Papa HoHo - Professional Santa Claus for hire in Virginia, DC, and Maryland

Papa HoHo is a real bearded professional Santa Claus for hire in Northern Virginia, DC, and Maryland.  

He has a full white beard, white hair and twinkling blue eyes.  He is a professional in every sense of the word.  He has often been described by others as one of the most “authentic” Santas around. Papa HoHo takes special care in his appearance and shows attention to even the smallest details such as the “Magic Key” he carries on his belt. 

 Children who meet and engage with Papa HoHo are made to feel special and important.  He is compassionate and kind, always gentle in his approach to little ones who may be nervous or afraid.  Papa HoHo is here to serve and is available for photo sessions, story times, or just spending time listening to the children.  Papa HoHo loves Christmas and finds great joy in making Christmas special for others.  

Papa HoHo is a kind and gentle spirit with a great love for people, especially children. He has been married to Mrs. Claus for 43 years and has 6 children and 16 grandchildren. 

Papa HoHo has a flexible schedule and is willing to travel up to 90 miles to make your event magical.  Papa HoHo has been hired as Santa Claus for events all over Northern Virginia, DC, and Maryland.

Papa HoHo had the honor of being the Santa Claus for the 2017 National Christmas Tree Lighting.  The 2017 National Tree Lighting was attended by many members of the United States Government and the entertainers included The Beach Boys, Manheim Steamroller, Wynonna, The Texas Tenors, and Kathy Lee Gifford. Please see our 2017 National Christmas Tree Lighting page for video and photos from the event.

If you are looking for a real bearded professional Santa Claus for hire in Northern Virginia, DC, and Maryland for your next event, request a quote now and take one thing off your holiday “to do” list.  Papa HoHo will make sure your experience is magical and memorable.

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And have you seen Santa’s new ride? 

It’s a vintage red truck which has been decorated for the season.  Let Papa HoHo know if you are interested in him arriving in the vintage red truck for your event or if you would like to rent it for a photo shoot.

Papa HoHo's Vintage Red Truck

Santa Claus for hire in Northern Virginia, DC, and Maryland 

He is by far the highlight of our year. Guests come year after year to sit with him and get their picture taken with him. From teens, to couples, to little ones, he never disappoints.… Read more “Papa HoHo is the best”

Papa HoHo - Professional Santa Claus for hire in Virginia, DC, and Maryland

We had Papa Hoho visit our school in December 2019. He was absolutely wonderful!, the kids really enjoyed visiting with Santa and telling him what they wanted for Christmas. He was authentic, professional and addressed… Read more “Wonderful Time & Great with the children”

He did amazing with the kids through out the whole day! He is a great Santa and just a very friendly person in general. I would highly recommend him!!!

I’ve met many Santas in my jobs but Papa HoHo is by far the best. He’s funny, kind, talented and hard working. He’s amazing and we had an absolute blast with him!

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I gave JC Penney’s Portrait Studio a 3rd try yesterday. Thanks for softening the experience. Although Emmalee Kate was a little timid with Santa, it was a much better experience than stand in line in… Read more “Santa’s a really nice guy!”

Papa HoHo - Professional Santa Claus for hire in Virginia, DC, and Maryland

My Mom loves to go with us to see Santa every year with the Grandchildren. Sadly, she’s on… Read more “Papa HoHo blessed us on Thanksgiving”

Papa HoHo was INCREDIBLE! I’m so impressed by his interactions with children, his friendly and kind demeanor, and overall professionalism. Not to mention – he’s about the “realest” Santa you can get. That beard!! Are… Read more “Best. Santa. Ever.”

I found Papa HoHo after the original Santa I had booked for our event had to cancel. I could not have been more pleased. He was so kind and gentle with the children, listening carefully… Read more “The real deal”

We had an absolutely fabulous time with Santa. Papa HoHo was so warm and friendly with the kids. He was patient, kind and light hearted. Showed up several minutes early, and was not in a… Read more “The best party and Santa was the star!”

Papa Ho Ho was phenomenal! Engaged with children wonderfully and even had the older kids believing in Santa again! Played along perfectly by telling the kids about their elves and just so patient with all… Read more “Best Santa Ever”

Papa HoHo was a hit at our Christmas party! He was very accommodating and included our elf on the shelf at our request. All of the children were very happy to see Santa and hear… Read more “Amazing Santa!!!”

Papa HoHo - Professional Santa Claus for hire in Virginia, DC, and Maryland

Papa Hoho showed up to our event on time and was cheerful and sweet! He had a real Santa Claus beard and all the guests were happy to see him. He greeted all the children… Read more “Authentic and Excellent Santa Claus!”

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We used Papa HoHo for a client appreciation event this past December 21 and he was amazing. Exceeded all expectations! He was very engaging with all of the children, speaking to them on an individual… Read more “Papa HoHo was AMAZING!”

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We had a great experience at our community event, Breakfast with Santa at the Loudoun Valley Estates Clubhouse. Santa was the most authentic I have ever witnessed. Overall, it was an excellent experience! Thank you!… Read more “Breakfast with Santa”

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