Santa Claus is a figure with legendary, historical and folkloric origins. Among several Western practices, he is believed to bring gifts to the homes of good children on the eve of Christmas (December 24). Other common n... More »

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While the jolly old man traditionally seen at Christmas does not actually exist, his legend is traced back to a 3rd Century monk named St. Nicholas. St. Nicholas was born around 280 A.D. in what is now known as Turkey. More »

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Santa's eight regular reindeer are Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen. Rudolph also worked for Santa during a particularly foggy Christmas Eve. Donner and Blitzen were originally called Dund... More »

The figure of Santa Claus dates back to a 3rd century Greek monk known as St. Nicholas. He became the patron saint of children and is said to bring gifts to children on his saint's day, which falls on December 6. More »

Find Santa Claus' "Nice" list at a variety of websites, such as EmailSanta.com, NorthPole.com or Claus.com. Click on the prompts or answer quiz questions to view your name on the nice list. More »

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Most of the year Santa Claus is at his home in the North Pole and is busy preparing the toys and gifts that he delivers to boys and girls on Christmas Eve. When he ventures out of the North Pole, he can be located using ... More »

There is no official email address for Santa Claus. However, websites such as Claus.com and The-North-Pole.com allow visitors to send an email to Santa and receive a reply, as of 2015. More »