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:
Series Number: 7
Series Title: Baltimore-Washington International Pen Show

United States Pen Show Circuit


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