Eat and Make Merry with Kriss Kringle on Dec. 3

The jolly old elf descends on North Liberty for an early December breakfast with other fun in this annual tradition.

The five Ws

  • Who: Young kids and their families
  • What: Santa Claus joins us for breakfast, activities and photos. Free registration for remaining spaces opens Monday, Nov. 28, 2022, at 6 a.m.
  • Where: Jones Gym in the North Liberty Community Center, 520 W. Cherry St.
  • When: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Dec. 3, 2022
  • Why: For some fun with the jolly old elf

What to expect

A room full of fun, food and Christmas cheer, as Santa joins families to hear who wants what under the tree this year, and a model Christmas Village and train for everyone to enjoy, and Sandi Spurrell Photography will take complementary photos, available from her website just days later. Free registration is required, with remaining spaces opening Monday, Nov. 28, 2022, at 6 a.m. Sorry, but we can’t accommodate walk-ins. You might want to stop by the Holiday Vendor Fair and the Friends of the Library’s Holiday Cookie Walk, both just down the hall.

Who will be there

  • Santa Claus, of course
  • North Liberty Lions Club with a hot meal
  • Good Shepherd Church with crafts
  • Sandi Spurrell Photography snapping photos with Santa

How to get there

Walk, bike or drive to the Community Center, 520 W. Cherry St. Parking is available onsite.

Who to thank

This event is part of the City Slate. The yearlong schedule of events is made possible by Adam Schechinger State Farm, Centro, Inc, The Eastern Iowa Airport – CID, GEICO Philanthropic Foundation, Hills Bank, MidWestOne Bank, Shive-Hattery, South Slope Cooperative, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and Veridian Credit Union.

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More City Slate Fun

This event is part of the City Slate, a compilation of North Liberty’s largest and free city-produced events, with more than 40 events planned in 2022. Explore the schedule at

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