Press Release: 2021 Terrace Hill Holiday Teas Announced

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Contact: Claire Sowder
Terrace Hill Communications & Event Coordinator / 515-281-7205

Twinkling lights, clinking teacups, and enticing treats await guests wishing to enjoy a Holiday Tea at Terrace Hill, Iowa Governor’s Residence and National Historic Landmark. This year's event will be held on Monday, December 6, 2021 with two times available, a morning tea at 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and an afternoon tea from 2:00-3:30 p.m. Guests will enjoy tea, scones, tea sandwiches, and cakes in the historic rooms of Terrace Hill adorned for the holidays.

Proceeds from this event will benefit the Terrace Hill Partnership, a non-profit organization that supports necessary conservation and restoration projects at Terrace Hill. Reservations are $40 per guest and must be made in advance. To make a reservation for one of the Holiday teas, call our office at 515-281-7205 or purchase them online.

For reservations to the morning tea, visit:

For reservations to the afternoon tea, visit:


Terrace Hill, Iowa Governor’s Residence and National Historic Landmark, is located at 2300 Grand Avenue in Des Moines, Iowa. Guided tours are offered Tuesday through Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Tour reservations must be made 48 hours in advance.

Printed from the Terrace Hill website on November 28, 2022 at 8:56am.