SantaCon 2012 took place on Saturday, December 15, 2012. It began with a gathering of Santas, elves, reindeer, and other assorted Christmas characters at Pier 84 and spread out across midtown Manhattan. It eventually concluded in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. NYC Photo News was there for the initial gathering and for events at various pubs during the day. Here is a small collection of photos from the event. More at