Breakfast with Santa Events in Columbus


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

American Girl Welcomes Santa

Dates: November 20th & December 4th

Time: 9:00-10:30 am

Location: American Girl store at Easton Town Center

Details: Included in the price is a 5×7 picture keepsake and a delicious meal.

Website: American Girl

Dine with Santa: Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

Dates: December 3rd & 4th

Time: Breakfast and lunch options

Details: Meet Santa, take home a photo, see up-close animal encounters and enjoy a kid-friendly buffet.

Website: Columbus Zoo

Breakfast with Santa: Franklin Park Conservatory

Dates: December 3 & 10

Time: 8:30-0:00 am

Details: Meet Santa and enjoy a breakfast meal.

Website: Franklin Park Conservatory

Breakfast with Santa

(Presented by Texas de Brazil and Benefitting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Ohio)

Date: December 3

Time: 9:00-11:00 am

Location: Texas de Brazil at Easton Town Center

Details: Enjoy a Texas de Brazil breakfast menu, a surprise visit from Santa and children’s entertainment.

Website: Texas de Brazil Event

The GRAND of Dublin Christmas Prelude

Date: December 3

Time: 9:00 am – 4 pm

Location: The GRAND of Dublin (4500 John Shields Parkway, Dublin, OH 43017)

Details: Various activities are scheduled throughout the day including Breakfast with Santa at 9 am, musical performances, crafts and a Secret Santa Shop.

Event page: The GRAND


Breakfast with Santa: Pickerington

Date: December 3

Time: 8 am , 9:30 am & 11am

Location: Pickerington Senior Citizens (150 Hereford Dr, Pickerington, OH 43147)

Details: In addition to a meal there is a secret Santa shop, music, crafts and bake sale.  Admission must be purchased through the Parks and Rec Department and are $6, Children 2 & under free.

Website: City of Pickerington

Meijer Holiday Character Breakfast: Gahanna

Date: December 10th

Time: Seatings on the hour (8 am, 9 am, 10 am, 11 am)

Location: CenterPoint Church Gahanna (620 McCutcheon Rd., Gahanna OH 43230)

Details: A catch-all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast with a special performance by Columbus Children’s Theatre, crafts, face painting, and storytelling.

Website: Meijer Holiday Character Breakfast

Breakfast with Santa: Rusty Bucket

Date: December 10th

Time: 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Locations: All 10 Central Ohio Rusty Bucket locations

Details: Call to make a reservation.  Breakfast is $5 per person, with a portion of the proceeds benefitting Toys for Tots. Guests are also encouraged to donate new or gently used coats which will be donated to the Salvation Army.

Website: Rusty Bucket Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa: United Methodist Church

Date: December 10th

Time: 9 am – 11 am

Location: Hilliard United Methodist Church (5445 Scioto Darby Rd, Hilliard, Ohio 43016)

Details: Includes breakfast, photo and crafts.  Must register at the Hilliard/Ray Patch YMCA by December 5th.

Facebook: Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa: Reynoldsburg

Date: December 17th

Time: 9:00-11:00 am

Location: Reynoldsburg Senior Center, 1520 Davidson Drive

Details: You must register for this event by December 9th.  Enjoy a pancake breakfast with Santa Claus.

Website: City of Reynoldsburg

Breakfast with Santa

Dates: Dec. 17 (Columbus & New Albany) Dec. 18 (Dublin)

Time: Varies by location, call stores to confirm

Location: Oakland Nurseries (select locations)

Cost: Starting at $3 for children, $6 for adults and up, call stores for details

Website: Oakland Nurseries



  1. Generation GF Columbus is hosting a gluten-free Breakfast with Santa on December 3rd from 9-11 a.m. at the Mirolo Community Pavillion in Worthington. See their Facebook page for more details at Generation GF Columbus.

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