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What is SecretSanta.com?

SecretSanta.com™ is a free, online gift exchange management service. As a unique service with great features, SecretSanta.com is not only dedicated to making gift exchange events very simple to create and manage, but most of all lots of fun!

From Secret Santa (aka Kris Kringle) to White Elephant to Yankee Swap, SecretSanta.com eliminates the process of ‘drawing names out of a hat,’ automatically matching friends, family, colleagues, and acquaintances. The turnkey, user-friendly service helps create your event, sends out customized email invitations and reminders, randomly assigns all members of your gift exchange a secret gift-giver, and even helps users shop for secret recipients.

Just register to create your first SecretSanta.com gift exchange –

it’s FREE & FUN!!

Are your gift
exchanges annual

Not a problem – SecretSanta.com can manage gift exchange events year after year, allowing users to view historical information about all of the past gift exchanges in which they have participated.

Ever picked names or
numbers out of a hat
for gift exchanges?

Since SecretSanta.com is a web and email based service, participants don’t need to be in the same location to join – SecretSanta.com will automatically create all of the matches for you, and notify all gift exchange members via the customized email notification feature.

Need customized rules for a gift exchange?

With SecretSanta.com's many unique features, a variety of gift exchange exclusions and rules are supported, allowing you to customize your gift exchange:

  • Never generate the same match of gift givers and recipients two years in a row.
  • Assign one, two, or more recipients to each gift exchange member.
  • Define match exclusions (e.g.: Jack should not be matched with Jill, Jill should not be matched with Jack).

Never heard of a gift exchange?

Check out all of the fun you’ve been missing with some of the most popular gift exchange event types:

Secret Santa

gift exchange

One of the more popular holiday games, Secret Santa (also known as Kris Kringle in some circles) is a fun and easy way for a group of friends, family members or co-workers to exchange gifts.

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Yankee Swap

gift exchange

Another gift exchange is a fun game called Yankee Swap. Suitable for small to large groups, the game, also going by Yankee Doodle, adds an element of excitement and humor to traditional gift giving.

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White Elephant

gift exchange

White Elephant is a gift exchange game that is very similar in style to the Yankee Swap gift exchange, although the emphasis is to "steal" gifts from others rather than swap them.

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