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Santa Ron

Santa Ron

22 reviews
Top Performer

About Santa Ron

Professional Santa Claus will pose for photos, lead a sing-a-long, or read a story. Santa also knows all of the answers to those questions your children ask that you DON"T know. Your wish is my desire and the limits of what I will do for you are set by my size, your imagination, and the dictates of decency.

Reviews

Verified Review

He was great!!

By Kristen A. on November 28, 2016

Very interactive with the kids and adults! A well dressed santa! Thanks again:)

Hired as: Children's Party Entertainment
Verified Review

Magical Evenimg !!

By Jenn I. on November 26, 2016

Santa Ron was a hit !! The kids and adults alike loved him!! Will be using again :)

Hired as: Holiday Entertainment

Response from Santa Ron:

Thank you, Jenn. It always is easier when everyone who is there believes in Santa!

Verified Review

Santa Ron never showed up to our holiday party for 175 people. People who were expecting Santa. Extremely disappointing.

Hired as: Santa Claus
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Perfect Christmas

By Jason R. on December 25, 2016

He was perfect. We only paid for him to pay attention to the little kids but he didn't even hesitate to make the big kids feel just as special. He was very patient with the little ones as well! Will most likely book again!

Hired as: Santa Claus
Verified Review

Sweet Santa

By Kate C. on December 24, 2016

Santa Ron was very sweet! We would love to have him again next year!

Hired as: Santa Claus
Verified Review

Great Job!

By Christopher K. on December 23, 2016

Santa Ron was wonderful! We had an event with about 20 or so kids, and each one loved him! He was very diligent in his "gift promises" to the kids, and even handed out a "card" of how to stay on the good list :-) I thought that was a great extra touch! He also certainly fit the bill for the looks, one kid even mentioned "his beard is real!" I would highly recommend his services!

Hired as: Children's Party Entertainment, Holiday Entertainment, Santa Claus
Verified Review

Kids believe in this santa

By Beth S. on December 22, 2016

Santa Ron was very helpful preparing us, lots of ideas and suggestions. Was on time, clean, joyous, and brightened every kids eyes n the room when he arrived. Ron was a great addition to our party

Hired as: Children's Party Entertainment, Holiday Entertainment, Santa Claus
Verified Review

Great Santa and funny!

By Tamara T. on December 21, 2016

Loved his story on what Santa brings and does not bring. Great with the kids and fantastic with last minute change.

Hired as: Santa Claus
Verified Review

Santa Ron was a hit

By Dawn B. on December 20, 2016

If you are looking for a realistic Santa, Santa Ron is it. Professional, engaging and entertaining.

Hired as: Santa Claus
Verified Review

Santa Ron was AWESOME!

By Phillip S. on December 19, 2016

Santa Ron did a great job with our kids and our event! Everyone had a great time! We will definitely be in touch next year!

Hired as: Santa Claus
Verified Review

Nothing Holly or Jolly About This Santa

By Sam L. on December 13, 2016

We were very disappointed with Santa Ron's performance at our event. We had been very clear about the type of event that we were having before we booked this Santa - a fun, interactive, live music kids event. Santa Ron arrived with a poor attitude and was not interactive with the kids. He knew ahead of time that there would be singing and dancing at the event, and that we wanted a Santa who would participate. Santa Ron said he was willing to do that, but on the day of the event he did not do so.

We had a difficult time getting ahold of Ron the week leading up to the event to finalize the details. We had also asked him to bring his Santa chair when we booked him over two weeks in advance, but when we finally got ahold of him he said he would not be able to bring it with only two days notice. There were also some concerns from our staff about Santa Ron smelling of alcohol when he arrived. We would definitely not recommend Santa Ron for a children's event, or really any event unless you are desperate for a Santa.

Hired as: Children's Party Entertainment, Santa Claus
Verified Review

Thank you!

By Nichole J. on December 12, 2016

The kids loved him and the santa drivers license sealed the deal of him being the real thing, for a few kids !!

Hired as: Children's Party Entertainment, Holiday Entertainment, Santa Claus
Verified Review

We Believe!

By Cindy D. on December 12, 2016

Santa Ron did an excellent job for our firm at the annual holiday party. He had a wonderful personality and really helped get everyone into the Christmas spirit! I would recommend him to anyone!

Hired as: Santa Claus

Response from Santa Ron:

Thank you for the kind words, Cindy. My magic only works when children believe, even if the children are all over the age of 21!

