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Thanks for coming out!

December 3rd, 2017

Panorama by Samuel Cousins. Definitely the largest Santacon we’ve had. Still trying to figure out numbers, but we pretty much maxed out every venue we went to.

2017 Route

November 28th, 2017

Here’s the route for the 2017. 4:00 – 6:00 – Pat’s Pizza, Binga’s Winga’s, Dry Dock, Lincoln’s*, Rosie’s 6:00 – 7:30 – Port City Music Hall 7:40 – Group Photo at Monument Square 7:45 – 9:00 – Oasis, Bonfire, Drink Exchange 9:00 – 10:30 – Gritty’s, Bull Feeney’s, Fore Play, Thirsty Pig 10:30 – 10:40 […]

Santacon 2017 – Coming Soon

November 4th, 2017

Santacon is coming up. This year will be December 2nd (first saturday of Dec). This is our tenth year of Santacon in Portland! We’ve got a Facebook event set up here. You should join it. Facebook tends to get updates first. Our Facebook page is Our Twitter page is If you want to […]

Santacon Portland 2016 Route

November 30th, 2016

Here’s our official route! 4:00pm – 5:30pm – Pat’s Pizza, Lincoln’s 5:45pm – Group Photo at Monument Square Christmas Tree 6:00pm – 7:15pm – Port City Music Hall 7:30pm – 9:00pm – Oasis, Bonfire, Dusk, and Drink Exchange 9:00pm – 10:00pm – Gritty’s, Bull Feeney’s, Thirsty Pig 10:00pm – 11:30am – Grace 11:30pm – 1:00am […]

Santacon 2016 – Coming Soon!

November 7th, 2016

We’re gearing up for Santacon 2016. As usual, it’ll be held on the first Saturday of December – December 3rd, 2016. Details to follow in the not-too-distant future.

4:00-5:30pm – Pat’s Pizza 5:45pm – Group Photo at Monument Square Christmas Tree 6:00-7:30pm – Port City Music Hall 7:30-9:00pm – Oasis, Bonfire, Dusk 80’s & 90’s Lounge, Drink Exchange 9:00-10:30pm – Gritty’s, Bull Feeney’s, Studio 55, Thirsty Pig 10:40pm – Group Photo in Tommy’s Park 10:45pm – 12:00am – Grace 12:00am-1:00am – Brian Boru […]

2015 – Making donations.

December 4th, 2015

The post you’ve all been waiting for…well not quite yet! Tomorrow’s full route will be posted within the next couple of hours. But MORE importantly, we want to remind everyone to bring some CASH (or checks) to donate to Family Crisis Services, Cumberland County’s domestic violence resource agency and emergency shelter. Please come prepared to […]

Santacon 2014 Itinerary!

December 5th, 2014

The Official Portland Santacon 2014 Itinerary: 5:00-7:00 – Pat’s Pizza. Third floor, 5$ small 1-topping pizzas, $3.50 Frye’s Leap IPA. 7:15 – Group Picture (Monument Square) 7:30 – 9:00 – Oasis. Drink specials TBA. Jenga downstairs, Santa dance-party upstairs. 9:00-10:30 – Gritty’s AND Bull Feeney’s. Two bars, one stop. Swing between at your leisure. Gritty’s […]

2014 Schedule forthcoming

November 30th, 2014

Only six sleeps until Portland Santacon 2014! Some important info for next weeks festivities: 1. The start time has been moved to 5:00 pm. So we will now be at Pat’s Pizza from 5:00-7:00 pm before heading out for the photo in Monument Sq. 2. Portland Santacon will once again be supporting Portland’s Family Crisis […]

Santacon in the News!

December 8th, 2013

A couple articles about us in the news this morning. From Bangor Daily News: Hundreds of Santas invade Portland bars for Santacon From the Press Herald: Many elves, lots of Claus to celebrate From WMTW (Channel 8): Santa Claus invades Portland From MaineToday: Seen: Santacon a jolly good time