People throughout San Francisco today shared sidewalks, public parks and bar space with several hundred people dressed as Santa Claus, elves, reindeer and other holiday figures for SantaCon 2011.
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The annual gathering and pub crawl, in which thousands of Santas descend upon cities worldwide, drew more than 1,000 people to San Francisco's Civic Center around noon today to kick off the holiday fun. Read More
A red tide of velvet suits is expected to sweep across The City Saturday as hundreds of holiday revelers don Claus-themed costumes in an all-day bar crawl honoring the most jolly of them all.SantaCon is coming to town.The annual national event, which involves people dressing up in Santa, elf and other North Pole-related costumes and taking to the streets, began in San Francisco in 1994. Read More
From Big Wheel races down Vermont Street on Easter to costumes and floats during the famous Bay to Breakers foot race, San Franciscans can add another unique event to the list: naked Santas.As part of this year’s Santacon, one longtime participant is attempting to set a world record by gathering the most naked Santas in one place during the annual ritual of a day of drinking. Read More