Pen Faire

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

Pen Faire

20% discount on all Fine Pens

15% off all Leuchtturm notebooks

10% off all Fountain Pen Inks

Pen Faire is Saturday, November 18, 2023: noon - 3pm

About Pen Faire:

Attention Fine Pen enthusiasts! Flax has been hosting this one-of-a-kind event for over 20 years and it 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. Hard to find fountain pens, rollerballs and ballpoints can be special ordered that day from our guest representatives through FLAX at a special 20% off! 

Treat yourself and others to a great gift. Whether you are an enthusiast or a novice, our host Jane Andreasen with TJ Ransom and special guest Stephanie Boyette will provide the guidance so you will be sure to find the right pen at the right price.  Fine Pen accessories such as hard to find inks, sealing wax, writing paper and other fine accouterments will also be available. 

Featuring: Visconti, Fisher, Sailor, Lamy, Pilot/Namiki, Noodler's Ink, Retro 51, Caran D'Ache, e+m, Kaweco, Pelikan, Benu, Ferris Wheel Press and more!


Pelikan M205 Petrol Marbled


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