General Info

-All tickets include both admission into the concert and self-guided prison tour

-Must be 21 to drink with a valid ID

-Rain or shine event. No refunds or exchange.

-We recommend you don't mosh or crowd surf, but if you do it is at your own physical risk

-No scalping or selling tickets

-Inkcarceration Festival is not responsible for any lost or stolen items

-ATM's will be available on site

-Festival is handicap accessible

-Event is ALL AGES

Credit and debit cards will be accepted

What is Prohibited?





-Illegal Drugs

-Lawn Chairs


-Pets (service animals are allowed)

-Outside Food

-Outside Drinks


-Video Cameras

-General Cameras (go-pros and camera phones are allowed)


What can I bring?

-Empty Camelbaks

-Clear Bags

-Small Bags under 16 inches

Will there be a hydration station?


I ordered ticket, but haven't received them yet?

-As long as you got a confirmation, you will get your e-tickets sent out around 14 business days prior to the event


How do wristbands work for the weekend and single day?

-Weekend ticket holders will receive one cloth wristband upon arrival that they can wear for the whole weekend. Single day ticket holders will receive a specific wrist band for the particular day they bought tickets for. (Single day wristbands will change each day of the event)   


What hours does the festival run?

-Friday 3pm till 11pm

-Saturday noon till 11pm

-Sunday noon till 11pm


Will there be food at the event?

-Yes, multiple food trucks and various options from some of the best food trucks in Ohio


Will there be alcohol at the event?

-Yes, both spirits and various beer choices


Can I camp at the venue?

-No overnight camping at the venue itself. There is a dedicated camp ground for the Festival that includes showers, bathrooms and a shuttle to and from the reformatory. For more info click HERE.


Do I have to schedule a tattoo before the show, or can I just schedule when I arrive?

-We highly recommend you schedule ahead of time. For info on each participating artist and their work you can contact them directly HERE

-It is not a necessity to schedule ahead of time, but if you want more of a choice on who you work with it's a smart idea. 


Where is the Ohio State Reformatory?

-Located at 100 Reformatory Rd Mansfield, OH 44905, for a map of the area click HERE


Are young Children Allowed at the Festival?

-Yes, the event is ALL AGES, but we recommend leaving the young ones at home.


Is there re-entry?

-There is no re-entry to the Festival during the hours of the event, outside of an emergency.



How do I sign up to be a tattoo artist, vendor, or performer at this event?

-Fill out the form located HERE

Where do I park? 

A: There will be several areas to park. 

  • General parking (Green lot and Orange Lot)

  • Motorcycle parking (Yellow lot)

  • Handicap/VIP parking available (Blue lot)


Directions to Each Individual Parking Lot:

  • Green Lot: 781 5th Ave, Mansfield, OH 44905 (located directly off the 5th avenue exit on route 30) If you purchased a parking ticket ahead of time, this is your lot.

  • Red Lot: 100 reformatory road, Mansfield OH 44905 (Located off S. Olivesburg Rd, Follow signs for red lot)

  • Blue Lot: 100 reformatory road, Mansfield OH 44905 (Located off reformatory rd, Follow signs for blue lot)

  • Yellow Lot: 100 reformatory road, Mansfield OH 44905 (Located off reformatory road, follow signs for yellow lot)

  • Orange Lot: Directly across the street from 150 East Longview Ave Mansfield, OH. Second entrance - Exit on main street Route 13 and it's the first driveway on the right.

  • NOTE: Unless you have VIP, special wristbands, a motorcycle or a handicap sticker in your window, PLEASE use the Fifth ave exit for the Green lot and the Main Street exit for the Orange Lot for GA parking.

  • RV Parking - The Richland Fairgrounds located at 750 N Home Rd, Mansfield, OH 44906 (*Must purchase RV camping package)
    Festival is not responsible for theft or damage to vehicles in any of the lots