Santa made an appearance at Stories Beach today. The fifth annual appearance by ol' St. Nick was accompanied by calm seas and a toasty beach fire and hot chocolate and snacks.

VIDEO: Santa paddles Stories Beach

The fifth annual Santa Paddle was held at Stories Beach today. Jolly Old St. Nick picked up a paddle and launched his paddleboard and cruised along the shoreline in calm conditions returning to a snowy beach for a warm beach fire, hot chocolate and snacks.

Here is a slide show of the event: