You probably aren’t having the same holiday trip to New York City that John Muehlbauer is: For the fourth year, Muehlbauer is putting his resemblance to Will Ferrell to use and dressing as Buddy the Elf to spread holiday cheer and raise money for a good cause, starting Sunday.

See our video, story and photos and find out how Muehlbauer became a tall man in tights on our premium website, MyStatesman.com.