Richmond Tattoo & Arts Festival(VA)

September 30 to October 2, 2016 Richmond

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Meet 2016 Pin-Up Mom, Leigha and her RVA-based team!

Event hosted by InkMaster’s Jesse Smith! Do not miss it!

The 24th Annual Richmond Tatto & Arts Festival

September 30 through October 2nd, 2016

Show Times:

Friday: 3PM – Midnight
Saturday: Noon – Midnight
Sunday: Noon – 8PM

Pre-sale Ticket Prices:

Friday & Sunday: $20.00
Saturday: $25.00
Weekend ( 3-day): $55.00

Door Ticket Prices:

Friday & Sunday: $22.50
Saturday: $27.50
Weekend( 3-day): $60.00

Location :

1021 Koger Center Blvd, Richmond, VA 23235

Texas Ink & Art Expo (TX)

September 30 to October 2, 2016 Galveston

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Meet 2015 Pin-Up Rachel Y. & Team at the Texas Ink & Art Expo

Location: Galveston Island Convention Center
Friday, Sept 30th: 12pm – 9pm
Saturday, October 1st: 10am – 9pm
Sunday, Oct 2nd: 10am – 6pm

Colorado Tattoo Convention (CO)

September 30 to October 2, 2016 Denver

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Join us at this amazing Denver-based tattoo expo! Find out how YOU can join our team in ending BSL in Denver and Aurora, CO! Email Nancy@pinupsforpitbulls.org if you’re interested in volunteering.

 

We at Colorado Tattoo Convention & Expo 2016 are interested in having you as a vendor at our event on September 30th-October 2nd. The event will be held at The National Western Complex off of I-70 and Brighton Boulevard minutes from Downtown Denver.

 

FRIDAY SHOW HOURS 10:00am ­9:00pm

SATURDAY SHOW HOURS 10:00am­9:00pm

SUNDAY SHOW HOURS 10:00am­6:00pm

★ Tattoo Convention for National,Regional & Local Artist

★ Live Body Art Modification by Over 150 Tattoo Artists

★ Colorado Barber Battle 2016

★ Custom Car­Show, Lowrider,Rockabilly, Hot Rod

★ Custom Motorcycle show, Custom cycle, Choppers

★ Live Concert Performance Set on 3 Stages

○ Performances by National & Local Artist performing live Rock; HipHop, Punk,

★ Art Gallery Pavilion Displaying Local Subculture Media

★ Live Graffiti Demonstration

★ Professional Ring for Lucha Libre battles & MMA Exhibition

★ Burlesque

★ Pin­up Fashion Show, Modeling Competition, Top Pole Dancing Competition

★ Freak Show & Side Show Entertainment

★ Live Body Art Modification Demonstrations 20+ categories for Best Body Art

★ Tattoo Art

★ Tattoo Flash Contest & Exhibition Throughout The Weekend

★ Award & Trophy Presentations.

★ Symposium on Body Art Modification Techniques & New Technologies and Industry

Advances in The Field of Tattooing and Body Art Modification,

★ Company and Shop Demonstrations

★ Safety Techniques Classes for New and Old Artist

★ Tattoo Supply Vendor

★ General Merchandise Vendors

★ Apparel and Accessories Vendors

★ Lingual Presentation on The History of Tattoo Culture in America and Its Impact on the

Culture & Society Around the World.

Featuring Barber competition’s, Training Seminars, Industry & supply vendors

Old­school, Rockabilly, DJ’s Spinning Live Throughout the weekend.

 

 

8th Annual Hellbilly Hootenanny (Asheville, NC)

October 1, 2016 Asheville

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What:
The 8th Annual Hellbilly Hootenanny! (For full listing, click the link below)

When:
SPECTATORS 12p.m-? We’ll be set up INDOORS! We’ll have our full line-up of merchandise available and Deirdre will be signing books!

Where:
NEW MOUNTAIN ASHEVILLE
38 N French Broad Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

  • Live music
  • Motorcycle show
  • Zombie Pin-Up Contest
  • Beard Competitions
  • Tattoos
  • Art
  • Face Painting
  • and so much more…


Bands will be playing all day and into the night including; REZUREX, ANTISEEN, CRANK COUNTY DAREDEVILS, HILLBILLY CASINO, RENO DIVORCE, LITTLE LESLIE AND THE BLOODSHOTS, THE GO DEVILS and THE BARNYARD STOMPERS, The event will be MC’D by “The Southern Madman” himself Tom Stover will be Hosting the Event and Auctioning off the “Pinstriping Art” from the “Hootenanny Panel Jam” and other various items of interest throughout the event!

