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Upcoming Workshops & Events

Workshops & Events

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 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.

upcoming public events at our VICTORIA Chinatown shop

Holiday Tea Mocktails & Cocktails ~ Thurs Dec 13 at 4:00pm.  Discover how easy, fun & delicious it is to make holiday tea based drinks by the pitcher & punchbowl – perfect for serving guests at holiday gatherings. From TEA-tinis, to mimosas, to mulled teas get great recipes for fun concoctions for little ones, & we’ll share our “Happy Hour” combinations for grown-ups too. Plus get tips on healthy seasonal entertaining.  For VIP clients, the rate is $10 per person. For non-VIP clients, the rate is $15 per person. Not yet a VIP? It’s free to join in-storeSpace is limited, you must RSVP to reserve your space > RSVP here 

Learn to Make Tea Infused Chocolate Truffles ~ Fri Dec 14 at 4:00pm.  The perfect DIY holiday gift idea for everyone on your list!  Learn how to make chocolate truffles infused with the flavour of real tea. Receive a fool proof recipe that is dairy-free, vegan & gluten-free!  Better yet, this recipe tastes really decadent & you’d never know it is vegan. Makes a thoughtful gift for anyone with food sensitivities, as well as when you’re entertaining because it’s a great recipe that everyone can enjoy.  We’ll teach you how to use real ingredients only – just fresh, organic tea is used to naturally flavour these divine chocolates! For VIP clients, the rate is $10 per person. For non-VIP clients, the rate is $15 per person. Not yet a VIP? It’s free to join in-store.  Space is limited, you must RSVP to reserve your space > RSVP here 

Learn How to Make Holiday TEA Jelly Mon Dec 17 at 4:00pmA great last minute DIY holiday gifts!
Tea jellies are a wonderful gift idea for loved ones, co-workers or teacher gift, plus they are a perfect addition to a Christmas brunch. You’ll be amazed at how fast + easy they are to make – in just 20 minutes, you can have a selection of different & tea-lightful jellies ready to go! A tea jelly is similar to jam, but is infused with the flavour of tea instead of fruit. Incredibly versatile for entertaining – they make a delicious spread on scones or bread. Add them to yogurt, desserts, serve them with savory foods, or use them to sweeten tea – instead of honey or sugar.  Tea Jellies will be popular with everyone on your gift list.  For VIP clients, the rate is $10 per person. For non-VIP clients, the rate is $15 per person. Not yet a VIP? It’s free to join in-store. Space is limited, you must RSVP to reserve your space > RSVP here

Seasonal Tea Flight for Two Enjoy a Tea Flight for 2 featuring a selection of fresh, seasonal teas. Seatings for these flights take place daily at our Victoria Chinatown shop, between 11:30am to 4pm, subject to availability. Contact the store 250 382 0006 to book your flight – the VIP rate is $10.00 for 2 people. For non-VIP clients, the rate is $20.  Not yet a VIP? It’s free to join in-store.

More great workshops & events are coming soon.  Keep an eye out here for updates to our in-store activities.

upcoming public events at our VICTORIA Hudson Public Market shop

Holiday Late Night Shopping “Happy Hour”  Get a FREE featured 16oz Tea from our limited edition Holiday Collection between 6:00pm – 8:00pm during Late Night Shopping at the Victoria Public Market. Every Friday, starting Nov 23 to Dec 21 the Market will be open to 8pm for holiday shopping + more.  Plus we’ll be offering exclusive discounts for VIPs during this time – Not yet a VIP? It’s free to join in-store.

upcoming public events at our VANCOUVER shop

Learn How to Make Holiday TEA Jelly ~ Wed Dec 12 at 5:30pm.  A great last minute DIY holiday gifts!
Tea jellies are a wonderful gift idea for loved ones, co-workers or teacher gift, plus they are a perfect addition to a Christmas brunch. You’ll be amazed at how fast + easy they are to make – in just 20 minutes, you can have a selection of different & tea-lightful jellies ready to go! A tea jelly is similar to jam, but is infused with the flavour of tea instead of fruit. Incredibly versatile for entertaining – they make a delicious spread on scones or bread. Add them to yogurt, desserts, serve them with savory foods, or use them to sweeten tea – instead of honey or sugar.  Tea Jellies will be popular with everyone on your gift list. For VIP clients, the rate is $10 per person. For non-VIP clients, the rate is $15 per person. Not yet a VIP? It’s free to join in-store. Space is limited, you must RSVP to reserve your space >  RSVP here

Holiday Tea Mocktails & Cocktails ~ Thurs Dec 13 at 5:30pm.  Discover how easy, fun & delicious it is to make holiday tea based drinks by the pitcher & punchbowl – perfect for serving guests at holiday gatherings. From TEA-tinis, to mimosas, to mulled teas get great recipes for fun concoctions for little ones, & we’ll share our “Happy Hour” combinations for grown-ups too. Plus get tips on healthy seasonal entertaining.  For VIP clients, the rate is $10 per person. For non-VIP clients, the rate is $15 per person. Not yet a VIP? It’s free to join in-store.  Space is limited, you must RSVP to reserve your space > RSVP here 

Seasonal Tea Flight for Two Enjoy a Tea Flight for 2 featuring a selection of fresh, seasonal teas. Seatings for these flights take place daily at our Vancouver shop, between 11:30am to 4pm, subject to availability. Contact the store 778 379 8481 to book your flight – the VIP rate is $10.00 for 2 people. For non-VIP clients, the rate is $20.  Not yet a VIP? It’s free to join in-store.

