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Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus – SOLD OUT

Special Event Accessible Event

Date & Time:

Dec 9, 10 and 16


RBG Centre (680 Plains Rd W)


Family-Friendly, Food and Drink, Special Event


1 to 2 Hours


Ticketed Event, Pre-Registration Required

Event Description

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a delicious breakfast buffet!

Mr. and Mrs. Claus are coming to town! Celebrate with us during RBG’s Breakfast with Santa. Both Santa and Mrs. Claus can’t wait to visit with you at your table. Once you’ve satisfied your appetite, visit RBG’s Botanical Train and Mediterranean Garden displays, followed by a day at the Gardens! Pre-registration required.

10 a.m. seating

  • Santa and Mrs Claus posing by a christmas tree
  • Dessert Squares With Fruit
  • Botanical Train Display
  • Cheese Platter Closeup



Ticket Type Ticket Price
Adult $80 (+ HST & $1 Service Fee)
Child (age 3-12) $40 (+ HST & $1 Service Fee)
Infant (age 0-2) FREE

Tickets include buffet brunch and access to RBG Centre / Hendrie Park for the day (note: an additional cost required to ride the RBG Express).

  • Tickets are non-refundable and final sale. After a purchase is complete, the tickets are the property of the ticket-holder, and RBG will be unable to accommodate any date changes.
  • Garden admission discounts and coupons are not applicable to this ticketed event. Membership does not provide access to special events, though members are eligible for an exclusive pre-sale.

Accessing the Member Pre-Sale

To access the member presale, simply log in to your RBG online account using the email address associated with your membership. Once your account is set up, visit the registration page during the pre-sale time and tickets will be available! That’s it! No pre-sale code required.

Do NOT make a new account; any new account created will not have access to your member benefits, and will not permit you access to the pre-sale.

How To Activate Your Account (do this prior to the sale date to avoid disappointment)

  1. Visit
  2. Enter your email address and “submit” (NOTE: RBG members must use the email associated with their current membership)
  3. Check your email for a link to reset your password
  4. Log in with your new credentials and check your account information. Ensure your updated membership is showing.
  5. Optional but recommended: test your member benefits by checking tickets for Rock Garden Admission; if you see free member tickets, this account will have access to the pre-sale.

If you do not receive a password reset email within 10 minutes, or if you log into and your membership is not showing in your account information, it is possible that email address is not the primary contact on your RBG Membership. Get in touch with the memberships team for more information.

Event Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about Breakfast with Santa & Mrs. Claus? Click the topics below for more information. If you have a question that is not answered, give us a call at 905-527-1158 or get in touch online.


Pre-purchased tickets are required for this special event.

You will be required to present your pre-purchased tickets upon arrival, either printed out or digitally on your personal device. Each ticket will be scanned. The confirmation receipt is not a ticket. Your tickets were sent to you as an attachment in the confirmation e-mail you received after booking.

The final date for registration is December 6th, 2023, for December 9th and 10th dates, and December 13th, 2023, for December 16th date.

What's Included

Tickets include access to all operational RBG properties 10:00am and 5:00pm. RBG Brunch (food and beverage) 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. plus a table side visit with Santa and Mrs. Clause  


This event is held indoors and will proceed rain or shine. RBG recommends coming prepared for the weather! RBG reserves the right to cancel a day due to extreme weather. If the event date is cancelled due to weather, a refund will be provided.


Each ticket group (<12) will be seated at the same table. Table types will be assigned to each group. RBG cannot guarantee multiple tables of the same group will be placed within proximity to each other. RBG teams are dedicated to delivering a quality experience for all guests. RBG does our best to group tables in close proximity however this request can’t be guaranteed.

Food and Beverage

The food service style is self service and, in our efforts, to minimize waste menu offerings are portioned based on the number and type of tickets sold. Due to the nature of this event RBG may not be able to accommodate all dietary restrictions and allergies. Royal Botanical Gardens cannot be held responsible for any dietary restrictions that guests may have.

Please note that in compliance to the Health and Food Department regulations, NO outside food is permitted to be brought in and no left-over food is to be taken from the premises.


RBG Centre is an accessible building with accessible parking on site. Please indicate any accessibility needs or accommodations for yourself or your guests during the registration process.


Washrooms are available in various locations at RBG Main Center. The closest are to the East of the building across from RBG Garden Café and the other to the West through our Mediterranean Garden. Further washrooms are located just outside the Turner Pavilion Teahouse, and in RBG Centre on the lowest floor of the Atrium (at the base of the stairs, before you go through the tunnel into Hendrie Park.

Directions and Parking

This event is held in RBG Centre at 680 Plains Road W. Burlington Ontario, in our auditorium straight through the building past the gift shop.

Parking is included, available in the large lot at RBG Centre. This garden is located along bus routes for Burlington Transit, with stops a short distance from the entrance. See for more details.

High Chairs and Booster Seats

RBG will supply high chairs and booster seats for children when requested during the order process. If the information you provided during the order process changes, please give us a call at 905-527-1158 a minimum of 3 days prior to the event.

Sitting with Another Family?

If you would like to at the same table as another family who is purchasing their Breakfast tickets separately, please indicate their first and last name in the appropriate box when purchasing your tickets.

NOTE: maximum of 12 people per table applies.

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