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Posted Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013  Print Reprints

Track Santa on Christmas Eve

Colorado NORAD Tracks Santa

The Associated Press

In this Dec. 24, 2012 file photo, NORAD Deputy Commander Lt. General Alain Parent, center, of the Royal Canadian Air Force, takes phone calls from children asking where Santa is and when he will deliver presents to their house, during the annual NORAD Tracks Santa Operation, at the North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, at Peterson Air Force Base, in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The official NORAD Santa site has a countdown clock, an interactive game section and lots of info on the jolly ole elf including the best FAQ ever. Sample: “How can Santa travel the world within 24 hours? NORAD intelligence reports indicate that Santa does not experience time the way we do.” You can find out how to send or receive a personal video message from Santa. On Christmas Eve, you can download the Google Earth plug-in to track Santa’s flight in 3-D and view an interactive that shows how many cookies Santa eats during his journey.

When: Tuesday, December 24

Cost: Free