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James Horan, left, and his brother, Michael Horan, (Credit: Mike Cusanelli)

James Horan, left, and his brother, Michael Horan, both of Queens celebrated the holiday season with some drinks at the inaugural SantaCon in Bayville. (Dec. 17, 2011)

SantaCon comes to Long Island

The yearly tradition known as SantaCon, a nationwide phenomenon that has people dressing up as Santa while bar hopping, made it's way to Long Island. About a dozen Santas kicked off the inaugural event on LI at the ShipWreck Tavern and the Bayville Winter Wonderland Amusement Park.

A group of Santas waved at passersby outside
(Credit: Mike Cusanelli)

A group of Santas waved at passersby outside of the Bayville Winter Wonderland Amusement Park at the inaugural Long Island SantaCon. (Dec. 17, 2011)

James Horan, left, and his brother, Michael Horan,
(Credit: Mike Cusanelli)

James Horan, left, and his brother, Michael Horan, both of Queens celebrated the holiday season with some drinks at the inaugural SantaCon in Bayville. (Dec. 17, 2011)

Two Bayville Winter Wonderland Amusement Park workers Nikolett
(Credit: Mike Cusanelli)

Two Bayville Winter Wonderland Amusement Park workers Nikolett Winter, 21, of Glen Cove, dressed as Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Meagan Petrucci, 20, of Locust Valley, donned a holiday teddy bear pose at the inaugural Long Island SantaCon in Bayville. (Dec. 17, 2011)

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Santa Claus took pictures with children at the
(Credit: Mike Cusanelli)

Santa Claus took pictures with children at the inaugural SantaCon in Bayville. (Dec. 17, 2011)

A group of Santas poses at the inaugural
(Credit: Mike Cusanelli)

A group of Santas poses at the inaugural Long Island SantaCon in Bayville. (Dec. 17, 2011)

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