Store Events

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.

Call the Tea Shop at (414) 290-5700 and speak with our party planner to discuss the details for your special occasion.

Breakfast with Santa: Saturdays November 28th, December 5th, 12th, 19th, and
Special Christmas Eve Seating on Thursday December 24th at 9:00am
$25 per person includes meal, photo opportunities, and 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.

The Twelve Days of Waterford: December 1st – 12th
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 5th
Our new annual tradition! 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: Tuesday, December 15th 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

Children’s Etiquette Classes with Margery Sinclair: Saturday, January 9th, 16th, and 23rd from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
Join us for this traditional event for children (boys and girls) ages 7-12. For more information and to make reservations, please contact Margery Sinclair at 414.861.1965 or visit

*Events are subject to change without notice.