Share the fun of tea with a friend, a date, out of town guests, or come on your own. Unless otherwise noted, classes take place at our Vancouver store (2066 West 4th Ave in Kitsilano) or Victoria Chinatown location (1624 Government St). Space is limited, so register in advance to avoid disappointment.
VIP members receive special discounts on some classes. Want to become a VIP? It’s easy – sign-up for free in-store & get access to special offers, prize draws & more.
More great workshops & events are coming soon. Keep an eye out here for updates to our in-store activities.
LUNAR NEW YEAR TEA FLIGHTS
Jan 23 - Feb 2 | Celebrate Lunar New Year with a Tea Flight. Sip a trio of teas associated with luck, prosperity & blessings. You’ll also get to cast an I Ching card to find out what this ancient oracle says is in store for you in the coming year. Takes place daily at our Victoria Chinatown shop between 11 am & 4 pm. You’re welcome to drop in, but space is limited. To ensure a seat, call the store at 250 382-0006 to reserve. $10 per person | EXCLUSIVE VIP OFFER Bring a friend for free. It’s 2 for $10 if you’re a Silk Road VIP. Not a VIP yet? It’s free to join in-store & you’ll get access to other special offers, prize draws, workshop discounts & more.
Sun Jan 26 | Celebrate the arrival of the Lunar New Year & the arrival of the Year of the Rat with a traditional Lion Dance! This colourful parade starts at approximately noon at the Gate of Harmonious Interest & usually arrives at our doorstep at approximately 1 pm or 1:30 pm, releasing firecrackers to chase away bad luck & usher in good luck in the new year. Enjoy excellent views from inside our Chinatown shop at around 1 or 1:30 pm as the “Lion” arrives. The Lion is made up of costumed martial artists performing intricate, traditional movements that evoke a Lion. He stops by our storefront to usher in good luck for the coming year. As well - stop by our shop anytime throughout the day to enjoy free samples of celebratory Chinese teas associated with luck & blessings in the coming year.
Lunar New Year Tea Flights
Jan 23 - Feb 2 | Celebrate Lunar New Year with a Tea Flight. Sip a trio of teas associated with luck, prosperity & blessings. You’ll also get to cast an I Ching card to find out what this ancient oracle says is in store for you in the coming year. Takes place daily at our West 4th Kitsilano shop between 11 am & 4 pm. You’re welcome to drop in, but space is limited. To ensure a seat, call the store at 778 379-8481 to reserve. $10 per person | EXCLUSIVE VIP OFFER Bring a friend for free. It’s 2 for $10 if you’re a Silk Road VIP. Not a VIP yet? It’s free to join in-store & you’ll get access to other special offers, prize draws, workshop discounts & more.
Join us at our Victoria or Vancouver shops for an enjoyable event to share with friends, family & co-workers. Ideal for:
- a group of co-workers
- great for staff appreciation & team building
– a group of friends or family
– some pampering time & a lovely way to celebrate a special occasion, birthday or shower
– for your book club or volunteer group
beau-TEA-ful Skincare ParTEA | Learn the secrets of a DIY Home Spa Facial that renews, repairs & leaves your skin healthy and glowing. We’ll teach you how to customise to your skin’s needs. Discover how to provide deep hydration, provide anti-aging benefits & damage repair, draw out impurities, reduce uneven skin tones, soothe even the most sensitive complexions, re-balance or combat oily, combination or blemished skin. You’ll be amazed at the results. This easy, but powerfully effective Home Spa Facial uses all-natural, non-toxic, organic, green beauty products that are vegan, cruelty free & gluten free. You’ll also find out how to make a simple, fast DIY scrub treatment that nourishes & moisturises while removing dry skin. You’ll also get professional tips & tricks for healthy, radiant skin. 1 hr session | $25 per person* or FREE – see details below.
Turn over a New Leaf | Get scientifically based tips that improve your well-being utilising the benefits of tea & natural remedies. Recent studies indicate that stress is actually contagious! The good news is that positivity is also contagious. Learn how to improve your response to stress (which has significant benefits in your daily life as well as for your overall health) & will positively affect those around you. Discover how to better manage moods to stay upbeat even during grey, rainy winter days. Want more energy? Feeling sluggish, fatigued, or as though you’re lacking vitality? Find out how to renew & revitalize. Stress as well as other lifestyle factors contribute to weight gain & food cravings. Want to shed some pounds and assist weight management? There are naturally slimming teas to discover. Studies indicate that getting a good night’s sleep affects memory, moods, the immune system & even prevents aging & disease, but it’s a struggle for many to get adequate rest. Get invaluable natural remedies for sleep. Boosting your immune system is important for warding off colds & flu – get tips on immune boosters too. Allergies are common problem – either seasonally or year-round, & they can impact your quality of life, moods & energy level. Discover natural methods for helping with seasonal & ongoing allergies. It’s easier than you think – small but powerful new habits, all-natural remedies & teas can have a big impact. 1 hr session | $25 per person * or FREE – see details below.
Tea Journey | Explore the fascinating world of tea as you taste a selection of teas specially curated for your group. Learn secrets for brewing tea to enhance taste & health benefits, as well as professional techniques for tea tasting. Be introduced to the art of matching tea with teaware to bring out a tea’s bouquet & flavours. Discover rare, highly prized teas from our Special Reserve Collection, or select a particular type or style of tea such as black tea, oolong, green, white or herbal selections, & learn more about them. Once you choose this session, we’ll follow up with you in advance to select the teas for your group. 1 hr session | $35 per person* or FREE – see details below.
Seasonal Tea Mixology | From yummy tea lattes, to sangrias, iced teas, mulled teas, tea ciders, slushies, punch, martinis & more. Discover how fun, fast, easy & delicious it is to make seasonally inspired tea-based drinks. Get fool-proof recipes, tips & techniques that you can enjoy at work, at home, or that you can serve when you’re entertaining. Best of all, these combinations taste divine & are naturally high in antioxidants, but are low in calories & do not contain chemicals, preservatives, artificial flavours or hidden additives. They are also gluten-free, soy-free & dairy-free but won’t taste like a sacrifice! 1 hr session | $35 per person * or FREE – see details below.
GROUP WORKSHOP INFO
Ask us about creating swag bags for attendees of your event. When you spend $300 or more on swag bags containing products used in the class, OR you purchase $300 or more in gift cards for attendees to use towards product purchases at the event, you’ll receive the workshop for free! Contact us for details. Limited time offer.
These sessions take place at our Victoria Chinatown & Vancouver shops, & are available 7 days a week during our regular hours of operation. Advance reservations are required. Arrangements can be made for sessions outside of store hours, subject to availability - please note that additional charges apply.
MINIMUM & MAXIMUM GROUP SIZE
We can accommodate up to 15 people at our Victoria Chinatown shop.
We can accommodate up to 30 people at our Vancouver shop.
A minimum of 8 people is required for a group booking. For parties of less than 8, any of the above sessions are available for a flat fee of $280.
A 100% deposit is required at the time of booking.
Contact us to book a session & for more info.
Please indicate whether your booking is for Vancouver or Victoria.
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