Triangle Santa Buddies is a networking organization of professional Santas seeking to promote the Christmas spirit in the Triangle region of NC (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area.) Each Santa has his own special way of working magic. Find a Santa for your event by clicking on a Santa below for contact information.

Triangle Santa Buddies have been meeting regularly since 2005. Their motto is “The more Santas there are, the more Christmas Spirit there is, But only one Santa in a Mall at a time.”

Also see History, Videos and Audio, Santa Claus Oath, Santas Emeritus, Departed Santa Buddies.


Santa AL 

Santa Bill

Santa Billy


Santa Bryce

Santa Dwight



Santa George


Jim (Dyer)


Jim (Hastings)

Santa Jim (Youker)

Santa Lee

Santa Michael

Santa Ron

Santa Steve (Gattis)

Santa Steve (Gillham)

Santa Tony

Santa Weaver

Santa Tate

Santa Shannon

Santa Michael (Lester)

Santa Grizz

Santa Andy 

Santa Lowell

Bob (Hargraves)

Santa Ellis

Santa Billy

Santa Joe

Santa Larry

Santa Cliff

Santa’s Woodsman


Some Triangle Santa Buddies checking on the latest toys at Toys R Us, North Raleigh, 2014.

Santa Lee Jones

Santa Mike

Santa Duane