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Northwest Tea Festival 2018

September 29, 2018 - September 30, 2018


Celebrating 11 years!

This is the eleventh Northwest Tea Festival
Join us for a fun and educational two-day event showcasing the multifaceted world of tea. The goal of the festival is to provide experiences covering all aspects of tea, from the cultural to the historical and the sensory to the scientific. The festival is appropriate for people of all ages and all levels of tea experience, from mildly curious folks to passionate, life-long aficionados.

Each year festival organizers bring together authors, industry experts, buyers, retailers, artists, and educators to help you experience something new and expand your enjoyment of this most fascinating of beverages!

Immerse yourself in the tea experience:

  • Sample some of the finest teas from all over the world.
  • Attend presentations led by leading tea authors and industry experts.
  • Meet premier tea and tea ware suppliers.

The festival will be open:

10 AM – 6 PM Saturday, September 29th
10 AM – 4 PM Sunday, September 30th

Entry is open to the public, with an admission fee of $15 per person.
Admission allows entry to both days – Saturday & Sunday.
Children under twelve are admitted free.

Online registration is now open! Select the program tab to see the complete program or follow this link to order tickets for general admission and paid workshops, classes, presentations, and special tastings.

Share your NW Tea Festival Story!

As we celebrate 11 years of the biggest tea party on the West Coast, we”re focusing on what makes the festival great. Help us share our story and plan for the next ten years by telling us your ideas, festival stories, and input on what makes the festival great, how it affects people’s lives, and what you’d like to see in our next decade.  Take a few minutes to complete our brief survey by clicking here



September 29, 2018
September 30, 2018
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Northwest Tea Association


Exhibition Hall, Seattle Center
301 Mercer Street
Seattle, 98109 United States
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