Rates for a Magical Event

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Father Yule, John Rakestraw, loves to meet and talk with Santa believers of all ages. Here’s some brilliant ways to have a fun, joyful, and memorable Holiday Season… or a birthday anytime of the year, maybe a surprise visit from Santa for a job well done. I’m available all year long for those believers out there.

I also do weddings, handfastings, the marriage broom rites and celebrations of life… comings and goings. My fees for these are at the bottom of the page

Rates for a Magickal Event

Father Yule / Father Christmas / Santa Claus in person visits Santa John will make a big entrance and greet your children by name. They will be mesmerized by his authenticity and personality as he tells stories about life at the North Pole. He’ll have everyone singing Christmas songs while he plays his brilliant Kazobo (Large Kazoo.)

(You must live in the Portland to Eugene/Springfield, Oregon greater area for in person visits. I will happily go anywhere, but the price will have to include airfare, lodging, food and transportation. Not included in the fee below.)
$150 – $190 for the first 1/2 hour
(depending on location, date, time & day of week. Call or complete the form on Contact Santa for availability and exact fee)
$50 for each additional half-hour (add $25 more Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays after 6:00PM

Christmas Eve Visit – Catch Santa Delivering Presents (VERY limited availability on this EXTRAORDINARY visit) – Do you want to make people in your house believe in the magic of Santa again? Or create a shared memory that will last a lifetime? Have Santa John visit your home late Christmas Eve or early Christmas Morning (from 11pm to 5am, that’s why it’s VERY limited). Santa will fill stockings and pull out presents from his magical toy sack while you and the kids watch from a ‘hidden’ location. After Father Christmas John is done… you can either sneak them back to bed or be discovered by Santa and enjoy a few cookies with that jolly old Elf. Of course take pictures too. Many people like to video this visit. Father Yule John only has a few slots available for this type of visit and limits visits to 10-15 minutes at each home.

(You must live in the Portland to Eugene/Springfield, Oregon greater area for in person visits. I will happily go anywhere, but the price will have to include airfare, lodging, food and transportation. Not included in the fee below.)
$215 -$240 for the first 1/2 hour
(depending on location, date, time & day of week. Call or complete the form on Contact Santa for availability and exact fee)
$100.00 for each additional half-hour

Ultimate Santa Claus Visit (VERY, VERY limited availability on Christmas Eve and Christmas, it is one that can be done with any visit, the fee is the same which ever days you pick) – If you want a truly one of a kind Santa Claus visit, then this package is for you. Santa John will consult with you about your children’s names, what they are currently interested in, and about Christmas gifts from the past. We bring our own on staff photographer to your home and set up. Then Santa John will make a big entrance and greet your children by name. They will be mesmerized by his authenticity and personality as he tells stories about life at the North Pole. While all of this is going on, our professional photographer will be capturing photos. Santa Claus will then listen to the hopes and dreams of each child and hand out gifts that you have provided to each child. Wapped in gold foil are rings and/or necklaces (your choice as their brilliant parent(s) with leather string around them for the whole Family. Santa will tell about when he was a boy how an old white bearded man saw him do a great act of courage and kindness. After the story Santa will have the people in charge handout the special gifts to everyone there and sing “Merry Christmas to you,” with the whole group. As Santa finishes the song and the visit he’ll ask everyone to make sure that they act with courage and kindness to all around them. Fun photographs of your children with Santa John will be taken, including several specific poses guaranteed to be treasured by you for years to come. Family pictures are also included. These pictures will be edited and delivered to you electronically. But if you would like we can also, print them in any way you wish (for an extra fee.)

We are only able to offer a select number of “Ultimate Santa Claus visits” each year and scheduling is limited. They generally last about an hour, depending on the number and age of children. This is the best Santa Claus experience available for the true believers out there.

Christmas Day (You must live in the Portland to Eugene/Springfield, Oregon greater area for in person visits. I will happily go anywhere, but the price will have to include airfare, lodging, food and transportation. Not included in the fee below.)
$250 – $290 for the first hour
(depending on location, date, time & day of week. Call or complete the form on Contact Santa for availability and exact fee)
$200.00 for each additional half-hour

Call or email for Corporate Parties, Parades Quotes and out of area visits.