More great workshops & events are coming soon.  Keep an eye out here for updates to our in-store activities.

GROUP BOOKINGS are available!

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 and team building!
– a group of friends or family
– some pampering time and a lovely way to celebrate a special occasion, birthday or shower
– for your book club or volunteer group

GROUP BOOKINGS MENU

beau-TEA-ful Skincare ParTEA Learn the secrets of a DIY Home Spa Facial that renews, repairs and 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 and 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 and gluten free.  You’ll also find out how to make a simple, fast DIY scrub treatment that nourishes and moisturises while removing dry skin.  You’ll also get professional tips and 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 and 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) and 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 and revitalize.  Stress as well as other lifestyle factors contribute to weight gain and 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 and even prevents aging and 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 and flu – get tips on immune boosters too.  Allergies are common problem – either seasonally or year-round, and they can impact your quality of life, moods and energy level.  Discover natural methods for helping with seasonal and ongoing allergies. It’s easier than you think – small but powerful new habits, all-natural remedies and 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 and 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 and 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, and 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 and more, discover how fun, fast, easy and delicious it is to make seasonally inspired tea-based drinks.  Get fool-proof recipes, tips and 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 and are naturally high in antioxidants, but are low in calories and do not contain chemicals, preservatives, artificial flavours or hidden additives.  They are also gluten-free, soy-free and dairy-free but won’t taste like a sacrifice!  1 hr session | $35 per person *  or FREE – see details below

GROUP WORKSHOP INFO

SPECIAL OFFER 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.

VENUE LOCATION These sessions take place at our Victoria Chinatown and Vancouver shops, and 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.

DEPOSIT
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.

…Check back here regularly for updates to our events & workshops schedule. Victoria classes take place at our Chinatown shop – 1624 Government St.

Can’t make it to a class?  Watch our latest tea videos. Learn tips, tricks, recipes & secrets for how to make delicious soup infused with tea, tea oatmeal, tea hot chocolate, ice cream tea floats, tea lattes, tea slushies, tea sangrias, instant iced tea & tea lemonades with our new tea recipe videos. Click here to view.

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Locations

Silk Road Tea
Chinatown - Retail Store & Spa
1624 Government Street
Victoria, BC
V8W 1Z3
Tel: 250 382 0006
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Silk Road Tea Vancouver
2066 West 4th Ave
Vancouver BC
V6J1M9
Tel: 778 379 8481

Silk Road Tea at The Victoria Public Market
Victoria Public Market at the Hudson
6-1701 Douglas Street
Victoria, BC
V8W 0C1
Tel: 778-433-9838
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Contact Us

ONLINE SHOPPING HELP DESK
Tel: 250 388 6815
e: mailorder@silkroadtea.com

GENERAL INQUIRIES
e: silkroad@silkroadtea.com

SPA BOOKINGS
click here to book

VICTORIA CHINATOWN RETAIL STORE & SPA
Tel: 250 382 0006

VANCOUVER RETAIL STORE
Tel: 778 379 8481

VICTORIA PUBLIC MARKET at the HUDSON
Tel: 778-433-9838

WHOLESALE
Tel: 250 388 6815
e: wholesale@silkroadtea.com

HOURS OF OPERATION

ONLINE SHOPPING HELP DESK
Please note you may also email us for assistance at mailorder@silkroadtea.com
Monday - Friday 10am-4 pm (Pacific Standard Time)
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday & Holidays CLOSED

CHINATOWN RETAIL STORE & SPA HOURS
REGULAR HOURS
Monday - Saturday 10am-6 pm
Sunday & Holidays 11am-5 pm

XMAS HOURS
Dec 24 10am-3 pm
Dec 26 11am-5 pm
Dec 31 10am-4 pm 

Closed Dec 25 & Jan 1

VANCOUVER RETAIL STORE HOURS
REGULAR HOURS
Monday - Saturday 10am-6 pm
Sunday & Holidays 11am-5 pm
XMAS HOURS
Dec 24 9am-4 pm
Dec 26 11am-5 pm
Dec 31 10am-4 pm 
Closed Dec 25 & Jan 1

VICTORIA PUBLIC MARKET at the HUDSON HOURS
REGULAR HOURS
Monday - Saturday 10am-6 pm
Sunday 11am-5 pm
XMAS HOURS
Dec 24 10am-3 pm
Dec 31 10am-4 pm 
Closed Dec 25, 26 & Jan 1

WHOLESALE ORDERS & ENQUIRIES
Monday-Friday 10am-4 pm (Pacific Standard Time)
Saturday CLOSED
Sunday CLOSED
Holidays CLOSED -Closed Nov 12

Fresh, Organic Tea = More Antioxidants. No Artificial Flavours, Colours, Sweeteners, Dairy or Soy. Gluten-Free.