Asheville Tattoo Arts Convention (Asheville, NC)

April 26 to 28, 2019 Asheville

Join Pinups for Pitbulls founder, Little Darling, and team at this amazing annual convention in our home city of Asheville, North Carolina! We’ll be there talking dogs, educating about breed bans, and helping to form a local team! Want to join our crew? Email info@pinupsforpitbulls.org. Get tattooed by Jeff PitBear! He’ll donate a % back to Pinups for Pitbulls for every tattoo that he does in our booth that weekend! To make an appointment, email pitbeartattoo@gmail.com or DM him on Instagram @pitbeartattoo . This show brings out world famous tattooers, incredible live shows, and so much more. We can’t wait to see you there!

$20 Day / $40 3-Day Pass
Tickets are only sold at the show
Children under 12 are free

Location
Asheville Tattoo Arts Convention
US Cellular Center Asheville
87 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801

Show Times
Friday 2 PM – 12 AM
Saturday 11 AM – 12 AM
Sunday 11 AM – 8 PM

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2019 LV Punk Rock Flea Market (Bethlehem, PA)

April 27, 2019 Bethlehem

2019 LV Punk Rock Flea Market

56 River Street

Bethlehem, PA

4/27/2019

10AM-4PM

“We’re excited to bring back the Lehigh Valley Punk Rock Flea Market for its second year this spring! Since the response from last year’s event at the library was so big, we’re expanding this year’s PRFM to the Ice House in Bethlehem, PA to host more vendors and more attendees.”

FREE ADMISSION

20,000+ CDs for $1 each – All Genres
{{Proceeds benefit the Bethlehem Area Public Library}}

Vinyl records
Cassettes
Guitar pedals
Drum machines
Amps
Other misc. music instruments / equipment
Skateboard products
Original artwork
Vintage clothes
Band merch
Zines
Books
Toys
Games
Minerals
Handmade tapestries
Vegan and beef franks from Santoro’s Franks & Chili
Coffee
DJ REVERBISCAR spinning records

Lost soul skateboards, Killer Tofu Records, Vince’s Vintage, Lehigh Valley Girls Rock, Lemondrop, Ideology, and much more!

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Baltimore Tattoo Arts Convention (Baltimore, MD)

May 3 to 5, 2019 Baltimore

Join Pinups for Pitbulls founder, Little Darling, and team at this amazing annual convention in Baltimore, MD! We’ll be there talking dogs, educating about breed bans, and helping to form a local team! Want to join our crew? Email info@pinupsforpitbulls.org. Get tattooed by Jeff PitBear! He’ll donate a % back to Pinups for Pitbulls for every tattoo that he does in our booth that weekend! To make an appointment, email pitbeartattoo@gmail.com or DM him on Instagram @pitbeartattoo . This show brings out world famous tattooers, incredible live shows, and so much more. We can’t wait to see you there!

 

$20 Day / $40 3-Day Pass
Tickets can be bought at the door
Children under 12 are free

Location
Baltimore Tattoo Arts Convention
Baltimore Convention Center
1 W Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21201

Show Times
Friday 2 PM – 12 AM
Saturday 11 AM – 12 AM
Sunday 11 AM – 8 PM

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Cinco De Mayo Bash (Oaks, PA)

May 4 to 5, 2019 Oaks

Cinco De Mayo Bash

The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center

100 Station Ave.

Oaks, Pa, 19456

5/4/2019-5/5/2019

Saturday 10AM-8PM

Sunday 11AM-4PM

Join Food Truck Craze for the Cinco De Mayo Bash on May 4th and 5th, located OUTSIDE at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA!

Your ticket gives you access to a wide variety of pay-as-you-go food trucks and vendors, live music, adult beverage tents, larger-than-life oversized inflatable games, sponsor activation’s, table and seating areas and MORE! Other onsite activities available for additional cost on the day of event, including zip line and axe throwing! This is a rain or shine event, with a limited number of tickets available for each session. Visit the Pinups for Pitbulls booth to pick up our latest gear, resources, and to meet our amazing team!

 

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Sarasota Veg Fest (Sarasota, FL)

May 4, 2019 Sarasota

Sarasota Veg Fest

3000 Ringling Blvd.

Sarasota, FL 34237

5/4/2019
10AM-5PM

On May 4th, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sarasota Veg Fest is bringing back another tremendous celebration of health, compassion, and environmental regeneration to the Sarasota community and beyond! Featuring nationally renowned & local speakers, 150+ veg-friendly vendors, animal rescue groups, vegan food, food demonstrations, humane education, live music & entertainment, yoga classes, artists, a scavenger hunt appropriate for adults and kids, rock climbing, and activities for children and families.

