SantaCon

Revelers dressed as Santa Claus play jump rope during a past SantaCon event in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

SantaCon Looks For New Home After Backing Out Of Bushwick Plans

Organizers of the annual SantaCon pub crawl are exploring their options after deciding against moving the party to Bushwick, Brooklyn.

11/20/2014

New Yorkers Dress Up As Santa For "SantaCon" Gathering (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Report: SantaCon Decides Not To Come To Bushwick

SantaCon will not be coming to Bushwick, Brooklyn next month as originally planned, published reports said Wednesday.

11/19/2014

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Police Investigating Possible SantaCon Brawl In Manhattan

New York City police are looking into a brawl caught on video of a group of men dressed in Santa suits.

12/16/2013

SantaCon bar crawl (Credit: CBS 2)

Revelers Suit Up For NYC SantaCon

The annual New York City SantaCon bar crawl is underway despite the wintry weather.

12/14/2013

New Yorkers Dress Up As Santa For "SantaCon" Gathering (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Excitement, Concern Ahead Of Saturday’s Annual SantaCon

After complaints about boorish, bar-hopping St. Nicks got attention from local officials and police, the event’s ringleaders are trying to quell the SantaCon-troversy ahead of this year’s gathering Saturday.

12/13/2013

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Not All New Yorkers Are Feeling Merry As SantaCon Approaches

An annual bar crawl known as SantaCon that features people dressed as Santa Claus drinking their way through the city has been blamed for stopping traffic, clogging streets, and wreaking havoc around Manhattan.

12/12/2013

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SantaCon Too Naughty For NYC?

Authorities are handing out a letter to several bars in the city, asking businesses to consider the negative impact that SantaCon has on the community.

11/22/2013

Revelers dressed as Santa Claus play jump rope during a past SantaCon event in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

NYPD Lieutenant To Bar Owners: Don’t Serve Santas

Lt. John Cocchi, head of the Midtown North Precinct’s Special Operations division, has sent letters to 30 bars and nightclubs in Midtown and Hell’s Kitchen asking them not to sponsor this year’s SantaCon, a day-long bar crawl of revelers dressed as St. Nicholas.

11/21/2013

Man dressed as Leprechaun (file / credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

No Parade In Hoboken, But Lepre-Con Is Coming

The city of Hoboken cancelled the annual St. Patrick’s Day parade because of drunken rowdiness in recent years, but there will be something to celebrate.

01/18/2012

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Annual SantaCon Gathering Set To Hit New York City Saturday

A Christmastime tradition is set to take over the city Saturday, as thousands will gather to give meaning to the phrase, “Eat, drink and be merry.”

12/09/2011

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Thousands Gather In NYC For Annual SantaCon Pub Crawl

A Christmastime tradition took over the city Saturday, as thousands gathered to give meaning to the phrase, “Eat, drink and be merry.”

12/11/2010