'Santarchy' set to take over parts of Washington D.C. Saturday

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If you see dozens of Santas marching in downtown D.C. this afternoon, you're not seeing things. "Santarchy" is back in the District.

(Photo: Associated Press)

Santarchy DC 2011 will begin at 1 p.m. at the carousel on the National Mall and bring the holiday spirit - and their disdain for bad holiday parties - through the streets of Washington.

On their website, organizers describe Santarchy as a "non-profit, non-political, non-religious and non-sensical" celebration. The rules are simple - be jolly, don't whine, don't throw coal at the White house - and a mandatory Santa-esque dress code is in effect.

The participants are also quick to point out that that they're not protesters, since Santa is a-political.

You can follow Santarchy on their Twitter page.

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