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Papa Santa

Santa’s Christmas Joy’s founder and owner, Don Sullivant (aka Papa Santa) is proud to offer his Christmas services to the local community here in Tuolumne County covering Sonora, Jamestown, Tuolumne, Soulsbyville, Groveland,

Twain Harte and Mi-Wuk Village.


His iconic white beard, magical red suit and jolly personality has been Santa’s Christmas Joy for over 40 years. Papa Santa has delighted the hearts of thousands of children and parents alike with the true spirit and reason for the season.

Over the years Papa Santa has provided his services for family parties, corporate events, store promotions, portraits with Santa, winter wedding receptions, church events, school parties, plays, magical story time reading sessions and so much more. You may have also encountered Papa Santa in the last 5 years as the main attraction of the Polar Express located in Jamestown at Railtown 1879.  

Papa Santa can’t wait to offer his services with a jolly heart and love for all children this holiday season. Consider inviting Papa Santa to bring a little magic to your family and friends this Christmas!

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