 

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Unleashed Spring Fling (Raleigh, NC)

May 5, 2019 Raleigh

Unleashed Spring Fling

Heritage Circle at the N.C. State Fairgrounds

1025 Blue Ridge Rd

Raleigh, North Carolina 27607

May 5th, 2019

11AM-3PM

Pinups for Pitbulls is excited to be included again this year in the 6th annual Spring Fling fundraising event hosted by Unleashed Dog & Cat Store! Bring your family and your dogs for a doggie Easter egg hunt, raffle, training demos, scavenger hunt and food trucks. Meet adoptable pups from rescues including our friends at Merit Pit Bull Foundation. Proceeds benefit all of the involved rescues, shelters and non-profits- including Pinups for Pitbulls!

 

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Kensington Kinetic Derby and Arts Fest (Philadelphia, PA)

May 11, 2019 Philly

Kensington Kinetic Derby and Arts Fest
Trenton Ave. Norris to York

Philadelphia, PA

5/11/2019

12PM-6PM

On Saturday, May 11th, 2019, the Philadelphia Federal Credit Union Kensington Derby & Arts Festival will enter its 13th year celebrating human-powered transit, neighborhood artists, and local businesses in Kensington.

Originally established as a way to associate the name “Kensington” with the positive artist and maker community, the event has grown into a Philadelphia-wide attraction. Neighbors and new friends alike come out to experience the parade of sculptures and shop with artists and food vendors along Trenton Avenue, a wide cobblestone street that has been part of Kensington’s rich creative history for over a hundred years.

 

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Mid Atlantic Dog Expo (Baltimore, MD)

May 11, 2019 Baltimore

Mid Atlantic Dog Expo

Patterson Park

Baltimore, MD 21224

May 11th, 2019

Saturday 11am-6pm

Join the MD Pinups for Pitbulls, Inc team at Mid-Atlantic Dog Expo May 11th, 2019 from 11AM-6PM in Patterson Park. The event is open to the public at no cost. Please note, that if you can, please bring a small donation of dog food, toys or accessories for our local shelters. Come and connect with local businesses that support the cause. Hear talks on topics ranging from Breed Specific Legislation to animal cruelty. Adopt a new BFF from BARCS onsite adoption crew. Listen to live music all day. Hang out with your dog. Visit the beer garden. Enter into the Doggie/Owner look a like contest. Enter a business to win the “Dog Hearted” award for animal advocacy. See you there!

 

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Dogs & Brews (Reading, PA)

May 26, 2019 Reading

Dogs & Brews

500 Museum Rd.

Reading, PA 19611

5/26/2019

12PM-4PM

The museum is once again hosting local breweries, wineries, distillers, and local vendors to the stone terrace tent to celebrate Memorial Day weekend! Bring your furry loved ones (and not so furry) to mingle with other pets, while you sample local craft beers and indulge on local eats from various food trucks. A portion of the proceeds will once again benefit the Animal Rescue League of Berks County. You can also help the ARL by fulfilling wish list items. Bring a blanket, laundry detergent (free & clear), dog food (visit the ARL wish list for restrictions), kitty litter, Kongs, etc. for a chance to win prizes. Http://www.berksarl.org/how-to-help/wish-list

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Wilmington Ink and Arms (Wilmington, NC)

May 31 to June 2, 2019 Wilmington

Wilmington Ink and Arms
The Wilmington Convention Center
515 Nutt St
Wilmington, NC 28401

5/31/2019-6/2/2019
Friday, May 31st, 2pm-10pm

Saturday, June 1st, 11am – 10pm

Sunday, June 2nd, 11am – 6pm

Ink & Arms Tattoo and Gun Expo is returning to Wilmington, NC for the 4th year!

Downtown Wilmington, NC will once again be “buzzing” with excitement when Ink and Arms Tattoo and Gun Expo returns to The Wilmington Convention Center for its 4th year, May 31st to June 2, 2019! Show Producers are expecting approximately 5,000 attendees to assemble over the weekend for the love of tattoos, guns and all things American!

The 2019 Expo will feature over 100 tattoo artists from around the globe, 20+ gun dealers and a variety of gear, clothing, and novelty vendors. Show attendees will have the opportunity to get tattooed, converse with firearm professionals and dealers, participate in seminars and demonstrations, enjoy off-the-wall entertainment, and participate in the Ink and Arms Tattoo Contest during the weekend festivities. This show has something for everyone and is the only one of its type in the country.

