Tattoo Arts & Horror Festival on July 4–6 (Up to 50% Off). One-Day Passes or VIP Weekend Pass.

MESQUITE CONVENTION CENTER, Mesquite

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Tattoos can express everything from your devotion to your mother to your defiance of your mother's disdain for tattoos. Get inked with this Groupon.

Choose from Four Options

  • $10 for one-day Friday pass ($20 value)
  • $10 for one-day Saturday pass ($20 value)
  • $10 for one-day Sunday pass ($20 value)
  • $45 for a three-day VIP pass with T-shirt, VIP lanyard, and line-cut pass for one guest ($75 value)

Tattoo Arts & Horror Festival's website contains some graphic photos of human suspension and piercing.

Tattoo Arts & Horror Festival

A celebration of all things ink, Tattoo Arts & Horror Festival brings together celebrities, sideshow entertainers, tattoo artists, and connoisseurs of the horror movie genre for a weekend of macabre camaraderie. The roster of celebrities hews toward the horror film genre—on hand will be George Wilbur of the Halloween films, Ari Lehman from Friday the 13th, and John Carl Buechler, the writer, director, and actor known for his work on Nightmare on Elm Street 4 and Halloween. The rest of the guest list includes tattoo supermodel Heather Moss and enough tattoo artists to honor every MOM in North America.

But there's plenty more to ogle at than just celebrities. Human suspension performers, for instance, challenge viewers' concepts of pain and endurance by piercing their flesh with large hooks and suspending themselves from above. Further impossibilities are on display during the Captain's Sideshow, a performance with beds of nails, mouse traps, and just about anything else that can make you cover your eyes and then peek between your fingers. But at Tattoo Arts & Horror Festival, the show easily crosses the threshold of the stage and into the crowd. Expect to see everybody in their brightest inks, their sharpest piercings, and their most gothic duds, especially during the costume contest and the Ms. Tattoo Pageant.

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    MESQUITE CONVENTION CENTER

    1700 Rodeo Drive

    Mesquite, Texas 75149

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In a Nutshell

Macabre three-day event featuring horror-movie celebrities, human-suspension performers, and a Ms. Tattoo Pageant

The Fine Print

Expires Jul 6th, 2014. Limit 4 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • MESQUITE CONVENTION CENTER (1154.6 miles)

    1700 Rodeo Drive

    Mesquite, Texas 75149

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