North Pole Weather Concerns
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North Pole Weather Concerns Growing

North Pole weather can be very unpredictable -- except for this year. It has snowed every day here since October 24th - 43 consecutive days! The stuff is piling up here like you wouldn't believe. This is the North Pole, after all, and it…
Santa Chat Rescheduled 1
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Vixen Surprises at the Reindeer Games

The Reindeer Games began at the North Pole today and already we have a surprise: Vixen is off to a fast start. Vixen, who has been on Santa's team for decades, does not traditionally rank well at the games, mostly due to her smaller size. But…
Santa Chat Rescheduled 2
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Lots of Reindeer Babies at the North Pole

There are lots of reindeer babies at the North Pole. And I mean a lot of them. As you will hear from the North Pole Radio News report from today (in the player below), part of the preparation efforts of the annual Reindeer Games is a count…
Santa Chat Rescheduled 3
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Tracking Santa by Text is a Thing

Tracking Santa by text is going to be a thing this year. We do not know what makes this year so different. But record numbers of people are signing up to receive texts of Santa news once he launches from the North Pole. We did open the sign-ups…
Minor Problems
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Minor Problems with Operation Merry Christmas

The first full day of this week has revealed a few minor problems with Operation Merry Christmas. The weather is hampering efforts to get the Reindeer Games going for one. For 40 straight days we have had snow and that should not be a problem,…
Santa Chat Rescheduled 4
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Sleigh Bells are Already for Santa

The sleigh bells used on Santa's sleigh have been something of an issue the past several years. The sleigh bells are a very important part of making the sleigh fly. The reindeer listen to the sleigh bells in order to synchronize their efforts.…
Kringle Radio
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Santa Restores Kringle Radio to SantaUpdate

Last night during a chat in the North Pole Chat room Santa was surprised to learn that we had not yet activated Kringle Radio on SantaUpdate.com. I later explained to him that Kringle Radio customarily does not debut on SantaUpdate.com until…
Your Christmas Tree
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Christmas Trees and Christmas Plans

Every year I get the honor to pass a message on to you from Santa about your Christmas tree. I worry that you might get bored with this information but then I remember that I never get bored with it. I kind of think of it like a favorite holiday…
Reindeer Games
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Reindeer Games to Begin Next Week

The reindeer games will begin next week, according to officials in the Reindeer Department at the North Pole. The reindeer games are a big part of Operation Merry Christmas. If the reindeer are not ready, Santa is not ready. The reindeer…
North Pole Kicks into High Gear
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North Pole Kicks into High Gear

Today, very early in the morning, the North Pole kicked into high gear. Operation Merry Christmas 2020 has begun. Just after midnight Santa flipped a switch in the workshop that started the drop of the big countdown clock. Each day it drops…
Santa Chat Rescheduled 5
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Thanksgiving Day Elf Parade a Big Success

The Thanksgiving Day Elf Parade was a snowy mess but it came off without a hitch as festive crowds greeted both elves and reindeer from the sidelines. Thousand of people braved white out conditions at the North Pole to participate in the…
Santa Chat Rescheduled
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Santa Chat Rescheduled

Santa's chat in the North Pole Chat room has to be rescheduled. He got caught in a snow squall while on a run with a team of reindeer and could not get back in time for the scheduled chat. We apologize. Santa's chat has been re-scheduled…