SANTA 2016 EVENTS NYC

Still need a Santa – We have a few holes in the calendar. EMAIL ASAP eightimprov@gmail.com

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Don’t miss out on one of NYC’s top Santas! santasidebar1

  • Schools
  • Corporate Events
  • Fundraisers
  • Family Holiday Parties
  • Private Home Visits
  • Retail / Promotions
  • Neighborhood / Business Improvment Districts

Past and regular clients include Belmont BID (Arthur Ave. Little Italy Bronx), Impact Brooklyn, Food Bazaar, Morgan Stanley, ITT, Kraft, GM, JP Morgan, Weiden & Kennedy, Team Electric, AMEX, Master Card, MORE

Nov 26 9:30am Breakfast with Santa – ALMOST SOLD OUT
Nov 26 Private Event 8pm NYC
Nov 30 Private Event NYC School
Dec 1 Private Event NYC School
Dec 2 4-6pm NYC HOME DEPOT
Dec 3 9:30am Breakfast with Santa
Dec 4 Private Birthday Westbury Long Island
Dec 5 Private Event NYC School
Dec 6 Private Event NYC School
Dec 7 Private Event NYC School
Dec 8 Private Event NYC School
Dec 9 CONCERN USA Winter Ball Fundraiser (8th Annual Visit for NYC Santa)
Dec 10 9:30am Breakfast with Santa
Dec 10 ADP Private Party New Jersey
Dec 10 Stewart Business Systems NJ (3rd Year)
Dec 10 Private Party Bronx NY
Dec 11 Private Pary Upper East Side NY
Dec 12 Private Event NYC School
Dec 13 Private Event NYC School
Dec 14 Private Event NYC School
Dec 14 Cedar Grove NJ Office Party
Dec 16 6-8 Santa & Elf Bronx NY
Dec 17 9:30am Breakfast with Santa
Dec 18 Private Party NYC
Dec 19 WHO KILLED SANTA Murder Mystery Office Party
Dec 20 Private Party NYC Office
Dec 22 Long Island Santa Roast
Dec 23 Piano Singing Santa Brooklyn Elderly Care Center

 

2016 RATES

Rate below for Manhattan. Outside boros and surrounding counties may require additional travel cost/time. Email us requested times and character needs for the best quote eightimprov@gmail.com
SANTA Weekends in December $250/1st Hour (Friday 5pm THROUGH Monday 9am)
SANTA Other Times $200/1st Hour
OTHER CHARACTERS when booked with Santa just $150/1st Hour/performer – Elves, Mrs C, Carolers etc
ADD $100/ Additional consecutive hour (any day/time)
AS ALWAYS, the bigger the schedule with anyone client the better the deals Santa can do.

 

ELFPROV

Great for public and private events for all ages!!! The elves love to play games, and in this show they get the audience involved to create original stories, scenes and songs.

Attend our shows in Times Square (CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS) or bring to your next event.

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BREAKFAST with SANTA

Saturdays Thanksgiving to Christmas CLICK HERE for TICKETS

Every Saturday morning Santa welcomes all to share their holiday wish lists while he poses for family photos and shares a Continental Breakfast (see below). Then Santa and the Elves present ELFPROV, an interactive holiday themed comedy show for all ages. The morning ends with Santa leading a few songs before taking off to get ready for Christmas Eve.

Here is how each morning flows…

Lobby/Holding room opens at 9am. We don’t want early birds out in the cold.
House opens at 9:30.
Come early to meet Santa and take pictures. Bring your holiday wish lists and be ready to whisper in Santa’s Ear the #1 item on the list. Bring your own camera. Elves will help take family photos. We will also take pictures and post online for free download. We do not have printed pictures to take home. There is a continental breakfast served of mini rolls, donuts, muffins, yogurt, fruit, cheeses, coffee, juice and bottled water… Oh and of course Santa always has a few candy canes and other sweet options.

10am SHOWTIME!!! – ELFPROV

The Elves have a great show for all ages, creating original songs, stories and skits based on your suggestions. OK to take photo and video as your loved ones get on stage to participate….

10:45 Santa will lead a round of Carols. Hope all are warmed-up and ready to sing along. This helps all get higher up on the list of good boys and girls.

FYI The show often starts late when the show is sold out. Santa will not let the show start until every child in line has had a chance to say hello. But due to a busy holiday schedule, Santa cannot meet with late comers after the show so PLEASE be on time. Santa hates to disappoint the children because the parents were being naughty.

ELFPROV A division of Improv Theater LLC Check out the website for great shows year round. http://www.newyorkimprovtheater.com

Go Go Tell It on the Mountain Sing Along with Santa

While shepherds kept their watching
Over silent flocks by night,
Behold throughout the heavens,
There shone a holy light:
Go, Tell It On The Mountain,
Over the hills and everywhere;
Go, Tell It On The Mountain
That Jesus Christ is born.

While shepherds kept their watching
Over silent flocks by night,
Behold throughout the heavens,
There shone a holy light:
Go, Tell It On The Mountain,
Over the hills and everywhere;
Go, Tell It On The Mountain
That Jesus Christ is born.

