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Swarm of drunk Santas spread Xmas cheer in Toronto

Posted by Amanda Cupido / December 16, 2013

SantarchyMore than just snow hit Toronto this weekend. A swarm of Santas blew through the city on Saturday night. The infamous Santarchy event is said to be inspired by SantaCon which takes place in over 300 locations around the world. The goal is to spread Christmas cheer while drinking and handing out treats. It all started at the Imperial Pub with nearly 100 Santas. As they hopped from pub-to-pub, the crowd grew, as each Santa came prepared with extra swag to recruit along the way.

View our photo gallery for all the photos of this year's Santarchy.

Discussion

18 Comments

Borte / December 16, 2013 at 02:48 pm
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"Mommy, Santa has a neck tattoo...AND I WANT ONE TOO"
W. K. Lis / December 16, 2013 at 04:24 pm
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Santa was in in drunken stupor this weekend.
DelayedAdulthood / December 16, 2013 at 04:58 pm
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Is it me or was everyone in attendance ancient? Nothing like partying with 40 year olds who should probably be at home doing something productive like raising children instead of acting like they're 19.
steve replying to a comment from DelayedAdulthood / December 16, 2013 at 05:42 pm
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It's just you. Normal people do not crawl up into a ball and disappear from life when they reach 40. Maybe when you grow up and mature you will realize that.
Fee replying to a comment from DelayedAdulthood / December 16, 2013 at 06:11 pm
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Damn your life has turned to shite already.
Shirley / December 16, 2013 at 06:18 pm
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Steve-So are you now saying it's okay to be drunk in public?
Rachel replying to a comment from DelayedAdulthood / December 16, 2013 at 06:42 pm
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Totally just you, man. If it's ever a choice between partying with 19 year-olds or 40 year-olds, I'd pick 40 year-olds in a heart-beat. People with life experience know how to have a good time.
For reference, I am under 27 years old, and was one of the santas.
Libby / December 16, 2013 at 09:24 pm
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Rachel Santa and Fee Santa, sing it.
As for you DelayedAdulthood, believe it or not you don't suddenly cease to exist once you pass a certain age, nor to you cease to have friends, or cease to want to have fun. And someone with your handle should probably not go throwing stones when it comes to delivering proclamations on the rules of age-appropriate behaviour.
Brad / December 16, 2013 at 09:30 pm
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Hate that slide show thingee
Scott Highet / December 16, 2013 at 10:06 pm
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This Looks Crazy
Sandy Klaws replying to a comment from DelayedAdulthood / December 16, 2013 at 11:19 pm
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DEFINITELY just you. I'd bet my last nickel that you are lonely and friendless; just too hard imagining anyone wanting to socialize with you. Just sayin.
Me replying to a comment from DelayedAdulthood / December 16, 2013 at 11:36 pm
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They already had children. Unfortunately, said children turned out like you so now they're divorced and MUCH happier.
Moran b eeghuzzar / December 17, 2013 at 05:51 am
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Which Santa is Rob? Doug? Kathy? Randy? Was Rob eating out after the riot?
Water into beer / December 17, 2013 at 07:03 am
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I am so there next year. Went to the one in N.Y.C. last year. Let merriment reign!
Surely replying to a comment from Shirley / December 17, 2013 at 07:30 am
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If it's OK for the 'mayor', it's OK for everyone!
Marc / December 17, 2013 at 08:34 am
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#SantarchyTO - follow on twitter !
mark replying to a comment from DelayedAdulthood / December 17, 2013 at 06:05 pm
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who pissed in your eggnog? kids these days...lol
thebrad replying to a comment from DelayedAdulthood / December 18, 2013 at 07:01 pm
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I didn't know it was a requirement that we all bear children. Or that not even parents can just go out and drink their faces off once in a while. Try having some fun, yeah?

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