If you’re looking for a relaxing holiday event that’s all about savoring the sensory delights of the festive season with your children, a holiday tea may be just the answer.
Care for a spot of tea? There’s nothing quite like having holiday tea to enjoy the magic of the season and it’s extra special when you get to spend it with family.
Many places even cater to the youngest crowds with their own special kids menu. Here are a few holiday tea experiences perfect for Chicago families.
Nov. 2, 2023-Jan. 7, 2024
- Address: 140 E. Walton Place, Chicago
- Cost: $77-$81/adults, $35/ages 3-12
Enjoy a holiday afternoon tea with a harpist and holiday carolers on select dates through Christmas. Carolers will be performing on Nov. 18-19, 24-26; Dec. 1-2, 8-10 and on the 12 Days of Christmas from Dec. 13-25.
Nov. 4-Dec. 24, 2023 (Saturdays-Sundays)
- Address: 100 S. Racine Ave., Chicago
- Cost: $43.25
Enjoy an interactive trunk and puppet show, which includes original music. A communal tea party to follow the show. Recommended for ages 8 and under.
Nov. 19, 2023
- Address: 3630 N. Clark St., Chicago
- Cost: $45/person
Tickets include a selection of luxury teas from Rare Tea Cellar, one glass of Prosecco (for ages 21-plus), dill cucumber sandwiches, truffle popcorn, assorted pastries and macaroons and access to the custom dried floral bouquet station. Advanced registration required.
Nov. 24-Dec. 31, 2023 (except Dec. 24-25)
- Address: 211 W. Front St., Wheaton
- Cost: $42/person, $19/ages 9 and under
Start a new holiday tradition and take your family to this Christmas Tea with three courses. The menu features pumpkin cider bisque, chicken salad, lemon curd, assorted desserts and more. Reservation required. Must call to make a reservation.
Nov. 24, 2023-Jan. 7, 2024
- Address: 330 N. Wabash Ave., Chicago
- Cost: $135-plus/ages 13-plus, $60/ages 5-12
Enjoy the timeless tradition of afternoon tea with loved ones to celebrate the season at The Langham. This culinary experience is inspired by childhood memories of all things Santa. Advanced reservations required.
Dec. 2-30, 2023 (Saturdays)
- Address: 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace
- Cost: $65/ages 13 and up, $30/ages 5-12
On Saturdays, enjoy holiday music being played by a harpist while you sip seasonal teas and nosh on amazing desserts. Parents can also treat themselves to unlimited champagne. Reservations are required 48 hours in advance.
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