The Ultimate Guide to the Best Tea Festival Events

Looking for the best events and festivals to dive into the world of tea or learn more about tea culture? Maybe you're just looking for festivals where you can partake in tea tasting to find your next favorite tea. Whatever your motivation, heading to a tea festival is a great way to learn more about tea and discover new flavors. Here, we've rounded up the best tea festival options, tea events, and trade shows so you can rub elbows with other tea lovers and enhance your appreciation of tea.

The Best Tea Festivals in 2020

January

UC Davis Global Tea Initiative

January 16-17 

Davis, California

February

Toronto Tea Festival

February 1-2 

Toronto, CANADA

 

Coffee, Tea, & Cocoa Winter Program

February 18-20

Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

 

Thailand Coffee, Tea, & Drinks

February 27 - March 1

Bangkok, THAILAND

March

Vancouver Tea Festival

March 7-8

Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA

 

15th Annual Coffee & Tea Festival New York

March 21-22

Brooklyn NYC, New York, USA

April

12th Beijing International Tea & Tea Ceremony Expo

April 23-26 

Beijing, CHINA

May

17th Shanghai International Tea Trade Expo

May 7-10 

Shanghai, CHINA

 

European Coffee, Tea, & Soft Drinks Expo

May 19 - 20

London, ENGLAND

June

World Tea Expo

June 8 -11 

Denver, Colorado, USA

 

Tea World Festival

June 11-14

Seoul, SOUTH KOREA

 

23rd Busan International Tea & Craft Fair

June 18-21

Busan, SOUTH KOREA

 

Sacramento International Tea Festival

June 27th

Sacramento, California, USA

July

Japan International Tea Show

July 1-3

Tokyo, JAPAN

 

Tea Fest PDX

July 18

Portland, Oregon, USA

August

Hong Kong International Tea Fair

August 13-15

Hong Kong

 

10th Annual Los Angeles Tea Festival

August 22-23

Los Angeles, California, USA

September

The Canadian Coffee & Tea Show

September 20-21

Toronto, CANADA

 

Northwest Tea Festival

September 26-27

Seattle, Washington, USA

 

Global Dubai Tea Forum

September 29 - October 1

Dubai, UAE

October

Tea & Coffee Festival

October 2-3

Yerevan, ARMENIA

 

PIR Coffee & Tea Expo

October 19 -22

Moscow, RUSSIA

 

Chicago International Tea Festival

October 31 - November 2

Chicago, Illinois, USA

November

Taiwan International Tea Expo

November 13-16

Taipei, TAIWAN

 

December

Organic Tea & Coffee Expo

December 6-8

Dubai, UAE

Other Tea Festivals TBD in 2020

Midwest Tea Festival

Kansas City, Missouri, USA

 

San Francisco International Tea Festival

Typically in October, but dates unconfirmed as of now

San Francisco, California, USA

 

8th International Coffee & Tea Festival Industry Expo

February 20-22 (Postponed due to Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak)

Singapore

Join Other Attendees at the Best Tea Festivals, Trade Shows, and Events

We invite tea lovers to check out these tea festivals to discover award-winning teas, discover new tea markets, and stumble upon new tea pairings. Whether you're looking for a fancy and fun tea party or prefer trade shows where you can share your tea products, there is a tea festival for you. From the United States and Canada to China and Singapore, you'll find an event with lots of tea, inquisitive newcomers, and experienced exhibitors.

Join a tea extravaganza and meet attendees who will become friends and confidants in your journey of tea exploration. Savor all things coffee and tea with days of seminars, traditional tea ceremonies, and tips on how to use the right teaware for your brewing style.

October 02, 2020 — Sencha Tea Bar