Want to get tattooed while supporting Pinups for Pitbulls? Book a tattoo with @pitbeartattoo by emailing pitbeartattoo@gmail.com and get tattooed in our booth! He donates a % of each tattoo that he does to our mission!

 

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World Dog Expo (Secaucus, NJ)

June 1 to 2, 2019 Secaucus

Meet our founder, Deirdre ‘Little Darling’ Franklin & our incredible NJ/NY-based team members!

Little Darling will be co-hosting the rescue honors with Shorty Rossi of Animal Planet’s Pit Boss!

Know of an amazing advocate or rescue group that should be nominated? Nominate them here: www.worldexpo.dog/rescue-awards

Trade show hours:

Saturday, June 1st: 10am – 6pm
Sunday, June 2nd: 10am – 5pm

Meadowlands Exposition Center
355 Plaza Drive
Secaucus, NJ 07094

This weekend spectacular event will celebrate dogs everywhere in a large–scale, cutting edge multimedia format. With multiple stages, attendees will enjoy caliber events, such as dock diving, disc dog, lure coursing, weight pulling and schutzhund, just to name a few.

The World Dog Experience will provide opportunities for the dog and owner to participate together in sports, education, training and other bonding experiences. Also, the show will work to promote dog rescue, fostering and adoption.

Perhaps the main attraction of World Dog Expo will be the notable trade show event, featuring a huge array of dog–centered products. Attendees will be able to find the newest and best products for their canine companions. Participating vendors will benefit from the unprecedented exposure created for the event.

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Philly VegFest (Philadelphia, PA)

June 8, 2019 Philadelphia

Philly VegFest
300 Bainbridge St.

Philadelphia, PA

6/8/2019
11AM-4PM

Join us for the 2nd-year revival of Philadelphia’s own celebration of vegan and whole-food-plant-based (wfpb) lifestyles.

Bring your friends and family, vegan and non-vegan alike, to visit with vegan/wfpb vendors and exhibitors of food, art, culture and organizations supporting the vegan/wfpb lifestyle. Enjoy music, vegan/wfpb speakers, cooking demos and fun throughout the day. Meet your Philly/South Jersey Pinups, and talk dog advocacy!

Fun for all ages! This is a FREE event.

 

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Horror Sideshow Market (Allentown, PA)

June 8 to 9, 2019 Allentown

Horror Sideshow Market

Merchants Square Mall

1901 S 12th St.

Allentown, PA 18103

June 8th-9th, 2019

Saturday June 8th 10AM-5PM

Sunday June 9th, 10AM-5PM

6/9/2019
Sat 10-5, Sun 10-5
Welcome to the Horror Sideshow Market brought to you by Ryan Scott Weber from NJ Horror Con and Film Festival. Shopping and the Bizarre. Two days of awesome vendors and shopping.

 

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Paws in the Park (Keller, TX)

June 8, 2019 Keller

Paws in the Park

The Parks at Town Center

Keller, TEXAS 76428

June 8th, 2019

10AM-4PM

Visit Pinups for Pitbulls, Inc. at Paws in the Park! Dog walk at 2PM

Vendors and pet friendly fun.

Free event free parking.

 

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Pittie Palooza (Olyphant, PA)

June 8, 2019 Olyphant

Pittie Palooza
32 Cabernet Dr
Olyphant, Pennsylvania 18447

6/8/2019

Saturday 12PM-4PM

Join us for the 4th Annual Pittie Palooza Festival for a fun day of live music, delicious wines, adorable adoptables from local rescues, fabulous vendors, artisans, food trucks & so much more!

 

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Woofstock 2019 (Hampstead, MD)

June 22, 2019 Hampstead

Woofstock 2019

2300 Harvey Grummel Rd.

Hampstead, MD 21074

6/22/2019
11AM to 5PM

Join us at Woofstock 2019! Vendor Faire, Family Games, Pet Contests, Live Music, Brewery Tours & Tasting, Food, and MORE! Leashed pets welcome. $10 admission fee per person. Children 13 and under free. Proceeds from admission benefit the Humane Society of Carroll County.

 

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Dallas Tattoo Arts Convention (Dallas, TX)

June 28 to 30, 2019 Dallas

Join Pinups for Pitbulls founder, Little Darling, and team at this amazing annual convention in Dallas, TX!  We’ll be there talking dogs, educating about breed bans, and helping to form a local team! Want to join our crew? Email info@pinupsforpitbulls.org. Get tattooed by Jeff PitBear! He’ll donate a % back to Pinups for Pitbulls for every tattoo that he does in our booth that weekend! To make an appointment, email pitbeartattoo@gmail.com or DM him on Instagram @pitbeartattoo . This show brings out world famous tattooers, incredible live shows, and so much more. We can’t wait to see you there!

