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MEALS with Santa

geneva lions club 

Geneva High School

416 McKinley Avenue, Geneva

DATE: December 3, 2022 | 7:30am - 11am

DETAILS: Pancake Breakfast with Santa. Live Music – Free Photos with Santa. Free crafts table for the kids. Tickets available one month prior to event. $5,000 raffle draw at 11am!

COST: $10 per person, children under 3 are free!


Breakfast with Santa at Weathered Ways Farm

39W270 Keslinger Road, Geneva, IL

DATE: December 4, 2022 | 10am - 12pm

DETAILS: Enjoy breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus! Ticket Includes brunch -Pancakes- French Toast- Bacon- Eggs- Sausage- and more! And a photo opportunity with Santa and Mrs. Claus!

COST: Adults: $20, Children 2+: $12


Dinner with santa at BASH

Burger and Sushi House, 124 W State St., Geneva, IL

DATE: December 1, 2022 | 4:30pm - 7:30pm

DETAILS: Santa will be helping his elves at B.A.S.H.! Mark your calendars to come enjoy dinner and visit with Santa! Seatings for dinner with Santa will only be at 4:30 and 6:00. Reservations are limited!

COST: Menu pricing varies


santa's dinner dash



DATES: December 10, 2022 | 4pm - 7pm

DETAILSTwas' weeks before Christmas and all through the town park district elves are scurrying around. Planning and preparing family dinners with care You will see Santa while driving through there. Pizza and cookies are yummy to eat give Santa a smile and receive a sweet treat!

COST: $79 per family

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Hotel Baker

100 W. Main Street, St. Charles

(630) 584-2100

DATES: Sundays, November 27, December 4, 11, 18, 2022 | 9am - 12:30pm


DETAILS: Call for reservations! Santa is coming to town and we want you to make your reservations now! Don't miss this epic event at Hotel Baker - a fabulous holiday event enjoyed by the entire family.

COST: $42 for ages 14+, $32 for ages 3 - 13, Under 3 are free.

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Merry Cheese-mas with santa

Giordano's of St. Charles, 3641 E. Main St, St. Charles, IL

DATES:  December 3, 2022 | 2pm

DETAILS: Santa is coming to Giordano’s Pizzeria! Enjoy a magical experience with the jolly ol’ fella as you settle in for a family dinner of oh so cheesy pizza — offered in thin crust and deep dish — with salad and soda. While you savor some delicious cookies baked fresh from the North Pole for dessert, Santa will share his favorite story, “The Polar Express.” Adults must accompany children.

COST: $29 per person

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breakfast with santa

Pottawatomie Community Center, 8 North Ave, St. Charles, IL

DATES:  Monday, December 12, 2022 | 8:45am or 10am

DETAILS: Celebrate the holidays with the jolliest elf of all! Enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast, provided by Alexander’s Café. Play festive reindeer games and create a special craft. Santa’s visit entails interaction at each table and photo opportunities. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. One adult may accompany multiple children from the same household. Ages 6 and and create a special craft. Santa’s visit entails interaction at each table and photo opportunities. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. One adult may accompany multiple children from the same household. Advance registration required.

COST: $15 R / $23 NR

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breakfast with santa at club arcada

Club Arcada, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL

DATES:  December 11 & 17, 2022 | 10am - 12pm

DETAILS: Create a family memory that will last a lifetime at our Breakfast with Santa holiday celebration! Enjoy festive holiday music and elegant decor in The Club Arcada Speakeasy Restaurant. Children will meet with Santa, take photos and receive a special gift. Breakfast is an all you can eat buffet!

COST: $32 per person (adults ages 12 and over ) | $25 per person (kids ages 3-11 ) | Kids 2 and under FREE!