$20 adult admission, kids under 13 FREE!!!

 

You Must Love Dogs Fest (FL): Howl-O-Ween Fundraiser for Humane Society of Pinellas

October 1, 2016 Tampa

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Meet 2017 Pin-Up Amanda and team at this wonderful “Howl-O-Ween” themed event.
When: October 1st from 11am-7pm at Raymond James Stadium

Humane Society of Pinellas, Inc and  Puppot have partnered up to create an event unlike any other. ‘You Must Love Dogs Fest’ Howl-O-Ween will draw thousands of animal lovers who will take an enchanting journey with their pups through tastes, sights, sounds, and fun. Attendees can expect to see great attractions including 100+ vendor booths, music, a DJ, multiple activities for dogs, costume contest, and “trick or treat” specifically for dogs!

Enjoy a large band stage, hydration stations, The Doggy Cooking Show Pavilion, fun kids zone, K9 massage therapy, doggy unleash play zone, treats, games, face painting, rescue organizations and so much more.

Enter your pet into these fun pet competitions:
Best Trick Contest, Best Dog and Owner ‘look-a-like’ Contest, Best Dressed, and Best Tail Wagger.

If you don’t have a pet, but love dogs – this is still the perfect event for you. All proceeds from You Must Love Dogs Fest go towards SPCA Florida.

Beer Fundraiser for Pinups for Pitbulls, Inc. (NJ)

October 1, 2016 Burlington

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Meet 2016 Pin-Up, Leah, and her awesome team!

Saturday October 1st, after the Burlington City Car Show 2 Roads brewing company joins us to help raise awareness (and money!) for Pinups For Pitbulls by hanging out and drinking some great beer! $1 from every can of No Limits Hefe or Lil Heaven Session IPA will be donated back to the Pinups and the Pitbulls.
Wheel Works will be bringing out some of their baddest cars and bikes to display. The Rock’n’Roll won’t stop with Frank Cervantes from 5-7pm and Ruff Life Rescuse will be back hanging out with a bunch of dogs looking for their forever homes!!

Granbury Paranormal Expo (TX) BOOTH 88

October 1, 2016 Granbury

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Meet 2017 Pin-Up Savannah and 2016 Pin-Up Ivonne at this awesome event!

Historic Granbury Square

201 E Pearl St, Granbury, Texas 76048
Saturday, October 1st at 10 AM5 PM in CDT
The Fifth Annual Granbury Paranormal Expo will take place as an outdoor street festival directly on Granbury’s historic downtown square on October 1, 2016!

We will be expanding our scope to bring you not only paranormal vendors, but also sci-fi, fantasy, horror, and cosplay exhibitors to kick off the Halloween season!

Special Celebrity Guest:
Alex Vincent, aka “Andy Barclay” from Child’s Play

Special Guest Speakers:
Shelley Kaehr, Ph.D.- “The Past Life Lady”
The Austin Ghost Tour Gals

This event will be FREE to the public and very affordable for exhibitors.

Golf Fundraiser (PA)

October 9, 2016 Morrisville

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Where: Snipes (Morrisville) & The Pines Tavern (Bristol)

When: October 9th

Double Eagle Golf at Snipes Farm on Route 1 (Morrisville, PA) 9:30 AM Registration, 10AM Start

$30 per person includes pitch and putt round, draft beer, food, and donation.

$20 if not golfing.

After Pitch and Putt, Join us at Pines Tavern in Bristol, PA for buffet and drinks. See the bartender to sign up.

Phone: 215-788-1659

Paws for a Beat (PA)

October 9, 2016 Coopersburg

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Meet 2013 Pin-Up Jen O. & 2017 Pin-Up, Jess (at the Pittie Chicks booth) and team at this awesome event!

Paws for a Beat is a musical event with 4-5 bands playing in celebration of Pitbull Awareness hosted by the Lehigh Valley Pitbull Awareness Club! There will be rescues, vendors, demos, CGC testing, raffles, face painting and much more! The venue is at the Southern Lehigh Valley Living Memorial Park on Route 309 in Coopersburg, PA with an event date of October 9, 2016, 12 noon to 5:00 pm (rain date October 16, 2016). It is kid friendly and pet friendly with a no retractable leash policy.

