Come join us at Seattle Center and explore the World of Tea!

2016 Festival GraphicNow in its 9th year, the Northwest Tea Festival is 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, October 1st
10 AM - 4 PM Sunday, October 2nd

Entry is open to the public, with an admission fee of $10 per person. For those who wish to attend both days, there will be a two day pass (admission to both Saturday & Sunday) available for $15 per person. Children under twelve are admitted free.

PRE-REGISTRATION FOR CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS IS NOW CLOSED. REMAINING TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE FESTIVAL.

Ticket Booth

Pictures from the Festival:

Andrew Goodman
Jars of Tea
Yoon Hee Kim
Jason Chen