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Bring Home the Joy of Christmas Past All Year

The GLOW Magazine is our exclusive full-color, world-class bi-monthly publication, free of any outside advertisements, that celebrates Christmas every day of the year. Explore the fun of collecting vintage and antique Christmas with feature articles on member collections, the history and manufacturing, and the makers, repair, and preservation. And, the Magazine is just one of the many major benefits to becoming a Golden Glow member!

Discover a whole world of reasons to join the world’s largest organization dedicated to the knowledge and collecting of vintage and antique Christmas. Connect with other members and their collections, receive our world-class magazine, attend our annual conventions, and open access to our extensive online resources. It’s all right here with your membership in The Golden Glow of Christmas Past®.

Welcome from the Board Chair

The Golden Glow of Christmas Past® is a 501(c)(7) non-profit organization managed by an elected volunteer Board of Directors. Here, our Board Chair welcomes you to explore everything that the Golden Glow has to offer.

About The GLOW Magazine

The GLOW Magazine is produced six issues a year so there’s always more vintage and antique Christmas just around the corner. Most back issues are available to read right here online, and most paper copies of back issues since December 2014 are available to purchase.

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Next Annual Convention


2023 Arlington, Virginia

Wednesday-Saturday, August 16-19, 2023

A Christmas Story in the Nation’s Capital

Hyatt Regency Crystal City Hotel at Reagan National Airport

Antique Bash Raffle Fundraiser

Drawings to be held on Thursday, August 17, 2023 during the Arlington Convention Christmas Festival

About The Golden Glow of Christmas Past®

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