California Festivals


California Teas Festivals & Events

SAN PEDRO: Tea by the Sea April 27, 2019, 19 a.m.-2 p.m.
Point Fermin Lighthouse grounds
807 W. Paseo del Mar
San Pedro CA 90731
Entrance is Free. No reservations required.
(310) 241-0684
Come have a cup of tea and enjoy the ocean view while surrounded by the beautiful Point Fermin Lighthouse gardens. Tea and refreshments served, garden tours, craft booths, self guided lighthouse tours.

PLEASANTON: Tea Time Social 2nd Thursday ongoing, 1-2:30 p.m.
Pleasanton Parks & Rec Senior Center
(925) 931-5365

SAN RAMON: Spring Fashion Show & Tea April 6, 2019, 2-4 p.m.
San Ramon Community Center, San Ramon
12501 Alcosta Blvd.
San Ramon, CA 94583
Tickets: $25-30,
Activity #1758
Must register in person at Alcosta Senior & Community Center, 9300 Alcosta Blvd, San Ramon.
For more information, call 925-973-3250 

LOS ANGELES: Annual Victorian Tea & Fashion Show, Romance Through the Ages April 13, 2019, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Heritage Square
3800 Homer Street
Los Angeles, CA
$57.92, - may sell out
Past description: Legend has it that a Duchess was too hungry to wait for a late dinner so she began an afternoon custom of enjoying a selection of biscuits and cakes with her friends. Queen Victoria learned of this activity and also fell in love with the idea. By the late 1840's the royal household was hosting daily tea parties which later became known as afternoon tea.
Join Heritage Square Museum for a Victorian afternoon tea and fashion show: First Ladies…of Fashion. First Ladies, whether they are American, French or English have always been fashion trend setters. We will showcase some of the more notable American First Ladies from Martha Washington to the most iconic and fashionable first Lady, Jackie Kennedy. First ladies of the fashion design world include fashion icons as Jeanne-Marie Lanvin and Coco Channel. Also included…the First Ladies of the stage and screen such as Lillian Russell, Sarah Bernhardt, Audrey Hepburn and Helen Hayes. The fashions included in this fabulous show will cover 300 years of fashion history.
The delectable menu will include a loose leaf tea selection with sweet and savory sandwiches, tarts and cakes.

SUNNYVALE: Hats Off to Spring Tea April 27-28, 2019, 2 p.m.
Heritage Park Museum
570 E. Remington
Sunnyvale, CA
Space is limited, so you must reserve in advance, $30,
Tea sandwiches and scones are served, plus continuous tea service throughout event. Come by the museum store when it is open (Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday, 12-4pm) or give a call (408-749-0220) to reserve your space at a table.

SARATOGA: Tea Ceremonies by Appointment Monday-Wednesday and Saturday $22-27 includes admission,
Tea Ceremonies Third Sunday April to November except August
Hakone Estate and Gardens
Participate in sharing a bowl of tea
$7 plus admission, Seatings at 12, 1 & 2 p.m.,
May be canceled without notice: (408) 741-4993 
Hakone is the oldest Japanese and Asian estate gardens in the Western Hemisphere, established in 1915.

SAN FRANCISCO: Victorian Spring Tea May 12, 2019, 2-4 p.m.
Haas-Lilienthal House
2007 Franklin Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
$50-up approx.,
Celebrate spring with an afternoon tea in Victorian splendor while sipping on classic blends of black, green and herbal teas served from silver pots by costumed "household help". Enjoy delectable tea sandwiches, housemade scones with clotted cream, lemon curd, and jam, along with delicious mini desserts and rich chocolates from local artisan chocolatier Ginger Elizabeth Chocolates. Docent-led tours of the newly renovated interior will be offered after tea service. Proceeds benefit the continued maintenance and restoration of the Haas-Lilienthal House under the direction of San Francisco Heritage. Period costumes are always encouraged, but not required.

SANTA BARBARA: Tea with a Princess April 28, 2019, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn
3850 State Street
Tree Top Room
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Have a magical experience with your child's favorite characters at the annual Tea with a Princess event! This unique event was created by owner Karrinne Galle back in 2008.
10-10:45 a.m. Rapunzel & Snow White $35
11-11:45 p.m. Alice & Madhatter $35
12-12:45 p.m. Ariel & Sleeping Beauty $35
1-1:45 p.m. Cinderella & Belle $35
2-2:45 p.m. Moana & Jasmine $35
3-3:45 p.m. Elsa & Anna $35

SAN DIEGO: Alice in Wonderland Spring Tea Party- May 17, 2019, 12-2 p.m.
Mira Mesa Recreation Center
San Diego, CA
activity #59501
Free, for ages 2-5 years, |
Light refreshments, activities, games. 25 guests total! Free event! Please register prior to the event, by May 10, 2019. Also include an email to receive an e-vite.

LONG BEACH: Mother's Day Tea May 12, 2019, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Rancho Los Cerritos
4600 North Virginia Road
Enjoy sandwiches, scones and tea served by costumed docents.

HUNTINGTON BEACH: Mother Daughter Tea March 12, 2019, 6:15-9:15 p.m.
Edison Community Center
Huntington Beach, CA
Do you have a Shower or Party to host? You will be learning how to host and prepare a Victorian Tea. This is a hand on class making a variety of finger sandwiches and filling, lemon curd, scones and a variety of deserts. Also you learn the basics of a tea party etiquette. You will also take home lots more recipes. Come hungry and also bring $15 material fee.

WOODSIDE: Mother's Day Madhatter Tea Party May 12, 2019, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 1:30-3 p.m.
Join Filoli for tea! Celebrate the queen of your heart while we paint the roses red in honor of Mom. Back by popular demand, our Mother's Day Mad Hatter Tea returns for a second edition. This special day includes delectable finger sandwiches, scones served with clotted cream and Filoli Clock Tower Shop jam, and daintily delicious desserts. Taste Filoli Rose Tea or a selection of others while you enjoy the elegance of a live harpist. Admission to the historic House and Garden is included with your tea ticket.

RANCHO CORDOVA: Mad Hatter's Tea Party October 5, 2019, 2-4 p.m.
Neil Orchard Senior Activities Center
Cordova Recreation and Park District (CRPD) host the annual Mad Hatter's Tea Party Saturday This family friendly event is great for all ages.
Don't be late for this very important date! Take a journey down the rabbit hole and join us for a Mad Hatter Tea Party. Dress up as your favorite Alice in Wonderland character or wear your maddest hat.

Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.

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