Santa Claus is coming to town! (Actually, he’s already here in many ‘hoods.) We found more places to grab a snap with St. Nick than ever before this year. Here’s where you can meet the jolly man himself in his red and white glory, snag a picture, a hug, and even lunch with him. Click through to find your family’s Santa!

Skating Santa: Restaurants at Rockefeller Center

Breakfast with Santa is available each weekend from November 25 through December 24 at Rock Center Café and The Sea Grill located at the world’s most iconic ice rink. Guests will enjoy a gourmet breakfast at Rock Center Café or nearby The Sea Grill, which boasts spectacular views of the illuminated Rink and famed Christmas tree. Carolers will serenade guests with holiday favorites as children are invited to feast on treats from the candy bar. Breakfast is followed by a memorable session skating with Saint Nick himself.

Additionally, Rock Center Cafe features a Throne Room available for photos on Santa's lap, plus a Candy Bar Experience where children can assemble souvenir bags filled with candy treats to take home. (Times: 7:15 am, 8:45am & 9:15 a.m.; $110-$150 Adults; $70-$95 Children) At The Sea Grill, Santa will greet guests tableside for photos. (Time: 8:15 AM; $110-$150 Adults; $70-$95 Children).

For both restaurants, make a reservation here.

Rock Center Café
20 West 50th St.
Midtown West

The Sea Grill
19 W 49th St.

photo: Michael Marquand


Where does your family get a snap with Santa? Tell us in the comments below!

— Rachel Sokol