Breakfast with Santa Events in the Grand Rapids Area

The holiday season wouldn't be complete with breakfast with Santa! Find out who is offering these special events in and near Grand Rapids.

As the holidays near, kids are thinking about every way they can impress Santa with their good behavior. What better way to do that than showing good table manners at a breakfast with Santa event?

Santa will be watching at all of these events in Grand Rapids and the surrounding areas, so make sure you and your family are there to snag your spot on the nice list. It’s a great family bonding experience and guaranteed to get your children in the holiday spirit.

Check out these events so kids can eat a meal with Santa, and some have other activities for children too. Prices vary, and most require registration ahead of time. These events sell out fast so get your tickets soon.

Teddy Bear Breakfast at Muskegon Museum of Art

Nov. 25, 2017

  • Address: 296 W. Webster Ave., Muskegon
  • Time: 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
  • Cost: $12/adult, $7/child
  • Phone: 231-720-2580

Kids can bring their teddy bears for a checkup, done by a certified teddy bear nurse, and visit with Santa, then head off to the Festival of Trees.

Breakfast with Santa Adoption Fundraiser

Dec. 2, 2017

  • Address: 60 Port Sheldon Road SW, Grandville
  • Time: 9-11 a.m.
  • Cost: suggested donation of $5/person or $20/family

Help the VanderStelt family adopt a baby with this event. Rachel and Adam want to grow their family, and with the high cost of adoption, it has been a challenge. Teach your kids about the benefits of giving for the holiday season and get a picture taken with Santa.

Breakfast with Santa at Grand Rapids Public Museum

Dec. 2, 2017

  • Address: 272 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids
  • Time: 8:30 and 10 a.m.
  • Cost: $30/person (children 2 and under are free but still need a ticket)
  • Phone: 616-929-1700

Children get to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus after breakfast, and they get to take home a picture too. Then they can go on an elf hunt, see a planetarium show and visit the brain exhibit.

Breakfast with Santa at the KROC Center

Dec. 2, 2017

  • Address: 2500 S. Division, Grand Rapids
  • Time: 10 a.m.-noon
  • Cost: Free/member, $5/nonmember, $20/nonmember family
  • Phone: 616-588-7200

Pre-register online for this event where kids can participate in fun activities and a buffet breakfast. Take a photo with Santa too.

Cookies and Cocoa with Santa

Dec. 2, 2017

  • Address: 740 Lakeside Drive SE, East Grand Rapids
  • Time: 9 and 10:30 a.m. and noon
  • Cost: $12.50/children, free/adults
  • Phone: 616-456-7977

Skip breakfast and go right to dessert. This event at the Grand Rapids Yacht Club benefits the East Grand Rapids High School sailing team.

Breakfast with Santa at Indian Trails Camp

Dec. 9, 2017

  • Address: O-1859 Lake Michigan Drive NW, Grand Rapids
  • Time: 10 a.m.-noon
  • Cost: $5/person
  • Phone: 616-677-5251

Check out the buffet breakfast and an opportunity to receive an early Christmas gift from Santa at Indian Trails.

The Great Candy Cane Hunt and Lunch with Santa

Dec. 9, 2017

  • Address: 2380 DeHoop SW, Wyoming
  • Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Cost: $5/ages 3-14 residents, $7/ages 3-14 non-residents, $2/ages 15 and older and under 2
  • Phone: 616-530-3190

Kids can hunt for candy canes at Pinery Park, meet Santa and have lunch. Since the hunt is outside, dress warmly. Pre-registration is required.

Dinner with Santa at the Binder Park Zoo

Dec. 15-23, 2017

  • Address: 7400 Division Drive, Battle Creek
  • Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $15/children, $20/adults
  • Phone: 269-979-1351

This dinner includes admission to ZooLights, and dinner begins at 5 p.m. Seating is limited and registration begins soon on the website.

Breakfast with Santa at Dave and Busters

Dec. 16, 2017

  • Address: 3660 28th St. SE, Kentwood
  • Time: 10 a.m.-noon
  • Cost: $22.11/person
  • Phone: 616-224-8800

Kids can get a $10 power card and unlimited video game play after this breakfast buffet of eggs, sausage and more.

Wheelhouse Brunch with Santa

Dec. 16-17, 2017

  • Address: 67 Ottawa Ave. SW, Grand Rapids
  • Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Cost: $29.95/adults, $14.95/kids
  • Phone: 616-226-3319

This second annual brunch features a photo with Santa, a cookie decoration station, holiday movies and more. Kids ages 2 and under get in free.


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