Events > 2019 > March > Pavers for Poe Fest Int'l (VIP Pre-sales for the 2019 Festival)

About this event:

Created by Poe Baltimore

Donate a PAVER FOR POE in the new walkway at “Poe Park”, and get first access to VIP Death Weekend Bus Tour tickets at the 2019 International Edgar Allan Poe Festival in October!Tour tickets sold out a month before the festival last year, and this is the only way to reserve this year’s tickets before they go on sale to the general public in July. The VIP package also includes a 2019 Poe Fest International t-shirt!

PLUS, by donating a PAVER FOR POE by June 30, you will be able to see your paver in the new “Poe Park” walkway at the festival in October this year! Personalize a 4″x8″ paver (includes 3 lines of text) and then visit your very own piece of Poe’s legacy at Poe Fest International in October.

The “Poe Park” walkway is not only a central feature of the festival grounds, but a permanent fixture and lasting tribute to Edgar Allan Poe’s legacy in Baltimore. Visitors from around the world will see this beautiful gift just steps away from Poe’s chamber door. Paver donations support operations and programming at The Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum in Baltimore.

Your Pavers for Poe Fest Int’l package includes:

  • 4″ x 8″ personalized, engraved paver
  • A seat on the VIP Death Weekend Bus Tour (option to purchase one companion ticket at checkout)
  • Long-sleeve 2019 Poe Fest International T-shirt for pickup at the festival

Pavers are guaranteed to be installed in time for the 2nd annual Poe Fest International, October 5 & 6, 2019.

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About the festival:

Poe Fest International is a free, two-day outdoor event featuring Poe-themed performances, art, vendors and food, celebrating Poe’s life, works and his influence in the arts. The festival will be directly across the street from Poe House at 203 N. Amity Street in Baltimore, in the newly-built “Poe Park” at Center/West.

The festival includes Poe-themed performances, vendors, booksellers and music, plus family-friendly activities, poetry and art. Attendees will also get to 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 Historical Society, NYC), and The Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore. October 5 & 6 is also “Death Weekend”, commemorating the 170th anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s death in Baltimore. Visit for more vendors and program details, even more TBA. Admission to Poe Fest International is FREE.

You will also explore the enduring mystery surrounding Poe’s tragic death on a special VIP Death Weekend Bus Tour of Poe’s Baltimore. The 2-hour tour ticket includes stops at four important Poe Places around Baltimore, including a tour of Poe House, Poe’s grave, and the sites where Poe was found and passed away. Tour of Poe House is included in the VIP Death Weekend Bus Tour. Tickets also include a special funeral ‘viewing’ at the historic Carroll Mansion on Lombard Street.

Click here to donate, or visit:

The Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum

203 N. Amity Street, Baltimore MD, 21223

COVID-19 Update: Poe House is open on a limited, reservation-only basis. Walk-ins are not permitted.

Please click here to book tour tickets.

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