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Holiday Kick-Off Party at Club Arcada

Club Arcada, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL

DATES:  November 26, 2022 | 10am - 12pm

DETAILS: Join us after the St. Charles Holiday Kick-Off Movie in the theatre in Club Arcada Speakeasy & Restaurant for a holiday kickoff party lunch with your favorite holiday characters! Meet and take photos with: The Grinch, Rudolph, The Abominable Snowman, And Santa! Mini Hot Dogs, Pulled Pork Sliders, Pizza, Mini Meatballs, Veggies with Dip, Holiday Cookies

COST: $14.95 per child 2-11 years, $19.95 per adult 12 and up

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Eastside Commnity Center

14 N. Van Buren St., Batavia

DATE: December 10, 2022 | 8:30am - 11am

DETAILS: Ho! Ho! Ho! Here comes Santa Claus! He will come to share a light breakfast with you! Families will be able to see Santa and take a picture with him and Mrs. Claus. Santa will talk to each boy and girl, then hand them a present. The light breakfast will include doughnuts, fruit, and yogurt, coffee, juice and milk. You may take home your picture with Santa and a fun craft that will be waiting for you at a table. Ages 2 and older must register.

COST: $13 per person, or $45 for family of 4 (ages 2 and under are free)



Morton Arboretum Visitor Center, 4100 IL-53, Lisle, IL

DATES:  December 16, 17, 18, 22 and 23, 2022 | 5pm - 7pm

DETAILS:  Make this holiday season special by celebrating with family at The Morton Arboretum for an elegant supper and visit with St. Nick. Enjoy a decadent buffet dinner and then head on over to the Founder’s Room for a special visit with Santa in front of the fireplace. After your dinner, enjoy Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum, included in your ticket price.

COST: $60 - $95 (2 and under are free)


BREAKFAST with santa

Morton Arboretum Visitor Center, 4100 IL-53, Lisle, IL

DATE: December 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, and 23, 2022 | 9am

DETAILS: Make lasting memories and holiday traditions this season! Share the excitement with your family as Santa makes his way to The Morton Arboretum. Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet with Santa in the scenic Ginkgo Restaurant. All children will have the opportunity to visit with Santa. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the memories! Guests will be seated at individual tables. Party size is limited to 10 guests.

COST: $35 - $50 (2 and under are free)


Obscurity Brunch with Santa

Obscurity Brewing and Craft Mead, 113 W N St, Elburn, IL

DATE: December 4, 2022 | 11am - 2pm

DETAILS: Santa is coming to Obscurity for Brunch! Enjoy an all you can eat brunch buffet while Santa is in town to take pictures with the kids & whole family! Indulge on drink specials and Corner Grind coffee! When you're finished, continue the fun in the Obscurity Kris Kringle Market in The Warehouse on North, just west of the brewery. Need a Christmas Tree? The American Legion will be selling trees outside in the parking lot! A whole one-stop shop for all your holiday needs! Reserve online.

COST: Ages 12+ are $20, under 12 are FREE!


Elburn Lions Breakfast with Santa

Elburn Lions Park, 500 Filmore Street, Elburn, IL

DATE: December 4, 2022 | 8am - 11am

DETAILS: Join the Elburn Leos for their annual breakfast with Santa. All You Can Eat menu including pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, biscuits and gravy, pastries, orange juice, milk, and coffee. For an additional charge, there will be a made to order omelet station. No reservations needed

COST: Adults $14, Children (4-11) $10, Children (0-3) Free


Village Squire's breakfast with Santa

480 Randall Road, South Elgin

DATE: November 19, 2022 | 9am - 10:30am

DETAILS: Join us for Breakfast with Santa!! We'll have all of the breakfast basics, along with crafts and coloring. And of course a visit from Santa! Everyone will have individual time to visit with Santa and a photo op. KM Parents: Please bring your own camera, pictures are not provided.

COST: $13 R / $18 NR

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riverside pizza & pub

456 Redington Dr., South Elgin

(224) 227-7744

DATE: November 19, 2022 | 11:30am - 1pm

DETAILS: Join us for Lunch with Santa. Bring down the family and hang out with the big guy himself. Meals are as follows: Kids: Cheeseburger or Chicken Fingers; Adults: Cheeseburger or Chicken Sandwich. All meals will include fries, a beverage and dessert to enjoy. Don’t forget about the individual time every child will get with Santa and of course crafts, coloring and reindeer food. Parents: Please bring your own camera, pictures are not provided.

