8 ‘Breakfast With Santa’ Events Happening This Year (2022)

Santa Claus has landed safely in Milwaukee! We’re keeping track of all the stops he’s making around Southeastern Wisconsin.

Here’s a running list of the places you can have breakfast with Santa this year:

1. Cheer District

Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022
Admission: Adults $50; Children 3-11 $25; Children Under 3 FREE

Breakfast With Santa MECCA Bar & Grill Deer District Milwaukee Wisconsin

The Deer District has transformed to the “Cheer District” for the holiday season, and the MECCA Sports Bar & Grill will host a Breakfast with Santa on December 11, presented by We Energies.

The event will include pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus, an appearance from Bango, a breakfast buffet featuring build-your-own pancake and French toast stations, and a cookie decorating kit. Make reservations now!

2. The Pfister Hotel

424 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Dec. 4, 10-11, 17-18, 2022, 8-9:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Admission: Adults $63; Children (3-10 years) $30, 2 and under FREE (tax and gratuity not included)

The Pfister’s Breakfast with Santa is back by popular demand! Guests have the opportunity to share a jolly breakfast collection with Santa and his elves in The Pfister’s festive ballroom. Chefs will be in the room griddling up chocolate chip and blueberry pancakes with all the trimmings, along with everyone’s traditional buffet favorites.

In addition to photos with Santa, which are highly encouraged, every child will receive a special gift and will be able to make crafts while composing a handwritten letter to Santa. Smaller seating groups for each date will ensure that everyone has an exceptional experience.

Reservations required with full pre-payment by credit card. Reservations are refundable if canceled 72 hours prior to the event. 

3. Little Sprouts Play Café

Shorewood: 4606 N. Wilson Dr., Shorewood, WI​ 53211
Mequon: 1406 W. Mequon Rd., Mequon, WI 53092

Breakfast With Santa
Dec. 4 and Dec. 11, 2022, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
This year’s new event will include a breakfast buffet with donuts, bagels, fresh fruit, yogurt, breakfast sausage, egg bites, mimosas and coffee. There will also be plenty of time for open play and visiting with Santa. He is also bringing a small gift for each child over 12 months.

4. Natty Oaks

11505 W. National Ave., West Allis, WI 53227
Nov. 29-Dec. 22, 2022 (Saturday-Sunday, Tuesday-Thursday)

Natty Oaks offers three cozy, clear-view chalets, so your family can have a fun, unique holiday experience. Each outdoor chalet seats up to six adults and features an adorable mini fireplace to keep everyone warm, even on a snowy night. Eat fresh popcorn and warm up with a complimentary carafe of hot cocoa or hot cider.

During your one-hour visit, you will get a special personalized visit from Santa! He will visit with your family for 15 minutes, providing the perfect opportunity to take photos and ask questions about the North Pole. An elf will be on hand to take photos for you (using your camera).

You can also catch the big guy himself as he’s walking through 12,000 square feet of Christmas lights displays around the property.

5. Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel

Simone Ballroom, 139 E. Kilbourn Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53202
Dec. 17-18, 2022, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Tickets: Adults $59, Children (Age 3-10) $25, Children 2 and Under FREE (Tax and gratuity not included)

Saint Kate The Arts Hotel Brunch With Santa

Start a new holiday tradition at Saint Kate’s “Brunch With Santa,” and create lifelong memories! Guests will have the opportunity to experience a plentiful brunch in Saint Kate’s festive ballroom and visit with the jolly man himself. We will have chefs in the room griddling up waffles with all the trimmings, along with traditional buffet favorites. Desserts will be specially provided by Confectionately Yours.

In addition to photos with Santa, which are highly encouraged, every child will receive a special gift and will be able to make crafts while composing a handwritten letter to Santa.

Choose between two different seating times on two different days. Tax and 22% gratuity will be added to all reservations.

6. MOTOR Bar & Restaurant

Harley-Davidson Museum, 401 W. Canal St., Milwaukee, WI 53203
Sunday, Dec. 11 and Dec. 18, 2022, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Bring the family for breakfast with Santa, then take part in an audio-guided experience that will dive into Harley-Davidson history, demos on H-D® IRONe™ (a kid-size electric balance bike), airbrush tattoos, LEGO kits and more.

Along with the usual lunch menu, a breakfast menu will be available. Gingerbread houses can be purchased to decorate for $20 each.

7. Sprecher Brewery

701 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale, WI 53209
Nov. 20, 27; Dec. 4, 11, 2022 (tours at noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.)  
Admission: Adults $12, Minors $8

Sprecher Brewery Soda With Santa Claus photo Glendale Wisconsin

Soda with Santa is a time-honored tradition and a fun, family-friendly event at Sprecher Brewery! On Sundays during the holiday season, you can get your photo taken with Santa, then go on a brewery tour with craft beer samples for the adults and unlimited soda samples for everyone. You can start getting samples after check-in, so you can enjoy beer or soda while you wait for your picture.

While you’re on the tour, Sprecher uses your Santa picture to create a custom label (choose from two designs. Then they put that label on as many 12-packs of 16 oz. Root Beer bottles as you choose to purchase (12 bottle minimum; $2.25 per bottle).

8. Brunch with Santa at Cafe Hollander


Brunch With Santa Cafe Hollander The Corners of Brookfield Wisconsin

Brunch With Santa at Cafe Hollander
Saturday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Santa Claus is coming to town! Enjoy Brunch with Santa at Café Hollander Brookfield. Call 262-785-4490 for more information, or visit Cafe Hollander’s website.

Do you know where Santa will be this year? Email us the information at hello@mkewithkids.com.

There’s more!

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