2018 Holiday Dining With Santa in Hampton Roads


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Sometimes you just want to sit down and have a friendly meal with Santa! Here are some local events where you can do just that - breakfast, lunch, snacks, dinner.... even a Santa cruise! Please note, many of these events sell out early!

You can find these events (and more!) on our Hampton Roads Daily Calendar. Did we miss a local event? If it isn't listed, we don't know about it! Click HERE to Submit Additions to this free listing.

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Dates: Saturday & Sundays: December 1 & 2, 22 & 23, 2018 from 8-11am 
Where: IHOP at Landstown Commons Shopping Center 3334 Princess Anne Rd, Virginia Beach VA
What: Enjoy a fun, casual breakfast with Santa at IHOP at Landstown Commons Shopping Center!
Cost: Registration is free, you just pay for the cost of your breakfast at IHOP. Registration is necessary due to limited seating. Event is subject to change without notice.


Dates: November 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 30, December 1, 2, 7-24, 26-31, 2018. January 1, 2019.
Where: Busch Gardens, Williamsburg, VA
What: Gather cozily as Santa captures the attention of the entire family while recounting a classic Christmas story. Santa’s elves have prepared a scrumptious buffet feast, and Mrs. Claus bustles around the dining room, passing the cookie tray and holiday cheer. This is one dinner children are unlikely to ever forget.
Cost: Adults $32, Child $22. Children under 3 are free but do need a reservation. Admission to Christmas Town is an additional cost: Tickets are available HERE.

Saturdays with Santa at Child-fil-A (Virginia Beach)

Dates: November 24, December 1, 8, 15, 22 & 24, 2018 from 12-4pm
Where: Chick-fil-A Virginia Beach Blvd 4752 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462
What: The holidays are here and Santa and his team are flying in to help us celebrate all season long. He'll be here every Saturday to visit, take photos, and spread Christmas joy! Kids are invited to drop their letters to jolly old Saint Nick in our special delivery mailbox and enjoy special surprise treat! (Exclusively at the Virginia Beach Bvd Chick-fil-A location) 

Pancake Breakfast with Santa & Sparky (Chesapeake)

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 8-11am
Where: Fire Station #5, 451 Hanbury Road Chesapeake, VA
What: Start your holiday season off right by having a delicious pancake breakfast with Santa and the Chesapeake Fire Department’s beloved four-legged mascot! Enjoy fire equipment demonstrations and tours. Raffle tickets will be available for gift baskets and 50/50 cash.
Cost: (Credit cards accepted) Buffet Breakfast: $7.00 (pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee, milk, bananas 4x6 Photos with Santa & Sparky: $5.00 

Holly Jolly Brunch with Santa (Newport News)

Dates: December 2 & 16, 2018 9am-1:30pm
Where: Holiday Inn Newport News - City Center, Newport News VA 
What: Enjoy a delicious brunch buffet which is sure to delight both children and adults alike, Santa will be on site for pictures and will be reading "T'was the Night Before Christmas". Activities for the children include decorating cookies and ornaments. 
Cost: Reservations required. Discount for active duty military, veterans & first responders. $32.99 Adults, $16.99 children 3-12 (under 3 free)


Dates: December 8, 9, 15, 16, & 22, 2018 from 8-10am.  
Where: Founders Inn, 5641 Indian River Rd., Virginia Beach, VA
What: What a better way to celebrate the season than to share a meal with the jolly elf in the red suit. Balloon artist and face painting are also included. Reservations Required 757-366-5777. 
Cost: $29.95 per person


Dates: Saturdays, December 8 & 15, 2018 from 8-9:30am
Where: California Pizza Kitchen at MacArthur Center, 300 Monticello Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23510 
What: Santa always starts his day with a good breakfast and the kids are invited to join him at California Pizza Kitchen. Guests can meet and talk with Santa and enjoy their favorite breakfast and a jolly good time.
Cost: Prices are $7 for kids and $8 for adults. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis, there is a link to register on the website link above. 

Breakfast with Santa (NEWPORT NEWS)

Dates: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 8:30am-10:30am 
Where: Woman's Club of Hilton Village  87 Main Street Newport News, VA 23606
What: Hilton Juniors host breakfast with Santa & Mrs. Claus! Seatings at 8:30 & 9:30am. Includes breakfast, (pancake, sausage & OJ for children) chat with Santa and crafts. Ages 10 and under.  Seats are limited so reserve your space or more info @ jwchvsantabreakfast@gmail.com
Cost: $5 for 1 child or $10 for 2 or more. Payment made at the door cash or check. Canned goods will be collected for the Foodbank and cards will signed for soldiers.