The shepherds feared and trembled
When lo! above the earth
Rang out the angel chorus
That hailed our Saviour’s birth:
Go, Tell It On The Mountain,
Over the hills and everywhere;
Go, Tell It On The Mountain
That Jesus Christ is born.

Down in a lowly manger
Our humble Christ was born
And God send us salvation,
That blessed Christmas morn:
Go, Tell It On The Mountain,
Over the hills and everywhere;
Go, Tell It On The Mountain
That Jesus Christ is born.

When I am a seeker,
I seek both night and day;
I seek the Lord to help me,
And He shows me the way:
Go, Tell It On The Mountain,
Over the hills and everywhere;
Go, Tell It On The Mountain
That Jesus Christ is born.

He made me a watchman
Upon the city wall,
And if I am a Christian,
I am the least of all.
Go, Tell It On The Mountain,
Over the hills and everywhere;
Go, Tell It On The Mountain
That Jesus Christ is born.

FROM WIKI

Go Tell It on the Mountain” is an African-American spiritual song, compiled by John Wesley Work, Jr., dating back to at least 1865, that has been sung and recorded by many gospel and secular performers. It is considered a Christmas carol because its original lyrics celebrate the Nativity of Jesus:

Go Go Tell It on the Mountain

 

(c) 2012 SGF PRODUCTIONS http://www.fpny.org
All voices sung and tracks created by Walt Frasier http://www.waltfrasier.com
Public Domain. No other can claim rights to this recording.

Jingle Bells Sing Along with Santa and Elves

LYRICS

Dashing through the snow
In a one-horse open sleigh
O’er the fields we go
Laughing all the way

Bells on bobtail ring
Making spirits bright
What fun it is to ride and sing
A sleighing song tonight!

Jingle bells, jingle bells,
Jingle all the way.
Oh! what fun it is to ride
In a one-horse open sleigh.

Jingle bells, jingle bells,
Jingle all the way;
Oh! what fun it is to ride
In a one-horse open sleigh.

A day or two ago,
The story I must tell
I went out on the snow,
And on my back I fell;
A gent was riding by
In a one-horse open sleigh,
He laughed as there I sprawling lie,
But quickly drove away.

Now the ground is white
Go it while you’re young,
Take the girls tonight
and sing this sleighing song;
Just get a bobtailed bay
Two forty as his speed
Hitch him to an open sleigh
And crack! you’ll take the lead.

FROM WIKI

Jingle Bells” is one of the best-known[1] and commonly sung[2] American Christmas songs in the world. It was written by James Lord Pierpont (1822–1893) and published under the title “One Horse Open Sleigh” in the autumn of 1857. Even though it is now associated with theChristmas and holiday season, it was actually originally written for American Thanksgiving.[3][4] It has been claimed that it was originally written to be sung by a Sunday school choir; however, historians dispute this, stating that it was much too “racy” to be sung by a children’s church choir in the days it was written.

Jingle Bells

Santa NYC in Manhattan, Queens and Bronx Dec 12, 2015

In addition to dozens of private events this week….

TIMES SQUARE, MANHATTAN

Breakfast with Santa

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LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS

LITTLE ITALY, BRONX

Tree Lighting Ceremony 12.15

FRIDAY DECEMBER 11 – MANHATTAN

Santa will attend the Concern Winter ball for the eighth year running.

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The past week was busy too!!!

Did you see Santa at Madison Square Garden yesterday with Buddy the Elf?

Santa watched his St. John’s Red Storm led by coach Chris Mullin – Welcome Back #20

Who sported the Red & White first? Santa big Red Storm fan? Or St John’s a big Santa fan? Or both?

Did you see Santa in Brooklyn on Saturday?

 

Santa about to board the Washington Avenue Trolley with the Elves

 

Santa getting down with some holiday pub crawls on Washington Ave, Brooklyn – corner of Park Place

Santa walked around Arthur Avenue, Bronx?

Santa says Merry Christmas and hears a few wish lists

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Santa and Elves stocking up on Olive Oil, Cheeses and Pastries for their holiday parties!!! No more Cannolis, Santa.

 

Did you have Breakfast with Santa / Elfprov in Times Square opn Saturday?

Santa, Elves and Mrs C all spread holiday cheer.

 

Elfprov by Improv 4 Kids and SANTA NYC gets the entire family involved in holiday fun!

 

 

‘Twas the night before Christmas

BY CLEMENT CLARKE MOORE

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house 
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there;

The children were nestled all snug in their beds;
While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads;
And mamma in her ‘kerchief, and I in my cap,
Had just settled our brains for a long winter’s nap,

When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter,
I sprang from my bed to see what was the matter.
Away to the window I flew like a flash,
Tore open the shutters and threw up the sash.

The moon on the breast of the new-fallen snow,
Gave a lustre of midday to objects below,
When what to my wondering eyes did appear,
But a miniature sleigh and eight tiny rein-deer,

With a little old driver so lively and quick,
I knew in a moment he must be St. Nick.
More rapid than eagles his coursers they came,
And he whistled, and shouted, and called them by name:

“Now, Dasher! now, Dancer! now Prancer and Vixen!
On, Comet! on, Cupid! on, Donner and Blitzen!
To the top of the porch! to the top of the wall!
Now dash away! dash away! dash away all!”

