Festiviteas


While a couple of events linger in rescheduling limbo, the remainder of our table is set through 2021. Rest assured we're doing our best to get you to tea frequently, festively, and safely!


For reservations, click on event link (usually the name of the event) to be taken to the applicable page that has all the niggling details and payment button. If you are interested in receiving early access to reservations, consider joining our Patreon community. Pledge levels start at $1/month (with a 15% discount for annual payments)

2021

JUNE

Friday, June 25 - Steampunk Hat CRAFTERNOON TEA with artisan Linde Clark, at The Four Seasons Tea Room, Sierra Madre - SOLD OUT 

Sunday, June 27 at 11am - Clotted Crime - tIme & venue changed -  Paris In A Cup - SOLD OUT
co-hostess: Pam Miller 💖

JULY


NEW DATE Saturday, July 10 at 11am - Steampunk themed tea at Madeline's Garden, Pasadena SOLD OUT - waitlist available
co-hostess: Jacqueline Clemens 💖

July 17 -  On A Mission day trip to San Juan Capistrano - SOLD OUT
co-hostess: Cheryl Turner 💖  

Friday, July 23 - Terris Cookbook Launch Lunch at Paris In A Cup. Meet the locals from our community who contributed a recipe! - 5 SPOTS LEFT

Saturday, July 24 - Death Before the Fact at Mystery Ink bookstore in Huntington Beach, CA. Solve the mystery of who keeps offing the authors! - 8 SPOTS LEFT

AUGUST

Saturday, August 7 - Miss Scarlet & the Duke - at Paris In A Cup, Orange - SOLD OUT

Friday, August 13 - Mermaid Crown Crafternoon Tea with artist Linde Clark, at Pamela's in Garden Grove - 9 SPOTS LEFT

August 28 - Merry Mermaids tea at Dream Come True in Long Beach SOLD OUT, waitlist available


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~ SAVE THEM DATES! ~

SEPTEMBER


September 18 - RIP twilight tea & tour at Paris In A Cup in Orange & Fairhaven Cemetery tour - Reservations now open to Omni Patrons 19 SPOTS LEFT

September 25 Frodo Lives On! Second Breakfast &/or Elevenses at Pamela's Prancing Pony - Reservations soon available to Omni Patrons 


OCTOBER


Friday, October 1 - "WITCH CRAFT" Hat Crafternoon Tea with craft artisan Linde Clark, at Paris In A Cup, Orange (thanks to Cheryl from PIAC for the adorable event name 🥰 ) - Reservations soon available to Omni Patrons 


Sunday, October 3rd - Club 11:11 Gets a CLUE! - All Omni Patrons at the Stipe level & above are invited to join us for the West Coast Premiere of Clue - The Musical followed by a bite at a nearby eatery

Saturday-Sunday, October 9-10 - Spirits of San Diego - includes afternoon tea, a stay at the historic Horton Hotel, and presentations by Charles Spratley (Details coming in July)


NOVEMBER


Sunday, November 14 - Lost Socks kid lit tea, to be headlined by Bradley Miller who wrote and illustrated Where Do Lost Socks Go? Children's book authors DJ Piper and JSD Johnston will serve as 'opening acts.' At Pamela's Tea Room in Garden Grove - Reservations soon available to Omni Patrons 

Friday, November 19 - Christmas Fascinator Crafternoon Tea with craft artisan Linde Clark (Reservations to open in August)


DECEMBER

Friday, December 3 - Downton Cloche Crafternoon Tea with craft artisan Linde Clark (Reservations to open in September)

December 4The Ghost of Coronado Past - tea, tour, and optional overnight stay at the historic & haunted Hotel del Coronado, with presentations by historian & paranormal author Charles Spratley  (Details to be announced in August)

December 11 - Miss Marple Saves Christmas at Pamela's in Garden Grove (Reservations to open in September)

December 12 - Sugarplum tea at The Four Seasons Tea Room in Sierra Madre (Reservations to open in September)

December 26 - Boxing Day at Downton tea & visit to the cinema to watch the film (Reservations to open in September)

Upcoming Tea Treks (often by Metro)

  • Rose & Blanc in Los Angeles - 16 July 2021
  • Tiffany Blue Box Cafe - South Coast Plaza - 20 August 2021
  • Marlene's Tea & Cakes in San Diego - 24 September 2021
  • Shakespeare's Corner Shoppe in San Diego - 15 October 2021
  • Rose Tree Cottage in Pasadena - 5 November 2021
  • Ye Olde Kings Head in Santa Monica - 10 December 2021