Verified Review

SANTA CLAUSE RON responded to my quote late night December 4th around 11:30pm I was very surprised being that late I thought I wasn't going to be able to get any Santa for December 5th my baby's birthday 2 years old but sure enough he was able to visit our home on a very very short notice. We set a time for 1:00pm to 1:45pm we stayed it touch a lot he arrived at 12:55 he walked in with his bells giggling and a hohoho he was very friendly and talked with my boys my baby colton didn't like him so well and Santa said to me dont push or force him to set on his lap or by him I really thought that was sweet of Santa to say..also Santa passed out his birthday gifts and helped him unwrap them.his focus was on the birthday boy he also let my 9 year old set on his lap to tell him what he wants for Christmas...this was a awesome experience all thanks to Santa Ron and I definitely recommend him I also will be having him back thank you so much Santa RON for giving my 2 year old a birthday/Christmas to always remember your the best Santa I have met so far from the Thompson family

Hired as: Santa Claus

He is such a genuine looking Santa!

By Beth S. on December 24, 2016

Santa Ron is reliable, was great and calming with the kids from 3 months to 11 years old

Hired as: Santa Claus
Verified Review

Santa Ron

By Peggy F. on December 20, 2015

Santa Ron was right on time, very pleasant & good story teller! We all loved his Santa suit & love that it's his beard & not the fake beards. The 12,year old that "no longer believes in Santa" is still trying to figure out how he knew her name

Hired as: Santa Claus
Verified Review

Santa Ron was great!

By Tanya G. on December 11, 2015

Santa Ron did an amazing job, we definitely look forward to using him again in the future.

Hired as: Santa Claus
Verified Review

Top Notch Santa!!!

By Katy M. on December 23, 2013

Santa Ron was so wonderful! Patient with our younger ones and so kind and approachable! He really made our Christmas get together even more special this year! Thanks so much!

Hired as: Santa Claus
Verified Review

Santa Ron was a hit @ the party!

By Charmaine M. on December 17, 2012

Santa Ron was genuinely kind and patient with all the children. I hope he didn't think I was trying to rush him, but more kids showed than I expected, and he STILL gave them each the time to chit chat with him. The kids (and adults) were very pleased. THANK YOU, Santa Ron for making my son's 5th bday so memorable, If I had more to give, I would have. You were the hit of the party... Merry Christmas!

Hired as: Santa Claus

Response from Santa Ron:

Thank you for the nice review and kind words. I did not feel rushed at all. There really is only one reason to dod what I do and that is to reflect the love that God has given me into the world and spread some joy and happiness during this season! It was my honor to be invited to make his day extra special.

Verified Review

Santa Ron was Great

By Alanna F. on December 12, 2012

Both children and adults LOVED him. He spent a lot of time with the children and took as many photos as requested.

Thanks Santa Ron!

Hired as: Santa Claus

Response from Santa Ron:

Thank you for the kind comments. I have simple goals when ever I make visits for Santa. 1)To share Gods love with everyone in attendance and 2)to reinforce everones belief in Santa. Have a very merry Christmas!

Overall good

By Amy B. on December 3, 2012

Santa ran a little late getting to the facility on time, but was professional and entertaining once there.

Hired as: Santa Claus

Santa Ron delights children of all ages!

By Jacquie M. on November 9, 2011

Santa provided a special time for my 5 grandkids ages 3-11. He was happy, jolly, answered all the questions of the one 6 yr. old, had each come up, sit on his knee and talked to them and then presented them with a gift. We also sang this year, took pictures and had just a wonderful time. I was very pleased with his professionalism, his costume and beard and hair, his manner and how he related to all the children. Santa is special to all of us.

Hired as: Santa Claus

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 30 - 480 minutes
  • Fee: $75 and up.
  • Insurance: $1,000,000 - Performer's liability.
  • Languages: English
  • Unions: The Buckeye Santas

Overview

An audiance member will see Santa Claus, the real thing. Real beard, real belly, leather belt, black boots and a plush soft suit with fur trim. Santa Ron has a booming voice when he needs to and moderates it when needed, too. Santa Ron is very personable and knows how to talk with children of all ages and can handle any situation.

Additional Booking Notes

The only limits of what I will do for your performance is what I can do physically. I am a big man- 6'0" and 350 lbs. I will not fit in a 2'x2'x2' box!

If you are interested in me bringing my chair, I need at least 2 days notice and there is an additional $50 charge.

