Sara @sganim worked as an intern with Pat Boland and WMAJ/ESPN/1450 here in State College and she was one of the driving forces behind establishment of the Pat Boland scholarship fund. Her recent tweets have helped drive traffic to our… Read more ›
Victory is ours. We raised $2820 in contributions during the Santa Crawl. “Santa’s Nice List” special contributors kicked in another $900, bringing the total Santa Crawl funds raised to $3720. When that is added to the current Boland fund total… Read more ›
Here’s our “Santa’s Nice List” – those special contributors that reached deep into their pockets to give something extra to our cause. Without them, we might not have made our goal of sending the Pat Boland Memorial Scholarship Fund over… Read more ›
OK – I admit it, even though it was cute for a while, that Jessica Simpson song got a little annoying. Better to make it an optional play when you want it. Click below to hear Jessica. http://www.thesantacrawl.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Here_Comes_Santa_Claus_Santa_Claus_Is_Coming_To_Town.mp3
Here’s a collection of images from the Crawl. I’ll continue to update the gallery as I get additional photos. If you have some that you’d like to include please forward them to SantaLar@TheSantaCrawl.com [nggallery id=8]
Fantastic shot above of the west wing Santas at Indigo. I’m asking everyone who has photos worth sharing to send them to SantaLar@TheSantaCrawl.com so I can compile them into our 2012 Gallery.
I asked Bernie the Elf for a count of the Santa Crawlers. He has now officially reported the number of participants as 409.
I hope each and everyone of you had as much fun as I did last night. Once again we took the town by storm, and while I didn’t check the police blotter (knock on wood), I have yet to hear… Read more ›
But looking for a way to preserve the evening? Mountain View Studios will be at the Gingerbread Man taking professional grade photos of the Crawlers. Stop by their setup and get a memorable shot.
From the East: 08:00-09:00 – Kildare’s 09:00-10:00 – Lion’s Den, Bar Bleu, GMan 10:00-11:00 – Rotelli, Adam’s Apple, Brewery, ShandyGaff 11:00-12:00 – Rathskellar, Mad Mex, Darkhorse, Phyrst. Post Midnight – Any and all, including those in the west list below… Read more ›
Party City still has plenty of Santa outfits and accessories available at their store in the Barnes and Noble plaza across from the Nittany Mall on the Benner Pike. And they are still offering a 15% discount to all Crawlers… Read more ›
While our little event in State College has been getting plenty of local press, there have been lots of stories about other SantaCon events around the country/world recently. Here’s just a few to give you some inspiration for tonight’s activities:… Read more ›
Collegian writer Lindsay Finan caught up with a few of us Crawlers to detail the origins of our event in today’s Daily Collegian. I must admit I never expected the Crawl to ever grow into the event that it has.… Read more ›
A big thank you to Dave “Steeler Santa” Krauth, proprietor of Rotelli, who gave the Santa Crawl a shout out during his segment with PJ this morning on B94.5’s Morning Zoo. Dave also gets special thanks for his free pizza… Read more ›
A big thanks to Mike Desmond and the front desk staff (especially Vicky) of the Hotel State College. They have graciously agreed to handle early sales of our wristbands So if you want to get a head start on the… Read more ›
It appears we’re going to have beautiful weather for the Santa Crawl Friday night. The forecast calls for it to be clear and in the mid to high 30s. That’s not too cold that heavy jackets will be necessary to… Read more ›
Our friend Tony Ricciardi over at 93.7 the Bus ran this plug for us this afternoon. http://www.thesantacrawl.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/santa_crawl_plug.mp3
Dan Myers and his team at StateCollege.com have gone out of their way to help promote the Santa Crawl. We’re now listed in the Community Calendar for Friday evening. A big thank you to Dan and the others.
Brian Allen was busy hanging with the Forever Broadcasting morning crew giving the Santa Crawl some love this morning. First up at 8:30, he was with Pat Boland’s former colleagues Kevin Nelson and Jeff Byers, WRSC’s Morning Guys where he… Read more ›
“Santa” stopped by StateCollege.com to write a guest column this morning titled “This Friday, Beware of Falling Santas”. The column does an excellent job of capturing the spirit of the Santa Crawl. and I encourage everyone to give it a… Read more ›
Check out StateCollege.com and keep your eye open for the Santa Crawl banner ad rolling through. A big thanks to the crew over there. Rumor has it several of their columnists will be participating in the Crawl.
While the offical wrist band that gains you entry into the pubs will still be a Tyvek event band, we are going to also provide every contributor (or at least until my supply of 600 runs out) with a Livestrong… Read more ›
Big Charity event in State College next weekend http://t.co/IKrhm3XS. Just got my Santa suit in the mail. Get in on the fun. — Jay Paterno (@JayPaterno) December 7, 2012 Thanks for the plug Jay. See you Friday.
Dave Krauth and Mike Hughes of Rotelli will be serving up free pizza to Santa Crawlers between 10:00-11:00 pm Friday. I can personally attest that their slices really hit the spot in the middle of a Friday night pub crawl.… Read more ›
Our pre-crawl Happy Hour at the Cafe just got even bigger. The Bacardi team will be running a promotion from 7-8 pm on Friday. If you’re looking for the perfect way to kick off the crawl, the Cafe looks to… Read more ›
Be sure to add the 2012 State College Santa Crawl to your personal Foursquare lists so that you can quickly check in during Friday’s Santa Crawl.
The Miller Lite crew will be having a pre-Crawl promotion at Cafe 210 from 7:00 – 8:00. If you’re looking for an excuse to get an early start on the Crawl (I know I am), c’mon down to the Cafe… Read more ›
The Wild Turkey crew has added on to their original American Honey promotion. In addition to their scheduled appearance at the Brewery, the American Honey girls will be at Bill Pickles from ten to midnight during the Santa Crawl. BTW… Read more ›
Pat Daugherty of the Tavern has one again graciously offered up some free food for Santa Crawlers. He’s serving up hoagie slices to the first 100 Crawlers with wristbands who are at the Adam’s Apple after 10PM. I know the… Read more ›
I’ve uploaded all of my photos from past Santa Crawls (still working on 2011 though). They are reachable through the menu in the upper right hand corner but I thought announcing publication of the galleries was worth a post of… Read more ›