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Santa Dave

Santa Claus from Hartford, CT - Will travel up to 25 miles
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MEMBER SINCE 2013
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$250 - $450 per hour
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About
The Santa Connection's Santa Dave is a real natural white-full bearded, truly professional Santa Claus whose joy it is, is to bring the true spirit of Christmas and the Holidays to both the children and adults he visits year round. Santa Dave has membership in the International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santa's and the New England Santa Society, Connecticut Santa Society, The Claus Clan as well as a membership in Clausnet - bringing people together to build friendships that help spread happiness to the true believers of Santa Claus -- the child inside all of us.
Each year Santa Dave completes a background check as required and the results are made available upon request. Santa Dave has just received his Whooping Cough booster (TDAP) and his yearly flu shot on 10/2019, so will be ready to hold newborns and infants.

Children are in awe to see Santa Claus and Santa Dave encourages adults to imagine being 6 years old; to experience the wonderment of Christmas as a child all over again even if it is for a short period of time. Enjoy the memorable and fun experience by having Santa Dave pose for photos (take as many as you like), distribute your gifts, lead a sing along and mingle and interact with children and adults. Having trained as a Story Teller, Santa Dave can have everyone entertained with a good hearty Christmas story.

“Santa Dave has been the Santa at our community Christmas party for the past four years. The party is open to our entire building of 100 families and is also attended by numerous neighbors and kids enrolled in our after school programs. We partner with a law firm who hosts this event, which is always a huge success. A key element to our success is the presence of Santa Dave as Santa. First off, he looks exactly like our image of Santa with his white hair and long beard and his smiling countenance. He is amazingly patient with everyone from crying infants to the long line of picture seeking parents and grandparents. He calms down the kids, jokes with the parents, and gets stodgy lawyers to laugh and engage. The kids in our building wait all year for this party and for Santa and Dave never disappoints. He truly cares about the people who live in our community and who sometimes have very little and have come to expect even less. Dave is unfailingly generous, kind, fun, calm, and authentic in his interactions with ever participant at this event. Anyone engaging him to play Santa will be more than satisfied. He's great!”

- C. W. Executive Director

"We were so pleased with our Santa visit from Santa Dave! He was very patient with our 6 month old daughter and accommodated all of our family poses, including poses with the dog! We got some great pictures for our family Christmas card and memories to last a lifetime."

K. Benoit



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50+ GigMasters Bookings
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A GigMasters member for 5+ years
One of the most outstanding GigMasters members for 2019!
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!

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Santa Dave was very communicative with asking for all the details and showed up right on time. Perfect experience!!

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This was, a residential party and Santa Dave was as good as you can get. He was authentic, professional & was able to control a room of 30+ kids age range from 3-12. We were so incredibly happy with Santa Dave and highly recommend him for your holiday party or event.

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Santa Dave was so amazing with the kiddos. They talked about him for hours after he left

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
GIGMASTERS VERIFIED BOOKING
2020
Dec
5
Fundraiser
Hartford, CT
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
2020
Dec
12
Fundraiser
Hartford, CT
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
2019
Dec
21
Private Party
Avon, CT
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
2019
Dec
20
Private Party
Bristol, CT
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
2019
Dec
19
Community Event
Windsor Locks, CT
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
2019
Dec
14
Private Party
Wallingford, CT
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2019
Dec
13
Holiday Party
Colchester, CT
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2019
Dec
8
Club Event
Feeding Hills, MA
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
2019
Dec
7
School Assembly
Middletown, CT
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
2019
Nov
30
Fundraiser
Hartford, CT
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2018
Dec
24
Christmas Party
Meriden, CT
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
2018
Dec
22
Private Party
New Britain, CT
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
2018
Dec
22
Family Reunion
Granby, CT
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2018
Dec
22
Private Party
Canton, CT
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Santa Claus
Storyteller
Weddings
Baby Showers
Celebrations
Funerals
Picnic
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Events
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
Christmas Parties
Grand Openings
Graduation Parties
High School Reunions
Holiday Parties
Trade Shows
Please note Santa Dave will also travel to East Haddam, Chester, East Windsor Hill, Farmington, Haddam, Moodus, Windsor, Deep River, East Glastonbury, Manchester, New Britain, Essex, Poquonock, Unionville, Centerbrook, Ivoryton, Salem, Colchester, Higganum, Melrose, Cobalt, East Hampton, Middle Haddam, Old Lyme, Pine Meadow, Killingworth, Milldale, Pequabuck, Somersville, East Lyme.
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