Looking for a St. Nicholas?

A Directory

Would you like to find a St. Nicholas for your church, school or family event? Here is our directory of experienced St. Nicholases. Some are also experienced professional Santas. Click for larger photos.

This directory is to assist you in finding someone to be your St. Nicholas. We are not able to give endorsements; you need to do your own reference checking.



  • Saint Nicholas, Bishop of Myra

    Ralph Buck

    Alabama: Foley, Gulf Coast
    Experienced homilist, churches, nursing homes, tells of real St Nicholas, using lectionary passages for St Nicholas Day, December 6


  • Santa Claus

    Alaska: North Pole
    Visits churches during November & December; transforms from saint to Santa, emphasizing the birth of Christ and the gift of love


  • Santa James

    James Gooden

    Arizona: Phoenix and Tucson areas
    Experienced St. Nicholas will visit churches and care homes during November and December


  • St. Nicholas

    Tom Campbell

    California: Elk Grove, greater Sacramento area
    Church, Sunday school, or home visits


  • Saint Nicholas

    Russ Mortensen

    California: Santa Rosa & area
    Experienced St. Nicholas for churches, community presence, too


  • Santa Claus Colorado Springs

    Dave Thomas

    Colorado: Colorado Springs, will visit most of Colorado
    Experienced St. Nicholas since 2009; will do all kinds of venues, especially Catholic schools on December 6th.


  • St. Nicholas Connecticut

    Don Burr

    Connecticut: Norwalk, Southwestern & Northwestern Connecticut
    Churches and other venues


  • Sinterklaas in Idaho

    Hans Bruijn

    Idaho: Treasure Valley (Boisie, Nampa area)
    Experienced Sinterklaas for churches, schools, senior centers, and individual visits


  • Santa from Santa's Village

    Phil Wenz

    Illinois: Chicago area and beyond
    Professional Santa for over 25 years; "Chicago's Own", year-around at Santa's Village in Dundee, IL; St. Nicholas in Chicago area churches & central Illinois


  • St. Nicholas

    Fr. Dominic Garramone, OSB

    Illinois: Peru area
    Experienced St. Nicholas visits local churches, women's groups; The "Bread Monk" hands out St. Nicholas cookies, too.


  • St. Nicholas Indianapolis

    Melvin Seitz

    Indiana: Indianapolis area
    St. Nicholas programs in churches and other venues


  • NOLA Nicholas

    Todd van Alstyne, OP

    Louisiana: New Orleans and 90 minutes in any direction
    Available for private parties and church events, etc., in November & December; experienced


  • Wey Santa

    Thomas Sheerin

    Massachusetts: Boston to the South Shore
    Available for church, school and home events, daycare and nursing homes, too. Has been a professional Santa for 25 years.


  • Santa will Travel

    Norm Gerring

    Michigan: Detroit area and beyond
    Experienced professional Santa, church, school or anyone interested in St. Nicholas; Breakfast with St. Nicholas; program: St. Nicholas to Santa, When, Where and How


  • Detroit's "Father Christmas"

    Joseph Marquis

    Michigan: Detroit area, will travel
    Television & radio; schools, churches
    Professional Santa for 41 years; annual shows as St. Nicholas at Bronner's Christmas Store in Frankenmuth; also portrays Eastern Byzantine St. Nicholas


  • St. Paul St. Nicholas

    Leo Treadway

    Minnesota: St. Paul
    Experienced professional Santa and St. Nicholas; accompanied by Rupert
  • Kelly Williams

    Mississippi: Vicksburg area
    Churches, schools, service clubs, etc.
    Has brought St. Nicholas in Stephenville and Brownwood, Texas


  • St. Nicholas

    Todd Wilkinson

    Missouri: Springfield area
    Experienced St. Nicholas for churches & groups; former National Park Service historic interpretation ranger


  • St. Louis Signing Santa

    James George

    Missouri: St. Louis
    20 years experience; visits to homes, offices, schools, church groups, social groups, and especially to children, of course.


