The jolly soul tells Eyewitness News he considers Houston, of all the cities in the world, as his home away from home.
Eavesdropping on Santa as he spoke with a local barista: "Hot chocolate, extra whipped cream, not too hot, not too cold."
For younger friends out there who may get a little shy around Santa, don't feel bad: adults do it, too.
Fashioned with real wool and featuring a trim made of real white arctic fox, Santa says his suit costs about $6,000 to make.
From shorts to blue jeans, and plenty of suspenders, Santa says he wears regular clothes.
When he's not busy overseeing the elves making toys, Santa also finds a way to help communities in need.
It's Mrs. Claus, and he said she keeps him organized and working alongside the elves to get ready each Christmas.