COST: $18 R / $25 NR

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Galactic Santa Breakfast

Camp Big Timber, Main Lodge, 37W955 Big Timber Rd, Elgin IL

DATE: December 10, 2022 | 8am or 11am

DETAILS: Meet Santa with a few friends from a galaxy far, far away and enjoy all you can eat pancakes and other treats for the kids! 

COST: Ages 11+: $20, Children 10 and under: $12


Brunch with Buddy the Elf

Vaughan Athletic Center, 2121 W Indian Trail, Aurora, IL

DATE: December 10, 2022 | 10am

DETAILS: This event will be held at the Vaughan Athletic Center! Families can enjoy a special holiday brunch with the Grinch. Feast on a Grinch-themed buffet along with story-time with Cindy Lou Who and a craft. Don’t forget the camera for pictures with the Grinch! All ticket sales are final.

COST: $15


Pancake Breakfast with Santa at Mooseheart

456 Redington Dr., South Elgin

(224) 227-7744

DATE: December 10, 2022 | 7am - 11am

DETAILS: Santa's coming to Mooseheart! Bring your family/camera and join us on Saturday, December 10, 2022 from 7-11am for a pancake breakfast and visit with Santa. *All proceeds will go toward new uniforms for our athletic teams and school clothing for students

COST: $8 in advance, $10 at the door (children 3 and under are free)


Pizza & Pajamas with Santa at Prestige Creative Markets

Prestige Creative Markets and Nursery, 28W761 Army Trail Rd, West Chicago, IL

DATE: December 2, 2022 | 4:30p or 6:30p

DETAILS: Each ticket includes a pajama pizza party, meet and greet with Santa, personal photo opportunity, and gift bag. Children will also be able to create a wish-list letter for Santa, which they can place in his box for him to read later!

COST: $25


Prairie Landing Santa Brunch

Prairie Landing Golf Club, 2325 Longest Drive West Chicago, IL

DATE: December 18, 2022 | 10am - 1pm

DETAILS: Join us at Prairie Landing Golf Club for an exquisite brunch, featuring an array of breakfast and lunch favorites, holiday crafts, and a visit from Santa Claus! Reservations required via phone at 630-208-7641

COST: $38 for adults, $22 for ages 4 - 12, Under 4 are free


Santa Brunch With the Grinch

Klein Creek Golf Club 1N333 Pleasant Hill Road Winfield, IL

DATE: December 11, 2022 | 9am - 3pm

DETAILS: Join us at the Klein Creek Clubhouse & Tented Pavilion for a wonderful Brunch Buffet complete with a Prime Rib carving station, Omelet Station, Seafood options, all your breakfast & lunch favorites, a large array of desserts and much more! Coffee and soft drinks included. Kids Activities Include: Pictures with Santa - Craft Station - Cookie Decorating - Coloring Contest - Tattoo Station - The Grinch Tickets required for all ages.

COST: Ages 13+: $44, Ages 4 - 12: $22, 3 and under are free


Santa Brunch at Cantigny Park

Cantigny Park, 1 S, 151 Winfield Rd, Wheaton, IL

DATE: December 3 & 4, 17 & 18, 2022 | 9am - 1pm

DETAILS: Enjoy all your favorite classic breakfast and lunch items, along with kids' favorites and desserts, and meet Santa! Reserve online. The brunch on the 17th & 18th will be held at the Cantigny Golf Clubhouse (Cantigny Golf, 27W270 Mack Rd, Wheaton, IL)

COST: Adults: $30, Ages 5-12: $26, Under 5: $5


Holiday in the Grove Breakfast with Santa

SG Community Building (downstairs) 141 Main Street, Sugar Grove, IL

DATE: December 3, 2022 | 8am - 12pm

DETAILS: Great for all ages! Enjoy a delicious pancake and sausage breakfast with coffee and hot chocolate bar, orange juice and fruit cup. Vist with Santa before or after breakfast! Use your own phone/camera to take a photo that's holiday card and social media ready! Santa will be located just upstairs from breakfast. Volunteers from the Sugar Grove Fire and Police Departments will help by cooking the pancakes and sausage for everyone. The coffee and hot chocolate bar will be generously provided by The Bukowski Team of First Centennial Mortgage. Pre-registration and payment is required to assure your choice of seating times and availability.

COST: Adults $10, Children under 10 years old $5


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