Even if Santa Claus were real, he couldn’t be everywhere at once. That’s why every year, men across America valiantly dress up as Santa to satisfy the imaginations of children everywhere.
But dressing up as Santa isn’t as easy as it seems. When it’s not done right, the results can range from weird to downright creepy. Someone seriously needs to send these Santas back to the North Pole, because they’re absolutely terrifying!
1. I think she figured it out.
2. Santa knows where you live. He knows your security code.
3. This guy seems to be missing the point of Christmas.
4. The one on the left hasn’t figured it out yet…
5. This kid is surprisingly chill about sitting with a deranged probable-criminal.
6. Santa is gonna get his drink on as soon as he’s done with these kids.
7. Christmas wouldn’t be complete without an appearance by Burn Victim Santa.
8. Trust me, kid. It’s not going to get any better.
9. The younger one has already grown suspicious of this off-brand Santa…
10. I don’t know where this Christmas party is going, but I think Santa is into it.
11. Every department store Santa knows that it’s all about the eyeshadow.
12. Dude, I really think you should just let the kid go.
13. Nothing sketchy about old Eye Patch Santa here.
14. Even Santa wants nothing to do with this situation.
15. This Santa session is getting very intense.
16. “Come to Santa’s lair…”
17. Right after this photo was taken, this kid clobbered Santa with a set of brass knuckles and made off with his sled.
18. That time Santa met the Three Stooges…
19. “This is all your fault, Mom!”
20. “Daddy, Santa smells like bourbon!”
21. This Santa looks more like an evil wizard in disguise.
22. This was the year his parents took him to the mall in the Twilight Zone.
23. Is this Christmas or Halloween?
24. I don’t know what’s creepier: the Santa, or the fact that this kid seems cool with it.
25. This is what happens when you hire the first person you see on the street to be your Santa.
26. At least someone is excited to see Santa.
27. Even this baby knows that you were too cheap to get the beard that fits.
28. This little girl is not impressed.
29. This Santa’s been a bad, bad boy.
30. Zombie Santas were all the rage back in the day.
31. This girl wasn’t too happy about her lump of coal.
32. I can’t tell where the eyebrows end and the Santa hat begins!
33. OK, this one is just lazy.
34. This kid got so scared that he left Santa a little gift of his own.
35. That’s either a mask or this Santa had entirely too much to drink.
36. The #1 thing we look for in our creepy Santas is intensity.
37. His dead eyes say it all.
38. I think he might have overdone the beard just a little bit.
39. Worst birthday party ever… or the best?
If you’re going to dress up as Santa, please, for the love of all that’s good, spend more than $10. Think of the children!
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