Santa AL


Santa AL is a naturally bearded, blue eyed baritone. He's six feet tall with a real tummy!

Since 1992 Santa AL has performed in homes, offices, churches and malls in central North Carolina.

With degrees from Pfeiffer University, Duke University, UNC-Chapel Hill, and a Ph.D. from NCSU in Psychology, Santa AL brings opportunities for insightful conversation and sharing.

He is the past president and chief executive officer of an all-volunteer, statewide citizens' trail organization, North Carolina Rail-Trails, Inc. And, recently self-published his first book, Behind Santa’s Smile - Twenty Years as Santa AL. See:


Santa AL was named Best Santa in a Herald-Sun report on mall Santas in Durham and Chapel Hill for 2002.

Santa AL was named Tarheel of the Week by the News and Observer for his Rail-Trail advocacy.

Santa AL created Triangle Santa Buddies in 2003, a support organization for other professional Santas in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area. Dozens of Santas available for hire are featured on the web site

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