I am a professional Santa, attended the International School of Santa Claus, and along with my wife, Mrs. Claus, have entertained children of all ages throughout the Washington, DC area. We have entertained at the US Supreme Court, the Kennedy Center Christmas Program and the Children's Hospital National Medical Center. In addition, I make home visits and read to the children as well as appear at corporate events. Each year we appear with the Norwegian Embassy to light the tree at the Washington Union Station. Many photos and details about us can be found at my website, (link hidden)
Member: International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santas, Coordinator of Colonial Santas
Santa was AMAZING! All of us really enjoyed his wariness and the little girls were so excited.
Tom was great in every area. He arrived right on time, had great engagement with the kids (and adults) and has the perfect look. He made the kids’ night.
Due to the current state of the pandemic, it was a wonderful experience with the kids. Everything went very well and safe! The guests feedback was amazing.
Santa Tom saved Christmas for our daycare children! This is the first year we had no tears during a Santa visit! He was great with the kids , animated and jovial and made our socially distanced pictures not feel so socially distanced. The kids aged 6 months to 4 years loved him.
Thank you for helping bring the spirit of Christmas during this most unusual year.
Santa Tom was simply amazing! He kept the children AND adults entertained and engaged for 45 minutes. Santa Tom exuded warmth and a sense of real magic. Our children thought he was the real deal! We will book him again next year!
Strongest recommendation for Santa Tom
I hired Santa Tom for a photography event. Santa Tom exceeded my expectations and I’m convinced he’s the real Santa! He was wonderful with the children and the parents had nothing but good things to say, noting that he was the best Santa their child had ever visited with. I’m already planning on hiring Santa Tom for my Christmas event next year!
Response from Santa Tom:
Oh thank you so much, Holly, it was a pleasure working with you also❄️ I look forward to next year!
Very thoughtful and of course great with kids and adults. He saved our Christmas 2020!
Truly memorable experience!! Santa Tom and Mrs Claus spent a lot of time talking with the children. It was a magical experience for everyone. Both should be commended!!!!
We had a company event and everyone thought he was a great Santa. He was extremely nice to everyone. He also was happy to take lots of pictures with everyone.
If you ever have the chance to spend time with Santa Tom, I high recommend it!!! So much positive fun energy. Love him! Thanks for making our party extra special.
Made the kids very happy with his birth pole stories. The kids had the opportunity to meet Santa, and they enjoyed Santa’s stories and enjoyed taking pictures.
Santa Tom was great! He was very helpful with the kids, and funny. Everyone loved his gentle smile and spirit! Definitely will call him back!
We used Santa Tom on 12/19/18 and he was perfect! He was wonderful at posing himself with the children for pictures and took his time with each child, while still managing to keep the line moving. Will definitely be calling him again next year!
I enjoyed working with Santa Tom!!!! That smile of his is overly jolly! I haven't edited any with images with him smiling yet.
Santa Tom was exactly what we wanted - authentic, funny, engaging! He is truly the real deal!
Santa Tom was absolutely great!!!
He never showed up for the event after I scheduled this event about 2 weeks ago.
Response from Santa Tom:
While not appearing at a scheduled event caused great disappointment to many families and the children especially, there is no excuse. In my twenty years visiting children throughout the Washington, DC area, I have never missed a scheduled event. I wish I could say I am perfect, but I know of only one who truly is, Our Lord, whose birth we celebrate in December.
Santa Tom played Santa perfectly listing to all the Christmas wishes and frequent Ho Ho Ho's that had the kids all jumping with excitement to sit on Santa's lap. Even the adults got into the action and wanted their picture with Santa. He was the perfect addition for our community holiday party.
Santa Tom was sweet and entertaining. He was in character the entire time and so thoughtful with the children. He was even entertaining to the adults with his witty humor! He looks like a jolly Santa with and shimmer in his beard and twinkle in his eye. Everyone was so happy and impressed! Thank you Santa Tom!
Santa Tom was great. He showed up right on time and was the hit of the night. He mingled with folks, sat for pictures, and told stories.
Absolutely wonderful. He spent longer than anticipated with all of the kids. He was spot on. As the 9yo said, "Lots of kids at school were saying Santa isn't real... I guess I was starting to believe them. But now I have proof that Santa is real! I even have a picture of him at my house!"
A completely magical evening and Santa Tom was incredible.
Santa Tom was a perfect compliment to our festivities! He was warm, engaging and we all loved his visit!
At our request, he even incorporated personal touches which heightened the experience.
Amazing experience. He was very polite and very Santa like. Great jokes and personality. The best ! All the kids were very amazed
We had a magic evening with Santa Tom! everyone was so impressed with all the stories Santa told children and with his special attitude to all of them!!! Best Santa ever!
Santa Tom was excellent! He catered to everyone old and young. The children were mesmerized and captured by him. They couldn't take their eyes off him. We have wonderful pictures to keep forever. Everyone has already asked to have him come next year.
Response from Santa Tom:
Thank you, it makes my job so rewarding when nice children like you say such great things! I look forward to hearing back soon!
Tom was awesome!!!
Santa Tom was amazing! He was wonderful with both children and adults. The children were ages 1-9 and he engaged with each one on their own level. Beautiful suit, carefully manicured and handsome beard, just the way you expect Santa to be. He answered questions and even brought magic with his naughty or nice meter. So much fun for all. I love Gigsalad. I have used them for years on the east and west coasts snd never been disappointed.
