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October Tea at the Castle - Goes Virtual!

Saturday, October 17 2020
1:00PM - 3:00PM

October Tea at the Castle - Goes Virtual!
Salisbury House & Gardens
4025 Tonawanda Drive, Des Moines, IA 50312
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Salisbury House Foundation    515-274-1777
Registration Information:

Actual tickets are not issued. A ticket list will be maintained for check-in when you pick up
your Tea Event Kit the day of the event.

Tickets are non-refundable or transferrable to other events.


Qty: Standard Admission Cost ($40.00);
Qty: Member Cost ($36.00);
Event Details

The safety of our guests, staff, and volunteers is a top priority, therefore due to the continued and increasing concern of COVID-19 in our community the October 17, 2020 Tea at the Castle event (originally the Mother’s Day Tea scheduled for May 9) is going VIRTUAL. 

All current ticket purchasers of the October 17 event have been sent an email about transferring their tickets to one of our upcoming Virtual Tea at the Castle events on October 17 and December 12. If you didn't receive an email please contact us.

As you can imagine, it’s been a challenging year for non-profits, particularly with events. We are working through details to host our scheduled events by offering a Virtual Tea at the Castle on Saturday, October 17, 2020 from 1-3 pm.

So how does a virtual tea work?
We provide everything that would be at our regular Tea event, all wrapped up in a beautiful package for you to safely enjoy at home with your guest(s). Each package will include two different varieties of tea, two types of finger sandwiches, madeleines and tea cookies, mini scones, clotted cream, jam, and fresh flowers. We will email you our private website link to log on to experience a variety of short, fun and informational hosts sharing history of Salisbury House and collections, tours, music, tidbits about the tea that you’re drinking and more. On the day of the Tea at the Castle event, between 10 am and 1 pm, you will drive up to the Salisbury House North Door and we’ll deliver your tea package(s) to your vehicle. At 1:00 pm you can log into your private website link to view the programming while you enjoy your delicious afternoon tea with your guest(s) in the safety of your home.

If you would like to participate in our fun, entertaining and delicious October 17, 2020 Virtual Tea at the Castle event we still have tickets available!  Contact us with questions at or 515-274-1777.