  • St. Louis St. Nicholas

    Mark Westhoff

    Missouri: St. Louis; Metro St. Louis
    Experienced 25-year St. Nicholas, will visit churches, schools, homes and more


  • Nebraska St. Nicholas

    Wes Agar

    Nebraska: Omaha area
  • St. Nicholas

    Michael Sacilowski

    New York: Cheektowaga, serve Buffalo and western New York
    Schools, churches; have visited families, church, and school


  • Durham Santa

    Jim Hastings

    North Carolina: Durham area
    Church and organization visits


  • Santa Dennis

    Dennis Sedlak

    Ohio: Aurora & Northern Ohio to Akron
    Experienced Santa (8 years); available for churches, social groups or schools


  • Santa Ohio

    Dennis Blandon

    Ohio: Columbus area and beyond
    Experienced professional Santa, home & office visits, private parties, receptions & corporate functions, special needs visits, civic & non-profit events


  • Nicholas Claus

    Larry Trover

    Ohio: Columbus & central Ohio
    Not a regular bishop St. Nicholas, tells stories of Nicholas of Myra for churches, schools, other groups


  • Santa Richard Knapp

    Richard Knapp

    Ohio: Etna and greater Columbus
    Professional Santa, Columbus Zoo & Aquarium


  • St. Nicholas

    Tim Nealeigh

    Ohio: Greenville and central Ohio
    Visits churches, schools, organizations, museum, and historic sites; tells about St. Nicholas and distributes chocolate gold coins, prayer cards, and more; ten years experience


  • A Jolly Santa

    John Rose

    Ohio, Northeast Ohio
    Experienced Santa does St. Nicholas in schools and churches; nationwide background checks and liability insurance.


  • Saint Nicholas

    John Walker

    Ohio: Steubenville
    Experienced Saint Nicholas with theatre background


  • Santa Anthony

    Anthony Perzynski

    Ohio: Toledo area
    Experienced Santa and St Nicholas, available for churches, schools, religious groups and other organizations


  • SantaClaus Oklahoma

    Bill Kenney

    Oklahoma: Oklahoma City; central Oklahoma and beyond
    Churches, schools, day-cares, and public appearances; experienced as St. Nicholas


  • St. Nicholas

    Timothy Eisert

    Pennsylvania: Harborcreek and greater Erie area
    Experienced St. Nicholas for churches, nursing homes, and more


  • AFEDJ St. Nicholas

    Greg Williams

    Pennsylvania: Philadelphia area
    Church appearances, especially in support of the American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem
  • Texas St. Nicholas

    Jim Couzzourt

    Texas: Amarillo
    Church and school appearances
  • Santa Paul

    Paul Zimmermann

    Texas: Dallas/Fort Worth and surrounding area
    Experienced Santa does St. Nicholas for Sunday School programs, school events, church events for All Saints and Advent; Safe Environment Training, Diocese of Dallas, 2015


  • Gift Giver of Myra

    Ron Hendricks

    Texas (Leander): Metropolitan Austin & Central Texas
    Experienced, professional Santa, will do schools, churches, Christmas parties, Sunday schools


  • Saint Nicholas

    John Nickles

    Texas: Northeast & Oklahoma: Southwest
    Experienced professional Santa and St. Nicholas; Church and school visits, community events, home, hospital or nursing home visits (Hospice), charity and not-for-profit events, family and corporate parties, ceremonies, parades, tree lightings, advertising and Promotional work


  • Santa Steve

    Steve Zawisa

    Virginia: Fredericksburg
    Professional Santa; will visit homes, schools, churches, companies and more


  • St. Nicholas and Elizabeth Ann Seton

    Richard & Patti Spencer

    Virginia: Warrenton, 70 mile radius (Arlington Diocese)
    Home, school, church events, outdoor, too, weather permitting; doing St Nicholas since 2005; Sunday School programs, etc., appropriate to season (All Saints, Advent); certified Child Safe by the Arlington Diocese


  • West Virginia's Santa

    John Johnson

    West Virginia: Kanawha Valley and beyond
    Experienced professional Santa; home, church, school, organization or community visits


  • St. Nicholas of Wisconsin "Patron Saint of Sailors"

    David Wiedenkeller

    Wisconsin: Racine, serving south and central Wisconsin
    Church groups, assemblies, schools, retirement communities, and other public functions; 10 years experience giving historical character presentations for all ages


  • Wisconsin St. Nicholas

    Janet Irvine

    Wisconsin: Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois
    Presentations for children and/or adults on the life of Saint Nicholas or Bishop Nicholas and the development of the Nicene Creed.


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  • Santa Edson

    Carlo Klemm

    Alberta: Edson, serving west central Alberts, including Edson, Hinton & Jasper
    Experienced professional Santa, over five years experience, including parades, breakfasts and more


  • Sombra Santa

    Mike Hendrycks

    Ontario: Sombra
    Has visited churches and schools for many years, telling the story of St. Nicholas
  • St. Nicholas

    Bruce Kotowich

    Ontario: Windsor
    Experienced St. Nicholas, churches and other venues


  • St. John's Santa

    Bruce Templeton

    Professional Santa and St. Nicholas for over thirty years; official Santa in St. John's


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