The Sydney Tea Festival is a unique and distinctive event that celebrates the vast variety of tea from international and local producers.
The Sydney Tea Festival also highlights the soothing and healing properties of drinking tea.
If you love tea, or are interested in its benefits, then this is an event not to be missed. Enjoy the day by wandering around the tea market that features specialty and artisan tea stalls. Pick up some handmade tea-ware and indulge in delicious sweet and savoury treats. There’s also a program of tea workshops and talks throughout the event.
The Tea Market features dozens of stallholders, tea brands and specialty loose leaf tea of all types and tastes. Food stalls are also on offer that sell a variety of sweet delicacies and substantial savoury option to compliment the tea available. There is also a fabulous range of handmade ceramic homewares and tea ware, the perfect way to present your tea. The festival also has a Brew Lounge set up for visitors to sit and enjoy a cup of tea.
A range of tea workshops are also scheduled so visitors can learn more about the tea they love to enjoy. There are education tastings, demonstrations and hands on sessions. For the tastings each visitor is also presented with a cup to use throughout the day to minimise waste. The cup is included in the entry fee.
Want to know more about the history of tea? Then come down to one of the tea talks. During these talks the educated presenters will describe how tea is made, the different varieties and will provide key tips on how to enjoy tea.
For those who wish to advance their tea knowledge the DIY blending station is the place to be. Here, visitors can experiment with making their own custom tea from a range of teas and spices. If you are an enthusiast of tea, the Sydney Tea Festival is certainly a must visit event on your next visit to Sydney!