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Birthday Bash 2023 – Full Weekend Schedule

January 21, 2023 @ 10:00 am January 23, 2023 @ 10:00 pm

Happy 214th Birthday, Edgar Allan Poe! Join the Poe Museum for three days of festivities as we mark the end of our 100-year anniversary. This extraordinary event will feature live music, readings, food trucks, beer, wine, entertainment, programs and much more. This is a party to die for!

Birthday Bash (Saturday and Sunday) will be in the Poe Museum’s Enchanted Garden, with a heated tent to keep the elements out. Please dress accordingly. Complimentary warm beverages will be provided.

Saturday January 21st 4pm-10pm at the Poe Museum:

Come party with us and celebrate Edgar Allan Poe’s birthday! Jam to live music, enjoy libations and food, see performances, and hear a talk from an author about Edgar Allan Poe.

See the full Saturday Schedule

Birthday Bash celebrations do not end at the doors of the Poe Museum! Join a virtual tour of the Poe Museum and Edgar Allan Poe’s hometown of Richmond, Virginia. Our team of experienced tour guides will show you firsthand the life and legacy of Edgar Allan Poe.

See Virtual Tour Schedule

Sunday, January 22nd 11am-5pm at the Poe Museum:

Festivities will be fit for all ages. Bring your family to celebrate Poe with a magic show, family-friendly programs, and talks by local authors!

See the full Sunday Schedule

Admission to Birthday Bash is free for Poe Museum Members.

Monday, January 23rd 7pm at the Dominion Energy Center:

Join us in celebrating the 100-year anniversary of the Poe Museum! Writers R.L. Stine (Goosebumps) and Nnedi Okorafor (Who Fears DeathBlack Panther) take the stage to honor the legacy of Edgar Allan Poe, dubbed the “master of the macabre.” Listen to insights from two of the most talented writers of our time, and discover how Poe’s strange and groundbreaking works still influence our world today. Purchase your tickets here.

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