| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 08, 2020
Downtown Farmington has been daydreaming about hosting the Grand Raven Festival for about three years now. And now it’s finally arrived.
It’s this month that the Edgar Allan Poe-inspired street festival flies through the window like The Raven itself, bringing a spooky but fun atmosphere to the streets of downtown Farmington.
The first-ever Grand Raven Festival is officially underway. The month-long event provides downtown a spookified atmosphere where one of America’s most famous poets might feel downright comfortable.
"We wanted to provide the option for passive programming, where people can enjoy the décor on their own time, whether it’s Sunday morning or Tuesday at midnight," says Kate Knight, director for Farmington’s Downtown Development Authority.
"There’s a Raven theme that’s Poe-esque. It’s spooky but family-friendly."