11.01.2014 Community Poe Parade, trick-or-treaters, descend on downtown Riverhead By Riverhead News-Review Share on Facebook Facebook Created with Sketch. Share on Twitter Twitter Created with Sketch. Share via email Mail Created with Sketch. There were plenty of frights in Riverhead for the start of the Edgar Allan Poe Festival. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder) It was more than your average Halloween in downtown Riverhead yesterday, as the Edgar Allan Poe Festival kicked off on Main Street. The three-day festival continues today and into Sunday. See more images from the festival at northforker.com.