A Santa measuring 15.6 m (51 ft) high, 11 m (36 ft) wide and 4 m (13 ft) deep stood at the entrance to the Tanglin Mall, Singapore, from November 10, 1996 to January 3, 1997. It weighed 2.5 tonnes and was constructed from polyfoam and metal.
Largest Gathering of Santa's Elves
Nearly 800 people in Bridgend, south Wales, set a new world record for the largest gathering of people dressed as Christmas elves. The previous world record of 607 was set in New York City in December 2009.
Largest Gathering of Santa Clauses
The largest gathering of Santa Clauses was achieved by 13,000 participants in the Guildhall Square in Derry City, Northern Ireland, UK, on 9 December 2007.
Largest Collection of Santa Claus Memorabilia
Jean-Guy Laquerre (Canada) has 25,104 different items of Santa Claus memorabilia, as of 30 November 2010, that he has been collecting since 1988. His collection includes 2,360 figurines, 2,846 cards and postcards from 33 counties, 1,312 serviettes and 241 pins and brooches.
Longest Letter to Santa Claus
BRASOV, Romania - Over two thousand school children aged 8 to 14, wrote in nine days a 413,80 m (1357.61 feet) long letter to Santa Claus.
Fastest Marathon Dressed as Santa Claus
The fastest marathon dressed as Santa Claus is 2 hr 55 min 50 sec and was achieved by Paul Simons (UK) at the Flora London Marathon, London, UK, on 26 April 2009.
Largest Secret Santa Game
The largest secret Santa game involved 1,270 participants in an event organised by Boots UK Limited at their head office in Nottingham, UK, on 18 December 2008.
Oldest Letter to Santa
100-year-old 'Dear Santa' Letter sets world record
DUBLIN, Ireland - A letter to Santa, written in 1911, was discovered by John Byrne while puttering about inside his home; penned by a pair of siblings (10-year-old Hannah and 7-year-old Fred), the letter miraculously survived inside a fireplace for 100 years, setting the world record for the Oldest Letter to Santa, according to World Record Academy.
Most Santas Surfing at the Same Time
Nineteen people dressed as Santa Claus hit the waves on their surfboards in Cocoa Beach, Florida, to welcome in the Christmas holiday.
Most Scuba Diving Santas
VOBSTER QUAI, UK - 158 scuba divers dressed in Santa Claus outfits, took to the cold waters in England to raise money for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.