High Tea
high teas

A TulipTime Event

Wednesdays  ·  March 23 & 30, April 6 & 13, 2016


Goodbye Winter and Hello Spring Tea (Wednesday, March 23rd

Hop on over to Crescent Bend House & Gardens for an afternoon of tempting treats provided by Bradford Catered Events. This “eggstra” special tea celebrates the arrival of spring!


Vintage Victorian Tea  ·  Wednesday, March 30th

It’s time to dress up in your favorite vintage attire…Hats, lace, pearls, and gloves (desired…but not required!). Join us for a tea from Bradford Catered Events as we discover the quaintly romantic “Victorian Language of Flowers” presented by Melissa Timm Designs. There will be a boutique area where items may be purchased.


Hats off to Fashion Tea  ·  Wednesday, April 6th

This tea features a fashion show with models wearing the newest spring and summer Lilly Pulitzer dresses from the Palm Village Shop at Western Plaza. Each model will accessorize with a beautiful hat (suitable for Derby Day and other social occasions) provided by Crescent Bend. After the fashion show and a tea provided by Bradford Catered Events, you may enjoy the colorful gardens! There will be a boutique area where items may be purchased.


Teacup Gardens  ·  Wednesday, April 13th

After enjoying a delightful tea from Bradford Catered Events you will learn how to create a charming garden in a tea cup! Floral designers Leonard Palladino and Jenny Austin from Always in Bloom will demonstrate some creative ways to plant some cheer. No green thumbs needed! There will be a boutique area where items may be purchased.


Come and enjoy the elegant pleasure of partaking in a formal High Tea and take the tour of the house museum and gardens were 25,000 tulips will be in bloom. Special entertainment will also be provided during tea time, please see below for dates and programs. Cost is $24.95 per adult & $15.00 per child. Price also includes the cost of admission to tour the house museum and gardens. For times and to make tea reservations please call Crescent Bend at 865-637-3163. (For groups of 30 or more, additional dates and tea times can be arranged at any time of the year.)