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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.


Book Your EXTRAORDINARY Santa Video Chats from Father Yule
John Rakestraw.

A Facebook LIVE Video Chat with Santa Claus for only $19.95 (For a small family visit) ~ You can setup your personalized video visit with the Jolly Old Elf now beat the Holiday rush.

Contact Santa for a quote if you have a large group and to check dates and times to have your video chat or call.

If you want a truly one of a kind Santa Video Chat, then this 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. 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 and how much fun it is putting all the Holiday good cheer together.

Santa is available all year for special events and appearances. Email Contact Santa for more information.

Live Santa Video Chats and phone calls to kids of all ages, 1 to 100+ years, this is available all year long. Our biggest time of the year for Santa Chats starts November 1st 2017 and goes until December 25th. This is a fun and brilliant way to celebrate the magic of the Holiday Season with an EXTRAORDINARY unique Santa Claus. These video calls are available worldwide.

Remember these will be a LIVE Chat with Father Yule / Father Christmas / Santa Claus and not pre recorded.

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