Stephen Johnson aka Santa Claus with two small children on his lap.

The man in the red suit

Stephen Johnson portrayed Santa Claus for about three decades before retiring from dressing as the jolly old elf three years ago. The Jefferson City man, now sixty-eight, sat as Santa since the 1980s.


Missouri Division of Tourism photo of Santa and Mrs. Claus waving during a parade. MDT photo.

Holiday Magic. That’s my M-O.

Hi, friends. Mo here. ‘Tis the season for memory-making moments in Missouri. Whether your holidays are low-key or filled to the brim with activities, I can help you find a holiday activity that fits your M-O.