Frequently asked questions

To make your visit to DOCON unforgettable, we have prepared the most important information and answers to the most frequently asked questions for you.


You can easily purchase digital tickets online at our partner Vivenu.

You can also buy your tickets at the box office on the day of your visit.

On all event days you have the possibility to buy your tickets for TattooCon at the box office.

We will announce the ticket prices for TattooCon soon. For early birds we offer attractive Early-Bird prices.

Students up to and including 14 years of age, receive free admission.

  • Skip the queue: the VIP entrance allows you to get to the convention faster and without having to wait
  • Access to the exclusive VIP Lounge in the immediate vicinity of the stage
  • 3 free drinks in the VIP Lounge (soft drinks, beer and wine)
  • Free TattooCon VIP wristband
  • Free TatooCon VIP pass 

Your journey to Tatoo Con

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By car

There is a direct connection to the A1, A45, A2, A42 and A44 motorways via the B1.

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By train

From Dortmund Central Station, the exhibition grounds can be reached in 10 minutes via a dedicated train and subway connection (U 45). The stop (Westfalenhallen) is located opposite the main entrance to the Westfalenhalle.

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By plane

A total of 4 international airports are located within a radius of 90 km. From Düsseldorf, Frankfurt and Cologne airports, visitors can reach the trade fair center quickly and easily by bus and train. In addition, the Dortmund trade fair center is only 12 km away from Dortmund Airport.

Rules & Safety

Smoking is prohibited in the entire halls! Smoking areas will be set up in front of the main entrance and at the rear end of the hall to the service yard.

By the way: The same rules also apply to vaping!

Hunde müssen vor der Tür bleiben. Der Zutritt ist aus hygienischen Gründen nicht gestattet.

The consumption of alcohol is prohibited in the area of the exhibiting stands. I.e. that it is prohibited both the tattooing exhibitors and their customers!


Accessibility is very important to us and we have taken all necessary measures to ensure that you can enjoy the fair without restrictions.

The exhibition center has been carefully designed to ensure a barrier-free environment. There is level access to all areas, including the exhibition halls and catering areas.

In addition, we offer specially marked parking spaces in the immediate vicinity of the entrance to facilitate your arrival. Our restrooms are barrier-free and equipped with grab bars to meet your needs if you have limited mobility.

Our goal is to create an inclusive environment where you feel welcome and comfortable. If you have special needs or questions about accessibility, our staff is available to help.

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