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The Virginia Discovery Museum is a resource for all children of our community. Children learn best in an inclusive environment where our differences are celebrated. As it has done for the past three decades, VDM will continue to serve the interests, needs and abilities of children of all backgrounds. We are committed to enabling our community's youngest members to play and learn together in a joyful, safe, and loving environment.

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Santa Pancake Breakfast

Meet the Jolly Old Elf Face-to-Face

Ho, ho, ho! Every December, Santa Claus comes to town for final checks on his “Naughty or Nice” list, and his sleigh makes a special stop at the Virginia Discovery Museum for our Santa Pancake Breakfast. Peruse menus personalized for your family and enjoy a merry meal together, then meet the jolly old elf face-to-face – right at your table! This event is one of the Museum’s major annual fundraisers, and proceeds support the Sponsored Admission Program.

Event Details  |  Reservations  |  Sponsors  |  Contact Us

Date & Time

Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019
Four Seating Times

Back Gallery: 9:00 & 11:30 a.m.
Front Gallery: 9:20 & 11:45 a.m.

Event Takes Place at the Museum


$15/Person, Adults & Children
Children Under 1 Free

Family Special:
4 Seats for $50

Annual Members Receive a 15% Discount

Make a Reservation

Reserve your seats for Santa Pancake Breakfast online, in person at the Museum, or over the phone at (434) 977-1025 x102. The early reservation deadline is Dec. 1, and reservations made Dec. 2-6 incur an additional $15 table charge per party. Space is limited, so register early!

9:00 a.m. – Seating Full

9:20 a.m. – Seating Full

11:30 a.m. – Seating Full

11:45 a.m. – Seating Full

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Contact Us

Can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Contact Director of Operations Lindsay Jones at (434) 977-1025 x102 or to learn more about the Museum’s annual Santa Pancake Breakfast.