Breakfast with Santa events are some of the best holiday events you can go to. Why do you ask?
Because they include three things that it’s impossible to have a bad time while partaking in:
Seriously, what else do you need for an awesome morning? Some of these events are completely free, some require reservations, and some will definitely sell out, so start making your plans now.
Upper Arlington’s Breakfast & Brunch with Santa
What: You are invited to enjoy this breakfast/brunch buffet with Santa in Upper Arlington. The Kids will have the chance to visit with Santa for photos, discuss their Christmas wishes, and eat some food.
Cost: Non-residents $24/adult and $13/kids, Residents $20/adult and $11 kids
Time: December 3 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: Amelita Mirolo Barn, 4395 Carriage Hill Ln, Upper Arlington, OH 43220
More info: City of Upper Arlington
Franklin Park Conservatory’s Breakfast with Santa
What: One of Franklin Park Conservatory’s signature holiday programs is back for another great year. You can visit with the big guy himself, Santa Claus after you “catch” your breakfast that is. Katie’s Pancakes will be on-site flipping pancakes and you can enjoy all the pancakes and sausage you can eat, plus orange juice and coffee.
Cost: $22 for adults and $16 for kids, children 3 and under are free
Time: December 3-4 and 10-11 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location: Franklin Park Conservatory, 1777 E. Broad Street Columbus, OH 43203
More info: Franklin Park Conservator
The Old Blue Rooster Event Center’s Breakfast with Santa & Toy Drive
What: How does breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus sounds? The Old Blue Rooster will host a wonderful morning of holiday cheer. Your ticket includes breakfast and a drink.
Time: December 4 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Location: 11575 Lithopolis Road Northwest, Lithopolis, OH 43136
More info: Eventbrite
The Crosslink Community Church Free Breakfast With Santa
What: Head down to CrossLink Community Church for a free pancake breakfast, crafts, a letter drop off for Santa and a free Picture with Santa.
Time: December 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location: Crosslink Community Church, 4747 Harrisburg Pike, Grove City, Ohio 43123
More info: Crosslink Community Church
Westerville Central High School’s Breakfast with Santa
What: The annual Santa Breakfast is back in Westerville! The morning will offer all-you-can-eat pancakes & sausage, pictures with Santa, and performances by Westerville Central band and choir!
Cost: $10 for 13+, $5 for kids 2-12
Time: December 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Location: 7118 Mt Royal Ave, Westerville, OH 43082
More info: Westerville Central High School
Prairie Township Community Center’s Breakfast with Santa
What: Santa’s coming! Jolly Old St. Nick will be making a special trip to the Prairie Township Community Center to eat breakfast with your whol crew! It will be a wonderful morning where kids will visit with Santa and discuss their Christmas wishes. Families will also be able to work on a special craft project during breakfast. Don’t forget your camera
Cost: $12/residents, $15/non-residents
Time: December 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.
Location: Prairie Township Community Center
More info: Prairie Township Community Center
The Dublin Community Church Celtic Christmas Celebration
What: Head to Dublin for performances by Irish dancers, Christmas cookies, Secret Santa Shop for kids, and a visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus.
Cost: $5 per person or $20 per family of 4+
Time: December 10 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: 81 W Bridge St Dublin, OH 43017
More info: Dublin Community Church
American Girl Store’s Holiday Tea & Treats With Santa
What: Share a holiday experience that includes a jolly “Ho ho ho!” Santa is coming to our store. Be sure to bring your camera; you’ll want to capture the moment he makes his appearance. We’ll serve a selection of tasty treats and delicious drinks for both kids and adults. Children will enjoy a festive holiday craft.
Time: December 11 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: American Girl Store, 4040 The Strand E, Columbus, OH 43219
More info: American Girl Store (Easton)
Scene 75’s Breakfast with Santa
What: Want to add a unique twist to the traditional breakfat with sandwich? At Scene 75, visitors can enjoy delicious pancakes plus hours of fun after the wedding is over.
Cost: $7 for kids and $12 for adults, $29 Stay & Play kids ticket
Time: December 17 fro 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Location: 5033 Tuttle Crossing Boulevard, Dublin, OH 43016
More info: Facebook
The St. Peter Roman Catholic Church Pancake Breakfast with Santa
What: Ready to make sure you’re on the nice list this year? This classic Breakfast with Santa has all of your favorites, including workers and dishes.
Time: December 18, following the 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. masses
Location: St. Peter Roman Catholic Church, 6899 Smoky Row Rd, Columbus, OH 43235
More info: St. Peter Roman Catholic Church
Visit with Santa and his reindeer at East Market
What: The Historic Trolley District’s East Market will host a visit with Santa upstairs on the mezzanine. Bring the kids and their wish lists to give Santa and snap a few pics. THere will be fun activities, live music, and Santa’s Reindeer outside. Brunch foods will be available from various East Market vendors for additional purchase.
Time: December 17, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: 212 Kelton Ave, Columbus, OH 43205
More info: Facebook