Dates: Saturdays, December 8 & 15, 2018 from 10am-12pm
Where: The Mariners' Museum and Park, 100 Museum Dr, Newport News, Virginia 23606
What: Enjoy a hot breakfast with Santa Claus, take your own photos, and make ornaments and other holiday crafts! 
Cost: $12 ($10 for Members). Children 2 and under FREE. Ticket includes admission to the museum.


Date: Saturdays December 8, 15 & 22, 2018 from 9-11am
Where: The Grey Goose, 118 Old Hampton Lane, Hampton VA
What: Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for breakfast! There will be fun, crafts and a sing along with Mrs. Claus! Tickets include breakfast, crafts, and entertainment but not gratuity or adult beverages. Kids get pancakes and sausage links, adults get breakfast casserole, potatoes and muffin.
Cost: $12 Kids, $15 Adults. Call to make a reservation 757-723-7978

Members Only - Donuts with Santa at Virginia Aquarium (VIRGINIA BEACH)

Dates: December 9 & 16, 2018 at 8:30am 
Where: Virginia Aquarium, Virginia Beach VA
What: Ho ho ho! Join Santa for donuts at this Aquarium member exclusive event! This incredibly popular, family-friendly holiday event returns with two different dates. Enjoy holiday-themed donuts provided by Bliss Bakery, snap a photo, and visit with our jolly special guest before he heads back to the North Pole! This event will also include holiday-themed activity stations and story time. 
Cost: $12 for children, $8 for adults. Members only. Registration is required for this event. To register and purchase your tickets, please call (757) 385-3474, option 3. 

Breakfast with Santa! (SMITHFIELD)

Dates: Sundays December 9th & 16th from 9am-12pm
Where: Smithfield Station, 415 S Church Street, Smithfield VA
What: Join us for one of our favorite December traditions! Santa travels all the way from the North Pole, and joins us for breakfast! This is not your traditional "sit and pose" with Santa event. Guests at the restaurant will be able to enjoy a delicious and popular brunch, and interact with Santa as he walks around and spreads holiday cheer. This will be a fun morning kids (and grown ups) will remember.
Cost: Included with purchase of your breakfast 


Dates: Saturdays, December 15 & 22, 2018 from 8-11:30am 
Where: Sage Kitchen- Virginia Beach 1925 Fisher Arch, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456 
What: Join us for our annual breakfast with jolly ol’ Saint Nick. Enjoy a delicious Sage Kitchen breakfast and free picture-taking with the man himself. 
Cost: ADULTS $15, KIDS $10, GINGERBREAD HOUSE DECORATING $15. Hang around and make your own gingerbread house! We’ll provide all of the supplies, you bring your smiles and laughter. Reservations are required: (757) 599-3510 x.407

Single Day Events



Dates: Saturday, November 17, 2018 from 10am-1pm
Where: The Westin, Virginia Beach Town Center
What: The King’s Daughters invites you to Breakfast with Santa with Busch Gardens Christmas Town. Enjoy live holiday performances, children’s activities, interactive train display, silent auction of trees, gingerbread creations, and gifts or the opportunity to create a handmade gift to send to a patient at CHKD. Tickets to event also include a buffet breakfast, and a digital photo with Santa for each child! Questions, email info@kingsdaughters.org or call 757.668.7098
Cost: $25 per child, $30 per adult


Dates: Friday, November 30, 2018 from 6-8pm
Where: Isle of Wight County Museum, 103 Main Street, Smithfield VA
What: Visit the jolly ol’ elf and enjoy an evening of holiday refreshments, crafts, Christmas BINGO and a special reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" by Clement Clarke Moore. Perfect for families. Make your visit with St. Nick a little more special. Bring a wrapped gift for St. Nick to give to your child. Pre-registration will give you the opportunity to provide some information about your child so St. Nick can talk with him or her! Call the head elf for your appointment: 757.357.0115.



Dates: Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 8-10am
Where: The Virginia Zoo, 3500 Granby Street, Norfolk VA
What: Eat breakfast with Santa, meet Zoo animal ambassadors, make a craft, enjoy all-day Zoo admission and children get to take home a lasting memento of them and Saint Nick. Space is limited, so purchase your tickets today! Children's tickets includes one 5″x7″ photo with Santa and frame.
Cost: Members: $20 Adults (18+), $20 Children (5-17), $5 Kids under 5. Non-members: $25 Adults (18+), $25 Children (5-17), $5 Kids under 5.

