1 am Pacific time, saw Santa begin his annual trek around the world, with the NORAD Tracking site following the liftoff from the North Pole as he headed for Russia.
Through the day NORAD will be updating their web page with the latest destinations of the bearded on as he checks his list to see who's been naughty and who's been nice.
This year the NORAD site features a three dimensional Google earth graphic to give you a better idea where the Big Red suited guy is and how close he is to your neighbourhood!
Norad official site
Norad Tracking channel on YouTube