The North American Aerospace Defense Command or NORAD is celebrating the 61st Anniversary of tracking Santa’s holiday journey! The NORAD Tracks
Santa website launched December 1st. It features Santa’s North Pole Village, which includes a holiday countdown, games, activities, and more.

Official NORAD Tracks Santa apps are also available in the Windows, Apple and Google Play stores, so you can countdown the days until Santa’s launch on your smart phones and tablets! Tracking opportunities are also offered on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Google+. Santa followers just need to type “@noradsanta” into each search engine to get started.

Starting at 12:01 am MST on December 24th, you can watch Santa make preparations for his flight. NORAD’s “Santa Cams” will stream videos on the website as Santa makes his way over various locations. Then, at 4 a.m. MST trackers worldwide can speak with a live phone operator to inquire as to Santa’s whereabouts by dialing the toll-free number 1-877-Hi-NORAD (1-877-446-6723) or by sending an email to Any time on December 24th, Windows Phone users can ask Cortana for Santa’s location, and OnStar subscribers can
press the OnStar button in their vehicles to locate Santa.