Breakfast with Santa at Chick-fil-A (VIRGINIA BEACH)

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 8-10am 
Where: Chick-fil-A Marketplace at Hilltop 749 First Colonial Rd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451 
What: Join us for a memorable morning filled with fun holiday activities, delicious Chick-fil-A food, and even a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus! Please RSVP on the event page!


Dates: Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 8-11am 
Where: Sage Kitchen- 11250 Jefferson Ave, Newport News VA
What: Join us for our annual breakfast with jolly ol’ Saint Nick. Enjoy a delicious Sage Kitchen breakfast and free picture-taking with the man himself. 
Cost: ADULTS $15, KIDS $10, GINGERBREAD HOUSE DECORATING $15. Hang around and make your own gingerbread house! We’ll provide all of the supplies, you bring your smiles and laughter. Reservations are required: (757) 599-3510 x321



Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 8:30-10:30am
Where: Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk 100 East Constance Road Suffolk, VA 
What: Join the fun on Saturday, December 1, 2018, for Breakfast with Santa! You'll get to partake in a delicious breakfast buffet that the whole family can enjoy, while kids can participate in coloring station fun and make an awesome holiday craft...AND get a photo opportunity with the Big Guy! Be sure to bring your camera!
Cost: $4 for kids (ages 2-12) and/or $6 for adults

Breakfast with Santa (Norfolk)

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018
Where: Starving Artist Cafe
What: Enjoy breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Bring the family and your wish list and enjoy Starving Artist’s brunch menu and mimosas all in a festive holiday atmosphere. Each child will have the opportunity to visit with Santa and have a picture taken with him.
Cost: The cost of the pictures will be $15 for 5 digital pictures. Plus, the kids will receive a special treat from Santa and Mom and Dad will receive a goodie bag filled with great offers and promotional items from area Ghent businesses.

Military - Breakfast with Santa - Little Creek (Virginia Beach)

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 8:30-10:30am  
Where: Navy Exchange (Little Creek) 1170 Amphibious Dr Bldg 3443, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23459 
What: Oh what fun! You're invited to Breakfast with Santa in the NEX Little Creek Food Court on Saturday, December 1 from 8:30am-10:30am. Ticket of $7 includes breakfast provided by Wendy's, a meet & greet with Santa, a mini firetruck/train ride from Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Fire & Emergency Services - Unofficial, children's activities, story time & a FREE book courtesy of the USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia. Bring your own cameras. Purchase your tickets at NEX’s Personalized Services Department. Limited seating available. 
Tickets: $7 each 

Storytime w/ Santa & Chick-fil-A Breakfast (Chesapeake)

Date: Saturday, December 1,2018 at9am
Where: Greenbrier Mall, 1401 Greenbrier Parkway, Chesapeake VA
What: We will start at Chick-fil-A, located in the food court, to enjoy a 3 count chicken mini, hashbrowns, and apple juice for the first 50 children that are registered (breakfast will be available for purchase for parents and for kids that didn't make the 50 person registration limit). Santa Cow will be there to hang out and Elf Cow may make a surprise appearance, then we'll have a little "parade" down to the Santa set for Storytime with Santa!
Cost: Please register for 1 ticket for each child that would like to get the free breakfast. Parents, please only register for the children. Since we have limited availability, we want to make sure as many kids can sign up as possible! 


Dates: Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 11am-1pm
Where: Northern Shores Recreation Center 6701 Respass Beach Road Suffolk, VA
What: Come out for "Lunch with Santa" at the Northern Shores Recreation Center. Children ages 12 and under can participate in this holiday-filled event with a donation of one new, unwrapped toy per child that will be donated to a local charity. Adults wishing to have lunch can do so for $5 per person. Not only can children share their lists with Santa, they can also play games for fun prizes and take a free professional photo with Santa.
Cost: Free with donation of unwrapped toy (children 12 & under). $5 Adults.