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~ EVENTS STILL IN LIMBO ~

RESCHEDULED from April 24 to Saturday JUNE 19 at 4pm TO BE RERESCHEDULED ... again! As of May 13 the venue informed me, "Could be a few weeks, could be a few months" until they can serve in the library again. We'll be following up after California's June 15 "opening" date Sisters of Sorcery (witch-themed get-together) at the Cauldron in Buena Park - SOLD OUT
co-hostess: Norma Zamora 💖

TBD - Beatrix Potter Toad's Tea at the Rancho Los Alamitos in Long Beach. (As of 15 June 2021, the rancho has not resumed food service)

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Check out our new FlexibiliTea reservation program that enables you to change & cancel reservations if need be (...within reason)


2022

  • A Marvelous Tea Party - Our MCU event just moved up in the rankings thanks to a nudge from tea traveller Lindsay 
  • Mrs Maisel picnic (delayed from 2020)
  • Music of the Night - Phantom dinner revue & masquerade at Paris In A Cup, most likely mid-February
  • Princess Bride Florin wedding feast at the Fullerton Arboretum
  • Alice Croquet Partea to be catered by Paris In A Cup and held at a park in Orange
  • Away with the Faeries - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle evening with historian Charles Spratley in the garden at The Four Seasons Tea Room in Sierra Madre
  • C is for Caw -  A Moira Rose murder (whodunnit homage to the Roses inspired by guest request from Janet K) 
  • A Discovery of Witches
  • Sanditon tea
  • A Room with a View tea & badminton at the French Inn in Orange
  • July 23, 2022 - Christmas in July tea at The Christmas House Inn & Gardens in Rancho Cucamonga. (They are booked up solid for the rest of 2021. Isn't that wonderful?)
  • A Piratical beach tea - July 2022
  • The Queen's Gambit - Dress for Chess tea
  • Your Monet or Your Life participatory 1940's radio show and all-Americana dinner at Paris In A Cup in Orange 
  • Manor Mystery high tea at the French Inn catered by Paris In A Cup
  • Seance supper at the Bembridge House
  • Previous themes to be revisited: Doctor Who (Tardis tea), Harry Potter, Sherlock, Nightmare Before Christmas, Willy Wonka. Outlander to be part of a UK trip xo. Don't eventask about the shame that was GoT!
  • Backburner themes - Phillipa Gregory's queens & princesses, Belgravia, Star Wars, Tommy & Tuppence

Tea Treks 

  • Huntington Library in Pasadena - January 2022
  • The T Room in Montrose - February 2022
  • Tranquility Tea Room in Thousand Oaks - March 2022
  • Tea Rose Garden in Pasadena - April 2022

FRIDAY FRIVOLITEA series...es under consideration

  • Tick Tock Teas - Beat the clock and save the day at a simple "escape" type game while sipping and noshing
  • Women of Substance - We've been waiting since 2019 to offer a series of teas featuring women who made an indelible mark. Expect Cleopatra, Amelia Earhart, Mata Hara, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and more
  • Tea & Sympathy Investigative Agency files - Solve a cold case over a hot cuppa

ANNUAL OBSERVANCES

  • Early January - end of Yulshad 
  • Feb 1 - MidWinter Pajama ParTea at Pamela's
  • Late February - A Gorey Affair - Edward Gorey celebration
  • Day before Easter - Little Black Dress tea at Paris In A Cup in Orange  
  • May 1 - May Day Fae Day at Dream Come True
  • Mother's Day - all tearooms
  • Summer Solstice - SerendipiTea - outlandish costumes & customs
  • Mid-August - Mermaid Tears tea 
  • Late October - Spooktacular tea at Paris In A Cup 
  • November First-ish - Dia de los Muertos at The Four Seasons Tea Room
  • Throughout December - Holiday teas at most tearooms
  • Late December - Stessa (self-care) day
  • *Saliolum - Leap Day celebration every 4 years

For weekend getaways, see our Trips page.

Please note, we post event info in a "bajillion" places, and typos/omissions can occur. When in doubt, consult the "event page" that has the payment button on it or email us at TeaTravellersSocietea@gmail.com
 
[updated 22 June 2021]