At the 2018 Pennsylvania Tea Festival you will be introduced to a wide variety of specialty teas to expand and enhance your knowledge of tea and tea culture. There will be a lecture series, a limited number of hands-on workshops, music, good food but most of all quality TEA!


Friday Lectures*

*see Friday Lectures for full program descriptions
Informative programs on tea, included in your ticket price. Seating is limited.

10:30 am - Melinda Downey Shultz – a Tea Writers Journey

11:30 am -Tea with Jane Austen

12:30 pm - Japanese Tea Traditions. The Way of Tea 

1:30 pm - From Leaf to Cup, The Tea Production Process

2:30 pm - Tea Party Planning Made Easy 

    Friday Tea Tastings*

    *see Friday Tea Tastings for full program descriptions

    This program features tea tastings or tea pairings. Tastings are limited to 15 people, and have an additional fee of $15.00/person.

    9:15 am - Cooking With Tea

    10:30 am - Tea Lattes and drinks from the Tea Bar 

    12:00 pm - Tea Tasting, Tea 101 

    1:30 pm -   Creating Chocolate Tea 

    3:00 pm - The Spectrum of Tea Tasting  Pu’erh


    Friday Garden Talks*

    *Gather at the Giant Tea Cup 

    These tours are included in your entrance fee.  Your guide is Susanna Reppert Brill, owner and herbalist at The Rosemary House.  Meet at the Giant Tea Cup

    10:15 am Herbs for the Tea Pot (and a few for the cooking pot, too!)

    2:15 pm –“A weed for every need” – Herbs and weeds that are excellent healing tisanes


    Friday Musical Line Up

    11:00 - 1:00pm In the garden  
    Jonathan Frazier - guitar, native flute -Jonathan offers a variety of sounds

    1:00 – 3:00pm  Strolling Rosemary Lane-
    Sasanach, Traditional Irish Music on Fiddle

Saturday Lectures*

*see Saturday Lectures for full program descriptions
Informative programs on tea, included in your ticket price. Seating is limited.

9:30 am - Steeping the Perfect Cup of Tea -

10:30 am - Herbal Tisanes, Restful Sleep, and Creative Rituals

11:30 am - VinTEAge Tastes and Tonics 

12:30 pm - Japanese Tea Traditions. The Way of Tea 

1:30 pm - Cooking with Tea

2:30 pm -  Be Mindful, Discover Beauty Within a Cup of

Saturday from 10 to 12:30  pm in the garden – RELISH THIS will be offering tastings of their famous zucchini relishes.     



Saturday Tea Tastings*

*see Saturday Tea Tastings for full program descriptions

This program features tea tastings or tea pairings. Tastings are limited to 15 people, and have an additional fee of $15.00/person. 
9:15 am -  Kombucha Making

10:30 am -Tea Time with the Presidents

12:00 pm - Around the World with Tea  

1:30 pm - Tea and Honey Pairing Tasting 

3:00 pm - Tea and Cheese Pairing

Saturday Garden Talks*

*Gather at the Giant Tea Cup 

These tours are included in your entrance fee.  Your guide is Susanna Reppert Brill, owner and herbalist at The Rosemary House.  Meet at the Giant Tea Cup

10:15 am – Herbs for the Tea Pot (and a few for the cooking pot, too!)

2:15 pm –“A weed for every need” – Herbs and weeds that are excellent healing tisanes


Saturday Musical Line Up

11:00 - 1:00pm Strolling Rosemary Lane: 
Jonathan Frazier – talented in all the arts including music

1:00 – 3:00pm in the garden 
Sasanach, Our favorite Irish Fiddler