Lancaster Logo39th Annual Golden Glow Convention

“A Pennsylvania Christmas: Part 7”

at The Marriott at Penn Square

Lancaster, PA July 17-20, 2019

Registration Opens Feb 5th at 11 am (eastern)

THE HOST HOTEL: Our host hotel is the Marriott at Penn Square. We have reserved a large room block for the convention week with a special rate for members. Once this block is sold out, we have reserved more rooms at the Hotel Lancaster down the street. Once you register, you will be given a link to book your room at the host hotel. Hotel Room reservations will open on Feb 5 at 11 am You MUST register before booking your rooms! When you register, if you will be selling from your room, it is important that you check the “selling” box so that you will be placed on one of the selling floors.

Glow members will be able to register for next year’s convention either by mail or online.

The 2019 base Convention Registration fee is $235.00 per person (does not include tours, workshops or extras)

  • The mail-in registration form will be included with the December issue of the GLOW Magazine as an insert. The mail-in form is also be available to download and print in the DOCUMENTS section of the Glow website at
  • The preferred method to register is via the online registration system on the Glow’s website. This is the fastest and most efficient way to register to make sure you get into the tours, events and workshops before they sell out. Online registration will open in February on a date to be announced in the near future.

The 2019 Glow Convention theme is “Christmas Traditions in Pennsylvania.” Your hosts are Steve Wilt, Jim Morrison and Craig McManus.Our Convention Registrar for 2019 will be Jeff McCann.

The location will be the Marriott at Penn Square in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The official start date for the convention is Wednesday July 17th, but tours, workshops and room hopping activities begin as early as the Sunday before. Come early to shop and sight-see!

This year we are offering three fabulous… Lancaster 2019 Convention Tours

Make sure to arrive early and sign up for some of our educational pre-convention Workshops! Download details of our 2019 Glow Convention Workshops here

Museum Room Displays:

If you will be bringing pre-1980 Christmas items to display in the Lancaster 2019 Museum Room, please download the Museum_Room_Display_Form.

Please return this form via email or USPS to Museum Room Chair Gordon Harkins.

Who Can Register for a Glow Convention?

You must be a paid member of the Golden Glow of Christmas Past to register for our conventions. Any person with a current membership to The Golden Glow of Christmas Past may attend one of our annual conventions. Members may bring one guest. Glow memberships are considered “family memberships” which means any family members living at the same address assigned to the membership are also considered Glow members. All are invited to join our Glow Family. Just click BECOME A MEMBER on the homepage!

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