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Online Secret Santa using WhatsApp,
Facebook, Twitter, Email, SMS, ...
No Email Registration!
Create a Group - Invite Friends - Draw Names.
It's so easy and so much fun!
Wichtelmania randomly draws names for you
and the drawn combinations will remain secret!
Create a new Secret Santa group!
You can even exclude certain combinations
or use wishlists!
Wichtelmania 2.0 BETA
You might have noticed that we completely revamped Wichtelmania. We put a lot of work into this and think, the result is quite good. Hope you like it too!

We did a lot of testing, and the next weeks will bring some more updates, but if you are stuck somewhere due to a problem or bug, please read our help page and FAQ or just call for our help at!

Don't be too hard with us if there are some bugs or glitches😉 ... Thank you very much!
That's how it works!
Looking for a gift?
Are you still looking for a Secret Santa gift? Or some other present? We have thousands of gifts and inspirations in our Wichtelmania Gift Shop!
Wichtelmania Shop
Why Wichtelmania?
Here you can set up your own Secret Santa gift exchange (also known as "Kris Kringle", "Amigo Invisible", "Amigo Secreto", "intercambio de regalos", or "Wichteln" as it's called in central Europe and here at for free and without registration - for your friends, your family, your bowling club, ... . You can even create one Secret Santa group for each different group of friends!

Draw the names for your Secret Santa group online with our Secret Santa Generator and send the secret links to your group by email yourself - no email address will be transferred to our servers.

Or send the links to your group using WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, ...!
What are you waiting for?
And that's how it works...
Create Group
You create a new group and get a secret group admin link. Don't lose it and don't give it to anyone! You need it to manage your group and finally draw names.

Invite Friends
You also get a second group links, which you can send to your friends (via WhatsApp, Facebook, Email, ...). They can add their names to the list, or you can already do this for them.

Everyone registers
When your friends register, everyone gets a their own private secret link.

Draw Names!
When everyone is registered, you can draw names. Then their private secret link tells everyone, which name they have drawn. And if someone loses their private secret link, the admin can help them recover it.
But what is Wichteln?
Wichtel what?
Wichteln - also known as "Secret Santa" - is a fun tradition to bring even more variety to giving and to receiving gifts. Everyone in your group draws the name of another person to give a gift to. This name must be kept secret!
Wichtelmania helps you draw names randomly for your group online!

When is Secret Santa time?
And here's the best thing: Secret Santa is not just a Christmas tradition. You can do it whenever you want to give something special to your friends and family. And it's fun whenever and wherever you do it: at Easter, on Saint Nicholas Day, at the end of Ramadan (Eid al-Fitr, Ramazan Bayramı), at Hanukkah, during carnival, at your school's out party, at your young mums' group's meeting, at your bowling club's yearly party, at halloween, on valentine's day, ... . So don't wait and start a group right now!
More Wichtel Rules
Hybrid Wichtel
Wichteln is also an alternative to "mass giving" - e.g. for christmas. Instead of a gift avalanche you give (and get) one well selected gift.
Someone who already has a gift for a certain person may specify that they do not want to draw this person's name (very useful for couples).

Kitsch Wichtel
Find something truly exquisite. An umbrella stand or an oil painting of a sunset in the birch forest is guaranteed to bring joy to the gift´s recipient.
Hint: You best start looking for really "good" pieces during the year.

Trash Wichtel
The slightly rougher version. The one who gives the most pointless piece, is the winner.
Just wrap into newspaper!
But no perishable items, please!

Additional Variation
When someone can guess, who has given them their gift, they can swap gifts with their noble donor.