Turns out, Santa does eat more than milk and cookies. Dine with the jolly old elf himself, where kiddos can make crafts, hear stories, and tell Santa their wish lists in person.
December 14, 8 to 11 a.m.
Join Santa for an interactive buffet breakfast at that includes a storytime, professional photo, and a keepsake ornament for the family. Seasonal cocktails are available for adults. Tickets are $45 for kids and $80 for adults; purchase tickets online. 1701 Wynkoop St., Denver.
December 7 and 14, 9-11 a.m.
Enjoy a hearty breakfast buffet with Santa before exploring the Zoo. Includes complimentary professional photos, gifts for kids, holiday videos, prizes, and a cash bar for adults. Tickets also include admission to the Zoo. $34-$45 adult, $25 child ages 3-12. 2300 Steele St., Denver.
December 14-15 and 21-24, seating begins at 8:30 a.m.
Join Sharkey and Santa Claus for a holiday breakfast buffet. Visit exhibits at a discounted rate. Reservations required at 303-561-4450. $19.99 adults, $13 ages 3-11. Guests receive half price exhibit admission. 700 Water St., Denver.
December 14, 10 a.m. to noon
Enjoy a delicious, catered brunch buffet, ride on a tractor-pulled holiday wagon with complimentary hot cocoa or hot cider, go on a yule log hunt, make a holiday craft, and take a guided tour through the historic Four Mile House. Reservations required. $18-$25 adults, $15 ages 3-17, free age 2 and under. 715 S. Forest St., Denver.
December 20, 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Have brunch with Santa and hear a story. Bring holiday wish lists and be ready to take a picture of the kids with Santa. Age 1-12 with an adult. $12 per person. 400 Quail Rd., Longmont.