A cherished tradition is back! The 6th Annual Breakfast with Santa is coming with some new surprises. Gather family and friends for a special breakfast where you can fill your bellies and meet Santa.

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BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

Celebrate the holiday season with breakfast at the Owensboro Convention Center on Saturday, December 16th, 2023. Bring the family, snap a photo with Santa, and fill up on fluffy pancakes, sausage, and orange juice or coffee. The 6th Annual Breakfast with Santa is proudly sponsored by German American Bank and The Country Station 92.5 WBKR. Children can write letters to Santa, plus Christmas coloring pages and crayons will be available.

Santa and our team are so excited to see the kids again this year,” said Kyle Aud, German American Market President. “The German American Bank Ballroom will be decorated and ready for you and your family, so get your lists ready and we’ll see you soon!”

The breakfast will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.

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TICKET INFO

Tickets for the 6th Annual Breakfast with Santa are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Children 2 and under will be admitted free but must have a ticket. Family 4 packs of tickets are also available for $32 ($8 per ticket) in advance. Tickets are on sale now and available online at OwensboroTickets.com and at the Owensboro Convention Center Box Office.

Don’t miss this festive opportunity to make lasting holiday memories,” stated Jeff Esposito, General Manager of the Owensboro Convention Center. “Thanks to German American Bank and The Country Station 92.5 WBKR, we're looking forward to making this event more memorable than ever.”

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CHRISTMAS WISH FUNDRAISER

Christmas Wish will be on hand for the annual breakfast. We're thrilled to be included this year! You can stop by our booth to learn more about Christmas Wish. You can sign up to volunteer, donate toys, or drop off a monetary donation.

Because of efforts and community generosity, 1,940 needy families received Christmas last year. Over 8,000 children had presents under the tree. Over 50,000 gifts were handed out during the holiday season. If you're in need this holiday season or know someone who is, letter submissions are happening now.

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CHRISTMAS WISH VOLUNTEERS ALWAYS NEEDED

Christmas Wish runs with a core group of volunteers who have supported the mission for 10 to 30 years. US Bank is a huge partner allowing employees to volunteer their time during the season. Over the years, many businesses have also jumped on board with “Giving Programs." There would be no Christmas Wish without the volunteers who devote their time.

Volunteers will be needed starting on Wednesday, November 15th this season. If individuals or businesses would like to volunteer, they can email ChrsitmasWish@wbkr.com.

We’ll once again be located at Towne Square North in Owensboro. In the former Shoe Stop location by Big Lots. Our “soft opening” will be on Monday, November 27th. Grand Opening Day will be on Monday, December 4th, 2023.

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HOW TO DONATE TO CHRISTMAS WISH?

Why give to Christmas Wish? The program runs from around $500 to $800 annually. Everyone volunteers their time. We get the space, signage, etc. all donated. Restaurants feed the volunteers each day during the season. Your donations go to children who need it the most!

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CHRISTMAS WISH MISSION

Since 1976 Christmas Wish has been “MAKING SURE EVERY CHILD IN THE TRI-STATE GETS A VISIT FROM SANTA”. You can make a huge difference in the lives of others and celebrate the true meaning of Christmas by giving back to those in need this holiday season.

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As we get ready to celebrate our 47th Anniversary Season of Christmas, let's look back at the record-breaking 2022 season.

Record-Breaking 2022 Christmas Wish Wrap up

This season revealed how many families are suffering and how committed our community is to help ease their pain. It's the season of giving, so let's look at everything that took place at Christmas Wish this year. You helped those less fortunate celebrate the magic of the holiday season.

Gallery Credit: Barb Birgy