Celebrate the strange, the inexplicable, the other-worldly with the Master of the Macabre, Edgar Allan Poe, in one or both of Two Separate Programs.

Test the very boundaries of your imagination with PoeFest – an annual Festival of fully staged short stories and poetry, each October.

Experience PoeFest 2022 (PoeFest NEW and/or PoeFest REPRISE) October 14-30 in the beautiful Victorian Palace of the Arts – Villa Montezuma. Engage in multiple interactive experiences as you explore the mansion, culminating in an encounter with the master, Edgar Allan Poe or Mary Shelley of Frankenstein fame.

Presented by Write Out Loud in Partnership with Friends of Villa Montezuma.

Covid 19 Protocols

CDC guidelines in October will be followed. You will be notified in early October of health and safety requirements.


PoeFest 2022:
October 14, 15, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30

6:00, 7:30 and 9:00 pm