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The historic Lord Baltimore Hotel is the official hotel and sponsor for Poe Fest International. Use our link to book special festival rates!
Baltimore's own RAVENBEER in a special RAVENBEER GARDEN! Must be 21+ to enter. 100% ID check.
Poe-themed art, booksellers, and more!
Ticketed event. Location: Westminster Hall, 519 W. Fayette Street, 12PM - 4PM
Visit an interactive art installation at Westminster Hall & Burying Ground where Poe's body and casket will lie in state in a re-enactment of the dark and somber day Poe was laid to rest. Tour the various conspiracies that plague Poe's legacy and learn how the very clothes he wore offer clues to his mysterious death. Pay your respects at a special candle-light vigil for the master of horror and mystery. Included this year: the NEW "Virginia Poe Bicentennial Death Exhibit." Presented by Poe Baltimore at Westminster Hall, the exhibit explores the hidden history of Virginia Poe, the beloved wife and muse of Edgar Allan Poe, and how she shaped her husband's work even from beyond the grave. More details.
Ticketed event. Location: 519 W. Fayette Street, Baltimore MD. 7:30 PM. Must be 21+
The official party of Poe Fest International! Join us for a fantastical masquerade of the senses and grave-side toast to Poe. VIP ticket includes a chance to renew (or take!) your eternal vows in the famed Westminster Catacombs. More details.
Ticketed event. Location: Poe’s Magic Theater , location TBD!
End the evening with a little magic and mystery with host, Vince Wilson. Visit PoesMagic.com for tickets & details.
See videos and content from other "Poe Places" that celebrate Poe's legacy. Coming soon: tours in Spanish & Chinese!
(More languages TBA)
See inside the historic Edgar Allan Poe House, explore a virtual exhibit at Westminster Hall, watch along with your fellow Poe fans as we celebrate all things Poe. There's evermore to discover!
Join one of our LIVE virtual tours with a Virtual Festival Pass and connect with your fellow Poe fans
Learn the mysterious circumstances of Poe's death in 1849 and how the very clothes in which he was found offer clues to the mystery of his final days. Next, explore the living arts of fashion & costume in films that adapt Poe's works. Pay respects at a candle-light vigil over Poe's body in a casket.
Explore the enduring mystery surrounding Poe’s tragic death. Includes virtual stops at four important Poe Places around Baltimore, including both of Poe’s graves, and the sites where Poe was found and passed away. Tickets also include scenes from a special re-enactment of Edgar Allan Poe's first funeral.
See inside the historic Edgar Allan Poe House, with readings by a very special un-dead mystery guest. Each virtual session is led by a live guide who will share the history of Edgar Allan Poe's life in Baltimore, explore the poet's mysterious death in the city in 1849, and learn about the poems and short stories Poe wrote while living here.