Pen Faire

 FLAX cordially invites you to a champagne reception for our semi-annual Pen Faire & Sale. 

Mingle with other fine pen lovers, collectors and newbies alike. Sip champagne and enjoy live music while you shop!


Our next Pen Faire is on May 19th, 2018

FLAX Oakland Store

1501 Martin Luther King Jr. Way @15th St.


(short walk from 12th street Bart Station located at the Frank H. Ogawa Plaza)


(free parking in FLAX lot located behind the store off 15th street)



20% Discount on ALL fine pens including special orders placed with our guest vendors

Special promotions on select inks, notebooks and fine pen accoutrements

Wax and brass seal demonstrations

Live music performed by classical guitarist, Carrie Smith


FLAX has been hosting the Pen Faire for over 20 years, educating the public on fine writing instruments while offering them at tantalizing prices. This one-of-a-kind event is the best way to sample a variety of pens and find the one that is just right for you, and at a special price. Representatives will be on hand to introduce new styles and lend their expertise. Treat yourself and others to a great gift. Whether you are an enthusiast or a novice you will be sure to find the right pen at the right price. Join us for this lovely VIP shopping experience!

Featuring brands like: Visconti, Waterford, Aurora, Montegrappa, Fisher, Regal, Lamy, Pilot/Namiki, SAILOR, Faber-Castell, Metropolitan Musuem of Art, Tombow, Yasutomo, Caran D’Ache, Vuarnet, e+m and Pelikan. (Check back soon for our updated list)


This is a FREE event. We hope to see you there!