Why Reindeer are Elves
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Why Reindeer are Elves

A new episode of the North Pole Podcast is out explaining why reindeer are elves. Elves Frank Myrrh and Crash Murphy hold a candid conversation about Santa's reindeer and why they tend to operate so differently at the North Pole. As you…
21 Weeks Until Christmas
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21 Weeks Until Christmas

Hi ho, just 21 weeks to go until Christmas. I’m starting to get really, really, really, really, really excited. This summer-time elf thing has been a lot of fun for me. No school means I get to work most of the time at my first real…
North Pole Reaches Out to Teachers 1
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North Pole Reaches Out to Teachers

The North Pole will be reaching out to teachers this year in an effort to boost recruiting for new elves. Santa announced last week the unprecedented goal of 200 million tracker elves before he takes flight this Christmas. The outreach is part…
150 Days Until Santa Launches 2
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150 Days Until Santa Launches

We have just 150 days until Santa launches from the North Pole. As North Pole Flight Command reminds us, things could not be busier. Christmas in July has been an eventful time. In the past several days we have enjoyed: 1. A robust chat…
Five Months Until Christmas 3
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Five Months Until Christmas

There’s only 5 months until Christmas, folks. Go crazy! We certainly are going crazy here at the North Pole. I cannot begin to tell you what a high gear we are in already. It’s not like the 24th of July – it’s more like the 24th…
23 Weeks Until Christmas
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23 Weeks Until Christmas

23 Weeks until Christmas, gang. Have you any idea how close that is. Anyways. Crazy times. The big Tracker Elf Conference is this weekend. That’s what everyone here is working on. Santa sure got tongues wagging here this week…
Santa Stuns the North Pole with Announcement 4
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Santa Stuns the North Pole with Announcement

Santa has had the press conference scheduled for weeks. Speculation has been running rampant that he would announce a new tracker elf recruiting goal for 2021. All of that happened it was no surprise. But the goal he announced has stunned…
24 Weeks Until Christmas 5
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24 Weeks Until Christmas

24 weeks now until Christmas! I’m sorry I’m a teensy bit late with the countdown this week. I’ve been too busy having fun. We’re celebrating Christmas in July here at the North Pole. It’s like an endless summer picnic this week.…
Test Flights of Santa's Sleigh
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Understanding the Test Flights of Santa's Sleigh

The early test flights of Santa’s sleigh are generating a lot of questions. I would like to answer some of them here just to save time for those who are looking for answers. Here are the most common questions we are getting about them right…
25 Weeks Until Christmas 6
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25 Weeks Until Christmas

We are down to 25 weeks now until Christmas! That’s like…nothing! I feel like hanging my stocking right now, it’s SOOOOOooooooo close. I have to confess something. I have chatphobia. Seriously. I can’t even tell you the anxiety…
North Pole Photo Exhibit
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North Pole Photo Exhibit Planned

In an announcement as big as anything we have shared in recent years it was announced today over on SantaTrackers.net that a North Pole Photo Exhibit is planned for Christmas in July. This event will be held in Elf Chat at SantaTrackers.net…
More Special Events Added for Christmas in July 7
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More Special Events Added for Christmas in July

The calendar for Christmas in July has been updated to reflect additions to the chat schedule for both SantaUpdate.com and SantaTrackers.net. Christmas in July is a big event at the North Pole and that extends to our online activities. Here…