San Antonio Tattoo Shops Offering Friday the 13th Specials 

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We know y'all love getting tatted, so take advantage of local shops having Friday the 13th tattoo specials — and be sure to read the fine print!

*Designs in photos are not guaranteed to be part of promotion, selected solely to showcase artists' capabilities
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Celebrity Ink of SA
11825 Perrin Beitel Road, (210) 257-0934,
Show up early for this $13 tattoo plus $7 tip deal at Celebrity Ink of SA, which kicks off at 10 a.m. This first-come, first served deal is good on all designs from the provided flash sheets.
Photo via Instagram / tattoosbyrino
Master Minds Tattoo
13231 Nacogdoches Road, (210) 988-2848,
Friday the 13th will be a three-day event at Master Minds. Over the three days, folks will be able to choose a design from 10 new sheets just for the event. First-come, first-served is the rule here, so get here early.
Photo via Instagram / mastermindstattoo
La Familia Tattoo Studio
208 S New Braunfels Ave, (210) 354-3142,
La Familia has lots to offer this Friday. The local shop will be having $20 black and grey tattoos, with color tattoos going for $25. While they have flash sheets for you to choose from, the shop could possibly ink your design for you if it’s small enough. It’s worth a shot! They’ll be giving ink from 10 a.m. to midnight.
Photo via Instagram / tattoosbyadriana
Golden Rose Tattoo
10540 Culebra Road, (210) 455-9355,
Anyone 18 and over can totally snag a super cheap tattoo this Friday. Choose from the flash sheet — you can get up to two designs as part of the promotion — for some ink on your arms or legs (their rules). They’ll be tattooing from 9 a.m. until midnight here on a first-come, first-served basis. Expect a wait, but it’ll be worth it.
Photo via Instagram / gabe_vasquez13 for goldenrosetattoo.satx
Absolute Tattoo Studio
7405 W US Hwy 90, (210) 678-9900,
Friday the 13th means tattoo and body piercing specials at Absolute Tattoo. From noon until 2 a.m., you’ll be able to hit up this studio for ink from flash sheet designs or your own if it’s not too complicated and can be done quickly. Tattoos will be two or three inches and will run $13 plus the $7.
Photo via Instagram / tattoosbysebtwo
Legion Ink
719 N New Braunfels Ave, (210) 781-7334,
Get to the shop early so you can sign in and get your place in line. Once you’re there, you’ll be able to choose a design from the flash sheet for the $13 + $7 tip deal. There will also be $13 piercings!
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Live Through This Tattoos
619 SW 24th St #101, (210) 601-0451,
This West Side tattoo shop is also getting in on the fun. From now through Friday, you can head here for a personalized 2x2 inch tattoo for $13, plus the $7 set-up fee. That’s right, you can get whatever you want as long as it’s in the specified size (though they can be flexible). Just keep in mind that color tattoos will be more. The best part is you can purchase a rain check for tattoos and piercings (just not dermal or genital) if you’re not free on Friday.
Photo via Instagram / livethroughthistattoos
Nite Owl Tattoo Studio
Multiple locations,
At all three locations of this local studio, you’ll be able to get all tatted up. The shop will be offering $13 tattoos with a $7 set-up fee for more than 125 designs. There are some rules: only cash will be accepted; first-come, first-served; and no tattoos on hands, neck or feet. The good news? You can get your tatt in black plus two other colors of your choice.
Photo via Instagram / rickytattoos
Deadlights Tattoo
5418 Glen Ridge Dr, (210) 444-9204,
Swing by Deadlights on Friday and take your pick from the flash sheets provided (and don’t make any changes to the designs) for this promotion. Here’s the rundown: 18+ and cash only, each person can score up to two tattoos with this deal, you can have black ink plus two other colors — your choice, plus this deal isn’t applicable to the feet or hands. The shop is also asking that folks have good hygiene. If you stank, they won’t tattoo you.
