16.17.18 OCTOBER 2020



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Covering a surface area of 20,000 m2, the Grande Halle, built in 1867, is entered in the inventory of Historical Monuments. Recently, a new reception area, a bookshop and a restaurant were added.
Parc de la Villette
211, avenue Jean Jaurès
75019 Paris
[site web]

Due to the Vigipirate plan (antiterrorist), strip-searching will be reinforced, but we're working on reducing the wait as much as possible.
Friday – saturday :12:30pm* > 12:00am
Sunday : 11:30am* > 7:00pm

* Opening 12:00pm (Fri/Sat) and 11:00am (Sun) for advanced tickets holders. !

People who have tattoo appointments at opening hours can ask their tattoo artist (or his assistant) to come get them at the entrance : In this case, please bring your presale ticket to the “invitations” counter from 11:00 am.
This exceptional access is exclusively allowed to people who have an appointment at the beginning of the day.
Porte de Pantin (Grande Halle) :
Line 5 Bobigny/Place d’Italie

Porte de La Villette :
Line 7 Villejuif-Louis Aragon/La Courneuve
more infos: www.ratp.fr

Porte de Pantin (Grande Halle) :
Lines 75, 151, PC2 and PCX3

Porte de La Villette (Cité des Sciences) : Lines 75, 139, 150, 152, PC2 and PC3
more infos: www.ratp.fr

Line T3b (Porte de Vincennes – Porte de La Chapelle)
Stops : Porte de Pantin, Ella Fitzgerald
or Porte de La Villette
more infos : www.ratp.fr
Parking Nord « Cité des Sciences » opened 24/24h.
Parking Sud « Cité de la Musique »

Reserve your parking space in advance :

Vélib’ points (pick-up / drop off bicycle rental) :
Porte de La Villette, Porte de Pantin and on Allée du Belvédère.
Cycle path along the Canal de l'Ourcq inside the park.
A bicycle rack is available on the plaza in front of the Coté des Sciences, on the Porte de La Villette side.
more infos : Vélib’ Métropole

How much does a ticket cost ?
You can buy a single one day ticket or a 3-Day ticket :
Friday & Saturday : 30 euros presale > 32 euros on site*
Sunday : 25 euros presale > 27 euros on site*
3-Day Pass : 60 euros presale > 65 euros on site*

How can I buy a ticket ?
Presale tickets can be purchased in advance online (via our website, or other vendors).
*As of Friday, you can still buy tickets online, or directly at the venue.

Are there discounted rates ?
Discounted rates apply for visitors aged 12-16, with proof of identity at the entrance :
Friday : 20 euros
Saturday : 20 euros
Sunday : 18 euros
3-Day Pass : 40 euros

Is it free for children ?
With proof of identity at the entrance, access is free for accompanied children under 12 years.

Is there a coat check ?
There is a coat check available on site (2 euros) if you wish to enjoy the convention hands free. If you are travelling from abroad and have luggage, please note the venue does not authorise any luggage larger than a "cabin sized bag". The coat check is for any bag or coat that has been allowed inside the venue.

Can I come with a dog ?
No animal is accepted inside the venue, in accordance with current health regulations.

Can we drink or eat on site ?
Yes. There are food trucks and bars at the venue.

Can we leave the venue, and come back, duriong the day ?
Yes, you you will get a bracelet that will allow you to exit and enter at your convenience, until 10pm on Friday and Saturday, and 5pm on Sunday. However, you must keep the bracelet on - if removed, or tampered with, it is no longer valid.

REMINDER : It is illegal to tattoo a minor (anyone under 18 years), without their parent or legal guardian's written consent. For any tattoo on a minor, the presence of their parent or legal guardian is absolutely necessary for the signature of a consent sheet. Proof of identification for both the parent/legal guardian and the minor is absolutely necessary.

How to get a tattoo during Le Mondial du Tatouage ?
>>> By Appointment :
Contact an artist directly (we provide a list of participating artist, with a sample of their work and contact details). Due to high demand, we recommend contacting them well ahead of time. Be sure to detail your tattoo project with them. We do not manage the artists' appointments !
>>> By « Walk-in » :
A number of artists accept walk-in appointments (typically with one of the artist’s designs, prepared for the occasion). Once again, we do not manage the artists’ appointments.

How to enter Le Mondial du Tatouage if I have an appointment at opening hours ?
People with tattoo appointments at opening hours can ask their tattoo artist (or the artist’s assistant) to pick them up at the entrance, and skip the line. In this case, please bring your presale ticket to the “invitations” counter. Doors open for tattoo artists at 11:00 am. This exceptional access is only for people with an appointment at the beginning of the day.

Is admission free for people who get a tattoo at Le Mondial du Tatouage ?
There is no invitation for visitors who get tattooed during Le Mondial du Tatouage. Getting tattooed and payment thereof is a matter concerning only the tattoo artists and their clients. You may buy your ticket in advance, or on site (see above in FAQ: « How can I buy a ticket ? »)

Can we take pictures ?
Yes, as long as you have permission from the people you are photographing, and respect intellectual property rights. Publishing photos for commercial use without permission is forbidden. For any professional inquiry, please contact our press office.

Thank you and have a good Mondial 2020!