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Tattoo artist Thomas Conard tattoos Cisco Olea on Friday, June 28, 2024, during INKCON 2024 at the Ontario Convention Center. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)
Tattoo artist Thomas Conard tattoos Cisco Olea on Friday, June 28, 2024, during INKCON 2024 at the Ontario Convention Center. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)
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The world of tattoos is visiting the Inland Empire this weekend to celebrate body art.

The INKCON 2024 tattoo convention started Friday, June 28, at the Ontario Convention Center. The three-day event ends Sunday, June 30.

  • Cisco Olea shows his tattoos of friends, his son, and...

    Cisco Olea shows his tattoos of friends, his son, and his parents on Friday, June 28, 2024, during INKCON 2024 at the Ontario Convention Center. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

  • Chez Bippy Tattoo Studio artist Rocko Olvera, right, tattoos Chris...

    Chez Bippy Tattoo Studio artist Rocko Olvera, right, tattoos Chris Garcia on Friday, June 28, 2024, during INKCON 2024 at the Ontario Convention Center. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

  • Eloy de la Torre gets a new tattoo on his...

    Eloy de la Torre gets a new tattoo on his neck from artist Abe Jeronimo on Friday, June 28, 2024, during INKCON 2024 at the Ontario Convention Center. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

  • Ricardo Sandoval gets a tattoo of Vin Scully on his...

    Ricardo Sandoval gets a tattoo of Vin Scully on his leg by Iconiq Tattoo Studio artist Ricky Tatt, a tattoo-less tattoo artist, on Friday, June 28, 2024, during INKCON 2024 at the Ontario Convention Center. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

  • INKCON 2024 attendees stand in line at the many booths...

    INKCON 2024 attendees stand in line at the many booths on Friday, June 28, 2024, at the Ontario Convention Center. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

  • Tattoo artists from Dedicated Arte work to center a pattern...

    Tattoo artists from Dedicated Arte work to center a pattern on a client on Friday, June 28, 2024, during INKCON 2024 at the Ontario Convention Center. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

  • Performance artist Carlos Medina performs a ritual flesh hook suspension...

    Performance artist Carlos Medina performs a ritual flesh hook suspension using body piercing hooks through his skin on Friday, June 28, 2024, during INKCON 2024 at the Ontario Convention Center. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

  • Regan Hopsiter looks in the mirror at her tooth gem...

    Regan Hopsiter looks in the mirror at her tooth gem after Amber Winbury, of Sparkle & Shine body piercing studio, attached it on Friday, June 28, 2024, during INKCON 2024 at the Ontario Convention Center. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

  • Tattoo artist Thomas Conard adds a tattoo to the head...

    Tattoo artist Thomas Conard adds a tattoo to the head of Cisco Olea on Friday, June 28, 2024, during INKCON 2024 at the Ontario Convention Center. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

  • Dedicated Arte tattoo artist Alexis laughs with a client on...

    Dedicated Arte tattoo artist Alexis laughs with a client on Friday, June 28, 2024, during INKCON 2024 at the Ontario Convention Center. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

  • From left, Arnold “Mr. Grouch” Bautista, Anthony Ramirez and Abraham...

    From left, Arnold “Mr. Grouch” Bautista, Anthony Ramirez and Abraham Flores, all of Envy Ink tattoo studio, work on clients on Friday, June 28, 2024, during INKCON 2024 at the Ontario Convention Center. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

  • INKCON 2024 attendees walk past the colorful display of Inkhouse...

    INKCON 2024 attendees walk past the colorful display of Inkhouse on Friday, June 28, 2024, at the Ontario Convention Center. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

  • Ricardo Sandoval gets a tattoo of Vin Scully on his...

    Ricardo Sandoval gets a tattoo of Vin Scully on his leg by Iconiq Tattoo Studio artist Ricky Tatt, a tattoo-less tattoo artist, on Friday, June 28, 2024, during INKCON 2024 at the Ontario Convention Center. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

  • “Won’t” and “Stop” tattooed on the toes of one attendee...

    “Won’t” and “Stop” tattooed on the toes of one attendee of INKCON 2024 on Friday, June 28, 2024, at the Ontario Convention Center. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

  • Tattoo artist Thomas Conard tattoos Cisco Olea’s head on Friday,...

    Tattoo artist Thomas Conard tattoos Cisco Olea’s head on Friday, June 28, 2024, during INKCON 2024 at the Ontario Convention Center. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

  • Suffer To Succeed Tattoo artist William Haire works on an...

    Suffer To Succeed Tattoo artist William Haire works on an arm tattoo on Friday, June 28, 2024, during INKCON 2024 at the Ontario Convention Center. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

  • Tattoo artist Kashu Horishin works on a body tattoo on...

    Tattoo artist Kashu Horishin works on a body tattoo on Friday, June 28, 2024, during INKCON 2024 at the Ontario Convention Center. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

  • Tattoo artist Thomas Conard tattoos Cisco Olea on Friday, June 28,...

    Tattoo artist Thomas Conard tattoos Cisco Olea on Friday, June 28, 2024, during INKCON 2024 at the Ontario Convention Center. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG)

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The convention floor is showcasing everything about tattoos. The event includes contests, awards, seminars and tattoo artists from across California.

Of course, it also will feature many guests sporting tattoos.

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