Breakfast with Santa in Columbus, Ohio


Santa Claus is coming to town! Grab your camera and head out with the family for a morning of fun and enjoy Breakfast with Santa. Most of these events require the advanced purchase of tickets and many sell out. It’s a great opportunity to see Santa with a smaller amount of people.dining with Santa

*This list will be updated as more event information becomes available.

Santa Visits at Oakland Nursery

Dates: A socially distanced Santa will be on location Saturdays & Sundays from 12 noon – 3:30 pm starting Saturday, November 27 – December 12th.

Time: Varies by location, call stores to confirm

Location: Oakland Nurseries (select locations)

Cost: Please individual call stores for details

Details: Live music is back this year with the New Albany High School Music Department! Enjoy listening to the High School Choir on Saturdays, December 4th & 11th! Other weekend events & guests including carriage rides. Please call the store for more details.

Website: Oakland Nurseries

Breakfast with Santa: Franklin Park Conservatory

Date: December 4 and 5, 2021 and December 11 and 12, 2021

Time: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Location: Franklin Park Conservatory

Details: Breakfast with Santa is re-imagined this year! Santa will be set up outside, physically distanced but within hearing and speaking distance. Bring your camera as the kids will get the opportunity to have a seat in Santa’s sleigh for a perfect photo opportunity! Children can bring a letter to Santa to drop in his bag.

Cost: $20 for adults ($25 for members) and $15 for children ($12 for members). 3 and under are free. Registration is required.

Website: Franklin Park Conservatory

Breakfast with Santa: Upper Arlington

Date: December 4, 2021

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Location: Amelita Mirolo Barn

Details: Children have the opportunity to visit with Santa for pictures and to discuss their Christmas wishes! Children must register with one parent/guardian or responsible adult. Don’t forget to bring your camera for a picture with Santa! No strollers please.

Website: Upper Arlington Parks

Breakfast with Santa at Indian Mound

Dates: December 4, 11, and December 18, 2021

Time: 10:00 a.m. – noon

Location: Indian Mound Mall

Details: Enjoy breakfast, crafts and entertainment at OX-B’ ˢ inside the mall! Santa will be coming through to wave and say Hello!

Website: Indian Mound Mall

Breakfast with Santa at Reformation Lutheran Church

Date: December 4, 2021

Time: Times at 8:00 and 11:00 am

Location: Reformation Lutheran Church

Details: Enjoy storytime with Santa, an individual visit & take-your-own photos with Santa and a sit-down breakfast. Decorate a cookie with Mrs. Claus and the elves, and receive a surprise parting gift from Santa himself.

Website: Reformation Lutheran Church

Breakfast with Santa at Brew Dog

Date: December 5, 2021

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Location: Brew Dog in Canal Winchester

Details: The event is family-friendly and geared for children of all ages. Children will be able to visit with Santa, receive special gifts, and enjoy a delicious and magical breakfast. In addition, families can enjoy banner-making and other holiday-inspired crafts, and a professional photographer to capture special moments.

Website: Brew Dog Event

Santa Brunch

Date: December 5, 2021

Time: Breakfast Seating: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM  OR  Lunch Seating: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Location: Pinnacle Golf Club

Cost: Adults $35, Ages 4-12 $25, Ages 3 and under are free

Details: Enjoy a delectable meal!

Website: Santa Brunch

Evening at the North Pole at Westerville Community Center

Date: Thursday, December 9, 2021

Time: 6-7:30 p.m.

Details: Santa’s elves will serve a light meal with a special dessert and beverages. Santa will share great stories from the North Pole! Christmas crafts and a sing-a-long will get everyone in the holiday spirit! Ages 8 and under with parent, $15 per child; $10 per adult, free for under 1. Pre-registration required.

Website:Evening at the North Pole 

American Girl Welcomes Santa

Dates: December 11, 2021

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Location: American Girl store at Easton Town Center

Details: Santa is coming to the store, and he can’t wait to meet you and your girl. Whispering her wishes is an exciting holiday tradition, and a special pose with St. Nick is the perfect photo opportunity. Children will enjoy a festive penguin craft followed by holiday cookie decorating. Your girl will be able to take her cookie creations home in a to-go box that she can embellish with stickers. $20 per person and make your reservations online.

Website: American Girl

Breakfast with Santa: Cross Link Community Church

Date: December 11, 2021

Times: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Location: CrossLink Community Church

Cost: Free

Details: Join in the annual Breakfast with Santa. Kids will have a pancake breakfast, enjoy crafts, create and drop off letter to Santa, and get their picture taken with Santa. Families will receive a free picture.

Website: Crosslink Community Church

Breakfast with Santa at Cherry Valley Lodge

Date: December 11, 2021

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Location: Cherry Valley Hotel

Cost: See website for details

Details: Guests are invited to feast on a hot breakfast buffet while little ones enjoy their own special buffet at their own height. Santa will make a special visit at each table while kids enjoy crafts. They’ll even have some fun giveaways! Make your reservation today to enjoy this beloved yuletide tradition that is sure to put a smile on every child’s face and make memories that will last a lifetime.

Website: Cherry Valley

Do you know of a Breakfast with Santa event that we missed? If so, comment below!



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