Here comes Santa Claus . . . Over 1,000!

Here comes Santa Claus . . .  Over 1,000!  Author/Santa Channon Miller to join over 1,000 Santas in Branson, MO

Local Santa’s helper, “Channa Claus Miller”, will be heading to Branson, Missouri July 6 to 10, to join with over 1,000 Real and Professional Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus for “Discover Santa 2016,” aka: “The Kringle Family Reunion.”

“Channa Claus,” aka author Channon Miller, recently published her book, Single YES, Lonely NO! Pick it up in Venice Beach, CA or on

Arriving from all 50 States, plus Europe, Asia and Australia, the Santas will celebrate the tenth anniversary of the original Discover Santa Convention. (Originally held in Branson in July of 2006).

National Santa, Tim Connaghan, says, “There has never been a group of Santas, this large, meeting anywhere in the world.”

Discover Santa 2016 is a five day convention of Real and Professional Santas and Mrs. Claus, highlighted by the ‘The Parade of Red Suits,’ at the landmark Branson Landing. Plans are to have the Parade air nationally as part of a network morning show.

DS2016 will also host: “SNO-lympics™”, games and competitions with Santas and Mrs. Claus;” “Meet the Kringles” a special Fashion Show & Gala Dinner where ‘Red is the new Black;’ plus two days of workshops and training, and “The Kringle Family Showcase,” a special vendor fair offering wardrobe, accessories and other special products expressly for Santas, Mrs. Claus and holiday professionals. Added to these activities will be dinner shows at the Dixie Stampede and the Showboat Branson Belle.

The finale of the convention will be the International Santa Claus Hall of Fame induction ceremonies honoring their newest inductees: Professor Tribini of Dresbakken, Denmark; renown actor and motion picture Santa Claus, Ed Asner; and Pat Koch of Holiday World in Santa Claus, Indiana.

The Convention is produced by Santa Tim Connaghan of the Kringle Group who is the National Santa for Toys for Tots, Official Santa for the Hollywood Christmas Parade and operator of the nation’s largest Santa School. Branson Ticket and Travel, is coordinating all convention hotels, registration and bookings. The main portions of the convention will take place at the Chateau on the Lake, in Branson.
Full details and agenda can be found on the convention web site at: http://www.DiscoverSanta2016 .

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