Hundreds flock to Midtown for annual SantaCon bar crawl

Hundreds of people flood Midtown for 2022 SantaCon

NEW YORK -- A sea of red and white took over New York City on Saturday for SantaCon.

Festivities started with fun, games and music in Midtown before the annual bar crawl got underway.

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Nearly 70 businesses are donating a portion of their profits to help SantaCon raise money for charity.

"We raise money for a lot of charities that focus on hunger and the arts in the New York City area. Specifically, we work with Secret Sandy Claus. It's a great charity that everyone should donate to that works with under-privileged families for the holidays," said SantaCon organizer Shiny Galeani.

Over the past 10 years, SantaCon has raised nearly $1 million for charitable causes.

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