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About SantaDerek

Thank you so much for allowing St. Nicholas

to live through you!You have blessed countless people, including me!! 



SantaDerek For Hire from Atlanta to North Georgia and surrounding areas!

If you're looking to set the tone and celebrate the Christmas Season, reach out to SantaDerek to fulfill your wishes for your special event. A true-to life- persona and real bearded Santa Claus serving the Atlanta and surrounding area, is equipped with enough jolly for your entire group, private photo session, or larger event. SantaDerek will be glad to make arrangements to ensure all your Christmas needs are met!

From Special Events to Television Commercials and More!

SantaDerek has been voted as one of the top Santa Claus performers in the southeast, located in Atlanta, Georgia, and featured in The Georgia Magazine, Full Throttle Magazine, Bojangles "Early Santa" Television Commercial, and even at Margaritaville Resort, Lanier Islands. His likeness is featured in Russell Ince's books, "Santa and The Savior", and "Santa's Village". SantaDerek was also invited to Light The Tree for The Christmas Season Opening for The Atlanta Braves which was celebrated with thousands of Atlanta Braves Fans, and citizens of Atlanta at The Battery Atlanta in 2022. 

Whether you need him for a photo session, video, voice over, commercial, parade, or social gathering celebrating the Christmas Spirit, count on SantaDerek to bring in the jolly and goodness to fill your event with memories for years to come!


SantaDerek Experience

Corrigan & Johnston Casting

Bojangles Television Commercial "Early Santa"

Nature's Innovations, Inc.
Hawaiian Healing Skin Care

"12 Days of Christmas" Video series

The Lodge at Lake Lanier Islands

'Winter Wonderland"

"Magical Nights of Lights"

Television Commercials

Featured in Georgia Magazine

Front Cover and Inside Story

Featured in Lakeside on Lanier

Front Cover and Feature Story "Santa by any other Name"

Margaritaville at Lake Lanier Islands

Magical Nights of Lights, Lanier Islands Resort

Mall of Georgia

Outlet Malls of Dawsonville

Prince Orange Mall, South Carolina

Tin Bucket Mercantile, Dallas Georgia

Monroe Mercantile Co./The Olive Branch Antiques, Monroe Georgia

Private Family Gatherings

Elementary Schools


Jessica Reeves Photography

Amy Mikan Photography

Sydney Nichols Photography

Carley Brook Photography

Southern Bell Photography

Featured in the book "Santa & The Savior"

and "Santa's Village-The Book of Secrets", written and illustrated by Russell Ince

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