It’s been a while….

February 4th, 2016

Our good friend Jr Tubbs, of True Til Death Tattoo in Ashtabula OH, will be at the shop from February 25th to the 27th.  Contact him directly at kernaltubbs@gmail.com to see if he has any availability.

Gift Certificates

December 10th, 2014

Stop in and pick up a gift certificate so you can give the gift that lasts a lifetime this christmas.

Electric City Tattoo Convention

April 2nd, 2014

Chris will be attending the Electric City Tattoo Convention this weekend, April 4,5,6, in Scranton, PA. Email Chris (chris@hatcitytattoo.com) to set up an appointment, or feel free to just walk up the booth. He will have plenty of flash and designs to pick from.

scranton logo


See you there!!


December 4th, 2013

We are making a few changes to update the galleries. Until then you can see Chris and Jake’s work on instagram @hatcitychris and @janitorjake. Thanks for understanding and we’ll get the galleries back up asap.

Black Friday at Hat City.

November 29th, 2013

We will be offering an additional 25% to a gift certificates purchased Friday nov 29 and sat nov 30. If you can’t stop down in person we can take payment over the phone (203-798-7508) and will be happy to mail them out to you.

First Place “Best Traditional Tattoo”

May 7th, 2013

We are very excited and honored to say that Chris won an award for “Best Traditional Tattoo” at this years Roc City Tattoo Expo in Rochester, NY. This is Chris’ 2nd award. His first came in November of 2012 at the Richmond Tattoo Convention (2nd place “Best Traditional Tattoo”).

roc city 1st place

Tattooing for Sandy Hook is Tomorrow!!

March 1st, 2013

We open at 10 am and go till midnight. Cash or Check only, Checks made out to “My Sandy Hook Family Fund”. We will start taking apts when we open this way people aren’t waiting around all day. All apts must be paid for in full when you book them. All tattoos are $100. Raffle tickets will be $5 each and prized include Hat CIty Tattoo gift certificates, his and hers gift bags from Save Your Scissors Salon, and a gift basket from CT Rollergirls. Your Tattooers for the day will be Chris and Rob (Hat City) Adam and Joe (Graceland Tattoo) and Tim (Brass City/Shamrock Tattoo). See you tomorrow!!!

Tattooing for Sandy Hook

January 14th, 2013

Saturday March 2,2013 Hat City Tattoo proudly brings you a day of tattooing that will benefit the My Sandy Hook Family Fund. (www.mysandyhookfamilyfund.com) Tattooing along side Rob and Chris will be JR Tubbs of True til Death Tattoo in Ashtabula, OH, as well as Adam Lauricella of Graceland Tattoo in Wappingers Falls, NY. Both are extremely talented, award winning tattooers. We are still trying to line up a few more guest artists as well.
Each tattooer wil have an original sheet of flash with designs that you can choose from. The shop will open at 10AM that day and it’s first come first serve. So get here early to get a seat with one of these great tattooers and go home with an amazing new tattoo all while helping out with a great charity.
All the flash sheets will be auctioned off at the end of the day, so you will have a chance to go home with an original from your favorite tattooer. There will also be raffles for gift certificates ranging from $60-$200.
We are also accepting all donations that day even of you don’t want to get tattooed. This is shaping up to be a great event and hope to see you there.

Tattoo benefit

December 16th, 2012

Hat City Tattoo would like to express our deepest sympathies to all those involved in friday’s tragedy. We are in the process of planning an event to help in anyway we can. We want to do this big and want to do this right so for now we are planning for something in the upcoming months. Once we have a more concrete plan or date we will let everyone know. If anyone has any suggestions as far as who to donate to (foundations, charities, scholarship funds, ect) please contact Chris though the email in the contact section of this website.

Come get tattooed…..while you still can

December 3rd, 2012