Upcoming Events

3rd Annual Midwest TeaFest Kansas City - Saturday & Sunday, September 8-9

Looking for a day trip? Out Chief Leaf is again speaking at this fun and informative event. Interesting presentations and vendors from Kansas, Missouri and beyond For complete registration information go to Midwestteafest.com

Summer Fete at Joslyn Castle

The Tea Smith is hosting a tea a la Russe - a Russian tea - as part of the 120th anniversary celebration of the Joslyn Castle! For tickets and information, go to JoslynCastle.com

Omaha Farmers Market - Saturday, May 6 to Saturday October 14

Every Saturday from May through October: Visit the Old Market for fresh produce, local crafts and much more! Look for our booth in the market! Fresh iced teas and bubble teas, as well as tea samplers and accessories!

Past Events

Bruce Richardson and Jane Pettigrew, authors of The New Tea Companion, pose with The Tea Smith owner Tim Smith at the 2008 World Tea Expo.

Bruce Richardson and Jane Pettigrew, authors of The New Tea Companion, pose with The Tea Smith owner Tim Smith at the 2008 World Tea Expo.

Tea 101 cupping, February 2008

Participants learn all about tea at our Tea 101 class.

March Matcha Madness
March 11 & 12 1-2:30pm

Grab a friend and join to experience for yourself why everyone is "mad for matcha", and not just in March! You will learn what matcha really is, how it is prepared traditionally and how to use it for drinks and as an unique culinary ingredient.

Saturday, May 6th
2nd Annual Midwest TeaFest Kansas City

Looking for a day trip? Out Chief Leaf is again speaking at this fun and informative event. Interesting presentations and vendors from Kansas, Missouri and beyond For complete registration information go to Midwestteafest.com

Annual

Ugly Mug Contest

See the mug you definitely won't find in our store!
Meet the winners and learn about our annual contest.

Blending Contest

Meet the winners and learn about our annual contest.

One-of-a-Kind

2013 World Tea Expo

We taught a session on Oolong, spent time with fellow tea lovers, tried some new and special teas, and discovered new merchandise and tea producers.

2012 World Tea Expo

Tim Smith was named Top Tea Infusionist!

2012 Ribbon Cutting & Open House

Mayor Jim Suttle and the Chamber of Commerce helped us officially open our newest Tea Smith location at 11th and Howard in the Old Market.

2010 Open House: Art & Food

Our customers enjoyed tea recipes and fabulous art.

2008 World Tea Expo

Tim, Paulette, and Andy enjoy education, exposition, and networking.

Ugly Mug Contest 2008

2008 Ugly Mug entries from St Patrick's School in Lisburn Ireland.
Our Ugly Mug contest caught the attention of a school teacher from across the globe. See her students' masterpieces.

Chicken Soup for the Tea Lover's Soul Book Signing and Afghan Cultural Exchange

Our guests learned more about tea and life in Afghanistan.

Professional Certification by Specialty Tea Institute

We sent the Chief Leaf, Tim Smith, to tea school.

Open House 2006

See pictures from our Customer Appreciation Open House.

2005 World Tea Expo

See Tim and Paulette enjoy tea and networking in Las Vegas.