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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!
Create a new Secret Santa group!
Wichtelmania randomly draws names for you
and the drawn combinations will remain secret!
You can even exclude certain combinations
or use wishlists!
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School's Out 🎉
Time to party! Even better with a little gift.

Vacation 🏖️
Start your vacation with friends with a little Wichtel present!

Birthday 🎂
A birthday group lasts over a whole year (January to December, or e.g. August to next July). At the beginning you draw the Wichtel names. During the year when someone has their birthday, they get a little present from their Wichtel. Important: Make sure your group is not automatically deleted too early!
That's how it works!
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 Wichtelmania.com) 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 school (your school's out party or a birthday Wichtel group), at work (at a company party or a Secret Santa birthday group), with friends (e.g. as a vacation event or on holidays), 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
Wichtel Exclusions
If you already give a gift to someone in your group, you can tell Wichtelmania to exclude this person when you draw names.
This is very useful for couples who use Wichtelmania with friends and family, but already have gifts for each other.

Kitsch Wichtel
You can also have a special theme for your Wichtel gifts: in this variation only kitschy gifts are allowed. So: find something truly exquisite. An old umbrella stand or a handmade oil painting of a romantic 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.