists at the convention!
- 5. Age limit?More
There is no age limit for visiting the convention from opening to 19:00.
From 19:00 there is a 18years age limit at the whole convention.
To get a tattoo you need to be 18 years or older.
The bar has a 18 year age limit.
- 6. Food and drinks?More
There will be a restaurant selling food and drinks, non-alcoholic.
There's also going to be a bar selling alcoholic drinks.
Age limit: 18!
- 7. How do I get to the convention?More
UME Tattoo Fest is organized in NOLIA’s convention center just outside the Umeå town Centre.
Address: Signalvägen 3, 903 22 Umeå
A walk from the city Centre to the convention takes about 10 minutes.
There’s also a very good bus connections to this area. Routes and timetables can be found at www.tabussen.nu - choose ULTRA and search for:
From: Vasaplan (town Centre buss stations)
To: the station Dragonskolan.
If you travel by car, there are about 300 parking spaces just outside the convention entrance.
Friday parking fee: 20sek
Saturday & Sunday: Free
- 8. Car parking?More
There's about 300 parking spot just outside the convention.
Saturday & Sunday: Free
- 9. Are there hotels close to the convention?
- 10. Is the convention area wheelchair accessible?More
Yes, the premises are wheelchair-accessible.
There are wheelchair-accessible toilets available.
- 11. Will there be anything for kids at the convention?