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Real Beard Santa Joe

Santa Claus from Jersey City, NJ - Will travel up to 50 miles
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92 VERIFIED BOOKINGS
MEMBER SINCE 2015

$200 - $300 per hour
About
I am a Real Beard Santa, based in Jersey City - directly across the river from the new World Trade Center building in Manhattan. See my web site for testimonials and endorsements from the biggest names in professional entertainment.

For example - I am featured as the real Santa in Mariah Carey's 2015 video to promote her 2015 Holiday Show in NYC. In the slide show above, you will find video of my 30-minute show for NBC-TV's "Sunny Side Up with Chica."

The Event Director at Backstage Magazine says of my work at their annual get-together for Broadway entertainers: ""Joe is the best Santa this side of the North Pole. I am still not sure if Joe dresses up as Santa for the holidays or if Santa dresses up like Joe the rest of the year."

Two of the big three TV networks in NY hires me as Santa for the Holiday party they host every year in their Manhattan television studios for the families of their hundreds of employees and television celebrities. I am the CoHost of the MTV Christmas Special with Nick Cannon.

I am not just a "tell me what you want for Christmas" Santa. I also am a classically trained singer - as a lead character - in NY Shows. As of this writing (July 29th, 2016) I am in rehearsal as a principal character (clean shaven at that time) in a special presentation of Ragtime on Ellis Island . I have performed in more than 60 more than 40 movies and videos.

I take pride in ALWAYS being on time and ready to perform. Most of the time, unless circumstances are unusual, I will arrive in costume and in character. See my web site for photos of its quality. It is the best you can buy and I replace it every season with a fresh one.

I carry $3 million dollars in professional liability insurance and I can provide a recent background and criminal check by a major resource. Booked clients may request documentary confirmation of both those features.

Do I know kids? I am the proud father of 5 children (now all grown up, with advanced degrees and professional careers). I have 7 Grandchildren and one GREAT-GRANDCHILD.

My own natural language is English but I speak some Spanish and German.
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50+ GigMasters Bookings
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2018!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2017!
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2016!

Private Party

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We hired the real bearded Santa Joe last year. He was amazing. Rave reviews. We shared all is information with our friends who also used him. Unfortunately this year he canceled the night before our party and sent another Santa that was no where near the talent we paid for. Never gave of us choice of who he was sending. :(

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Real Beard Santa Joe’s Response:

Unfortunately, this review is less than truthful. In Dec 2018, the client miscalculated the duration of their event, asked me to stay an extra hour, promised to pay for it, but later ignored requests for that payment. It was my intention to come to the 2019 event and personally request payment. But I became ill the day before the 2019 event and spent that day in the hospital. They were informed of my illness and I offered a respected, experienced Santa in my place. He showed up on time and later reported their were no issues during his work. This venue needs a rating system for clients, too.

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Birthday Party (Kids)

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Real Beard Gary was absolutely amazing. Prompt, professional and jolly. He could not have been any more perfect. Thank you!

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Santa was amazing!!!!! All my guests loved him especially the kids

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Real Beard Santa Joe’s Response:

The greatest pleasure of this work, is sharing the joy of the season. I love watching adults become children in the presents of Santa. Thank you again for inviting me to share your family event.

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
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2019
Dec
18
Private Party
New York City, NY
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
2019
Dec
16
Birthday Party (Kids)
Paterson, NJ
4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
2019
Dec
14
Holiday Party
Staten Island, NY
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
2019
Dec
11
Corporate Function
New York City, NY
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
2019
Dec
7
Private Party
New York City, NY
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
2019
Nov
2
Studio Session
Hoboken, NJ
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2019
Sep
23
Event
Brooklyn, NY
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
2018
Dec
28
Celebration
Jersey City, NJ
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM
2018
Dec
25
Private Party
West New York, NJ
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
2018
Dec
24
Christmas Party
Old Bridge, NJ
9:00 PM - 9:30 PM
2018
Dec
24
Private Party
Staten Island, NY
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
2018
Dec
23
Birthday Party (Kids)
Springfield, NJ
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Santa Claus
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Real Beard Santa Joe will also travel to Atlantic Highlands, Leonardo, Apo, Belford, Harmon Meadow, Highlands, Newark, Port Monmouth, East Orange, Elizabeth, Keansburg, Middletown, Rumson, Eatontown, Fair Haven, Orange, Red Bank, Clifton, Hackensack, Little Silver, Avenel, Hazlet, Holmdel, Lincroft, Monmouth Beach, Shrewsbury, Teaneck, West Caldwell, Fort Monmouth, Keyport.
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