 

 

 

Special Guest Speaker & Media Partner at BarkWorld Expo (ATL)

October 12 to 16, 2016 Atlanta

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Click Here to Register: USE CODE: PFPBBARKWORLD2016 for 10% Off

We could not be more honored to be a part of the 2016 BarkWorld Pet Social Media event in Atlanta this October! Deirdre ‘Little Darling’ Franklin will be a guest panelist and we’ll be set up to talk about our mission with the best of the best in the animal media world! Our dear friend, Shorty Rossi, of Animal Planet’s Pit Boss will be right along side us! You don’t want to miss this great opportunity to share intimate conversation and gain inspiration at this conference! We are ecstatic!

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About BarkWorld:

BarkWorld is the world’s leading conference for animal-centric social media creators. BarkWorld’s commitment to providing superior programming designed to educate, inspire and connect has resulted in record breaking attendance, from both brands and influencers.  Attendees will have the opportunity to:

  • Drive brand awareness by creating authentic connections with both brands and other influencers that can be leveraged during and after the conference
  • Perfect your social media strategy by learning about new industry trends and social media and advertising best practices from the world’s leading experts and celebrity entrepreneurs in our sessions.
  • Maximize ROI by building powerful relationships with brands that turn into significant compensation opportunities.

POWERFUL PROGRAMMING

Exciting, new promotions and programming have been incorporated into the BarkWorld experience. Scheduled sessions include:

• BarkTank – The Ultimate Opportunity to Get Your Book Idea Published

• Animal Planet Panel

• CNN Headquarters Tour and Media Training

• Digital Domination – Social Media Giants Panel

• Virtual Reality – Connectivity Reimagined

• Live Streaming – All The World’s a Stage

City of Trees Art & Ink Expo (CA): Sponsored by Jessie J Inspirations

October 14 to 16, 2016 Sacramento

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Sacramento Convention Center
 1400 J Street
Sacramento, CA 96814
October 14-16, 2016
Friday from 12 to 10pm
Saturday from 10am to 10pm
Sunday from 10am to 8pm
Join us in California’s Capitol city of Sacramento for the “2016 City of Trees Art & Ink Expo” which will be held at the Sacramento Convention Center on October 14, 15 & 16 of 2016. This will not be your typical boring Expo where “Art” happens to be in the title. We are doing something different organically fusing Fine Art and Tattoo Festivals. We will be showcasing the absolute cutting edge of the contemporary art movement, which California’s Art scene is at the forefront of. We will have music, live painting/drawing contests all 3 days, with awards for each medium/category in addition to our daily tattoo contests.
Sponsored by Jessie J Inspirations!

2nd Annual Pitties in the Park (Southern CA)

October 16, 2016 San Diego

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Meet 2015 Pin-Up, Michelle, and her awesome team at this great event!

Where: Liberty Station (Ingram Plaza)

12-4pm

Sunday October 16, 2016

Counting down the days to our 2nd Annual “Pitties in the Park” event in honor of National Pit Bull Awareness Day! Oct. 16th is going to be the BIGGEST PIT BULL EVENT in San Diego so you don’t want to miss this!
~Adoption Alley
~Vendor Village
~HOWL-O-Ween Costume Contest
~Live Music
~Prizes & Giveaways
~On-Site Microchipping
~Low Cost Vaccination Clinic
~Free Nail Trims
~Choke/Prong Collar Exchange (while supplies last)
~”Pitties Stop” Cooling Station
~Food Trucks
~On-Site Mini Photography Sessions
~Nate Kap with Little Beasties Caricatures
~Kids Activities

2nd Annual Bullies and Boobies Benefit (TX)

October 22, 2016

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2nd Annual Bullies and Boobies Benefit. This year’s event will be held on October 22, 2016 from 2pm-6pm at Lone Star Grille, 1501 E New Hope Drive, Cedar Park, TX 78613.

 

The proceeds from the benefit will go towards the housing and medical care of bully breed dogs taken in by Cutie PITooties Pit Bull Rescue and the goals and project of The Smile Never Fades – a Breast Cancer Charity, focused on the care and comfort of breast cancer patients.