Santa's Visit (Virginia Beach)

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 1-3pm
Where: My Vegan Sweet Tooth, 3916 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach VA 23452
What: Santa and Mrs. Claus will be making a small detour in their busy schedule to come to the bakery and enjoy some tasty vegan treats and help us raise money for the SPCA! Photos with Santa will be available free with any SPCA donations (needed items can be found on their website) monetary donations are also accepted. Please bring a phone or camera, as an on site photographer will not be provided. Santa will be taking photos with kids, and pets!!! So bring your fur babies too. See you there! 


Date: Sunday, December 2, 2018, 11am-3pm
Where: MSP Design Group 641 Phoenix Drive, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452 (note the location change!)
What: Come out to the parking lot of the MSP Design Group and have lunch and get your picture taken with Santa. (All Children and Pets Welcome)  We will have BBQ, hamburgers, hot dogs chili and more. Don’t forget to save room for dessert; homemade goodies will be on hand too!  We will also have adoptable dogs on site just in time for the Holidays!  All proceeds will go to Bay Beagle Rescue Fund, to help provide medical care and save more dogs!
Cost: Food fees. All proceeds go to the Bay Beagle Rescue Medical Fund!


Dates: Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 1-4pm
Where: York Hall, 301 Main Street, Yorktown, VA
What: The Gallery at York Hall is excited to host Cookies with Santa. Children and parents can visit with Santa, enjoy complimentary refreshments, and do some holiday shopping too! The Gallery showcases fine arts in all mediums, and features select local artists on a revolving basis. For more information on specific exhibits, call the Gallery at York Hall. Cameras are encouraged.
Cost: Free

Dinner with Santa (Virginia Beach)

Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018 from 5-8pm
Where: Chick-fil-A General Booth Blvd. 1524 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454
What: On Thursday, December 6th we will be welcoming a very special guest from the North Pole!! Santa will be joining us for dinner from 5:00-8:00pm. No reservations needed. Don’t forget to bring your letters to Santa!! We will also have some blank ones available if needed! 

Military - Christmas Tree Lighting, Ice Skating, Cookies & Cocoa, Carols & a Visit by Santa (CHESAPEAKE)

Date: Friday, December 7, 2018 at 6pm   
Where: NSAHR Northwest - Mariner Community Recreation Center Parking Lot
What: Friday, December 7 at 6 p.m. Tree lighting will start at 6:15 p.m. Mariner Community Recreation Center Parking Lot
Cost: Event is FREE and open to authorized DoD patrons and their families. For more information and questions on any of the Holiday Celebration events, please call 757-421-8250. 



Dates: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 8-10am
Where: Chesapeake Square Mall Food Court, Chesapeake VA  
What: Breakfast includes your choice of a bacon or sausage egg & cheese biscuit with hash-browns and a soft drink. We hope to see you there!
Cost: Tickets are $5.50 each and can be purchased from All American Burger Monday-Saturday 12-8pm and Sunday 12-6pm through December 4th. Tickets must be purchased in advance! 


Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 8-10am
Where: Smithfield Center, 220 North Church Street, Smithfield, VA
What: Enjoy a pancake breakfast with the North Pole Elves and a "meet and greet" with the big guy himself, Santa. 
Cost: $5 per person. Children ages 2 and under are free.

Military - MWR & NEX Breakfast with Santa (Norfolk)

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 8-10:30am
Where: NEX Norfolk Food Court, 1560 Mall Drive Building #CD-13, Norfolk, Virginia 23511
What: Oh what fun! You're invited to an MWR & NEX Breakfast with Santa in the NEX Norfolk Food Court on Saturday, December 8 from 8:00am-10:30am.
Cost: Ticket of $7 includes breakfast provided by MWR Catering (pancakes, bacon & eggs), a meet & greet and professional photo with Santa, children's activities, face painting, & a FREE book courtesy of the USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia. Purchase your tickets at NEX’s Personalized Services Department. Limited seating available.

Breakfast with Santa (SUFFOLK)

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 8-10:30am
Where: Whaleyville United Methodist Church 6312 Whaleyville Blvd, Suffolk, VA
What: Bring the kids on out to enjoy Breakfast with Santa.  Adults also welcome!  Profits will go to The American Cancer Society Relay For Life. 
Cost: Breakfast is $8, Children ages 3 and under are Free. Bring your cameras or cell phones so you can get your children's picture with Santa.

Breakfast and Lunch with Santa! (Virginia Beach)

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 8am-3pm
Where: Creeds Cafe 605 Princess Anne Road Virginia Beach Virginia 23457 
What: Come have Breakfast or lunch at Creeds Cafe with Santa and get your picture taken by Southern Photography! 
Cost: 10$ per image! Kids meals are 1/2 off!!

