Go beyond the mall this holiday season to enjoy some time with Santa.
Breakfast with Santa at the Pfister
A Pfister tradition that creates lifelong memories, share a jolly breakfast with Santa and his elves in the festively decorated ballroom. Dec. 3, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at The Pfister Hotel, 424 E. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee.
$45/adults, $20 children ages 3-10, Free/children 2 and under.
Breakfast with Santa at Watts
Enjoy breakfast with a surprise gift for each child at this historic Tea Room on Dec. 3, Dec. 10, Dec. 17, Dec. 19 or Dec. 24 at Watts Tea Shop, 761 N. Jefferson St., Milwaukee.
9 a.m. $25.
(414) 290-5700, wattsteashop.com
Breakfast/Lunch with Santa at the Zoo
Enjoy a special meal with Santa, musical fun and a special holiday gift on Dec. 3-4, 10-11, 17-18. Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Rd., Milwaukee.
Breakfast with the Reindeer
See Santa and his reindeer! Visitors are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items on Saturday, Dec. 3. Doughnuts, milk and hot cocoa will be served. Delafield Fish Hatchery grounds, 417 Main St. Delafield.
8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Celebrate the Holidays With Santa
Meet Santa in a spectacular candy wonderland on Saturday, Dec. 3. Guests will enjoy games, prizes, face painting, balloon art and a magician. Free tours. Jelly Belly, 10100 Jelly Belly Lane Pleasant Prairie
Christmas in the Ward
Fireworks, live reindeer, carriage rides and Santa kick off a festive weekend of shopping in the Historic Third Ward on Dec. 2 and Dec. 3.
Family Winter Weekend
Head out to Discovery World for some fun science-related winter activities, and don’t forget to pay a visit to Santa in the Kooky Cooky House! December 17 and December 18 during regular admission hours (and included with admission fees) at Discovery World, 500 N. Harbor Drive, Milwaukee.
Lake Lawn Resort Breakfast with Santa
There will be two side-by-side breakfast buffets, one at children’s height, a chance to visit with Santa, arts and crafts, a Christmas carol sing-a-long, and a life-size gingerbread house for photo ops. The breakfast is Dec. 18 at 11 a.m. at Lake Lawn Resort at 2400 E. Geneva St. in Delavan.
$16.95/Adult, $9.50/Children 4-12 years old, Free/kids three and under.
Call (262)725-9155 to make reservations. LakeLawnResort.com
MOTOR Bar & Restaurant Breakfast with Santa
Bring the kids into the restaurant at the Harley-Davidson Museum for breakfast, cookie decorating, and pictures with Santa on top of a Harley! The event takes place Dec. 4 and Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 401 W. Canal St., Milwaukee.
Reservations are required, and tickets are $14.95 per child.
“Mrs. Claus and the Littlest Reindeer”
Head out to the Apple Holler to enjoy this North Pole-themed show, which will include a visit from Santa himself. After the show, kids will get the chance to ride the Candy Cane Express train, visit with live reindeer, enjoy cookies and do a holiday craft. The show runs the weekends of Dec. 3 through Dec. 18 starting at 10 a.m.
Visit appleholler.com for ticket information.