"Barney: Waiting For Santa" is only available as a used VHS tape from third-party Amazon.com sellers, as of August 2015. The Lyons Group released "Waiting For Santa" in 1990. No 1998 version of the video exists.
Other Barney Christmas specials include "Barney's Night Before Christmas" from 1999, and "A Very Merry Christmas" from 2011. Both videos are available as used DVDs from third-party sellers on Amazon.com. All of Barney's Christmas videos have a common plot point that involves Barney helping children to search for or contact Santa on the night before Christmas. As of August 2015, "Barney: Waiting For Santa" has never been re-released on DVD.