As Halloween creeps closer, there are ways to celebrate the spooky season year-round, such as going out on Friday the 13th and getting a bizarre tattoo at a student-friendly cost. An unlucky superstition, Friday the 13th, only occurs a few times a year and rarely occurs during Halloween. To celebrate the unique event, The Daily Texan has compiled a list of tattoo shops with the best Friday the 13th deals.
Embrace the Spooky Vibes with Friday the 13th Tattoos.
Halloween lovers, rejoice! While the most spooktacular holiday of the year might be just around the corner, you don’t have to wait for October 31st to indulge in the eerie delights of the season. Thanks to the occasional occurrence of Friday the 13th, you can keep the creepy vibes going year-round. So, why not mark your calendar and prepare to get a spine-chilling yet stylish tattoo on this unique date? To help you on your inked adventure, we’ve compiled a list of tattoo shops offering the best Friday the 13th deals.
1. The Austin Tattoo Co. – Where Midnight Ink Magic Happens
Location: 5241 N Lamar Blvd.
For true tattoo aficionados, The Austin Tattoo Co. is your go-to destination this Friday the 13th. Starting at the stroke of midnight on the 13th, they kick off a 24-hour tattoo marathon that offers an incredible deal. How great, you ask? Customers can choose from 180 spooky designs and get inked for just $13, plus a $7 tip. The catch? These mesmerizing designs are limited to arms and legs and available in black, grey, or black and red ink.
But that’s not all; if you wait in line, you can enjoy drinks, games, food trucks, and even a VIP lounge for those aged 21 and up. So, if you’re a night owl with a penchant for the paranormal, this is the place to be.
2. All Saints Tattoo – Where the Number 13 Reigns Supreme
Location: 514 E 6th St.
All Saints Tattoo covers you for those seeking a more mystical and numerically significant experience. They’re open from 10 a.m. to midnight, offering a staggering 600 unique designs that all incorporate the number “13” in some way. While some designs make it less visible, the essence of the superstition remains. Each tattoo is an outline-only design and costs $31, with a $9 tip. This cash-only sale only applies to arms and legs, ensuring you can embrace the mystique in style.
3. No Good Tattoo – Where Spooky Tattoos Are the Order of the Day
Location: 1023 Springdale Rd.
For a more personalized and artistic touch, visit No Good Tattoo, a women-owned tattoo shop opening at 10 a.m. on Friday the 13th. They have five talented artists ready to give you a spooky tattoo experience. The tattoos are priced between $100 and $200, offering a range of styles depending on the artist. These designs are typically 1-3 inches in size and can be handpicked based on your choice of design and artist. Their Instagram account, @nogoodtattoo, provides a detailed list of available formats to choose from before they close at 7 p.m.
4. 512 Tattoo – Where Affordable Tattoos Meet Friday the 13th Vibes
Location: 13223 Pond Springs Rd.
If you find yourself in northeast Austin, 512 Tattoo has the perfect deal for you. This Friday, from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m., they’re offering tattoos for just $40. The catch? These tattoos are available for arms and legs only. To check out the list of available designs for the 13th, head to their Instagram account @512tattoo. It’s time to make your Friday the 13th memorable with an affordable yet enchanting tattoo.
5. Flying Tiger Tattoo – Where Halloween Meets Friday the 13th
Location: 2008 W. Parmer Ln.
The Flying Tiger Tattoo studio has something special for you this Friday, the 13th. Alongside their Halloween flash sale, they offer a unique Friday the 13th deal. You can get an original design in one of the many styles they offer for only $50. The catch is that it’s first-come, first-served from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., so make sure to get there early. To get a taste of their work and offerings, visit their Instagram account @flyingtigertattooatx.
Embrace the Spooky Season with Ink
In a world where every day can be a celebration of the things you love, Friday the 13th offers a unique opportunity for tattoo enthusiasts and Halloween lovers. Whether you’re seeking mystical designs, numerical symbolism, or an affordable yet spine-tingling experience, these tattoo shops have you covered. Make this Friday, the 13th, memorable by embracing the spooky vibes and getting inked in style. After all, every tattoo tells a story; why not make yours a tale of mysterious, ink-filled delight?