BRITISH FAIRE FAQs
Q: Where is the Abdallah Shrine Temple?
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