These Austin tattoo shops are holding special events for Friday the 13th

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Dannii G., a tattoo artist from Dallas, Texas works on a tattoo at the Star of Texas Tattoo Art Revival expo on Friday January 27, 2017. Daulton Venglar/AMERICAN-STATESMAN

Friday the 13th isn’t so unlucky for tattoo lovers. It’s a tradition for tattoo parlors to offer discounted tattoos in honor of the day. Artists will often offer “flash” sheets, which are pre-drawn tattoos customers can choose from during a specific time period. For Friday the 13th, sometimes the designs will be in the style of the holiday — black cats, spiders, or otherwise “creepy” drawings — but often, they’re just simple, small tattoos emblazoned with the number 13.

Here’s a roundup of tattoo shops in Austin offering special sales for Friday the 13th.

Amillion Tattoo is offering $20 tattoos on arms and legs, cash only, from noon to midnight.

Affinity Tattoo and Piercing is offering large designs for $130 on arms and legs. Some of the designs can be seen on the shop’s Instagram account, and some are in-store only.

All Saints Tattoo is offering $31 tattoos from 10 a.m. Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday. According to the shop, the tattoos can be full color or all-black, on arms and legs only. Artists will offer more than 300 brand-new designs, drawn by in-house artists. 

The Austin Tattoo Co. is offering $13 tattoos (with a $7 tip) frommidnight Friday to midnight Saturday, with eight tattoo artists working for 24 hours straight and offering hundreds of designs. 

Black Dagger Tattoo is offering tattoos between $60 and $100 from noon to 8 p.m. Cash only for these Halloween-themed flash designs.

Electric 13 Tattoo is offering 120 designs for $20 each on arms and legs only from midnight Friday to midnight Saturday.

Electric Rodeo Tattoo is offering large designs (palm-sized or larger) for $100 each, black ink or full-color, on arms and legs only. The shop is open from 2 p.m. until “at least” 11 p.m., and the tattoos are first-come, first-served.

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