Your Ultimate Guide To NYC's Halloween Flash Events

Your Ultimate Guide To NYC's Halloween Flash Events

Featuring the talented artists of Grit N Glory, Magic Cobra, and East River Tattoo

As All Hallow's Eve draws nearer, so too does flash tattoo season. Ah yes, the most exciting time of the year: shops announcing they’ll be doing a flash event, only to release the flash art a matter of hours beforehand, and the inevitable mile long line that comes with it. All flash events are magical, but Halloween flash events are particularly so. Ghosts, spider webs, gravestones: it’s hard to go wrong with Halloween flash art, they can be the perfect filler to an otherwise awkward blank space, or perfect as stand alone pieces.


Here at Tattoodo, we pride ourselves on bringing you the best curated content from the tattoo community, which is why we’re so excited to announce that we’ve done the light work for you, and have compiled a list of shops around New York that will be offering Halloween inspired flash art, as well as the dates, times, and prices. We’ll also be curating future Friday the 13th Flash Events, so be sure to check back. In the meantime, may we proudly present New York’s finest Flash Events for the month of October. Enjoy!

1. Grit N Glory

Date: All Halloween Weekend (October 29th-31st)

Time: 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Price: All flash is $100 and will be black and grey + your choice of two colors.

Art: Last year’s flash, as well as new flash will be available.

Previous flash art for Trek or Treat by Rachel Hauer (via IG-eastrivertattoo) #flash #flashart #flashevent #halloween #startrek #eastrivertattoo #suflanda #lucafont #RachelHauer

2. East River Tattoo

Date: Monday, October 31st

East River will be hosting three separate flash events at their studio by three amazing artists!

Trek or Treat: Star Trek Themed Tattoos by Rachel Hauer 

Suflanda (Guest artist from Germany) 

Luca Font (Guest artist from Italy)

Time: 12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Price: Varied depending on the artist, but set prices will be provided the day of.

Art: All artists will provide their own flash sheets.


In addition to these flash events, East River will also be hosting a kids flash event on Sunday, October 30th from 3:00 p.m.-6:00p.m. Artists Duke Riley and Oliver Jeffers will be on hand to create temporary flash tattoos for children. All proceeds will benefit The Wild Bird Fund with a $5 minimum donation.

Part of this year's selection of flash at Magic Cobra (via IG-magiccobratattoo) #flash #flashart #flashevent #halloween #magiccobra #halloweenflash #newyork

3. Magic Cobra

Date: Saturday, October 29th

Time: 12 p.m.-8 p.m.

Price: $60-$100

Art: A portion of the available flash art is pictured above.

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