Santa Tom was amazing! He was the star of the party!
Response from Santa Tom:
It was a pleasure sharing your wedding day! Merry Christmas to you and yours🎅🏻
Santa Tom rocks! Tall solid Santa. Great Santa voice too! Read a story to the kids and had everyone listening/focused. Kids loved having one on one time with Santa.
Response from Santa Tom:
Thank you, I had a joyous time visiting with you and yours🎅🏻
Price Range: $150 and up, depending on time required
Phone Number: Call
We have attended the International University of Santa Claus, which has improved our ability to provide a quality entertainment experience for children of all ages. Most recently, we attended the Charles W. Howard School for Santas in Midland, MI. As Santa, I belong to the International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santas. The Colonial Santas, The Royal Order of Santa Claus and the Alumni of Real Bearded Santas. These organizations provide the best and latest information on the Santa Claus industry. We both have current background checks as well as liability insurance.
Upcoming Booked Events
|November 28, 2021 • 2:00pm - 4:00pm||Studio Session|
|December 11, 2021 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm||Corporate Event|
|December 12, 2021 • 1:30pm - 2:00pm||Christmas Party|
|December 19, 2021 • 8:00am - 10:00am||Christmas Party|
|December 23, 2021 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm||Christmas Party|
Past Booked Events
|December 24, 2020 • 7:00pm - 7:15pm||Christmas Party|
|December 19, 2020 • 8:30am - 1:00pm||Children’s Birthday Party|
|December 18, 2020 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Christmas Party|
|December 18, 2020 • 11:30am - 12:15pm||Christmas Party|
|December 13, 2020 • 3:00pm - 3:45pm||Christmas Party|
|December 12, 2020 • 11:00am - 11:30am||Virtual Event|
|December 08, 2020 • 10:00am - 3:30pm||Corporate Event|
|December 05, 2020 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Personal Occasion|
|December 05, 2020 • 10:00am - 12:00pm||Personal Occasion|
|December 05, 2020 • 9:00am - 9:30am||Christmas Party|
|December 02, 2020 • 12:00pm - 4:30pm||Corporate Event|
|November 28, 2020 • 9:00am - 9:15am||Personal Occasion|
|December 25, 2019 • 6:00pm - 6:15pm||Christmas Party|
|December 23, 2019 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm||Personal Occasion|
|December 06, 2019 • 6:00pm - 9:00pm||Christmas Party|
|December 05, 2019 • 8:30pm - 9:30pm||Corporate Event|
|December 24, 2018 • 9:30pm - 10:15pm||Christmas Party|
|December 22, 2018 • 8:00pm - 10:00pm||Corporate Event|
|December 22, 2018 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm||Corporate Event|
|December 21, 2018 • 10:30am - 11:15am||School Assembly|
|December 19, 2018 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm||Christmas Party|
|December 16, 2018 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm||Christmas Party|
|December 06, 2018 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm||Christmas Party|
|December 04, 2018 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||Cocktail Party|
|November 03, 2018 • 1:00pm - 7:00pm||Studio Session|
|December 30, 2017 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm||Christmas Party|
|December 24, 2017 • 5:30pm - 6:30pm||Personal Occasion|
|December 23, 2017 • 7:30pm - 8:15pm||Holiday Party (Christmas)|
|December 19, 2017 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||Christmas Party|
|December 06, 2017 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm||Christmas Party|
|December 05, 2017 • 10:00am - 11:30am||Concert|
|December 25, 2016 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm||Holiday Party (Christmas)|
|December 24, 2016 • 9:30pm - 10:00pm||Surprise|
|December 24, 2016 • 9:00pm - 9:30pm||Holiday Party (Christmas)|
|December 24, 2016 • 7:00pm - 7:30pm||Dinner Party|
|December 22, 2016 • 3:00pm - 6:00pm||Holiday Party (Christmas)|
|December 19, 2016 • 6:30pm - 7:15pm||Concert|
|December 17, 2016–December 18, 2016 • 10:00pm - 12:00am||Holiday Party (Christmas)|
|December 17, 2016 • 6:00pm - 6:30pm||Holiday Party (Christmas)|
|December 17, 2016 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Birthday (Child)|
|December 16, 2016 • 10:30pm - 11:15pm||Holiday Party (Christmas)|
|December 14, 2016 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm||Holiday Party (Christmas)|
|December 14, 2016 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm||Holiday Party (Christmas)|
|December 11, 2016 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm||Holiday Party (Christmas)|
|December 10, 2016 • 7:00pm - 7:45pm||Dinner Party|
|December 09, 2016 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm||Nonprofit Event|
|December 07, 2016 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm||Birthday (Child)|
|December 03, 2016 • 10:30pm - 11:00pm||Holiday Party (Christmas)|
|December 03, 2016 • 10:00pm - 11:00pm||Holiday Party (Christmas)|
|December 03, 2016 • 7:30pm - 8:30pm||Religious Celebration|
|December 03, 2016 • 7:00pm - 7:30pm||Surprise|
|November 25, 2016 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm||Personal Occasion|
|Santa Tom||Mrs Claus (My wife, Marlo Kay Ivey)|