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Tracking Santa on Christmas

Every year on Christmas Eve, Santa leaves the North Pole and travels across the world to deliver gifts to homes where there are children who believe in him. Here’s information to help you find out where Santa and his sleigh are throughout the night:

  • Santa is tracked by satellites, just like a rocket in space is. The satellites pick up the heat from Rudolph’s nose to find out where Santa and his sleigh are throughout Christmas Eve.
  • Santa Cameras are placed all over the world so you can see pictures and videos of Santa in different countries at any time at www.noradsanta.org
  • United States jet fighters welcome Santa into North America and fly with him across the country, getting even more information about where he is as he delivers gifts.
  • Santa arrives at houses only when you are asleep. If you are still awake, he will come back later once you have gone to bed.

Have fun tracking Santa this Christmas, and share the fun with your siblings and friends.

Kids.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal for kids