Santas Swarm in Times Square as SantaCon 2019 Kicks Off

The annual SantaCon pub crawl kicked off in New York City on the morning of Saturday, December 14, with hundreds of people dressed up in their finest Saint Nick costumes for a full day of festivities.

This footage shows the huge gathering of people in Santa costumes in Times Square.

SantaCon began in 1994 and is celebrated in over 300 cities. The New York City SantaCon is the largest event. Credit: will0suave via Storyful