The three-day event showcases a tattoo artists from around the country and features live entertainment.
Given how popular tattoos have become as an area of self-expression and artistry for both the recipient and the artist, Patch has set up a public blog for readers, called Tattoo You, to show off their ink and tell the story behind it.
READ: Share Your Ink on Patch's Tattoo You Blog
Log in to Patch and post a photo or video (or both) of your tattoo and tell us where and why you got it.
Immersed in Ink Tattoo Convention and Art Festival
When: 2 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20; 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21; and noon to 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22.
Where: Tinley Park Convention Center
Cost: $20 per day; $35 for a weekend pass. Children get in free with a paying adult. Cash only accepted at the door.
More Info: Go to the festival's website.