It's that time again! Many shops around the Las Vegas area will be offering $13 tattoos in honor of Friday the 13th on Oct. 13.
Although the number 13 is considered unlucky by a large number of people, there are some cultures who view the number 13 as a symbol of life, fertility, and prosperity.
It is not known exactly when tattoos in honor of Friday the 13th began, but a tattoo of the number 13 is considered a "lucky" symbol by tattoo artists and the number is often accompanied by other lucky symbols.
Here are some shops around town who will be offering $13 tattoos on Oct. 13. Keep in mind that a $7 tip is pretty much mandatory (bringing the total to $20) and most shops require you to pick one of their designs (even if that is not specified in the listing below).
American Nightmare Tattoo, 2123 Western Ave. $13 for small tattoo. First come, first serve.
Beneath The Surface Tattoos, 3345 E. Patrick Lane. $13 tattoos. From noon until midnight. Taco truck, giveaways.
Black Spade Tattoo, 121 S. 6th St. $13 tattoos. Ink Masters King Ruck and ES. 30 design pages to choose from.
Chrome Gypsy Tattoo, 2640 S Highland Drive. $13 tattoos with a lucky $7 tip.
Collective Tattoo Parlor, 8416 W. Desert Inn Road. $50 full-color designs only. No custom designs. Arms and legs only.
Crown Electric Tattoo Co., 911 E. Charleston Blvd. $13 tattoos. Half-price piercings. Must choose from provided designs.
Diversity Tattoo, 8505 S. Eastern Ave. $13 tattoos. Over 60 sheets and 1,000 designs. First come, first serve.
Fortunate Son Tattoo Company, 4080 Paradise Road. $13 tattoos chosen from flash. Free basic piercing with cost of jewelry (anchors starting at $31). Discounts on multiple piercings.
Golden Skull Tattoo, 2310 S Las Vegas Blvd., Ste. 101. $13 tattoos with a lucky $7 tip.
Illuminati Tattoo Company, 3247 Sammy Davis Jr. Drive and 3240 S. Arville Street. $13 tattoos. 5 sheets of designs to choose from.
Ironhorse Tattoos and Piercing, 700 E. Naples Drive, Suite 106. 13 percent off of tattoos (they do not do tattoos for $13).
Koolsville Tattoo, 1223 S. Main Street. $13 tattoos, $20 piercings. Also available at 3 other locations.
L.A.S. Ink Tattoo, 5755 Spring Mountain Road. $13 tattoos. Changes cost extra. Accepting appointments.
Last Chance Tattoo, 4265 Arville Street, Suite E. $13 tattoos, $20 basic piercings. Must choose from provided designs. Arms and legs only.
Maniak Industries, 557 E. Sahara Ave. $13 tattoos.
Mastermind Tattoo, 2111 S. Valley View Blvd. $13 tattoos and $13 piercings. Doors open at 11 a.m.
Mystical Ink Tattoo, 2544 E. Charleston Blvd. $13 tattoos. Also designs for $26 and $39 and bigger at discounted prices.
Painless Wayne's Tattoo, 3935 E. Charleston Blvd. $100 tattoos for $13. $20 piercings.
Precious Slut Tattoo, 1013 E. Charleston Blvd. $13 tattoos.
Reverie Tattoo & Art Studio, 4559 W. Flamingo Road. $13 tattoos. First come, first serve. Noon until 8 p.m.
Revolution Tattoo Parlor, 7365 W. Sahara Ave. $13 tattoos. They will also have bigger designs at a discounted price. Open at 9 a.m.
Savage Ink Tattoo, 3650 S. Decatur Blvd. Pick from provided designs or bring one. No bigger than silver dollar size.
Skin Factory Tattoo & Body Piercing, 2461 West Horizon Ridge. $13 tattoos. Must choose from provided designs.
Stedfast Tattoo Parlor, 4130 S. Sandhill Road. $13 tattoos. Choose from more than 100 designs. No hands, necks, faces or feet.
Trip Ink Tattoo, 5115 Dean Martin Drive. $13 tattoos. Also offering $40 tattoos (plus $2 tip).
Westcoast Xclusive Tattoo Shop, 1937 Western Ave. $13 tattoos. Choose from designs. Any changes are extra.
Wolfpack Tattoo Downtown, 666 Las Vegas Blvd. South. $13 tattoos (some customizations allowed).
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