Best Tattoo Shop: Mission Tattoo

Captured by  Neil Zeller

Captured by Neil Zeller

Located in the heart of an old, inner-city neighbourhood, Mission Tattoo has won the hearts of ink enthusiasts across the city for another year. If you are new to Calgary or new to the world of tattoos, just talk to anyone who has walked away with custom artwork from this shop. The talented plethora of artists here help flesh out your concepts and add their own personal artistic flare to the finished piece. Oftentimes, customers report leaving with something more beautiful than they could have ever imagined, thanks to the incredibly talented, imaginative artists based here. Perhaps this why Mission Tattoo has won this award yet again.

In addition to their amazing designs and unique approach to artwork, the customer service at Mission Tattoo is unparalleled. Everything from your booking to your post-tattoo care is planned with the utmost care in a clean, hygienic space. To see the work of Mission Tattoo artists in the flesh, browse their Instagram page to see a range of beautifully intricate flowers, skulls, scorpions, birds, foxes, raccoons, greenery, Pokémon, cartoon characters and so much more.

FIRST RUNNER UP: IMMACULATE CONCEPT

SECOND RUNNER UP: GYPSY ROSE TATTOO