Atlanta Pen Show 2018

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Atlanta Pen Show 2018
Start Date: April 13 2018
End Date: April 15 2018
Location: Wyndham Atlanta Galleria, 6345 Powers Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30339
Web Site:
Series Number: 23


Join us for the 23rd Annual Atlanta Pen Show at regular location, The Wyndham Atlanta Galleria in Atlanta, which is near the Galleria and Total Office Products. The Wyndham Atlanta Galleria features nicer rooms and some nice ballrooms for the show. Nearby restaurants include Maggiano’s, PF Chang’s, and the Cheese Cake Factory. The hotel is close to Cumberland Mall and the Galleria. It’s also close to Parkway Point Multiplex Movie Theater. The hotel provides complementary shuttle runs until 11:00pm to these attractions (all are on a first come first serve basis).[1]


Public admission is open noon to 5 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.[2] General public admission is $10 a day, with children under 12 for free.[3] Weekend passes are $50, and also gives attendees access to the cookout on Friday evening.[4]

Community Coverage[edit]

The Pen Addict Podcast[edit]

The Atlanta Pen show was discussed on The Pen Addict on episode 302, where Brad Dowdy goes over the schedule of events, and describes what to expect for the show. The live recording of episode 303 is planned for Saturday, April 8, with guests Cary Yeager of Fountain Pen Day and Lisa Vanness of the Vanness Pen Shop.

Social Media[edit]

On popular social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, images of the show were commonly shared with the official tags of #atlpenshow2018, and #atlantapenshow2018.

Meet ups[edit]

Apart from the meet up and live show recording of The Pen Addict with Myke Hurley and Brad Dowdy, there is also a meetup for Brian Goulet of Goulet Pens planned. The Goulet meetup will be 8:30 p.m. on Friday, and Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Chattahoochee Bar for an aftershow pen social.


Pen Blogger Mike Matteson of Inkdependence filmed his usual Friday live stream from the floor of the show, found on YouTube.

References and Notes[edit]

  1. From the official show information page
  2. Schedule page showing admission times
  3. Show rates from information page
  4. Schedule page for the event