Meet Santa Jac


Santa Jac Grimes is a lifelong resident of Guilford County and currently lives in Greensboro, NC with his wife of over 49 years Liz. He is a member of the International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santas and has served as National Chairman of the Board. 

In addition to his professional Santa work, Santa Jac donates his time as Santa to multiple community events in and around Greensboro, NC.


He is Santa for the Fox 8 Holiday Concerts, News 2 Good Morning Show and appears in both the Thomasville and Charlotte Christmas Parades. On Christmas Eve he and Mrs. Claus go to Women's Hospital for Baby's first Santa Photo.

He holds an Advanced Masters Degree of Santa Clausology from the International University of Santa Claus in Riverside California and has been portraying the Jolly ol' Elf since 2006. Santa Jac Grimes is a Real Bearded Santa 365 days a year.

In 2018 Santa Jac was inducted into the International Santa Claus Hall of Fame for his continued work with the families of North Carolina. 

Santa Jac is pictured here with his PT Cruiser "Sleigh"