How Do You Track Santa on Christmas Eve?

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Track Santa's journey on Christmas Eve by visiting one of the Santa tracker websites online. To track Santa while you are away from home, download a Santa tracker app to your phones and tablets.

  1. Access the Internet

    On December 24th, log on to a Santa tracker website. NORAD offers an official Santa tracker at The Santa Tracker website also has a tracking feature available at Prior to Christmas Eve, visit these sites to enjoy games and video to build excitement for Santa's big trip. Most go live on December 1st.

  2. Watch Santa's journey

    Each site features a different version of a tracker. NORAD's Santa tracker offers real-time updates as Santa heads around the world. Watch videos and get picture updates, and see estimated arrival times as he makes his way to houses everywhere.

  3. Install an app

    To keep tabs on Santa while away from home, download NORAD's Santa Tracker app for phones and mobile devices. This app allows trackers to play games and view videos as Santa travels. The app is very similar to the website, so it is easy for kids to use if they are familiar with the site. Check other sites for similar Santa tracker apps.