Santa Claus will soon be visiting with children all over St. Louis, but if you’re kids are not the kind who want to stand in a long line to see the jolly big guy, breakfast with Santa or dinner with Santa may be a better option.
If you register ahead of time, you can reserve your space at any of these great meals-with-Santa events:
Emerson Family YMCA at 3390 Pershall Road in Ferguson- on December 8, 2012 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Santa will be on hand for breakfast, story time and photos, and children can decorate an ornament to take home. The $5 fee benefits the YMCA’s Strong Community Campaign. To inquire about this event, call 314-521-1822.
John Calvin Presbyterian Church – on December 8th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., John Calvin Presbyterian Church at 12567 Natural Bridge Road in Bridgeton will be hosting Breakfast with Santa. The breakfast will include sausage, pancakes and a beverage. Parents can bring their own cameras to get Santa photos and while you’re there, you can even pick up a few $3 or under Christmas gifts in the church’s St. Nick’s Knick Knack store. The cost of the breakfast is $5 for children ages 6 and older or just $3 for children ages 5 and under. Call 314-739-3066 to make reservations.
Gateway Harley-Davidson at 3600 Lemay Ferry Road is hosting Pancakes with Santa on December 15th from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Children can meet Santa and his elves and enjoy a pancake breakfast. For more information, call 314-845-9900.
St. Louis Zoo – The St. Louis Zoo will host several Breakfast with Santa and Dinner with Santa events. Prices range from $18 to $24 and reservations are required. See the St. Louis Zoo events calendar online for dates and times or call 314-646-4897.
Ritz-Carlton St. Louis – On December 1st, 8th,15th and 22nd, the Ritz-Carlton hotel at 100 Carondelet Plaza in Clayton will host Breakfast with Santa. The buffet breakfast will feature omelet and waffle stations. Both Santa and Mrs. Claus will attend the breakfast and visit with children. Kids can also enjoy face painting while they wait for their chance to tell Santa what’s on their wish lists this year. The cost of this event is $39 for adults and $19.50 for children ages 12 and under. To reserve your spot, call 314-719-1433.
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