BRITISH FAIRE FAQs 

Q:  Where is the Abdallah Shrine Temple?

A:  5300 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, Kansas

 

Q:  Is there an admission charge?

A:  Yes.  Admission is $5 for adults and $1 for children 12 and under.  The Tea is $20 and that price includes free admission.  Purchase your tea ticket at the front door when you arrive.  Cash is preferred.  

Q:  Where can I park? 
A:  There are plenty of parking spots at the Abdallah Shrine Temple on Metcalf.  A limited number of spots are available around the main building including disabled parking.  The larger lot by the Cargill office is available for all patrons.  There is also a 3rd lower lot on the other side of 53rd Street.  If needed, you can drop people off at the front door and park in the lower lot.    

 

 

Q:  How soon do the doors open?  
​A:  The doors may be open for vendors and volunteers, but you will not be able to enter the event until 10:00am


​Q:  What is included in the Tea? 
​A:  Our tea may include 2 Finger Sandwiches, Pinwheels, Sausage Roll, Shortbread, Scone & Jam, Lovely Lemon Cupcake, Chocolate Truffle and Lashings of Tea.  


Q:  What if I have a food allergy?  

​A:  Unfortunately we are unable to accommodate any special requirements at this time.


​Q:  What times are the Teas?
​A:  Seatings for the teas are at 10:30 / 11:45 / 1:00 / 2:15 Please note these are new times for 2019.

 

Q:  Can I buy a ticket to the Faire in advance?  

​A:  Tickets for the Faire are only sold at the door the day of the event.  Cash is preferred. 


​Q:  Can I reserve a time for the Tea?  New information for online ticketing in 2019           coming soon!  A limited number of seats will be available to book online soon.
​A:  Tea tickets are generally sold on a first come first served basis at the door on the day of the event.  Tickets sell out fast for each tea which may mean if you arrive by 11:00am the 1:30 or 2:45 tea times may only be available.  


Q:  How much is the tea and do you offer a child discount?
​A:  The tea is $20 and includes free admission.   Since this is a fundraiser and seating is limited we are unable to offer any discounts.

Q:  What forms of payment do you accept?  
​A:  Cash is preferred to enter the event.  Many of our vendors only accept cash so please bring plenty.  Some vendors are able to accept credit cards.   ​

 

Q:  Are there handicapped accommodations?  
​A:  There is handicapped parking available and a lift (elevator) to take you down to the tea.  

 

Q:  Is there Entertainment?
​A:  There is entertainment throughout the day which include dancers, musicians,
 royalty and possibly a magician!


Q:  What is the Entertainment schedule?

​A:  The schedule will be posted on the website as soon as it is available,
 which is usually a few weeks before the event.  It is also listed in the program that you receive at the door.

 

Q:  Who are the vendors?
​A:  Information on vendors will be posted on our Facebook page and website as it becomes available.  


​Q:  Is this a fundraising event?
​A:  The British Faire is a fundraising event for the Daughters of the British Empire. 
Proceeds go to the British Home and local women's charities.  

​Q:  Are Dogs Allowed?

A:  Only service dogs are allowed.  

Q:  What is the best way to contact you for additional questions:

A:  Please email us at britishfairekc@yahoo.com 

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