'Downton Abbey' Tea Truck To Take Over New York City

12/09/2013 10:24 am ET
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Out with the banana stand, in with the tea truck.

While Season 4 of "Downton Abbey" is wrapping up in the UK, US viewers are anxiously awaiting the show's January 5 premiere. Luckily, there's a tea truck to tide us over.

According to Variety, a "Downton Abbey" tea truck will roll through New York City this week. In addition to receiving free tea and biscuits from servers clad in "Dowton" garb, fans can take photos against the backdrop of Highclere castle.

Here's the official schedule:

Monday, Dec. 9: East 14th St. at University Place (southwest corner), 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 10: 6th Ave. between 40th and 41st streets, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Dec. 11: 50th St. between 6th and 7th avenues (north side), 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday, Dec. 12: The New York Times TimesCenter, 41st St. between 7th and 8th avenues, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 13: Broadway between 66th and 67th streets (west side), 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

In case the tea truck doesn't have you excited enough, check out the "Downton Abbey" Season 4 Christmas special trailer below. But beware of spoilers!

Season 4 of "Downton Abbey" premieres on Sun., January 5 on PBS.

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