Live Santa Call Rates

Santa’s Phone Calls are a great way to connect with that Jolly Old Elf!

Rates for a Magickal Event

Surprise your child with a phone call from Santa.

Book Your EXTRAORDINARY Santa call from Father Yule John Rakestraw.

1st January – 31st October
Call time (5) mins $2.99 (9) mins $5.99 (14) mins $7.99

1st November – 30th November
Call time (5) mins $5.99 (9) mins $8.99 (14) mins $11.99

1st December – 15 December
Call time (5) mins $8.99 (9) mins $11.99 (14) mins $14.99

16 December – 23 December
Call time (5) mins $11.99 (9) mins $14.99 (14) mins $17.99

Christmas Eve!
24 December
Call time (5) mins $20.99 (9) mins $25.99 (14) mins $30.99

Christmas Day!
25th December
Call time (5) mins $35.99 (9) mins $40.99 (14) mins $45.99

Video Rates

Book Your EXTRAORDINARY Santa Video Chats from Father Yule John Rakestraw. Your child will be amazed to see Santa live on screen. This is an experience not to be missed and a memory that will last forever. You can chat with Santa from the comfort of your own home. Santa live by video link to your Computer, Tablet or Phone!

1st November – 30th November
Call time (5) mins $10.99 (9) mins $14.99 (14) mins $17.99

1st December – 15th December
Call time (5) mins $21.99 (9) mins $24.99 (14) mins $27.99

16th December – 23th December
Call time (5) mins $30.99 (9) mins $34.99 (14) mins $38.99

Christmas Eve!
24 December
Call time (5) mins $50.99 (9) mins $55.99 (14) mins $60.99

Christmas Day!
25th December
Call time (5) mins $65.99 (9) mins $70.99 (14) mins $75.99

LIVE Streaming can be on your computer, laptop, smartphone, tablet and even your smartTV.

Personalized Video Message from Santa – $75.00 – Video Created especially for your recipients (up to 4 individuals per message,) be they little children or 100+ years old.

(Complete the form on Contact Santa) to give him your special personalized messages. (Please know that Father Yule has to have your message by December 15, 2016 to make sure it get back to you by Christmas, or 5 days before your event. Remember the earlier you send the info to Father Yule, the better.)

Santa believers of all ages love to have their friends and other
family members watch their personalized video. They all get a
twinkle in their eye when they hear Santa mention their name(s),
friends’ names, and other special personal information like the
name of a pet, or something that may have occurred recently
in their lives or other fantastic activities from the year past.

Remember Santa loves to spread the Christmas spirit, joy, and love.
He also loves to congratulate Santa believers for just about anything.

He can even set up a Holiday Marriage Proposal.

This Personalized Video Message can be either emailed or sent on a thumb drive.

Video Christmas Card Greeting from Santa – $30 for a quick message.
It will be emailed to you and you can email it out to all your family, friends, clients, and even your boss!

Great for:
Families
Companies
Schools
the list is endless

Santa can send a very special Holiday greeting from you or your family, to all the brilliant people you would love to connect with this season.

The greeting can be very personal. For example, Santa
can say: “Ho Ho Ho, Merry Christmas [NAME] family,
from the [NAME] family, [ALL FAMILY NAMES Here] in
[WHERE YOU LIVE] are wishing you the best
Holiday ever. Enjoy all the wonder of the season. Ho Ho Ho.

Or the message can be less personalized so one message
can be sent to many people. For example, Santa can say:
Ho Ho Ho, Merry Christmas, the [FAMILY NAME or COMPANY
or WHATEVER YOUR HEART DESIRES] in [WHERE YOU LIVE] are
wishing you the best Christmas ever. Enjoy all the
wonder of the season. Ho Ho Ho.

Whatever you choose to say for this festive season will be a very unique and very special Christmas Video Card.

