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Elves Answering Questions

Greetings everyone! I have decided this year to do a better job of answering your questions. I cannot answer every question (we get thousands everyday) but I can answer the questions we most frequently receive. We will select one question per day between now and Christmas. You can ask a…


Let the Light Season Begin!

Real Christmas.com is sponsoring a contest to nominate the best Christmas Light Videos of 2014 as part of our celebration in the World’s Largest Christmas Party. Those videos are in production now and most officially flip the switch to their lights this week, the week of Thanksgiving. Let the light…


How do you speak Elf?

Dear Ernest, How do you speak Elf? Do Elves have their own language? Jade Australia Elf language is something that every elf has to learn. When we come to the North Pole we just speak the language we grew up with. Not every elf understands every language but the North…


North Pole Celebrates Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! We kick off our celebrations at the North Pole today with the Elf Parade. Everyone came out with their tricycles and had a great time. The guys in the North Pole newsroom even put together a special report about the parade: There are lots of other things going…


Vote on the Best Gobblers of 2014

It’s time for a little Thanksgiving tradition: voting on the annual gobble contest! Three brave souls and a mystery participant called the number and DARED to win the prize. Hear their gobbles and vote on the winner! The annual gobble contest is our way of celebrating a little Thanksgiving fun…


Christmas Decorating Contest at the North Pole

Merry Greetings, all! It is one of the biggest days of the year here at the North Pole and everyone here is busy celebrating it. It is the Day before Thanksgiving, also known as the last day for everyone to get their Christmas lights up. It is a Thanksgiving tradition…


Marshfield School Decline Christmas Again

Thousands of signatures, a very public protest and hours of debate could not change the 3-2 vote — Marshfield schools will exclude Christmas in describing their holiday break on the school calendars. More than 4,000 parents in Marshfield signed a petition to change the name of the school break in…


Helicopters Hover Over Giant North Pole Building

Merry Christmas Everyone! For months now we’ve been telling you about a massive construction project here at the North Pole. Usually these projects are done long before summer is over because usually by September Santa wants us to concentrate on Operation Merry Christmas. But this project has continued 24 hours…


Shocker: New Yorkers Prefer Merry Christmas

There’s no “War on Christmas” in New York, according to the results of a new poll released by the Siena Research Institute. More than half of New Yorkers surveyed (51 percent) said the greeting they most often use is “Merry Christmas,” while 38 percent said “Happy Holidays” is their go-to…


Fight for Christmas in Marshfield Persists

A simple school calendar change has erupted into a protracted battle. The school board, despite public outcry, changed from “Christmas break” to “Holiday Break” months ago — and the public keeps fighting back. “There are signs all over town: ‘There’s Still a Christmas,’ ‘Bring Back Christmas.’ There’s some little kids…


Massachusetts School PTA Agonizes Over Questionable Content of The Nutcracker

Butler Elementary School of Belmont, Massachusetts has a tradition of sending students to see The Nutcracker. They have done it for decades. But the PTA there purportedly received complaints from “some parents” that The Nutcracker had “questionable content”. What would that questionable content be? Religion? A Christmas tree? Some parents…


Merry Podcast #43 — The Great Thanksgiving Show 2014

The Thanksgiving special edition of the Merry Podcast features the music of Thanksgiving and Christmas. New music in this episode from Carly Jamison **who rocks** a couple of new Christmas tunes this year showcases in a small way how the music of the holiday season has shaped our celebrations. While…


One Month Until Christmas Eve

Greetings, all! Just one month until Christmas Eve! Things are getting crazy here at the North Pole. After counting down all year month by month we have entered the phase where we count down the final days to Santa’s flight. That’s show time for us here in Santa’s newsroom. Our…


North Pole Readies for Operation Merry Christmas

Hi everyone! It is an exciting week for us here at the North Pole – things are rockin’ here! We’re getting ready for what we call Operation Merry Christmas. That’s what we call the final countdown to Santa’s launch. There is big news all over the North Pole and we…

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