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Seattle SantaCon 2017 | Seattle, Washington | Saturday, 16. December 2017

Hey Santa! Saturday December 16th we paint the town red and white! Over 2,000 of us will be parading through the Downtown Seattle area!


SantaCon is an annual mass gathering of people dressed in Santa Claus costumes parading publicly on streets and inside locations in cities around the world. The focus is on spontaneity and creativity, while having a good time and spreading cheer and goodwill. This is much more than a pub crawl, and every time you call it that, a sugar plum fairy dies!

1. Participate! Do something fun here!
2. Post photos! #SeattleSantaCon
3. Registration is required to help cover our costs and support our charity of choice, Mary’s Place! (More details below) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/seattle-santacon-2017-tickets-39259225400

1. My name is Santa. Your name is Santa. We are Santa. Who's in charge here? Santa!
2. Santa will bring cash and tip! No cards! No complex orders! Lines will be long, so keep it quick!
3. Wear a Santa suit! Be an elf! Or reindeer! Get in the holiday spirit. Wearing just a Santa hat with regular clothes is boring. And wear comfy shoes. Santa is covering lots of ground.
4. SantaCon is a participatory event. Entertain us! Bring something Santa will enjoy: candy, games, performances, signs, music, or a costume that will wow us!
5. Expect lines. Santa will have fun while waiting or find another spot nearby.
6. Santa obeys the law. Santa doesn't drink in public or smoke in parks.
7. Pace yourself, Santa. Know your limits. Remember to eat!
8. Santa doesn't drink and drive! Check out Migo, the free Seattle-based search app for rideshares at getmigo.com. Or ride bikes with Spin at https://www.spin.pm/. Or take a Lyft with code seattlesantacon for $50 off.
9. Santa doesn't mess with kids, the police, businesses, or Santa!
10. Invite your friends! And use #SeattleSantaCon on Instagram or Twitter.

We start in Downtown Seattle at noon and parade towards Pioneer Square after dark! The full schedule will be announced just before the event, as is tradition! Registered guests will get an email and we’ll update this page once we’re ready! Thanks for your patience!

12:00PM: To Be Announced starting location (Downtown Seattle)
12:30PM: Group photo at TBA
1:15PM: Blarney Stone and more locations TBA
1:55PM: Group photo at TBA
2:00PM: Hard Rock Cafe and more locations TBA
4:00PM: Group photo at TBA
4:15PM: Cantina de san Patricio, Kells, and more locations TBA
6:15PM: Group photo at TBA
6:30PM: Fado, Contour, J+M Cafe, and more locations TBA
8:00PM: Box House, Fuel, Merchant’s, and more locations TBA
10:00PM: Trinity and more locations TBA
12:00AM: Cowgirls Inc, STAGE, and more locations TBA

Because we don’t have a single venue that can accommodate all of us at once, we will be doing a photo based contest this year! Want to enter yourself or someone else? Post a photo on our Facebook Event page! After the event is over we’ll determine who the winners are. Some prizes include a free trip (flight + hotel), gift cards, and more!

This year Seattle SantaCon will be benefiting Mary’s Place and their ‘No Child Sleeps Outside' campaign. Mary's Place is a 501(c)3 non-profit that empowers homeless women, children, and families to reclaim their lives by providing shelter, nourishment, resources, healing, and hope in a safe community. A portion of proceeds from our ticket sales will be donated, and there is a direct donation option on Eventbrite as well. Let's help bring more kids and families inside to warmth and safety this winter! Based on sales and expenses so far we can promise at least $1,800 to Mary’s Place - let’s try to double this! We’re also setting up collection stations for toys, warm clothing, etc - to be announced. For more info on Mary’s Place please see http://www.marysplaceseattle.org/

October: Free (1,600+ registered, wow!)
November: $5 (400+ registered!)
December 1st-15th: $10 (200+ registered so far)
Day of event: $20 (we strongly encourage registering earlier than this)
Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/seattle-santacon-2017-tickets-39259225400

Registration is required this year (a) to help us accurately plan for capacity across our multiple venues for this growing event, (b) to help benefit a great charity, and (c) to help with our growing expenses. Yes these events used to be free, but they used to only be a fraction of the size and work too.You’ll get free entry to all our venues during designated times, live entertainment, and drink specials throughout the day! There will also be some cool giveaways during the days, and prizes in our costume contest! If you cannot or do not wish to pay to attend SantaCon (but can afford costumes and drinks?) please message us privately at Seattle SantaCon with your reasoning and we will gift you a ticket. Tis the season after all!

Registration check-in will happen throughout the day at nearly all of our venues so you can arrive anytime.

Updates are coming! If you have questions please RSVP now and stay tuned!! We purposely announce things late, so thanks for your patience!! Like our pages to stay in the loop: Seattle Fun Events and Seattle SantaCon!

And get ready for Seattle BunnyCon on the day before Easter, Saturday March 31st!

See the 2016 event page for our past photos, schedule, and more:https://www.facebook.com/events/1851161451778664