Cactus Tattoo And Body Piercing

Cactus Tattoo and Body Piercing is one of Southern Minnesota’s premier tattoo shops featuring nationally renowned tattoo and piercing artists. Each of our tattoo artists specialize in different mediums ranging from portrait realism to custom design. We strive to give our customers the experience they are looking for. Check out the artists’ portfolios and schedule your appointment today! Each of our artists and body piercers are licensed and regulated by the Minnesota Department of Health. We take pride in providing a clean, safe, and professional environment that our customers can feel comfortable in. We are located at 307 N. Riverfront in Old Town Mankato, Minnesota, just an hour and half drive southwest of the Twin Cities. Our shop is open Monday thru Saturday, from 12pm to 8pm. If you have any questions please give us a call and speak with one of our friendly and knowledgeable receptionists by calling the shop at (507) 387-6601 or emailing us at


At Cactus Tattoo and Body Piercing most of our appointments are scheduled in advance, however, all of our artists do take walk-ins when they are available. Our Schedule may get booked up very quickly, especially on the weekends, so please make arrangements far enough in advance if you would like a secure a certain artist, day and/or time. We take appointments Monday through Saturday 12pm – 8pm. We feature three full time tattoo artists: Makeba, Karl, and Rob. Take a look at their portfolios and choose your artist today!



At Cactus Tattoo and Body Piercing anything piercing related is on a walk-in only basis, which includes, piercings, jewelry changes, ear stretching and piercings questions. You can walk in anytime Monday through Saturday from 12pm to 8pm. You can also call us at (507) 387-6601 with any questions you might have. We feature three body piercers: Brandon, our full time piercer and Makeba and Tatum who both pierce part time. Please call the shop ahead of time if you have a body piercer preference so we can let you know their schedule.

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New Piercer

Cactus Tattoo is happy to announce that Tatum is officially a licensed body piercer! You can read her Bio and see some of her work over on her portfolio page: click here.

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June Piercing Sale

For the month of June we will be running our Buy one piercing and get the second for 1/2 price sale! Feel free to share this discount with a friend or get multiple piercings yourself. Come in anytime Monday thru Saturday from Noon – 8pm, just make sure to bring your Valid Government Issued ID!  Continue Reading »

Phone Number 507-387-6601
Address 307 N. Riverfront Drive, Mankato MN
HOURS 12pm-8pm, Monday thru Saturday
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