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Santa Claus Productions

Santa Claus Productions

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Why book Santa Claus Productions?

Santa Ed is known as “The Real Santa" (real beard—Bushy Eyebrows—Costume with convincing gimmicks—many entertaining skills. Santa 35 years. If you want a convincing and entertaining Santa, I'm your man.

He inserts a variety of entertaining bits. [Guest Involvement Activities—Story Renditions— Skits—Songs—Magical Effects—etc. His 6' belt of brass sleigh bells helps making theatrical entrances—Excellent with children (believable and effective answers to questions—POSING MEMORABLE PHOTOS WITH YOUR GUESTS.]

You will be glad to have Santa Ed as Santa. He does much more than typical mall Santas. Santa Ed will bring joy and fun to your party. Your event can be an unforgettable occasion.



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Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 5 - 250 minutes
  • Fee: Contact for rates
  • Languages: English


Santa Ed Has been a Santa since 1980.

He has a Masters degree in Social Work [MSW] from Washington University [Saint Louis} He was in the group work sequence.
His training as a Group Worker has honed his ability facilitate interaction between the participants at events.

He is a graduate of the CWH Santa Claus School

Santa Ed conducted activities at camps, community centers, recreation programs, and settlement houses for 60 years—35 years as Santa.

When you hire a Santa, engage one who will cause children to become believers, who will delight adults, who will impress your colleagues, and who will fill your guests with happiness, joy and the Spirit of Christmas Children will see Santa Ed as wise, versatile and interesting. They will believe he is more than just a nice man who gives out gifts. Ed was proclaimed "DC's Fabulous Santa" by the Washington Times.

SANTAS REPERTOIRE: He is a versatile entertainer: Intermixes mini-entertainment routines into his visits with children—Conducts group involvement events and amusing interaction—Team Building—Training as a Group Worker has honed his ability facilitate interaction between the participants of events.
—A Master Storyteller (convincing yarns, occasionally including magic effects)—Renditions of Christmas Stories—(often "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" or "A Visit From Santa Claus."—Jokes.

Santa Claus Productions plans events appropriate for specific audiences and for the WISHES OF THE HOST. He effects changes into the tone of the party: Jovial→ Humorous→ Loving→ Spiritual→ Educational→ Playful→ Nostalgic→ Thankful→ MAYBE Spicy. When the character of a party varies, when there is true interaction between attendees, when there are surprises, when people have been "spotlighted;" LASTING MEMORIES ARE CREATED!


A heartfelt “Thank You” is simply not enough to express how special you made our family's Christmas holiday gathering. Your gentle nature and genuine thoughtfulness made the experience with you an absolutely perfect one. There is a huge difference between just anyone you hire to come to your house or place of business for a party and the person we hired to come to our home for a very special Christmas Eve gathering. You are that difference Mr. Downey You made me believe in the magic of Christmas all over again, and I can say that all of my family felt the same way.

It has been a couple weeks since your visit and my son Peter and nephew Justin still haven’t stopped talking about the experience you gave them You came on a cold and windy night and left all our hearts warm with laughter and joy. You truly are a great person and I only wish that more great families will get to enjoy the warmth and Christmas spirit you bring with you every where you go.

Sincerely, Peter Behrens
Grasonville MD
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James E. Just
8524 Connirae Lane
Vienna VA 22182

Dear Ed,

I remember your first visit like it was yesterday. It was our Christmas Eve party for friends and neighbors. When Santa walked through the door, bells ringing, his velvet bag loaded with gifts…the image of the wide-eyed looks on those child faces is still etched in my mind. How could we not do it again? It became a tradition.

Our kids grew up believing in Santa, looking forward to your arrival Christmas Eve. Once, driving my then 12-year-old daughter Molly to a soccer game, I heard her arguing in the back seat. She almost shouted, "Oh yes there is a Santa. I've seen him. He comes to my house every Christmas Eve."

I kept wondering how you did it. How did you keep the children as believers for so long?

* There were so many elements of your style, mannerisms, and patter that contributed.

* You treated the adults like children. Many sat on your knee and visited.

* You found out tidbits of information about the guests to mention in your conversations.

* You spoke vividly and had a trove of magical effects you used while talking.

* Your great costume with the wild looking Fox fur and the realistic props added to the illusion.

* But best of all was your beard. It was so obviously real.

After 18 years, our children have their own Christmas activities. We are sad that the tradition has come to an end.

We miss you a lot. Have a very Merry Christmas.

Sincerely, Jim Just

About Booking

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Setup Requirements

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