Ultimate Santa Claus Video Visit (VERY, VERY limited availability) – If you want a truly one of a kind Santa Video Chat, then this package is for you. Santa John will consult with you about your children’s names, their histories, what they are currently interested in, friends, special moment and about Christmas gifts from the past. We’ll send a Ultimate Santacrate package full of Christmas surprises. This crate will be sent to you days before the video event. You can then bring it out for all to share. Then Santa John will make a big entrance on the Video screen and greet your children by name(s). They will be mesmerized by his authenticity and personality as he tells stories about life at the North Pole. Santa Claus will then listen to the hopes and dreams of everyone. Santa will then show them a wire wrapped ring that he has hanging around his neck. In the Santacrate wrapped in gold foil are rings and/or necklaces (your choice as their brilliant parent(s) with leather string around them for the whole Family. Santa will tell about when he was a boy how an old white bearded man saw him do a great act of courage and kindness. After the story Santa will have the people in charge handout the special gifts to everyone there and sing “Merry Christmas to you,” with the whole group. As Santa finishes the Video call he ask everyone to make sure that they act with courage and kindness to all around them.

Ultimate Santa Claus Video Visit – $160.00 – Video Chat created especially for your recipients, be they little children or 100+ years old.

(Complete the form on Contact Santa) to give him your special personalized messages. (Please know that Father Yule has to have your message by December 15, 2016 to make sure it get back to you by Christmas, or 5 days before your event. Remember the earlier you send the info to Father Yule, the better.)


Rates for Weddings | Handfastings | The Marriage Broom Rites

My rates  HANDFASTING ENTWINED

Elopements

Fast and to the point weddings. I still work to make your special event a once in a lifetime dream. You deserve the wedding you want, and I hope to make it as special as you are.

$75, plus mileage. (Contact Santa for availability and exact rates.)

Wedding Packages

Please keep in mind that there’s a huge difference between simply show up for your ceremony and saying, “do you marry her, do you marry him, you are married!” My wedding packages are the full deal. You get as much or as little help as you want. It’s your wedding. You should have the marriage rites that you want and need.

Wedding Engagements

Before the big day, before the feast, before it all… there needs to be a beginning. A promise of life long love and hope for a future. Wedding engagements are a gift all wrapped up and waiting for the perfect moment. Take that moment and make it perfect. Celebrate it with your true love or share the moment with a group who wish you all the happiness that two people joined together can fathom.

$100, plus mileage. (Contact Santa for availability and exact fee.)

Traditional Weddings

You are getting a trained life coach, whose fee can also include vital pre-marital coaching. I will take the time to get to know you both, and work with you closely to make this the special day it should be. I do charge for my time, advice, working out your personal wedding vows. For this, I typically spend 2-12 hours with the couple working out their dream wedding. I can be there for your rehearsal, working with the venue, your wedding coordinator, we all want to tailor-make a very personal wedding for you.

$200 to $1000, plus mileage. (Contact Santa for availability and exact fee.)

Handfasting

Don’t just get married – Tie The Knot!

More and more couples are looking for that unique way to bind and weave their love in a deeper commitment to each other. Joining your hands together with ribbons or soft rope, helps to entwining your energies and souls together. It’s a brilliant way to celebrate your spiritual paths, as well as announcing your commitment to the wide community and to each other.

$200, plus mileage. (Contact Santa for availability and exact fee.)

Marriage Broom Rites

Brilliant promises and vows made, tying of the knot (Handfasting). I joyously pronounced them married and the Marriage Broom is then put before the wedding couple, the final test of love… The couple must either steps, or in the old tradition, jumps over the broom and into a lifetime of bliss.

$200, plus mileage. (Contact Santa for availability and exact rates.)

Celebrations of Life

The grand comings and goings of life… the miracle of birth. A new soul to welcome and rejoice with the new parents. Everyone must sooner or later pass over the rainbow and leave this physical realm. We celebrate a life lived well and comfort the one’s here as they mourn their loss.

$200, plus mileage. (Contact Santa for availability and exact rates.)

Anniversaries

A wedding anniversary is the celebration of two people and their love, trust, partnership, tolerance and tenacity. The order may vary for from year to year, but their love never weakens nor finds fault in their stars. I love to celebrate an enduring testament to the power of undying passion and friendship.

$200, plus mileage. (Contact Santa for availability and exact rates.)

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