2021 International Edgar Allan Poe Festival
About this event:
Poe Baltimore invites you to join fellow fans for a weekend of performances, movies, music and art, all in celebration of Edgar Allan Poe!
***COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to the truly strange and remarkable events of this past year, the committee will endeavor to carefully monitor health and safety protocols as planning for the festival proceeds. Expect virtual and in-person programming announcements soon!***
The festival will include 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 (NYC), The Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore and Westminster Hall & Burying Ground. The winners of the 2021 Saturday ‘Visiter’ Awards will also be announced festival weekend!
October 2 & 3 is “Death Weekend”, commemorating the 172nd anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s death in Baltimore. Ticket and program announcements will be announced at PoeBaltimore.org on a rolling basis.