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

2019 Animation

Celebrating 12 years!

This is the twelfth 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.

Check out the videos from the 2018 festival on our Media page.

The festival will be open:

10 AM - 6 PM Saturday, September 28th
10 AM - 4 PM Sunday, September 29th

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 closed! Online registration will again be open for this year's tea festival on September 1st. 

 

Share your NW Tea Festival Story!

As we celebrate 12 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

 

Ticket Booth

Pictures from the Festival:

Andrew Goodman
Jars of Tea
NWTF 2011 Japanese Tea Ceremony
Jason Chen