Pen Faire

Join us for the Semi-Annual Oakland Pen Faire & Sale!

 Coming again in November, 2021

Pen Faire

20% discount on all Fine Pens

15% off all Leuchtturm notebooks

10% off all Fountain Pen Inks

We are using an appointment system to ensure a safe, comfortable and quality experience. Appointments are scheduled in 20 minute increments, and each time slot may include up to 3 people. During that time you will receive dedicated attention from our pen experts. Thank you in advance for wearing a mask and following social distancing protocol.

Pen Faire is May 22 and 23 (Saturday and Sunday), 12pm - 5pm. Please book your appointment below.
Only available time slots are shown (slots already booked are not).

About Pen Faire:

FLAX has been hosting Pen Faire for over 20 years. Our Fine Pen Department is part of what makes FLAX distinctive and a one-of-a-kind destination for creativites. We pride ourselves on our expert staff, who will walk each customer through our selection of fine writing instruments, allowing you to test each pen so that you can find one that fits perfectly with your aesthetic and penmanship.

Featuring: Visconti, Fisher, Sailor, Taccia, Caran D’Ache, Lamy, Pilot/Namiki, Conklin, Noodler's Ink, Monte Verde, Faber-Castell, Cross, Scheaffer, Kaweco, Parker, Pelikan and more!


Pelikan M200 Pastel Green


We are in Downtown Oakland, one block west of the Elihu Harris State Building at MLK and 15th.

Public Transit: We are a 5 minute walk from BART, either the 12th or 19th street stations.

Driving: Super easy access just off hwy 980, we have free parking in our back parking lot off 15th.

Address1501 Martin Luther King Jr Way, Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: 510-867-2324

Free Parking