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Santathon: Bottoms Up for the Big Guy

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It’s karaoke time on the pub crawl known as Santathon, when scores of partygoers dress up like St. Nick and go from bar to bar on Queens Boulevard.
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At Bar 43 in Woodside, Santathon-goers knock back a few.
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Celebrating the Yuletide season, a Santathon crew poses outside one of the Woodside bars that participated in the famous holiday pub crawl.
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Over the bar at Jack’s Fire Dept., the holiday spirit is spelled out.
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Hold the door for Santa.
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At Santathon Jack's Fire Dept., a lone Santa reveler follows his own version of the Star of Bethlehem.
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It's Year 6 for the Santathon fund-raiser, sponsored by nine bars in Sunnyside.

Whoever thought that dressing up like Santa and going on a pub crawl with all your friends was a great holiday idea probably did not get the credit he or she desreves. Because the birth of what has come to be called Santathon has been a major contribution to the already crowded field of Yuletide traditions.

In Woodside, nine bars along Queens Boulevard — all within walking distance of each other — have turned the rollicking Santa fest into a holiday fundraiser, now in its sixth year. In case you missed it, here’s a sample of last week’s Santathon.

Posted 12:00 am, December 24, 2017
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