Breakfasts with Santa in New Jersey

Christmas Breakfasts with Santa in NJ 2015

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.

Berkeley Heights YMCA (Berkeley Heights)
December 12, 2015
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 10th to reserve your spot.

Manalapan High School (Manalapan)
December 12, 2015
The High School Marching Band hosts their 5th annual Breakfast with Santa event. Children can visit Santa, along with Frozen's Anna and Elsa, and enjoy crafts, games, storytelling and other activities. Parents can enter to win fabulous prizes in the gift basket auction. Purchase tickets in advance or at the door.

Garden State Discovery Museum (Cherry Hill)
December 12 & 13, 2015
Head to the Garden State Discovery Museum for a special Breakfast with Santa event. Feast on a delicious pancake breakfast, hear songs and stories, and pose for pictures with Santa. Pre-registration is required.

Camden Children's Garden (Camden)
December 12 & 19, 2015
Enjoy a yummy meal with Santa at the beautiful Camden Children's Garden. Admission price includes buffet breakfast, access to the garden and commemorative photo with Santa, along with two free rides and special holiday crafts. Advance reservations required.

Historic Smithville (Absecon)
December 12 & 19, 2015
Located in the center of Historic Smithville, Fred & Ethel’s Tavern offers great comfort food in a cozy environment. Join them for this holiday event featuring a buffet breakfast and photos with Santa. Reservations are suggested.

The Bernards Inn (Bernardsville)
December 13, 2015
An elegant breakfast buffet, including made-to-order omelets, 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 kids with cookies, cupcakes and more. Santa is also available to pose for photos with the kids.

iPlay America (Freehold)
December 19, 2015
Take the whole family to iPlay America for breakfast with Santa and stay for a day of fun. Admission includes a hearty breakfast, complimentary photo and $5 game card. Seating is limited and tickets can be purchased online.

Imagine That!!! (Florham Park)
December 19 & 20, 2015
Kids can visit Santa and his elves, share a breakfast snack, and then stay to play at the museum all day! Bring your wish list for Santa and receive a special gift. Call ahead to reserve a spot and receive special pricing.

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.

Branchburg Sports Complex (Branchburg)
December 20, 2015
Children can visit with Santa and local author Felicia Chernesky at this special holiday event. Enjoy brunch with Santa, games, activities and access to the PlayMaze. Pre-registration is required.

Originally published 2012