Victoria Tea Festival set for Saturday

Check out all things tea (and some coffee) at annual festival

Teetotalers and tea lovers alike can find something new tomorrow (Feb. 9), as the seventh annual Victoria Tea Festival takes over the Crystal Garden.

The event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., will feature 40 exhibitors.

Tickets include admission to a variety of presentations.

They start with Planning the Perfect Tea Celebration (noon), with  Lorna Reeves from TeaTime Magazine, and wind up with an outlier, Josh del Sol from Level Ground Trading, who’ll speak on Coffee: From Field to Cup starting at 4 p.m.

Proceeds from the festival go toward the Camosun College Child Care Services.

Tickets are $20 each, available online at, at Vancity (752 Fort St.), Special Teas (803 Fort St.) and at the door until gone. For more information, visit the festival website or call 250-370-4880.

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