 

$20 Day / $40 3-Day Pass
Tickets are only sold at the show
Children under 12 are free

Location
Dallas Tattoo Arts Convention
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center
650 S Griffin St, Dallas, TX 75202

Show Times
Friday 2 PM – 12 AM
Saturday 11 AM – 12 AM
Sunday 11 AM – 8 PM

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Northern Arizona Tattoo Fest (Prescott, AZ)

July 5 to 7, 2019 Prescott

Northern Arizona Tattoo Fest

The Prescott Resort
1500 AZ 69
Prescott, AZ 86301

7/5/2019- 7/7/2019

Friday 7/5 – 2pm – 11pm

Saturday 7/6 – 12pm-11pm

Sunday 7/6 12pm-8pm

Welcome to Northern AZ Tattoo Fest 2019! This year marks the 7th installment of Prescott’s own international tattoo convention. We pride ourselves in bringing together some of the World’s greatest tattooers to Prescott once a year, for a 3 day celebration of great tattooing. This year, not unlike years past, there will be tattooing on site, live music (including local musicians), a pinup pageant, tattoo contests, and a diverse collective of vendors.

 

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Denver Tattoo Arts Convention (Denver, CO)

August 2 to 4, 2019 Denver

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Location

Denver Tattoo Arts Convention
Colorado Convention Center
700 14th St, Denver, CO 80202
14th and California St

Show Times

Friday 3 PM – 12 AM
Saturday 11 AM – 12 AM
Sunday 11 AM – 8 PM

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Virginia Beach Tattoo Expo (Virginia Beach, VA)

August 9 to 11, 2019 Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street

Virginia Beach,VA.

8/9/2019- 8/11/2019

Friday- 12:00pm-11pm

Saturday-11:00am-11:00pm

Sunday-12:00pm-8:00pm

Virginia Beach Tattoo is filled with some of the most talented artists and vendors! Enjoy live entertainment by world famous Enigma! Also music, side shows, pinup contest, tattoo contest and much much more! You don’t want to miss it! Meet the VA-region Pinups for Pitbulls! Pick up our merch and latest resources and gear!

 

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Triangle VegFest (Durham, NC)

August 18, 2019 Durham

Triangle VegFest

220 Foster St.

Durham NC

August 18th, 2019

11AM-5PM

The 6th annual Triangle VegFest, celebrating all things vegan and cruelty-free is having its vendor day at the Armory in Durham, NC on Sunday, August 18th. The Pinups for Pitbulls team is excited to join 60+ vendors and non profits for food trucks, cooking demos, a family fun zone and a DJ spinning all afternoon. Last year was a blast, and we hope to see y’all again this year!

 

 

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New Orleans Tattoo Arts Convention (New Orleans, LA)

September 6 to 8, 2019 New Orleans

$20 Day / $40 3-Day Pass

Tickets can only be bought at the door
Children under 12 are free

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Location

New Orleans Tattoo Arts Convention 
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70130

Show Times

Friday 2 PM – 12 AM
Saturday 11 AM – 12 AM
Sunday 11 AM – 8 PM

Parking

Parking is in Lot F across from Hall I

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Woofstock (Harrisburg, PA)

September 29, 2019 Harrisburg

Woofstock

Riverfront Park

200 S Front St.

Harrisburg, PA 17104

September 29th, 2019

 

Join us for the largest festival on the east coast for people and their dogs!
WoofStock draws a crowd of thousands of animal lovers and their pets for this one day festival of fun! Free Admission, Raffles, Food, Music and 100s of animal friendly vendors!

 

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Tampa Tattoo Arts Convention (Tampa, FL)

October 18 to 20, 2019 Tampa

Tampa Tattoo Arts Convention
333 S Franklin St
Tampa, Florida 33602

10/18/2019-

10/20/2019

Friday 2PM-12AM

Saturday 11AM-Midnight

Sunday 11AM-8PM

World’s largest tattoo convention tour returns to Tampa for the 6th Annual Tampa Tattoo Arts Convention. Get Tattooed by some of the best local, national, or international tattoo artists. Vendors with every supply a tattoo professional could need. As well vendors geared toward the tattoo enthusiast, with everything from jewelry, clothing and artwork, See great Side show entertainment and live human suspension to round out an amazing weekend of fun.

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