Chick-fil-A's Breakfast with Santa (Virginia Beach)

Date: Saturday, December 8,2018 from 8:30-10am
Where: Chick-fil-A Lynnhaven Mall Food Court 701 Lynnhaven Parkway, Virginia Beach, VA
What: Chick-fil-A's 18th Annual Breakfast with Santa and the Chick-fil-A Santa Cow. Lynnhaven Mall Food Court. Astro DJ's will be providing entertainment, dancing, crafts, face painting, games, photo opportunities, breakfast, goodiebagsand more memory filled fun. Reservations are required.

Military - Annual Breakfast with Santa! (Chesapeake)

Date: Saturday, December 8,2018 at 8:30 a.m.
Where: NSAHR Northwest - Gymnasium, Chesapeake, VA 23322
What: Breakfast with Santa
Cost: Breakfast is optional: $3 per child / $5 per adult. Seating is limited Register by Monday, November 26. 


Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 8:30-10:30am (boarding at 8am)
Where: Spirit Cruises in Norfolk VA
What: A breakfast cruise with Santa. 
Cost: $34.90 per adult, $24.90 per child age 12 and under


Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 8:30am
Where: Riverwalk Restaurant, Water Street, Yorktown, VA
What: In addition to a delicious breakfast with kid-friendly menu items—enjoy fun activities, a greeting by the Fifes and Drums of Yorktown, and the reading of ’Twas the Night Before Christmas. Don’t just bring your appetite! Make sure your child brings his or her wish list for one-on-one time with Santa and Mrs. Claus. There will be an opportunity for you to take pictures. This is a very popular community event and tickets sell out quickly! You don’t want to miss out on the holiday fun which is followed by the Holiday Market and Toyland Parade that afternoon.
Cost: Call for Pricing and Reservations (required) 757-875-1522.

Toys For Tots Breakfast With Santa (Chesapeake)

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 830am-11am
Where: The Egg Bistro 501 Kempsville Rd, Chesapeake VA 23320
What: Join us Saturday December 8th for our 10th annual breakfast with Santa, sponsored by Chesapeake Dominion power. Toys for Tots will be accepting new unwrapped toys until 11am with Santa arriving at 9am! Please come early because we fill up fast and don't forget to bring your camera! Thank you again for your continued support of this wonderful event.



Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 9-11am
Where: USCG Base Portsmouth MWR, Portsmouth, VA
What: December 8th from 9 AM - 11 AM and come out and enjoy Breakfast with Santa! Don't miss out on a great breakfast, games, crafts and of course a visit with SANTA! Tickets will go on sale Thursday November 1st here at the Base Portsmouth Gym MWR Event Registration Office.  
Cost: Ticket prices are $7 for Adults and $5 for Children. Tickets will only be sold in advance, so don't put it off and miss out on all the fun!

MILITARY - Breakfast with Santa (Virginia Beach)

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 9-10:30am
Where: Navy Exchange (Oceana) 1449 Tomcat Blvd. Building No. 292, Virginia Beach, VA
What: Oh what fun! You're invited to Breakfast with Santa in the NEX Oceana Food Court on Saturday, December 8 from 9:00am-10:30am.
Cost: Ticket of $7 includes breakfast provided by Chick-Fil-A, a meet & greet with Santa, a mini firetruck/train ride from Navy Region Mid-Atlantic Fire & Emergency Services - Unofficial, children's activities & a FREE book courtesy of the USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia. Bring your own cameras. Purchase your tickets at NEX’s Personalized Services Department. Limited seating available.

Cradock Lions Club - Breakfast with Santa (Portsmouth)

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 9-11am
Where: Cradock Baptist Church, 96 Afton Parkway, Portsmouth VA
What: Cradock Lions Club - Breakfast with Santa 

PHS Pancake Breakfast (PORTSMOUTH)

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 9am-12pm 
Where: Portsmouth United Church of Christ 5900 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth VA 
What: Please join us for a magical morning with Santa. Enjoy a pancake breakfast filled with fun and laughter all while helping the animals of the Portsmouth Humane Society. Santa will be there, don't forget your cameras! 
Cost: $6 in advance, $8 at the door

Breakfast with Santa (Norfolk)

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 10am-12pm
Where: Kroc Center Hampton Roads 1401 Ballentine Blvd, Norfolk, Virginia 23504
What: Breakfast with Santa has become a holiday favorite at the Kroc Center. Featuring a hearty breakfast, reindeer games and a photo with old Saint Nick, this event is sure to please! Tickets usually go fast, so stop by the Welcome Desk of the Kroc Center to reserve your seat today! Breakfast is served from 10-10:45am. 
Cost: Tickets are $12, that fee includes admission for 1 adult and 1 child. Additional tickets are $8 person.

