03/31 Pasadena Festival of Tea

03/31/2019 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM PT




March 31, 2019
Third Annual Pasadena Festival of Tea
Open Day Last Sunday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
$12.00 Online / $15 at the Gate
Includes a tea tasting cup
Tea Ceremony Demonstrations
Niko-an Teahouse (SOLD OUT)
1:00 and 2:00 p.m.

One of the garden’s most popular events, the Pasadena Festival of Tea will be held again this year at the Storrier Stearns Japanese Garden during its regular Open Day Last Sunday in March. Participating vendors will be there all day and include: Hankook Tea, Denong Tea, Tea Habitat, Caravan Tea and Glenburn Tea. Tasting cups will be included with admission and tea specialists will give talks throughout the day.

Schedule of Tea Presentations in the Garden's En Gallery
11:30  Dr. Bradford King, Economic and Beautiful Ornamental Camellias
12:30  Shalini Agarwal, Assam versus Darjeeling: Tea Talk and Tasting
1:30  Rebecca Corbet, Cultivating Femininity in Chanoyu: Book Signing and Talk
2:30  Jeffrey McIntosh, A Journey into Puerh Tea
Also in the En Gallery will be an exhibition of tea ceramics and prints by local artist, Julie Bagish, who was trained in Japan and inspired by Japanese art and tea culture.
And, we are pleased to announce the opening of
the garden's new gift shop!





  • Children 12 and under are free, no reservation needed
  • Reservations close the day before at 5pm
  • The garden is wheelchair accessible. Sorry, no pets allowed
  • Open rain or shine. We are not able to issue refunds

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