Bio

Santa Ron is a professional Santa with 32 years of experience. He is a graduate of the International University of Santa Claus with a BSC (Bachelor of Santa Claus).Santa Ron is a member of The Buckeye Santas, The Fraternal Order of Real Bearded Santas (FORBS) and The Fraternity of International Real Bearded Santas (FIRBS).

He has entertained groups from 3 to hundreds and appeared in such places as the Clinton Township Christmas Parade, Hilliard Community Center, Heritage Christian Church, Carriage Court Nursing Home (Grove City), the Columbus Zoo, Walgreen's (161 & Northmeadows), Hilliard Lions Breakfast with Santa, Vineyard Church of Columbus Community Center, Rave Motion Picture Theater Polaris, Gameworks Easton, Hilliard Senior Center, Dave & Buster's Polaris, Friendship Village Nursing Home, schools, and many, many private homes and parties.

In addition to visiting with children and posing for photos, Santa Ron can entertain your guest with a few magic tricks, lead a sing-a-long, or read a story. He is willing to do any activity as long as it is legal, moral and is within his capacity (will he fit?) When Santa Ron makes a visit, he has two goals in mind. 1) That every child (no matter their age) has an enjoyable experience and 2) that they come away with a deeper belief in Santa's cause!

Santa Ron has proof of insurance and a clear background check available upon request.

Past Booked Events

Dec 24, 2016 Personal Occasion
10:30pm–11:15pm
Dec 24, 2016 Holiday Party (Christmas)
8:30am–9:00am
Dec 23, 2016 Holiday Party (Christmas)
4:00pm–5:30pm
Dec 19, 2016 Holiday Party (Christmas)
1:00pm–1:45pm
Dec 17, 2016 Holiday Party (Christmas)
8:00pm–11:00pm
Dec 17, 2016 Holiday Party (Christmas)
7:30pm–8:30pm
Dec 17, 2016 Holiday Party (Christmas)
6:00pm–8:00pm
Dec 17, 2016 Holiday Party (Christmas)
12:00pm–2:00pm
Dec 16, 2016 Holiday Party (Christmas)
7:00pm–7:45pm
Dec 11, 2016 Fundraiser
2:30pm–3:30pm
Dec 11, 2016 Holiday Party (Christmas)
12:00pm–2:00pm
Dec 10, 2016 Holiday Party (Christmas)
5:00pm–5:30pm
Dec 10, 2016 Holiday Party (Christmas)
1:00pm–3:00pm
Dec 10, 2016 Corporate Event
9:00am–12:00pm
Dec 09, 2016 Personal Occasion
6:00pm–8:00pm
Dec 09, 2016 Holiday Party (Christmas)
4:00pm–4:15pm
Dec 05, 2016 Personal Occasion
1:00pm–1:45pm
Nov 27, 2016 Birthday (Child)
2:30pm–3:30pm
Nov 25, 2016 Holiday Party (Other)
7:00pm–7:30pm
Dec 24, 2015 Holiday Party (Christmas)
Dec 24, 2015 Holiday Party (Christmas)
Dec 23, 2015 Holiday Party (Christmas)
Dec 19, 2015 Holiday Party (Christmas)
Dec 19, 2015 Holiday Party (Christmas)
Dec 19, 2015 Holiday Party (Christmas)
Dec 19, 2015 Holiday Party (Christmas)
Dec 18, 2015 Holiday Party (Christmas)
Dec 13, 2015 Holiday Party (Christmas)
Dec 12, 2015 Holiday Party (Christmas)
Dec 10, 2015 Nonprofit Event
Dec 09, 2015 Holiday Party (Christmas)
Dec 06, 2015 Holiday Party (Christmas)
Dec 01, 2015 Holiday Party (Christmas)
Dec 22, 2013 Christmas Party
Dec 15, 2013 Christmas Party
Dec 14, 2013 Restaurant
Nov 09, 2013 Convention
Dec 20, 2012 Holiday Party
Dec 16, 2012 Christmas Party
Dec 15, 2012 Corporate Event
Dec 15, 2012 Birthday Party
Dec 08, 2012 Birthday Party
Dec 02, 2012 Christmas Party

The team providing the talent:

Ron Cattrell

Santa

Set List

Here comes Santa Claus; Rudolph, the Red Nosed Reindeer; Jingle Bells

Influences & Inspiration

Edmund Gwen (as Kris Kringle in Miracle on 34th Street); Nicholas, Bishop of Myra.

Setup Requirements

A small fan and cool water when in a warm enviroment (where others take off their coats.)

Services

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