The Singing Santa Claus is a professional entertainer, experienced actor, and an accomplished Baritone. He is a graduate of the Charles W. Howard Santa Claus School, the St. Nicholas Institute and an original Member of the ClausNet Santa Claus Community. The Singing Santa Claus has appeared at numerous tree lightnings, corporate events, and local/national television programs.
This year, 2022, marks the 37th year of service for Singing Santa Claus! Some of the highlights include…
- “An Evening with Santa” at Princess Anne Country Club : A full concert extravaganza filled with Christmas music, sung by Singing Santa, readings, audience participation, and special appearance of Elves, Frosty, Rudolph, and other of Santa’s friends 2015-2021
- Harygul’s Halloween: A 45 minute, interactive show, where audiences enjoyed Christmas classics, dancing, and an indoor snow ball fight 2021
- Santa’s arrival and show at Pembroke Mall: Featuring holiday songs performed by Santa and his helpers, Elsa from Frozen and the dancers at The Chesapeake Dance Center 2016-2019
- Countless home, senior citizen homes, hospital, and school visits: Creating unforgettable memories with a personal visit from Santa 1985-2022
- Promotional Santa for business such as: Hallmark, The Old Chickahominy House, Mister Jims, and Changing Seasons 1999-2022
- Featured on WAVY TV 10 to promote events and spread holiday cheer 1999, 2019, 2021
- Santa Claus Chapel Hill Mall, Akron Ohio 1985-1986
- Marine Corp Exchange, Norfolk, Virginia, Santa Claus 1987-1990
- First Annual Grand Illumination at the Farmers Market sponsored by Captain George’s Seafood Restaurant to benefit the Children’s Performance Workshop against child abuse 1997-1998
- Santa Claus Vacations in Virginia Beach, July 1998 featuring Santa Claus in a bathing suit singing and performing for many vacationers at the beach front, Virginia Beach, Virginia
- Christmas Extravaganza 1998 Manteo, North Carolina
- Grand Illumination for Founder’s Inn and Conference Center 2002-2010
- ‘Breakfast With Santa’ Founders Inn and Conference Center 2002-2013
- “An Evening with Santa” at Founders Inn. A full concert extravaganza with several music selections sung by Singing Santa, along with readings, audience participation, and special appearance by Frosty the Snowman, 2004-2013
- Breakfast with Santa Pembroke Meadows, Holland, Glenwood, Butts Road Primary, Cook, and Birdneck Elementary Schools 1992-2010
- Annual Christmas Dinner, YMCA Battlefield Boulevard, Chesapeake, Virginia 2005-2013
- Virginia Beach Holiday Parade November 2003, 2004 and 2006 with 15,000 visitors in attendance
He is so convincing in his role that even his own children do not recognize him.
- Graduate of the Charles W. Howard Santa Claus School Midland, Michigan October 15, 2005
- Luncheon/Fundraiser for Children’s hospital of the King’s Daughters with 600 attendance December 2006
- Tree Lighting Ceremony for the City of Norfolk 2005-2006
- Applied and received Trademark for the name “Singing Santa Claus” in the State of Virginia 2008
- Audition for producers of America’s Got Talent in Charlotte, NC – February 2008
- Auditioned for celebrity judges Sharon Osborn, David Hasselhoff, and Piers Morgan at America’s Got Talent auditions in Atlanta, Georgia – April 2008
- Appeared on National Television for America’s Got Talent – June 17th, 2008
- Performed at the Winter Wonderland: The Colman Collection, Courthouse Galleries in Portsmouth, Virginia 2005-2010
- Santa for the Christmas parade in Portsmouth, Virginia 2007-2010
- Member of ClausNet.com, a worldwide online community for Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus, Elves, and Helpers
These incredible experiences are just a beginning for Singing Santa Claus!
His constant ambition to be the Best Santa Claus ever is a constant work in progress. His dream is to one day be the Santa Claus for the Macy’s Day Thanksgiving Parade. A dream he knows will one day come true with hard work, a love of Christmas, and a hearts desire to share that love with children both young and young at heart.
Contact Singing Santa Claus!
To find out if Santa Claus is available for a visit with you, contact Santa’s Helper Tom Long today!
Executive Assistant to Santa Claus