Photo via Instagram / deadlightstattoosa
Doomsday Tattoo
910 San Pedro Ave, (210) 957-1050,
Like always, Doomsday Tattoo is coming through with Friday the 13th specials. Expect long lines, but your ink will be more than worth it.
Photo via Instagram / doomsdaytattoo
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Black Katz Tattoo and Piercings
741 Old Hwy 90 W, (210) 790-9132,
When the clock strikes midnight, eager folks will be able to head into Black Katz for some middle-of-the-night ink. The promotion will go on until 5 p.m. Friday, so be sure to plan ahead. You’ll be able to choose a design from the flash sheets (though artists are open to your own design as long as it’s not complicated).
Photo via Instagram / blackkatztattoospiercings
The Ink Retreat
10151 Culebra Road, Suite #107,
As part of the tattoo holiday, the Ink Retreat will be in a bigger space to accommodate all the locals wanting to celebrate Friday the 13th. More artists will also be on-site to ink up as many folks as possible. Doors open at 10 a.m., so plan accordingly. The Ink Retreat will also have piercing specials if that’s more your scene.
Photo via Instagram / art_by_banks
Deja Vu Tattoo Parlor
923 Probandt, (210) 626-8005,
If you don’t feel like dealing with the craze of Friday the 13th, you’ll be able to take part in this special promotion all week long! That’s right, you’ll have more than just 12 hours to snag a $20 tattoo as part of the creepy holiday, so get that ink whenever you have time.
Photo via Instagram / dejavu_tattoospiercings
Ink Couture Tattoos
Multiple locations,
With two locations in SA, Ink Couture is making it a bit easier for you. Choose from select designs — either a $13 tattoo with a $13 tip or a $31 tattoo with a $7 tip. Doors open at noon, walk-ins only and first-come, first-served. You know the drill.
Photo via Instagram / geofromtexas
Boardwalk Tattoos
7218 Blanco Road, (210) 530-8709,
First-come, first-served is the deal here, when they open from 12:30 to 10 p.m. on Friday. Make plans to get tatted!
Photo via Instagram / subear
Ink & Iron
11415 West Ave, (210) 595-1115,
Stop by to score $13 tattoos plus a $7 tip for good luck. There will be a lot of holiday-themed designs just fitting for the month. This deal is good from noon to 9 p.m., and it’s a first-come, first-served type of deal.
Photo via Instagram / inkandirontattoos210
Drippin Ink Tattoo Parlor
2606 W Southcross Blvd, (210) 257-6106,
Swing by Drippin Ink for the standard $13 tattoo, $7 lucky tip. The deal is also good for most piercings. The shop opens at 10 a.m. on Friday.
Photo via Instagram / drippin_ink2606
Off the Clock Tattoo
1917 Castroville Road, (210) 993-1787,
From noon until at least midnight, locals will be able to head to this West Side tattoo studio for some fresh ink. There will be lots of flash sheets to choose from for this $13 tattoo, $7 tip promotion. Good news: card and cash will be accepted.
Photo via Instagram / falisha.overstreet
Platinum Tattoos
5545 Northwest Loop 410, (210) 682-5239,
This tattoo mainstay may not be doing Friday the 13th, but it is coming through with a special. Bring in an unopened toy and you’ll be able to snag a tattoo worth up to $60. That sounds like a hell of a good deal!
Photo via Instagram / callmeaprilcorn
Pleasant Dreams Co Tattoo Studio
2931 Roosevelt Ave, (210) 502-2502,
Line up for 2x2 tattoos — it’s a $13 ink plus $7 set-up deal here. You’ll be able to choose a design from a flash sheet, so keep an eye out for updates.
Photo via Instagram / pleasantdreamsco
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Inkline Tattoo
5251 Timberhill, (210) 255-1000,
It’s a first-come, first-served deal here for folks wanting some ink. Be sure to plan ahead!
Photo via Instagram / inklinetattoosa
Celebrity Ink of SA
11825 Perrin Beitel Road, (210) 257-0934,
Show up early for this $13 tattoo plus $7 tip deal at Celebrity Ink of SA, which kicks off at 10 a.m. This first-come, first served deal is good on all designs from the provided flash sheets.
Photo via Instagram / tattoosbyrino

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