Every cup of tea is a story.

We invite tea lovers and inquisitive newcomers alike to experience all the possibilities with us.


 

Discover teas straight from local and global producers

Free swag bag includes your very own teacup to savor tea market offerings

Taste hundreds of different types of tea in our tea market

Connect with five of the biggest names in tea

Learn how each cup of tea can be a different experience

Enjoy a meal and shopping in the Historic Ferry Building Marketplace

Live music by local artists

 

TASTE THE TEA MARKET

 
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The whole marketplace will be a series of tastings for you to taste, sample, and savor. Discover and learn about teas directly from the producers - chai, green, black, red, white, and fruit teas.

Learn more about producers here or click a logo below.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Speakers

SPEAKER PROGRAM

 
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Enjoy learning from a whole spread of world-renowned tea makers and educators. All speaker sessions are included in the general admission ticket. Select speaker sessions include tastings.

View their bios here or click on a name below.

 

10:15 AM

OPENING REMARKS

Roy Fong & James Norwood Pratt

10:30 AM

History of Tea In The U.S.

Michael Spillane, President, The G.S. Haly Co.

11:30 PM

Japanese Teas Today and Past

Rona Tison, Vice-President, Ito En

12:30 PM

Misconceptions About Tea: History, Health, & Food Pairings

Ava Swartz, The Lilac Tea Room

1:30 PM

Great Teas of India & Sri Lanka

Devan Shah, International Tea Importers & Chado

2:30 PM

Great Teas of China

Roy Fong, Imperial Tea Court

4:45 PM

CLOSING REMARKS

Roy Fong & James Norwood Pratt
 

Tea Tastings

SPECIAL SMALL GROUP TEA TASTINGS

 
 

In addition to the various tasting you'll get just from browsing our tea market, you can choose to savor a spread of special offerings for an additional fee. Space is limited to 20 spots per purveyor.

Tickets for special tea tastings are sold separately. 


LIVE MUSIC FROM LOCAL ARTISTS

Twin Soles

Twin Soles is an acoustic duo from Santa Rosa of male and female vocals with guitar and keys. Their repertoire covers an eclectic mix of jazz, blues, soul, folk and Latin styles.  Shawna Miller and Cory Herve are singers and songwriters from the North Bay. Shawna is a singing instructor and Cory was one of her students for years. They recently began their musical journey together and are ready to share the beauty of their creative chemistry with music lovers everywhere.

Azure Aurelia

Azure Aurelia, age 13, is a singer/songwriter who plays both guitar and piano. Based in Grass Valley, CA, where people say she gives off a really happy energy, she finds inspiration through her friends and family. She loves to write, enjoys cooking, taking pictures, and is also a devoted anime fan (Soma for the win!)  This will be the largest venue she has played so far.

 

Bring a Friend and Don't Miss Out. 

 
 

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