Cookies with Santa (VIRGINIA BEACH)

Date: Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 11am-1pm
Where: Pembroke Mall, Virginia Beach VA
What: Join us for our extra-special event, Cookies and Crafts with Santa! Kids will create holiday crafts while enjoying cookies, provided by Pembroke Mall. Santa will stop by and visit the kids during craft time. Located in the Target Wing. For kids 12 and under. Adult Supervision required for all ages. While supplies last.
Cost: Free

Santa's Jingle Bell Lunch (Norfolk)

Date: Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 10am-12pm
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden, 670p Azalea Garden Rd, Norfolk VA
What: Join us at the Garden for a delicious, environmentally-friendly lunch with Santa. Tickets include a catered lunch by All In One Catering, served on 100% biodegradable or compostable products, a holiday ornament craft, a visit with Santa, and a few additional surprises.
Cost: Price for NBG Members: $30/person (all children ages 2+ and adults must have tickets) Price for Not-yet Members: $40/person (Includes admission to the Garden and all children ages 2+ and adults must have tickets)

Cookies and Cocoa with Santa (VIRGINIA BEACH) 

Date: Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 1-4pm
Twisted Sisters Cupcakes & Sugar Shack Cafe 2724 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA
What: Bring your kids to the bakery located at 2724 Virginia Beach Blvd on Sunday December 9th from 1pm-4pm for an afternoon of family fun! This is a free event! Come have some fun and see what our bakery has to offer! Come decorate a cookie while drinking hot cocoa. Get a holiday face painting Have your child write a letter to Santa and be entered to win a free a birthday cake up to a $75.00 value (child must be present to write the letter and be entered into the contest) You can even see Santa himself bring your camera and get free photos no need to fight the long lines and the malls
Cost: This is a free event! Come have some fun and see what our bakery has to offer!



Date: Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 5-7pm
Where: The English Rose Tea Room, 3101 Virginia Beach Blvd Suite 111, Virginia Beach, VA
What: Tea with Santa and Mrs. Claus, we will be serving food and tea, make sure to take lots of pictures. We will be decorated for Christmas, family fun! The children's meal will be kid friendly. Tickets must be purchased in advance. On sale now, limited seating, won't last long!
Cost: $15 per child (10 & under) and $25 per adult.

Military - Shipyard - Santa's Little Helper Workshop & Breakfast (Portsmouth)

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 7:30-11am
Where: NNSY - Strike Zone Bowling & Community Rec Center 1487 Andrew St. Bldg. 1487 Portsmouth, VA
What: Norfolk Naval Shipyard MWR presents Santa's Little Helper Workshop & Breakfast. Join us on Saturday, December 15 from 7:30 to 11 a.m. at the Strike Zone Bowling Center for breakfast with Santa, bowling and crafty gift-making for the family (while supplies last). Call 757-396-3808 for more information. 


Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 8-11am
Where: Dave & Buster's, 701 Lynnhaven Pkwy, Virginia Beach, VA
What: Hot cocoa station, crafts and pictures with Santa! 
Cost: Breakfast Package: $15 Breakfast Buffet Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Bacon, Roasted Potatoes, Bagels with Cream Cheese, Waffles, Orange Juice, Soda, Coffee and Tea. 
Breakfast & Play Package: $20 Breakfast Buffet Scrambled Eggs, Sausage, Bacon, Roasted Potatoes, Bagels with Cream Cheese, Waffles, Orange Juice, Soda, Coffee and Tea. $10.00 power card for Ticket (redemption) Games and Unlimited Video Game Play (non-redemption games)

Breakfast with Santa (YORKTOWN)

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 8-11am
Where: Victory Church 410 East Yorktown Rd. Yorktown, VA 23693
What: Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a delicious pancake breakfast! Coffee, hot cocoa too! Have your picture taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus and listen to Santa read a special story. 
Cost/Reservations: Call for additional information: (757) 868-9979

Santa Claus is Coming to The Cavalier (Virginia Beach)

