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

Breakfast with Santa in Terre Haute and the Wabash Valley

(Updated 11/26/2019)

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

Brunch or Breakfast with Santa in Terre Haute and Beyond

November 30. Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus 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 7. On Saturday, December 7th, from 8:00 – 11:00 am, you are invited to come to a Breakfast with Santa! It will take place at the Northside Community Church, 1075 N. Fruitridge Ave, in Terre Haute. It is open to all children and families in the community. Breakfast is $4 for kids and $6 for parents. Kids can get their picture taken with Santa and there will be other activities, as well. The money raised from the event will go to benefit the Indiana Foster And Adoptive Parents (IFAAP). Come and enjoy the Christmas season with us.

December 7. Free donuts with Santa and Endeavor Communications in Cloverdale, Indiana before the parade in Cloverdale, Indiana. 39 miles from Terre Haute.

December 7.  Pancake breakfast during Candy Canes on Main in Casey, IL. Visit from Santa.

December 7. 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 7. Memorial Preschool will host “Breakfast with Santa.” Two sessions: 9:00 am & 10:30 am. You get a pancake breakfast, crafts, and picture with Santa. Cost: $5 (13 & up), $3 (ages 2-12), and free for under age 2. Call 812-232-9046 for info and tickets.

December 7 and 8. Enjoy a breakfast buffet with Santa at the Brown County Inn in Nashville, IN.  Reservations strongly recommended.

December 14. Brunch with Santa Cow event from 9-11 am. Join Terre Haute Chick-fil-A for a morning filled with fun holiday activities and two special times for photos with Santa Cow. 9:30 and 10:30am.

December 14 . 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  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 14. Join the Vigo County YMCA for a community Christmas celebration! Children will have the opportunity to visit with Santa at no charge. For a $2 donation family members can enjoy a pancake breakfast! And for an additional $3, take part in a variety of activities including make your own teacher gift, bring presents for Y volunteers to wrap for the holidays, create a Christmas craft, make a Christmas card for those in need and more!

December 14. Breakfast with Santa at the Clay County YMCA. 9:00-11:00 a.m. Stop by the Y for this free holiday event with our very own Santa! Children will have the opportunity to take a picture, share their Christmas list, enjoy breakfast, crafts and more at this free festive event at the Y.


Lunch with Santa in the Wabash Valley

November 30. Have lunch with Santa at Savoias Pizza. in Paris, IL. Read our post about Christmas in Paris HERE!

December 7 and 8.  Have lunch with Santa on a train leaving from Monticello, IL. 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.

Dinner with Santa in the Wabash Valley

December 1. 4-6 pm. Have dinner at Pizza Gallery ($) in Terre Haute and get your picture taken with Mr. and Mrs. Mouse in their holiday costumes! Pictures are only $10 per print.

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 22. You are invited to a FREE Community Christmas Dinner sponsored by the West Vigo Community Center and Highland-Church. EVERYONE is welcome! Bring your cameras for FREE pictures with Santa! Free Christmas dinner and each kid will receive a “treat” from Santa

Cookies or Treats with Santa and Friends

December 2. Cookies with Santa at the Brazil Public Library. Santa will read a story to the children. Cookies will be served. Free event! Bring your camera or phone for pictures.

December 21. Snacks with Santa at Red Room Cakery. Santa brings his sleigh AND his wife to the bakery for a visit just before Christmas hits. Bring your littles by so they can chat with Santa, hear some stories read by Santa himself, be sure to grab some pictures, and we will have LOTS of yummy snacks available to choose from.

December 8. Cookies with Santa at Little Bear Coffee Co. 12pm to 5pm to host a special meet and greet with Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, and their happy elf. This is a FREE event that will be open to the public. A donation of a canned good(s) is encouraged to take pictures with Santa. There will be no photographer, please feel free to take your own pictures. Each child will receive a free cookie and an opportunity to sit on Santa’s lap. We will have paper and crayons for the kids to write letters for Santa to take back to the North Pole. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there from 2pm-4pm.

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

  • Breakfast with Santa at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds.
  • Milk and cookies with Santa at First Farmers Bank and Trust.

There will be no breakfast with Santa at Clabber Girl in 2019 as Clabber Girl Country Christmas has been canceled.

Want more Santa sightings? Our pictures with Santa guide is here!


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