Do you consider Halloween to be your favorite holiday? You love everything about witches or goblins, ghosts, or ghouls. If you’re a Halloweenphile, there’s no better way to celebrate your affection for October 31 than by getting a
Most people celebrate Halloween by dressing in costume
costume, the people we’ve rounded up here love spooky season so dang much that they make it last all twelve months of the year with their Halloween ink. These tattoos include scary creatures and creepy crawlies, but others have adorable ghosts and friendly J-O-Lans.
We have a few favorite Instagram accounts that feature Halloween tattoos. These talented tattoo artists deserve some Instagram love!
38 of the Best Halloween Tattoos
If you can’t live in Halloween Town yourself, this Pumpkin King tat could be the next best thing! Jack Skellington
Christmas Nightmare In this black-grey tattoo, the symbol is prominent and centre. @faye_ta2ink.
2. The Spooky Scene
This colorful tattoo depicts all the essential elements of an iconic Halloween scene.
@amandaherrenartworksThis is a haunted house with a creepy cat, pumpkin, and black tree. There’s also a witch on her broom.
3. Colorful Jack-O’-Lantern
It’s cute and creepy but also full of color. The vine holds this pumpkin.
@dreamline_ink artist Anna beautifully combines orange, yellow, green and purple as a colorful backdrop for the jack-o’-lantern’s face.
4. Have a bite
Treat… or trick? The spooky Jack O’ Lantern Lollipop
@Foxtrotmraztattooer They both cover!
5. Ghost and Balloon
Each day is Halloween
@greatpumpkinbeliever With this cute tattoo on her arm Can’t you just imagine this cute little ghost on the way to a Halloween party?
6. I Lava Halloween A Lot
Thanks to Halloween, the lava lamp trend is given the Halloween treatment.
@skylar_rose_art With this gorgeous, sparkling creation
7. I Want Candy
The pumpkinhead skeletons want their children to be trick-or-treating too. This is illustrated by the inner arm piece.
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8. You are a devil!
A vampire jack-o’-lantern by
@dannywildhorses keeps Halloween at arm’s reach all year long.
9. Mickey Mouse Pumpkin
The adorable Mickey Mouse pumpkin was created by
@honestlydear It would be an excellent choice for Disney fans who are Halloween lovers!
10. Witch’s Broom
The pastel colors of this witch’s broom done by
@lawlesssketch These are beautiful, and the glittery moon makes them pop!
Hocus Pocus Cat
inspired tattoos feature the Sanderson sisters in some form, but black cat Binx is the star of the show in this piece by Hocus Pocus– @milesvader77 He sits on top the jack-o’-lantern
12. Heart Spiderweb
A spiderweb tattoo usually represents that person’s struggle in the “web” of life. Maybe the tattoo’s heart is in the middle.
@amberraboin symbolize the client’s love and appreciation for what they’d gone through. Perhaps they love spiderwebs.
13. Ghost Family
It is possible to infuse your family members with a tattoo. This ghost family can be done by
@softslimeart It is only adora-boo. Halloween Tattoo Designs
14. X Marks The Spot
An X-ray pinup girl—holding a skull(!)—done by
@donnajeantattoo This vintage icon is given a spooky twist.
15. Hairline Spider
This is how the black widow spider was placed
@kribar_art. Can’t. Stop. Itching! 16. Spider and Web
Angelica created this spiderweb classic with intricate webwork that is accented by large black spiders.
@gurogomiThe ), is creepy-crawly delicious!
17. Take a walk
Which one is the ghost walking? The black-and gray color scheme by
@smyth_ink It is very simple, yet super adorable. 18. Skeleton Bat
With this highly detailed black, white and gray skeletal bat, Halloween enthusiasts can truly sink their teeth into their passion for the holiday.
19. Web of Love
You love someone enough to want them to be your constant companion? This glittery candy heart was created by
@mouseratlifftattoo The stark, black background with the spiderweb makes them stand out. 20. Jack-O”-Lantern, the Snowman
This adorable jack-o-lantern snowman done by artist Star O’Neil (aka
@green_mtn_ta2_co) adorably combines all the elements of Halloween with winter’s iconic mascot!
21. Hello Kitty Halloween
Everyone’s favorite Japanese cartoon cat, Hello Kitty, is dressed up for Halloween in a skeleton costume in this cheeky black-and-white piece done by
@zogieink. 22. Tiny Candy Corn
These small tattoos look elegant and simple. The quartet of candy corn-colored orange, yellow, white and boldly coloured candy corn is hidden under the skin.
@climaco.tattoo screams Halloween.
23. You can zip it up
Is it crawling? Do you find your skin irritated by the sight of this skeleton emerging from a zipper. No? It’s just us? Creepy good work by
@riquelme.tattooslv! 24. Witch Way To Go
A client was inked
@ksmith_tattoosThe black-and gray witch that hovers above her cauldron at the top of her hat is absolutely bewitching
25. Smiling Jack-O’-Lantern
Bright thigh pieces by the company feature a bright mix of yellow and blue flowers against this cheerful jack-o’-lantern.
@x_pandarchy. 26. Creepy Pumpkin Tree
This is just one way you can show off your family tree.
27. Boos from a Jar
We doubt anyone could ever be afraid of this cute little ghost, even if she wasn’t in a jar! Look at the incredible details created by artist
28. Moonlight dancing
When the moon rises, it’s party time for the bats, ghosts and jack-o’-lantern on Halloween night!
29. Cathedral Ghost
Real-life Wednesday Addams—aka digital creator Devon Rose (
@Wednesdayirl)—lives life like it’s Halloween every day, right down to her deadly cute tattoo of a ghost and bat hanging out in a cathedral window.
30. Mistress of Darkness
Thanks to the efforts of Elvira Horror Hostess, Elvira is immortalized forever as the queen of Halloween.
31. The Spooky Season is Coming
Creepy alert! You can see the details in this arm sleeve, including the witch and the skeleton.
32. Maleficent Daisy
Disney tattoos have become a specialty
@houseofladychappelleDaisy Duck gets a new, evil look thanks to… Beauty Sleeping Beauty’s Maleficent.
33. Dia De Los Muertos
In Mexican and other Latino cultures, a traditional Day of the Dead sugar skull mask is a great way to honor one’s ancestors, like this one from
34. Similar to a Moth To a Flame
Are you a fan of spooky bugs? This jack-o-lantern moth was created by
@thepinkghost.xoYou have it!
35. Go for a walk
One client’s idea for a skeleton walking a ghost cat on a pink leash turned into a creative masterpiece thanks to the talented handiwork by
36. Pumpkin Snail
A snail—which symbolizes slow and determined movement through life—gets a Halloween-themed twist with a jack-o’-lantern shell in this bold leg piece by Kacy Blalock (
37. Zero Is a Hero
Jack Skellington’s loyal ghost dog gets some love with this tattoo of Zero from
Christmas NightmareDo it by @FoxTrotMRazTattooer.
38. Pokémon Pumpkin
Togepi’s eggshell is redone as an adorable exploding jack-o-lantern by
@topaciotattoos, complete with sweet candy treats and some bat friends surrounding the Pokémon creature. Gotta catch ‘em all!