Dates: December 15, 2018 from 8am-2pm
Where: Cavalier Hotel 4200 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23451
What: Experience the magic of the historic Cavalier Hotel as we kick off the holiday season with a special visit from Santa EVERY Saturday and Sunday in December from NOW until Christmas. Santa’s sleigh touches down at 10am and he will be available for photos in our beautifully decorated lobby until the reindeer whisk him away at 2pm.  **SPECIAL EVENTS:** Saturday, December 15th from 8:00am to 2:00pm, join us for breakfast, lunch or Sunday brunch with Santa at Becca — in addition to a kid-friendly meal, there will be cookie decorating, pictures with Santa, and lots more. Call (757) 965-9899 for more details and to reserve your spot. 

Breakfast with Santa (NORFOLK)

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 10am
Where: Military Circle Mall, 880 N Military Hwy, Norfolk VA
What: What could be more magical than enjoying breakfast with the jolly man himself before the big day? Please join us for our annual Kid's Breakfast with Santa in the Food Court on Saturday, December 15 at 10am.
Cost: This event is FREE to attend however, please make sure to register via this link: http://bit.ly/MCsantabfast  

Soul Santa's Jingle Bell Brunch (PORTSMOUTH)

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 10am & 11:45am
Where: Bide-a-Wee Golf Course 1 Bide A Wee Lane, Portsmouth, VA 23701  
What: Ho, Ho, Ho! The Jingle Bell Brunch is back for its second year, Saturday December 15th at Portsmouth's Bide-a-Wee golf course. Enjoy a delicious brunch spread, fun and games for the kids and, of course, photos* with Santa--all in support of some great Hampton Roads causes!  
Cost: Tickets are $18 for adults, $13 for children 2-12. Seatings are at 10 AM & 11:45 AM. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance *Price of admission includes a free digital photo; additional photo packages available for purchase.

Military - Cookies & Cocoa with Santa (Langley/Ft Eustis)

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 10am and 11am at US Langley AFB and then 1pm & 2pm at USO Fort Eustis
Where: Langley AFB (Hampton) & Fort Eustis (Newport News) 
What: Photos with Santa, Cookies and Cocoa and other Holiday Treats, Holiday Crafts and Activities. Free Gift for each Military Child. Open to active duty military, reserve/national guard and dependents with valid Military ID card.
Cost: Free but Reservations are required.

Military - Cookies & Cocoa with Santa (JEB Little Creek)

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 11am-1pm
Where: Drexler Manor Conference Center on JEB Little Creek, across from the CDC
What: Photos with Santa, Cookies and Cocoa and other Holiday Treats, Holiday Crafts and Activities. Free Gift for each Military Child. Open to active duty military, reserve/national guard and dependents with valid Military ID card. For the Southside edition of Cookies & Cocoa, registration time slots are designated times for families to meet and greet Santa. Families can arrive and enjoy the other activities on site at any time before or after their photo with Santa, but families are expected to fall in line to meet Santa at the time slot they registered. 
Cost: Free but Reservations are required. This event has sold out in the past, so registering early is encouraged! One registration entry per family.

Lunch and Paint Santa Extravaganza (Norfolk)

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 11am-3pm
Where: Mona Lisa Restaurant 2574 N Military Hwy, Ste C, Norfolk VA 
What: We will be painting rocks! Festivities will include lunch, painting and Meet and Greet with Ole Saint Clause! **each child will receive a toy 
Cost: $25.00 online (+ applicable fees) or on-site ***Seats are limited: Tickets on day of event will be first come first serve. **** RSVP are appreciated but tickets need to be purchased in advance for this event to ensure the proper amount of supplies

Munch Mingle and Pictures with Santa (Virginia Beach)

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Where: Williams Farm Recreation Center 5252 Learning Circle, Virginia Beach VA
What: Ages 3 & up. Santa's on his way to town and he wants to have breakfast with his favorite kids, at Williams Farm. Join us for a wonderful event and sit down and munch and mingle with Santa. We will have arts and craft plus holiday-themed games and then you can tell Santa your very special wish for the holiday. So put on your favorite outfit and take a picture to remember with Santa at this fun event.
Cost: Parent must register and attend with child. Register online $7 

Cookies & Cider with Santa (Virginia Beach) 

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 5-7pm 
Where: TASTE  4097 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455
What: Visit Santa at TASTE Bayville Farms for cookies and cider. Bring your camera and snap photos of your family, your kids or even your pets with jolly Old Saint Nick, and enjoy cookies and cider surrounded by our fresh cut Christmas trees.
Cost: Admission is free! While supplies last.

