When are Santa’s Reindeer’s birthdays?

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Santa has gotten some questions about the Reindeer’s birthdays so we went out to verify directly from them what their birthdays were:
Dasher: March 28
Dancer: April 10
Prancer: April 16
Vixen: May 10
Comet: May 1
Cupid: April 6
Dunder/Donder/Donner (Rudolph’s dad): April 27
Blitzen/Blixem/Blixen: March 10

Rudolph: May 22

Reindeer are usually born in the spring, like most deer and Santa’s Reindeer are no exception, with some a bit earlier, and some a bit later.

Various people around the world spell the reindeer’s names slightly differently in their native languages, so we often include the alternate spellings!

Merry Christmas!

  1. Madison Owens

    November 23, 2014 at 9:28 am

    That is awesome. Does Rodophs nose light up. You are awesome i don’t think people belive in you but i do.

     
    • TheSantaClaus

      November 23, 2014 at 1:23 pm

      It doesn’t really light up like a lighthouse but it does glow very nicely when he wants it to!

       
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  3. Luke Sasser

    December 12, 2014 at 8:01 am

    How old is Prancer

     
    • TheSantaClaus

      December 12, 2014 at 12:35 pm

      Let’s just say he has been doing this a very long time!!! But the Christmas spirit keeps him young! Merry Christmas!

       
  4. TheSantaClaus

    December 15, 2014 at 2:34 pm

    Rudolph is an amazing reindeer! Merry Christmas!

     
  5. TheSantaClaus

    December 27, 2014 at 7:15 pm

    They are twins for all practical purposes since their birthdays are so close! They are great pals! Ho! Ho! Ho!

     
  6. Hana Arumdani

    February 13, 2015 at 6:50 pm

    my birthday is on february 16.

     
    • TheSantaClaus

      February 17, 2015 at 3:05 pm

      I hope you had a great birthday! Ho! Ho! Ho!

       

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