About Santa Michael

Santa Michael is a real bearded, singer, and storytelling Santa Claus who has worked with children for over 30 years.

Santa Michael is a retired middle school teacher from Reed City Area Public Schools with over 30 years of experience in the field of education. He knows children and understands the importance of dreams in every child’s life.

As Santa, he has brought smiles and laughter to children and adults of all ages. Santa spends time speaking with each child, listening to their dreams and wishes.

Santa Michael’s smile, the twinkle in his eyes, and full belly laughter bring the mystique of Santa Claus alive in every visit and event that he attends.

Professional Development

Santa Michael strives to be the best Santa as possible and works with many groups for professional development.

  • Michigan Association of Professional Santas
  • International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santas
  • ClausNet

Corporate Partnerships

Current Corporations that are partnered with Santa Michael.

  • Great Wolf Lodge
  • Grand Rapids Public Museum
  • HireSanta
  • General Mills / Yoplait 
  • Cameo
  • Coca-Cola

Training / Certifications

Santa Michael strives to be the best Santa as possible and has attended several Santa Schools and Educational conferences.

  • Charles W. Howard Santa Claus School
  • Christmas Performers Workshop
  • International University of Santa Claus
  • Professional Santa Claus School
  • The Santa Claus Workshop
  • MAPS Red Suit Conclave
  • Kringle University