Baltimore-Washington International Pen Show 2018

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Baltimore-Washington International Pen Show 2018
Start Date: March 2 2018
End Date: March 4 2018
Location: NEW LOCATION for 2018 - Marriott Inner Harbor Camden Yards is located conveniently to Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, DC.
Web Site:
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Browse 100 tables of writing instruments and accessories with vendors from across the United States! Pen repair and nib grinding will be offered all weekend long![1]

Admissions & Schedule[edit]

  • One Day: $10.00
  • Two Days: $15.00
  • Three Days: $20.00
  • Friday - 11:00 - 6:00
  • Saturday - 10:00 - 5:00
  • Sunday - 10:00 - 4:00


Some exhibitors and vendors at the show included:

Community Coverage[edit]

The official website for the show published a gallery of photos taken by Cary Yeager, of Fountain Pen Day.

The Pen Addict[edit]

Brad and Myke cover this pen show on The Pen Addict 297 and The Pen Addict 298 podcasts. On his own account, Brad recorded a special audioclip updates on the pocketcast service, Anchor, which included his trip to the show, and during the show itself.

BYOB Pen Club[edit]

The BYOB Pen Club (Podcast) recorded daily episodes to give an insight into the show: Day 1, Day 2, and Day 3. There is a special, "Jellybean Mode" episode BYOB Pen Club 16.5.3 during the show, and BYOB Pen Club 17 had a retrospective view.


Mike Matteson of Inkdependence did his usual Friday livestream from the pen show floor, via YouTube.

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 #bwips2018, and #baltimorepenshow2018

References and Notes[edit]

  1. Description taken from the official show page
  2. Debut announcement