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Santa Claus Is Coming To Town - Where to Meet the Man in Red This Christmas

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Santa is a pretty amazing man! Because of the holiday spirit, Santa is capable of being in many places before giving out toys on Christmas ...

This year, you better not pout, and you better not cry - Santa Claus is coming to town, and he'll be making appearances right here on Long Island all season long! And, as you already know, he is going to find out if you are naughty or nice - so it's best to be on your best behavior this holiday season. Not long after Thanksgiving has come and gone, Santa will be coming to Long Island this year meet all the good girls and boys that have been eagerly awaiting the opportunity to share their Christmas Wishes. Meeting Santa and telling him what you want for Christmas is a beloved  tradition that has been enjoyed around the world for generations, and this popular pastime continues to be a favorite of locals looking to get into the spirit of the season. Who can forget the excitement and the great photo opportunity?
Santa will be in visiting numerous locations all over the Island this year so that all of the local children who wish to talk to him before he has to get back to the North Pole in time for the Christmas delivery.
Now through December, there are plenty of places to meet Santa - here's the scoop on when and where you can meet the man in red himself before Christmas this year:
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Have you been naughty or nice? What is your favorite Santa memory? Will you see Santa this holiday season? Tell us in the comments below!

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