 

More info TBA. Meet 2015 Pin-Up Rachel Y. and her amazing Austin-based team!

 

Pit Bull Awareness Day with Nashville Pittie (TN) Meet 2013 Pin-Up Laura C.

October 23, 2016 Nashville

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Hours: Sunday October 23rd, 2016 11am-3pm

Location: 2500 West End Ave. Nashville, Tennessee 37203

Description –  Come celebrate all pups at Pit Bull Awareness Day 2016 – Support the PITTIE Party!!

There will be free nail trims, demonstrations, spay/neuter vouchers, low cost vaccinations and microchips, massages, and much more for the dogs!

Humans can also enjoy food trucks, live music by BooM, a silent auction, photo booth, vendors and more!

Proceeds go to Nashville Pittie’s mission of restoring the positive image of the breed and by supporting our community advocacy and spay/neuter efforts, as well as our rescue and surrender intervention programs.

National Pit Bull Awareness Day (TX)

October 23, 2016 Austin

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DATE: Sunday, October 23rd
TIME: 12pm-4pm 
WHERE: Rosewood Park-2300 Rosewood Ave., Austin, TX 78702

Meet 2015 Pin-Up, Rachel Y. and team at this awesome event!

Join Love-A-Bull for its 8th Annual National Pit Bull Awareness Day Festival at Rosewood Park in Austin, TX! We are excited for this year’s NEW venue, as its location is right in the heart of East Austin. Rosewood Park has ample space for vendors, activities, demonstrations, as well as lots of shaded areas to catch a break from the heat!

Dog Walk: This year’s festival will start off with a dog walk around the park ( approx. 3/4 mile) to get all the dog wiggles out and will end where all the festivities begin! There will be multiple vendors, including dog and people apparel, kid’s activities, dog treats, food trucks (come hungry!), Love-A-Bull merchandise and much, much more!

Entertainment: There will be demonstrations from Sit Means Sit Austin (Trick Training), Zoom Room Austin (Agility Course) and Officer Mullenax and K9 Peaches! Peaches was pulled into the Love-A-Bull program after being found as an injured stray and she has now become part of the 1st K9 team for Troy, TX. Love-A-Bull’s own training team will be hosting small groups of basic obedience for you and your dog to participate in.

Chloe’s Clinic: Thanks to an incredibly generous donor, we are thrilled to be hosting “Chloe’s Clinic”! Chloe’s Clinic will offer vouchers for FREE spay/neuter (redeemable at Emancipet), vaccinations, and microchipping which will be done on-site. If you know of someone that has a pup that could benefit, send them our way and look for the big Chloe’s Clinic sign.

For Children: The Pit Crew Therapy Dog teams will be hanging out, waiting to be read one of the kids favorite books. There will also be coloring books for the kids to use and take home that tell the story of one special Pit Crew pup, Mocha. Outside of “Kiddie Corner”, Rosewood Park host a large playscape for children to burn some energy on.

Dia De Los Pit Bulls (AZ)

October 28, 2016 Phoenix

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Meet 2017 Pin-Up Trisha Tombstone at this awesome event hosted by our friends at One Love Pit Bull Foundation! One Love Pit Bull Foundation has been doing amazing work with the Phoenix shelter system!

Trisha will be signing 2017 Pinups for Pitbulls, Inc. calendars! We’ll have limited merchandise available as well.

When: Friday, October 28, 2016 7pm-11pm

Where: The Duce 525 S Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85004

 

One Love Pit Bull Foundation and AZK9 are proud to present our first three day Pit Bull Awareness celebration!

Join us as we kick off the weekend with our Dia De Los Pit Bulls celebration of life. There will be Altars, raffle items, a photo booth, and special guests!

Trainer David Michael Sanders with Zen K9 Training will have an “Ask the Trainer” table. And the one and only 2017 Pinups for Pitbulls model, Trisha Tombstone, will be there to provide information about their mission to promote pit bull advocacy.

We will have Altars set up, and we encourage you to bring photos of dogs you loved, who have passed on to the other side.

We hope to see you there!

***Because we have limited space on the patio and a lot going on that evening, we ask that you leave your adorable 4 legged friends at home. We will have a rescue dog or two there for everyone to share their love with.

