“Never to suffer would never to have been blessed.” — Edgar Allan Poe

2022 International Edgar Allan Poe Festival & Awards

Tickets on sale July 1! PoeFestInternational.Eventbrite.com

Poe Baltimore invites you to darken Poe’s chamber door at the fourth annual International Edgar Allan Poe Festival and Awards, October 8 & 9, 2022. This FREE, two-day outdoor event will feature Poe-themed performances, art, vendors and food, celebrating Poe’s life, works and his influence in the arts.

The festival will take place directly across the street from Poe House at 203 N. Amity Street in Baltimore, in the newly-built “Poe Park” at Center/West. Attendees will learn about Poe’s life and works from some of the United States’ preeminent “Poe Places”, with representatives from The Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum (Baltimore), The Poe Museum (Richmond, Virginia), The Poe Cottage (Bronx, NYC), The Poe Studies Association, The Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore and Westminster Hall & Burying Ground. The winners of the 2022 Saturday 'Visiter' Awards will also be announced festival weekend!

October 8 & 9 is “Death Weekend”, commemorating the 173rd anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s death in Baltimore. Visit PoeFestInternational.org for more vendors and program details/schedule.

Admission to Poe Fest International is FREE. Tours inside the Edgar Allan Poe House and additional exhibits at Westminster Hall are not included as part of the general festival program and require paid tickets. To be sure you get in to see these precious landmarks, check out the ticketed options below--for those who cannot attend in-person, virtual and streaming events are also available.

Tickets and Event Information


The Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum 203 N. aMity Street, Baltimore MD, 21223