When and Where to Have Meals with Santa in the Wabash Valley

Breakfast with Santa in Terre Haute and the Wabash Valley

(Updated 11/23/2018)

Make this Christmas season extra special by having meals with Santa: breakfast, lunch, dinner, or even just a treat!

Cookies or Treats with Santa and Friends

November 30. Tea with Mrs. Claus at Candy Canes on Main in Casey, IL. 

December 8. Visit Mickey & Minnie at the Brazil Elks. Mickey and Minnie will be on site for Christmas photos. We will have cookies and milk! Pictures will be $10 per print. Crafts will be $5 per ornament.

December 1. 9:00 a.m. Free donuts, crafts, and pictures with Santa before the parade in Cloverdale, Indiana. 39 miles from Terre Haute.

December 8. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Milk, cookies, and pictures with Santa at First Farmers Bank and Trust at 2359 St. Rd. 46 in Terre Haute.  Take a picture, enjoy a treat, and visit with Santa!

December 9. 2:30 p.m-5:30 p.m. Cookies and milk with Santa and Elf on the Shelf.  Advance tickets $5 each. $7 at the door. Greencastle, Indiana.

Breakfast with Santa in Terre Haute and Beyond

November 24. Breakfast with Santa at Main Street Cafe in Paris, IL. Don’t forget that Paris operates on CENTRAL time. Read our post about Christmas in Paris HERE!

December 1. Have breakfast with Santa at First United Methodist Church in Marshall, Illinois as part of the “Holly Days” celebration. Don’t forget that Marshall operates on CENTRAL time.

December 1. Breakfast with Santa at 9:00 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. at Memorial United Methodist Church in Terre Haute.Cost: $5 (13 & up), $3 (2 & up), under 2 ( under 2 are free). Call 8122329046 for info and tickets. Tickets available for purchase until Nov 30.

December 1 and 2. Enjoy a breakfast buffet with Santa at the Brown County Inn in Nashville, IN.  Adults are $10. Children 5-11 are $6. Children under 5 are free.

December 8 . 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  “Pancakes with Santa” at MCC 12 Points church. MCC 12 Points is hosting a huge party for the community called Pancakes with Santa. The goal of the party is to invite family, friends and neighbors to come enjoy a spectacular free pancake breakfast, kid friendly activities and pictures with Santa!

December 8. Meet Santa Cow at Chick-fil-A from 10-11:30. Crafts, games, santa cow.

December 8. Breakfast with Santa. 9:00-11:00 a.m. FREE Christmas Event. CLAY County YMCA. Join us for a morning filled with Christmas cheer including breakfast, holiday crafts, and pictures with Santa himself! For additional information or to donate to this fun event, contact Nicole Fry at nfry@ymcaswv.org. Thank you!

December 15. Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus before Clabber Girl Country Christmas. Full breakfast, Mrs. Claus reads a story, Santa gives gifts, & children write letters to Santa. Tickets go are expected to sell out quickly! By popular demand, there will be two seatings of Breakfast with Santa! 8AM and 10:30AM.

December 15. Breakfast with Santa will take place on Saturday, December 15, from 8:00 – 11:00 am, at the Northside Community Church, 1075 N. Fruitridge Ave. in Terre Haute. This breakfast is open to all children and families in the Wabash Valley. The breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, orange juice, milk, and coffee. The cost for the breakfast is $5 for adults, $3 for children, and foster children are free. Pictures with Santa are $2 each. However, you can get a free picture with Santa if you send an email request prior to the event to IFAAPBreakfastwithSanta@gmail.com.

We are eagerly awaiting details for the following breakfast with Santa options:

  • Breakfast with Santa at the Vigo County YMCA
  • Breakfast with Santa at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds.

Lunch with Santa in the Wabash Valley

November 24. Have lunch with Santa at Savoia’s Pizza in Paris, IL. Read our post about Christmas in Paris HERE!

December 1.  Have lunch with Santa on a train leaving from Monticello, IL for $15 per person. The ride is about an hour long. Santa will visit individually with each child during the train ride. The lunch is targeted for kids, and consists of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, chips, cookies, and drink. Everyone with a ticket receives a lunch. Cheese sandwiches are available on request for those with allergies.

Dinner with Santa in the Wabash Valley

November 25. After the parade join Santa for dinner at Joe’s Pizza in Paris, IL. Read our post about Christmas in Paris HERE!

December 16. Community Christmas dinner. Free dinner! FREE pictures with Santa at our Community Christmas Dinner.5-8 pm. Everyone is welcome! West Vigo Community Center.


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