 

 

 

PBA DAY AT COYOTE DRIVE-IN (TX)

October 30, 2016 Ft. Worth

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President/CEO of Pinups for Pitbulls, Inc., Deirdre ‘Little Darling’ Franklin will be speaking at this amazing event!
Coyote Drive-In, Ft Worth, TX
10-3 pm
MORE DETAILS TBA

Atlantic City Tattoo Expo (NJ)

November 4 to 6, 2016 Atlantic City

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Where:
Bally’s: 6th Floor Convention Space
1900 Pacific Ave
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(252) 636-0333

 Good Time Tricycle Productions and Lucky Street Tattoo are BACK for the 13th annual #ACTATTOOEXPO, “A celebration of Art and Ink.”

Meet 2017 Pin-Up Melissa D. and our Philly and Jersey based team at this amazing convention! Our tattoo family takes excellent care of us and invites us back year after year. This is one of our favorite events of the year!

Dates:
Friday, November 4: 5pm-11pm
Saturday, November 5: 12pm-11pm
Sunday, November 6: 12pm-6pmPrices:
$20 one-day pass
$35 two-day pass
$40 weekend pass
(Available at the door ONLY!)

Guests and programming to be announced soon. Please keep checking back!

Cherry Hill, NJ: CHIPOTLE FUNDRAISER!

November 6, 2016 Cherry Hill

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  • Pinups for Pitbulls, Inc.
  • 11/06/2016
  • 4:00pm-8:00pm
  • 818 Haddonfield Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
  • If we raise over $1,000 in total fundraiser sales that day,Chipotle will schedule an Appreciation Day at the Chipotle location for your group to enjoy a buy-one-get-one offer as a thank you for a job well done!
  • Supporters can show the cashier the flyer (in hand or on a mobile device) or just tell the cashier – no paperwork needed – that they are supporting the fundraiser when paying at checkout.
  • Gift card purchases during fundraisers do not count towards total donated sales, but purchases made with an existing gift card will count.

 

Tampa Bay Veg Fest (FL): Meet 2017 Pin-Up Amanda B.

November 12, 2016 Tampa

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Meet 2017 Pin-Up, Amanda B. and team at this great event! We will have a great line up of merchandise and educational resources available.
The 7th Annual Tampa Bay Veg Fest, the Tampa Bay area’s only vegan festival, will make its return Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tampa Bay has been named 1 of only 10 must-attend veg fests in the entire country!

Veg Fest will take place at Cotanchobee Fort Brooke Park, in a beautiful setting on the Hillsborough River in downtown Tampa. The park is conveniently located across the street and to the south of the Amalie Arena. Parking is available in the adjacent South Regional Parking Garage, located at 301 Channelside Drive.

Over 4,000 people attended last year’s event, and this year’s festival promises to be bigger and better.

The event — presented by Florida Voices for Animals— will appeal to all who enjoy tasty, healthy foods, whether or not they follow a vegetarian or vegan diet. The food booths drew rave reviews last year, and local vendors are expected to again impress attendees.

DC Tattoo Expo (VA)

January 13 to 15, 2017 Arlington

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Meet 2017 Pin-Ups, Kari & Kerry Anne at this amazing annual expo! Get your 2017 calendar signed!

Friday Registration: 10am to Noon
Saturday Registration: 9am to Noon
Sunday Registration: 10:30am to Noon

The show is open to the public Friday & Saturday from Noon to 11pm and Sunday from Noon to 8pm

YOU CAN BE TATTOOED AND PIERCED AT THE SHOW!

TICKETS: $25 a day and $60 for a 3 Day Pass, under 12 free with paying adult

MILITARY DISCOUNT: $10 OFF 3 Day Pass ONLY

THERE WILL BE NO FLYING COLORS OR FLAGS AT THE EXPO

Save the Date: New Dates for Alamo City Tattoo Show

March 31 to April 2, 2017 San Antonio

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Come meet our San Antonio based team and the founder of Alamo City Pit Bull, Isliana.

We can’t wait to attend this great show! More info TBA.

Hilton Garden Inn 8101 Pat Booker Rd
Live Oak, TX 78148
(210) 659-6629

VIVA EAST (MA): SAVE THE DATE

July 13 to 17, 2017 Marlborough

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Much more info TBA.

VIVA EAST Rockabilly Weekender

Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel

July 13-16, 2017 in Marlborough, MA