Visiting Winnipeg



The Sandman Hotel & Suites is our sponsor hotel for The Winnipeg Tattoo Convention. It is located at 1750 Sargent Avenue, Winnipeg MB, R3H 0C7. Guests can click here  to go directly to the booking page or visit and enter “YWGTATTOO” under Group Code.

You can also call their toll-free number 1-800-726-3626 anytime now & book at the group rate. Please quote the group # 403338.

We hope you will all join us as our guests at The Sandman Inn and Suites. For artists, we have arranged for shuttle service to and from the event as well as late dinners and after party events right in the hotel. There is a 24 hour Denny’s and Chop Restaurant as well as many other amenities. We have negotiated a fantastic room rate for you and hope you will take advantage of it.

Thanks for all your support! We look forward to hosting you all here in Winnipeg. Welcome to friendly Manitoba.

If you have questions, concerns or special needs feel free to contact us at



The Venue

Red River Exhibition Park is located at 3977 Portage Avenue, approximately 25 minutes from downtown Winnipeg. It is located northwest of the intersection of West Perimeter Highway 100 and the Portage Avenue West overpass.

Drive west on Portage Avenue (toward Headingley) and watch for the first traffic light past the Perimeter Highway overpass.  Turn right at the traffic light at Racetrack Road and proceed north past the Pointe West Auto Park. The park is located on the west side (left) of the road.

To access the new parking lot on the West side of the Park, simply remain on Portage Avenue and travel past the first traffic light (Racetrack Road) and make your way to the SECOND traffic light at Festival Drive. Turn right onto Festival Drive and proceed north on the new roadway until you come to the new 2,000 car parking lot.




The City

If you have never been to Winnipeg you may want to check out The Forks, Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Assiniboine Park Zoo as well as the Exchange District or Osborne Village areas. For more information on places to see while in Winnipeg click here to visit Tourism Winnipeg’s web site.


For more information about what’s happening throughout the province of Manitoba, click here to visit Travel Manitoba’s web site.