As leaves that before the wild hurricane fly,
When they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky;
So up to the housetop the coursers they flew
With the sleigh full of toys, and St. Nicholas too—

And then, in a twinkling, I heard on the roof
The prancing and pawing of each little hoof.
As I drew in my head, and was turning around,
Down the chimney St. Nicholas came with a bound.

He was dressed all in fur, from his head to his foot,
And his clothes were all tarnished with ashes and soot;
A bundle of toys he had flung on his back,
And he looked like a peddler just opening his pack.

His eyes—how they twinkled! his dimples, how merry!
His cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry!
His droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow,
And the beard on his chin was as white as the snow;

The stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth,
And the smoke, it encircled his head like a wreath;
He had a broad face and a little round belly
That shook when he laughed, like a bowl full of jelly.

He was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf,
And I laughed when I saw him, in spite of myself;
A wink of his eye and a twist of his head
Soon gave me to know I had nothing to dread;

He spoke not a word, but went straight to his work,
And filled all the stockings; then turned with a jerk,
And laying his finger aside of his nose,
And giving a nod, up the chimney he rose;

He sprang to his sleigh, to his team gave a whistle,
And away they all flew like the down of a thistle.
But I heard him exclaim, ere he drove out of sight—
“Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good night!”

FROM WIKI “A Visit from St. Nicholas”, more commonly known as “The Night Before Christmas” and “‍ ’​Twas the Night Before Christmas” from its first line, is a poem first published anonymously in 1823, and later attributed to Clement Clarke Moore, who acknowledged authorship in 1837.

The Twelve Days of Christmas Lyrics

The Twelve Days of Christmas

On the first day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
A Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the second day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the third day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the fourth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the fifth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the sixth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the seventh day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the eighth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
8 Maids a Milking
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the ninth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
9 Ladies Dancing
8 Maids a Milking
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the tenth day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
10 Lords a Leaping
9 Ladies Dancing
8 Maids a Milking
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the eleventh day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
11 Pipers Piping
10 Lords a Leaping
9 Ladies Dancing
8 Maids a Milking
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

On the first day of Christmas
my true love sent to me:
12 Drummers Drumming
11 Pipers Piping
10 Lords a Leaping
9 Ladies Dancing
8 Maids a Milking
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves
and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

Merry Christmas from NYC Santa

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Time for Santa to take his long winter nap. Can’t wait to see you all again next year…

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A quick story to share for a Christmas laugh…
(Not mine I mind you LOL)

With Christmas close upon us, I would like to share a personal experience with my friends about drinking and driving.

As you know, some of us have been known to have brushes with the authorities from time to time, often on the way home after a “social session” with family or friends. Well, Saturday night, this happened to me.

I was out for a gathering with friends and had more than several glasses of scotch and a few quick shots before leaving the event. Although relaxed, I still had the common sense to know I was slightly over the limit. That’s when I did something I’ve never done before – I took a taxi home.

Sure enough, on the way there was a police roadblock, but since it was a taxi they waved it past and I arrived home safely without incident.

This was a real surprise to me, because I had never driven a taxi before. I don’t know where I got it, and now that it’s in my garage I don’t know what to do with it.

So, anyway, if you want to borrow it give me a call. Merry Christmas and “be safe out there”

Have a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy  SAFE New Year

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Arthur Ave - The real Little Italy 2014
Christmas Eve on  Arthur Avenue, Bronx – The Real NYC Little Italy 2014

27 Santas and an Elf Called Kevin www.27SantasNYC.com
27 Santas and an Elf Called Kevin http://www.27SantasNYC.com

Concern Worldwide Winter Ball 2014
Concern Worldwide Winter Ball 2014

Plus dozens of private and corporate events in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut including Sandvik Publishing and Cantor Fitzgerald!!!!

Santa naps 12/26 -12/30 but still there is still great family fun in NYC

“A production you and your children don’t want to miss!” – ABC NEWS

THE ORIGINAL IMPROV 4 KIDS www.improv4kids.com

Improv 4 Kids – by EIGHT IS NEVER ENOUGH IMPROV –  plays every Saturday at the Broadway Comedy Club, but after Santa comes Thru Christmas Eve, he is dropping off amazing fun family shows every day at 3pm for the holiday break.

The cast presents hilarious musical comedy theater created on the spot based on audience suggestions and participation. No two shows are ever the same, but every show – 5000+ since 2002 – leaves the audience in awe of their quick wit and diverse talent.

CLICK HERE for Show Calendar and Discount tickets
Click the date & time you wish to attend to purchase tickets to get more information on that performance.

Friday December 26 3pm All Ages
Saturday December 27 3pm All Ages
Saturday December 27 8pm Teens and Older (LMAO OFF BROADWAY)
Sunday December 28 3pm All Ages
Monday December 29 3pm All Ages
Tuesday December 30 3pm All Ages

NEW YORK IMPROV THEATER at the
Broadway Comedy Club
318 West 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019