The International Edgar Allan Poe Festival & Awards returns to Baltimore the weekend of October 2 & 3, 2021! 2021 will see the return of in-person stage, vendors and tours, all proceeds to benefit The Edgar Allan Poe House & Museum in Baltimore. Of course, our soul from out pandemic's shadow has not yet lifted, so expect both virtual and in-person program announcements as we proceed this year. Our aim is to make this death commemoration as lively (and safe!) as possible.
Celebrating Poe's life and legacy in Baltimore and around the world.
Live performances, poetry, vendors, booksellers and food.
Honoring the next generation of writers and artists continuing Poe's legacy.
Poe Fest International is made possible by grant and sponsor funding from Maryland Heritage Areas Authority & The Baltimore National Heritage Area, La Cite LLC, Carroll Museums, and RavenBeer.
Your support and contributions will enable us to keep Poe Fest Int'l a FREE community event in Baltimore.
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Exhibitors, vendors, volunteers and performers can visit this page to access applications. For all other questions, contact us via email below.
P.O. Box 23773, Baltimore, MD 21203, USA