Christmas In July

Hundreds of professional Santas polished their skills in the blistering summer heat of Branson, Missouri.

Discovery Santa in Branson, Missouri
July 8, 2016. Branson, Missouri - Santa Steven from St Petersburg, Florida, working as Santa for 1 year, tans and swims by the pool at Chateau by the Lake hotel at Discovery Santa. Discovery Santa, the largest Santa convention in the world took place in Branson, numbering nearly 1000 participants.
Discovery Santa in Branson, Missouri
July 9, 2016. Branson, Missouri - Santas take photos with Brownie the Reindeer at Discovery Santa. Discovery Santa, the largest Santa convention in the world took place in Branson, numbering nearly 1000 participants.
Discovery Santa in Branson, Missouri
July 7, 2016. Branson, Missouri - 'Parade of Red Suits' an event with all Santas, Mrs Clauses and Santa helpers all in full holiday attire takes place at Branson Landing during Discovery Santa. Discovery Santa, the largest Santa convention in the world took place in Branson, numbering nearly 1000 participants.
Discovery Santa in Branson, Missouri
July 7, 2016. Branson, Missouri - Two santas converse after the 'Parade of Red Suits', an event with all Santas, Mrs Clauses and Santa helpers all in full holiday attire that takes place at Branson Landing during Discovery Santa. Discovery Santa, the largest Santa convention in the world took place in Branson, numbering nearly 1000 participants.
Discovery Santa in Branson, Missouri
July 9, 2016. Branson, Missouri - Santas gather for the Gala reception in the Chateau on the Lake at Discovery Santa. Discovery Santa, the largest Santa convention in the world took place in Branson, numbering nearly 1000 participants.
Discovery Santa in Branson, Missouri
July 7, 2016. Branson, Missouri - Participants wait for the start of the 'Parade of Red Suits' an event with all Santas, Mrs Clauses and Santa helpers all in full holiday attire, taking place at Branson Landing during Discovery Santa. Discovery Santa, the largest Santa convention in the world took place in Branson, numbering nearly 1000 participants.
Discovery Santa in Branson, Missouri
July 7, 2016. Branson, Missouri - 'Parade of Red Suits' an event with all Santas, Mrs Clauses and Santa helpers all in full holiday attire takes place at Branson Landing during Discovery Santa. Discovery Santa, the largest Santa convention in the world took place in Branson, numbering nearly 1000 participants.
Discovery Santa in Branson, Missouri
July 7, 2016. Branson, Missouri - Exhausted Santa walks back to the bus after the 'Parade of Red Suits,' an event with all Santas, Mrs Clauses and Santa helpers all in full holiday attire that takes place at Branson Landing during Discovery Santa. Discovery Santa, the largest Santa convention in the world took place in Branson, numbering nearly 1000 participants.
Discovery Santa in Branson, Missouri
July 7, 2016. Branson, Missouri - Santas participate in the largest Santa jingle in the world getting into the Guiness book of records at the Discovery Santa's "Meet the Santas' event taking place on the Showboat Branson Belle, with dancing, dinner and a show. Discovery Santa, the largest Santa convention in the world took place in Branson, numbering nearly 1000 participants.
Discovery Santa in Branson, Missouri
July 7, 2016. Branson, Missouri - Santas participate in SNO-lympics, a competition and games event between individuals and teams of Santas and Mrs Clauses at Discovery Santa. Discovery Santa, the largest Santa convention in the world took place in Branson, numbering nearly 1000 participants.
Discovery Santa in Branson, Missouri
July 8, 2016. Branson, Missouri - Discovery Santa, the largest Santa convention in the world took place in Branson, numbering nearly 1000 participants.
Discovery Santa in Branson, Missouri
July 9, 2016. Branson, Missouri - Santas gather for the Gala reception in the Chateau on the Lake at Discovery Santa. Discovery Santa, the largest Santa convention in the world took place in Branson, numbering nearly 1000 participants.
Discovery Santa in Branson, Missouri
July 7, 2016. Branson, Missouri - The opening session of Discovery Santa takes place at the Mickey Gilley Theater. Discovery Santa, the largest Santa convention in the world took place in Branson, numbering nearly 1000 participants.
Discovery Santa in Branson, Missouri
July 8, 2016. Branson, Missouri - Santa Patrick Meehan from Kentucky, gets ready to go out helped by his wife Elizabeth. Santa Patrick has worked as Santa for 26 years. Discovery Santa, the largest Santa convention in the world took place in Branson, numbering nearly 1000 participants.
Discovery Santa in Branson, Missouri
July 9, 2016. Branson, Missouri - Santas gather for the Gala reception in the Chateau on the Lake at Discovery Santa. Discovery Santa, the largest Santa convention in the world took place in Branson, numbering nearly 1000 participants.
Discovery Santa in Branson, Missouri
July 9, 2016. Branson, Missouri - Santas gather for the Gala reception and dinner in the Chateau on the Lake at Discovery Santa. Discovery Santa, the largest Santa convention in the world took place in Branson, numbering nearly 1000 participants.
Discovery Santa in Branson, Missouri
July 8, 2016. Branson, Missouri - Santas attend different workshops at Discovery Santa.Discovery Santa, the largest Santa convention in the world took place in Branson, numbering nearly 1000 participants.
Discovery Santa in Branson, Missouri
July 7, 2016. Branson, Missouri - Santa and Mrs Clause kiss for cameras of passerbys with a hemoglobin mascot behind them after the Parade of Red Suits', an event with all Santas, Mrs Clauses and Santa helpers all in full holiday attire that takes place at Branson Landing during Discovery Santa. Discovery Santa, the largest Santa convention in the world took place in Branson, numbering nearly 1000 participants.
Discovery Santa in Branson, Missouri
July 7, 2016. Branson, Missouri - Brownie the Raindeer waits for his turn to march in the 'Parade of Red Suits', an event with all Santas, Mrs Clauses and Santa helpers all in full holiday attire, taking place at Branson Landing during Discovery Santa. Discovery Santa, the largest Santa convention in the world took place in Branson, numbering nearly 1000 participants.
Discovery Santa in Branson, Missouri
July 7, 2016. Branson, Missouri - Participant waits for the start of the 'Parade of Red Suits' an event with all Santas, Mrs Clauses and Santa helpers all in full holiday attire takes place at Branson Landing during Discovery Santa. Discovery Santa, the largest Santa convention in the world took place in Branson, numbering nearly 1000 participants.