Breakfasts with Santa in New Jersey
This post is currently being updated for 2015, check back soon! Ho, ho, ho! It’s that time of year when Santa Claus starts making his list and checking it twice. Don’t miss the chance for the kids to sit down with the Big Guy and share their Christmas wish lists. NJ has lots of great Santa breakfasts to get everyone in a festive mood. Enjoy some delicious food and pose for holiday photos with St. Nick! Read on for our roundup of fabulous breakfast events happening this December. And for more holiday activities, check out our Holiday Fun Guide.
James J. Cullen Center (Hazlet)
December 5, 2015
Bring the kids to visit Jolly Old St. Nicholas at this holiday event hosted by the Hazlet Recreation Commission. Enjoy a continental breakfast and join in the festivities. Don’t forget your camera! FREE
Summit YMCA (Summit)
Children can enjoy a pancake breakfast and pose for photos with Santa at the Summit YMCA. Register by December 3rd to reserve your spot.
The Inn of Cape May (Cape May)
December 6, 7, 13 & 14
Santa is waiting to meet your children and hear their Christmas requests. A breakfast buffet will be served, and special treats for the kids will be available. Reservations are accepted.
Camden Children's Garden (Camden)
December 5, 12 & 19, 2015
Enjoy a yummy meal with Santa at the beautiful Camden Children's Garden. Admission price includes brunch buffet, access to the garden and commemorative photo with Santa, along with two free rides and special holiday crafts. Advance reservations required.
Imagine That!!! (Florham Park)
December 5, 19 & 20, 2015
Kids can visit Santa and his elves, share a breakfast snack, and then stay to play at the museum all day! Please bring along your camera for photos.
Sahara Sam’s Water Park (West Berlin)
Kick off the season with a visit to Sahara Sam’s Water Park to see Santa, play games with Josh the Elf and dig into a hot breakfast buffet. Admission to the park is included.
Big Buffet Breakfast with Santa (Freehold)
December 5 & 19, 2015
Berkeley Heights YMCA (Berkeley Heights)
Ho, ho, ho! Santa drops by the YMCA to pose for holiday photos with the kids. A light breakfast will be served and kids can make seasonal crafts. Register by December 10 to reserve your spot.
The Atlantic Club (Manasquan)
December 13, 14, 20 & 21
Join Santa and Frosty, along with Santa’s Elves & Reindeer, for a breakfast buffet at The Atlantic Club. Santa is available for photos (bring your own camera) and all children will participate in a holiday craft. Reservations must be made one week prior.
Fred & Ethel’s Lantern Light (Smithville)
December 13 & 20
Located in the heart of Historic Smithville, Fred & Ethel’s offers delicious comfort food in a cozy environment. Join them for this special event featuring a buffet breakfast and pictures with Santa. Reservations accepted.
The Bernards Inn (Bernardsville)
An elegant breakfast buffet, including made-to-order omelettes, pancakes and salads, is reason enough to visit The Bernards Inn. A traditional Gingerbread House will be on display, as well as holiday treat tables for the klds with cookies, cupcakes and more. Santa is also available to pose for photos with your children.
Liberty Hall Museum (Union)
December 20, 2015
Liberty Hall will be festively decorated for the holidays—sit down for breakfast with Santa and enjoy the beauty of the museum. A hot breakfast buffet and photo in Santa’s sleigh are included. Reservations are required by December 13th.