On Christmas Eve in Germany, Weihnachismann is the bringer of gifts. He wears a red robe with fur trim and a braided belt.
There are many regional names for Santa Claus throughout Germany, Weihnachtsmann has become the most commonly recognized name.
Der Weihnachtsmann brings gifts and sweets in a basket. It is filled with homemade, spiced cakes and lebkuchen, a traditional German Christmas cookie.
His basket holds a beautiful little evergreen. the custom of the Christmas tree originated in Germany, and many homes decorate several trees for the Holiday.