Holiday Inn Mart Plaza Chicago River North
The Chicago International Tea Festival is a combined consumer and trade show dedicated to tea. Over three days, you will learn about all facets of the second most consumed beverage in the world. With over 70 classes and lectures available led by our industry experts you are sure to find something to suit your fancy from the business of running a tea shop to international sourcing tips to pairing tea and food to tea 101 and demonstrations of various tea ceremonies from around the world.
On November 1, 2 & 3, join other tea lovers from across the country as well as Japan, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and China to sample teas, buy teas and learn about teas! With a beautiful venue in the heart of the Chicago Loop right off the river and nearby multiple train stops, we are easy to get to or, with our discounted room rates, you can stay right in the venue, wake up and walk down to tea! There is a lot going on at this first ever event so hit the website for all the details and to purchase tickets. While you are there, be sure to get your tickets to have afternoon tea with Lorna Reeves, editor of Tea Time Magazine!