Breakfast With Santa in Charlotte

Where to have breakfast, cocoa and treats with Santa
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Whether a long-standing tradition or something new for this holiday season, make a date to have breakfast with Santa. Many breakfasts book up early, so don't delay in reserving your spot.


Nov. 9

Breakfast with Santa at SouthPark Mall

Enjoy light breakfast bites with music and a craft, and a story with Santa.

  • Where: SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Road.
  • When: Breakfast runs 9-10 a.m. Pictures with Santa continue through Dec. 24
  • Cost: Free. Picture packages vary in price.


Nov. 23

Breakfast with Santa at Northlake Mall 

Eat a holly, jolly breakfast and visit with Santa. Enjoy music, games and crafts. This is a Mall Stars Kids Club event, and the first 200 kids and their families enjoy breakfast free! Register online for this event.

  • Where: Northlake Mall, 6801 Northlake Mall Drive.
  • When: 8-10 a.m.
  • Cost: Free.


Nov. 28

Breakfast with Santa at Coco and the Director

A ticket for Breakfast with Santa at Coco and the Director includes VIP Bleacher Ticket to the Novant Health Thanksgiving Day Parade. Breakfast in Coco offers a choice of a breakfast sandwich, side of fruit or yogurt, non-alcoholic beverage and one photo with Santa.

  • Where: Coco and the Director, 100 W. Trade St.
  • When: 7-8:30 a.m.
  • Cost: $35


Dec. 4

Cookies with Santa

Have a cookie and get a free photo with Santa to take home as a keepsake.

  • Where: Cabarrus Arts Council, 65 Union St. S., Concord.
  • When: 3-6 p.m.
  • Cost: Free.


Dec. 6

Cocoa With Santa

Preschoolers will enjoy great photo opportunities with Santa, holiday crafts, cookies and cocoa! Remember to bring a camera.

  • Where: Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St., Unit 1, Cornelius.
  • When: 10 a.m.-noon.
  • Cost: Free.


Dec. 7

Breakfast with Santa at Cantina 1511

Join Ace and TJ's Grin Kids for breakfast, one family photo and activities for kids.

  • Where: Cantina 1511 of Mooresville, 120 Marketplace Ave. and Cantina 1511 in Stonecrest, 7708 Rea Road.
  • When: Seatings available from 8 a.m.-noon.
  • Cost: $22, children ages 2 and younger free.


Breakfast with Santa at Harris YMCA

Join Santa for breakfast and pictures, and tell him what’s on your wish list this holiday.

  • Where: Harris YMCA 5900 Quail Hollow Road.
  • When: 9-10:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.-noon.
  • Cost: $12-$15


Breakfast with Santa at Philadelphia UMC

Children and their families are invited to have breakfast and their photo taken with Santa. Donate one unwrapped gift per family for admission. RSVP by email to

  • Where: Philadelphia Church, 1691 Hwy. 160 W., Fort Mill.
  • When: 9-11 a.m.
  • Cost: Donation of one unwrapped gift.


Dec. 14

Breakfast with Santa at Anne Springs Close Greenway

Enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet, holiday music and a picture with Santa. Register for one of the three seatings.

  • Where: Anne Springs Close Greenway, 2573 Lake Haigler Drive, Fort Mill.
  • When: Seatings at 8, 9 and 10 a.m.
  • Cost: $12-$17, includes digital photo.


Breakfast with Santa in Indian Trail

Come enjoy breakfast at the North Pole with Santa. Preregister for event.

  • Where: Town Hall, 315 Matthews-Indian Trail Road, Indian Trail.
  • When: Sessions at 8:30-9:30 a.m. and 10-11 a.m.
  • Cost: $5.


Dec. 14 and 21

Breakfast with Santa in Matthews

Bring a camera and take your picture with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Come enjoy breakfast, a performance in the theater and make a take-home holiday craft. This event is for children ages 2 through 8. Register early before the event reaches capacity.

  • Where: Matthews Community Center, 100 E. W. McDowell St., Matthews.
  • When: Sessions at 9 and 10:45 a.m.
  • Cost: $7-$10.


Dec. 15

Cookies, Crafts and Cocoa with Santa

Not an early riser? Skip breakfast, and meet Santa for cookies! Come for cookies, cocoa, ornament crafting, Christmas karaoke and Santa's reading of "'Twas the Night before Christmas."

  • Where: Z Bakery and Cafe, 124 Confederate St., Fort Mill.
  • When: 6-7:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $15.


Santa Brunch at Amercian Girl

Bring a camera to strik a special pose with St. Nick. Enjoy a delicious meal during the visit. Event is for ages 3 and older.

  • Where: American Girl SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Road.
  • When: 9-10:30 a.m.
  • Cost: $25.


Dec. 15 and 22

Brunch with Santa at Middle James Brewing Company

Bring the kids to see Santa while parents enjoy beers, mimosas and the new brunch menu.

  • Where: Middle James Brewing Company, 400 N. Polk St., Pineville.
  • When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Cost: Food available for purchase.


Dec. 21 and 22

Breakfast with Santa at NASCAR Hall

This all-inclusive experience features breakfast, a visit and picture with Santa, crafts and reindeer games plus. Each child ticket to Breakfast with Santa includes same-day complimentary admission to the ice rink on the NASCAR Hall of Fame Plaza.

  • Where: NASCAR Hall, 400 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
  • When: Sessions at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.
  • Cost: $22-$25, ages 2 and younger free. Advance ticket purchase is required.