Breakfast with Santa (Norfolk)

Date: Sunday, December 16, 2018 from 9-11am
Where: Jollity & Co Party Boutique 2111 Granby St, Norfolk VA 23517
What: Join the elves at Jollity & Co for Breakfast with Santa. After a delicious catered breakfast buffet and hot chocolate bar children will have the opportunity to visit with Santa in our Christmas vignette, share their holiday wish lists, get their picture taken and do holiday crafts!! Parents will then receive electronic copies of the photos, with all photo rights and free downloads.
Cost: Adults ages 12 and over ~ $35.00 Children ages 11 and under ~ $28.00 **This is a family event and adult supervision is required. All guests attending will need to purchase a ticket. * 

Vegan Breakfast with Santa (Virginia Beach)

Date: Sunday, December 16, 2018 from 10am-2pm
Where: Kahiau's Bakery & Cafe 3712 S Plaza Trail #101, Virginia Beach, VA
What: Come join us for brunch with Santa. Come In Your most comfy holiday PJs. Santa will arrive at 11am so be on time. He will help with cookie decorating, coloring and reading the kids a story. We will have a brunch buffet set up along with coffee, tea, a hot chocolate bar and lots more. We will have games, coloring books, cookie decorating and more. Menu will be posted at a later date. Come join us this second year for all the holiday fun. 
Cost: The price is $20 for adults and $10 for kids and includes brunch, cookie decorating and all activities with Santa. MUST RSVP BY DECEMBER 10TH TO SAVE A SEAT. Call us 757.340.0071 

Brunch with Mrs. Claus (Norfolk)

Date: Sunday, December 16, 2018 from 11am-2pm
Where: Stripers Waterside 333 Waterside Drive Suite 105, Norfolk, Virginia 23510  
What: We've all met Santa, but have you met Mrs. Claus?? We all know shes REALLY the one who checks the list twice before letting Santa leave the North Pole! She'll be in Norfolk on Sunday, December 16th from 11am-2pm for brunch! Come down to Stripers Waterside located inside the newly renovated, Waterside District in Downtown Norfolk. Brunch buffet, picture with Mrs. Claus & a special toy! 
Cost: $30 family package includes admission for 2 adults & 1 child. Each additional child is $5. 

Brunch with Santa (Newport News)

Date: Sunday, December 16, 2018 from 12-3pm
Where: The Melting Pot 12233 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 3, Newport News, Virginia 23602
What: HO HO HO! Santa Claus is coming to The Melting Pot. Get your cameras ready and join us for brunch on December 16th. Enjoy featured brunch selections and a visit with Santa. 

Take a Picture with Santa (Suffolk)

Date: Monday, December 17, 2018 from 10am-1pm
Where: Plaza Azteca Suffolk 1467 N Main St, Suffolk, Virginia 23434 What: Join us and enjoy with your kids and Santa!
Cost: Free kids meal buying an adult meal! *Dine in only  

Dinner With Santa (Norfolk)

Date: Monday, December 17, 2018 from 6:30-8:30pm
Where: Fuddruckers 7750 Tidewater Drive, Suite 301, Norfolk, Virginia 23505
What: Come enjoy dinner with Santa and Mrs. Clause. Kids eat free with an adult entree purchase. All kids will get a small goodie bag. (While supplies last) Please RSVP (on link) so that we can get a good count. 

Cookies with Santa (Virginia Beach)

Date: Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 5:30, 6:30 & 7:30pm
Where: Chick-fil-A Parkway Plaza 877 Lynnhaven Pkwy, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
What: Break out your best Christmas sweaters and join us for a memorable evening filled with a fun holiday craft, the Cows, & Santa! Reservations required using the Eventbrite link provided. Reservations are by table, so it is based on how many are in your party. If there are 4 of you, you will need to purchase the $10 ticket for a 4-seat table. It also includes an ornament craft for each child, and cookies and milk for everyone! 
Cost: $5-10

Pizza & Photos with Mr. & Mrs. Claus (Virginia Beach)

Date: Tuesday, December 18, 2018 from 5:30-8pm.
Where: Chicho's Strawbridge 2135 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454
What: Take your own photos with Mr. & Mrs. Claus, post it to Facebook, Check-In and show your server for a locals discount! 


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