Come one, come all to the annual Dirty Show in Detroit this February.

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This show is one hundred percent not for prudes. From erotic art, film, print, entertainment, and more - the Dirty Show does indeed live up to its name. If you are not familiar with the erotic event, I have all of the exciting details for you.

When is the Dirty Show?

  • February 11, Friday 7:00 PM to 2:00 AM
  • February 12, Saturday 7:00 PM to 2:00 AM
  • February 18, Friday 7:00 PM to 2:00 AM
  • February 19, Saturday Evening 7:00 PM to 2:00 AM

Where is the Dirty Show?

The event is held at the Russell Exhibition Center located in the Russell Industrial Complex 1600 Clay Street in Detroit, MI.

What exactly is the Dirty Show?

The Dirty Show is considered one of the largest and most important erotic art exhibitions around. The show features hundreds of quality erotic works, in virtually every imaginable media, from all over the world. It has become an immersive experience, with world-class performance artists on the stage and in the audience. It attracts a diverse and cutting-edge audience (great people watching) of free-spirited people. Now, celebrating its 22nd year, the exhibition continues to push boundaries and remains a beacon for established and emerging artists from around the world. I can tell you from personal experience, you have never seen a show or exhibit like the Dirty Show in Detroit.

How much is entry into the Dirty Show?

Tickets vary in price - here is the breakdown,

Ultra Dirty: $150 -  Admission for the entire run of the show, Feb 11-12-18-19. Includes a commemorative poster, enamel pin, and laminate.

Super-Dirty, First Weekend: $75 - Admission every day of the first weekend only. Friday night and Saturday night February 11th & 12th. Includes a commemorative poster, enamel pin, and laminate.

VIP Tickets: $100 - Includes VIP front row stage seating, VIP Lounge access. A VIP laminate. A commemorative T-Shirt, poster, and enamel pin. Limited to 100 tickets per night.

Super-Dirty, Second Weekend: $75 - Admission every day of the second weekend only, Friday night & Saturday night, February 18th & 19th. Includes a commemorative poster, enamel pin, and laminate.

General Admission: $42 - Includes all the Art, Stage shows, and traditional mischief.

Please note there are no refunds, no exchanges, on all of the above ticket packages.  Entry is valid for the date on the ticket only. Tickets are non-transferable. Patrons must be 21 years of age and up to attend the Dirty Show.

What is the Covid-19 protocol?

  • Prior to entry into the Dirty Show, ALL attendees need to provide proof of:
    A negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of the event.
    OR - FULL COVID-19 vaccination (at least two weeks after:
    2nd dose for 2-shot regimens, or 1st for single-dose vaccines).

Proof must be a PRINTED copy of a negative test result or the original vaccination card, or a photo of your vaccination card with a matching ID.

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