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The Watts Tea Shop always has a variety of events each season. Celebrate special holidays and occasions in the beautiful elegance of Milwaukee's most historic tearoom.


Plan your special event in the Tea Shop as well. We specialize in bridal showers, baby showers, and business luncheons. We can help you simply celebrate a special day. We recently implemented new decor changes and design elements that allow for more privacy during your special event.

Stop in and admire the new Waterford Chandelier as well! We will work with you to make your event unique!


Call the Tea Shop at (414) 290-5720 and speak with our party planner to discuss the details for your special occasion.

The Watts Tea Shop

761 North Jefferson Street  ● Milwaukee WI 53202

414.290.5720

2014 Events

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The Watts Tea Shop Tea Tasting:  Saturday, August 23rd at 2:30pm

Details to be announced.



145thAnniversary Week!! September 22nd – 27th , with a Special Anniversary Celebration on Thursday September 25th

Sales, giveaways, and promotions all week long!  Trunkshows, gift with purchases, and a different sale/promotion every day.  First 145 guests on September 25th will receive a beautiful gift and GINGKO CASH (to be redeemed that day only!)  Hourly drawings all day long (must be present to win) and brand representatives on-hand to promote their products.




Generational Tea:   Saturday, September 27th  at 2:30pm

$25 per person includes Afternoon Tea service, free gift, special drawing, and shopping coupon.

A call for grandmothers, grandfathers, mothers, fathers, sons, and daughters alike!  Dress up in your finery and enjoy a Watts tradition that spans generations.   Afternoon Tea and free gift are included in the price.  Create memories that last a lifetime!




Sister Tea:  Saturday, October 25th  at 2:30pm

$25 per person includes Afternoon Tea service, free gift, special drawing, and shopping coupon.

Take some time out of your busy day to enjoy the company of that special someone in your life.   Sisters and friends alike can enjoy a charming Afternoon Tea in Milwaukee’s most historic tearoom, The Watts Tea Shop.  Dress up in your finery and enjoy a Watts tradition that spans generations.




Riedel Wine Tasting Event with Master Sommelier Sean Montegue III:  NOVEMBER Date to be Announced  5pm-7pm

Come join us for the excitement of fine wines and light fare as you learn from a Riedel expert the difference the right glass can make!
Your $65 per person reservation includes a take home set of 4 Riedel crystal stems ($125 value) as your gift. Friends or Couples: Register 2 people together for $100.
Please RSVP to The Watts Teas Shop by calling 414.290.5720





Private Shopping Parties:  November and December

Come and mingle while supporting a locally owned, family-run business and do so without the hustle & bustle of holiday traffic.  Hurry! Available dates are booking fast! Our James Beard Award-Winning Tea Shop will provide wine, beverages, and appetizers*.  Take advantage of FREE GIFTWRAP* on all your purchases that night! Gourmet cupcakes will be provided by our friends at Classy Girl Cupcakes.   All you have to do is invite 15-50 people!  Reserve your party by emailing Jessica today! Then create your event and get confirmed guests.   We will provide the appetizers and wine!




Breakfast with Santa:  Saturdays  November 29th, December 6th, 13th, 20th, and Special Christmas Eve Seating on Wednesday December 24th at  9:00am

$25 per person includes meal and free gift for EVERY attendee

Come dressed up in your holiday attire and bring the children to tell Santa their heart's desire. A scrumptious breakfast with a fabulous surprise gift for every child at Milwaukee's most historic Tea Room. Meet the Jolly Old Elf, for a photo opportunity, while Mrs. Claus reads her lively version of The Night Before Christmas.  A special gift for adults this year too!




Garnier Thiebaut Trunk Show: NOVEMBER Date to be Announced

View an expanded, new collection from the world’s premier linen company, Garnier Thiebaut. Take advantage of an exclusive savings and gift with purchase ONE-DAY ONLY  We are bringing in a HUGE assortment of their famous Tea Towels, just in time for holiday gift-giving!




The Twelve Days of Waterford:  December 1st – 13th

A George Watts Exclusive Two Week Holiday Celebration of Waterford Crystal featuring a different, exciting promotion each day.




Robin Berk Handmade Santas Trunk Show:  Saturday, December 6th

Stop in to meet local artist Robin Berk and view her fabulous handmade, heirloom quality Santas! Each Santa has his own story and Watts will be featuring more than 20 unique designs!  Have your purchase signed by the artist and find out about her inspiration and creative process.




Holiday Tea:  Thursday, December 16th and 18th  at 2:30pm

$25 per person includes Afternoon Tea service, free gift, special drawing, and shopping coupon.

Stop in to The Watts Tea Shop to start a new holiday tradition… Take a break from the holiday hustle and bustle!  Sit and slowly sip seasonal teas, enjoying the view from frosty windows overlooking Milwaukee’s Easttown Neighborhood. Take in the holiday ambiance of our beautifully decorated Tea Shop and snack on finger sandwiches and special seasonal treats in Milwaukee’s most historic tearoom.  Enjoy a coupon for last-minute holiday shopping that day as well!  *Special Menu