While we welcome everyone to browse our site and see what our collectors have to offer, if you really want to be a part of the “Glow” then you should consider becoming a member.

As a vintage Christmas collectors’ club, the Golden Glow of Christmas Past® has something for every level of collector. By joining the Glow on an annual basis, you will receive a subscription to The GLOW, our vintage Christmas collecting magazine, which is mailed in February, April, June, August, October and December.

The GLOW is filled with wonderful articles and pictures provided by our knowledgeable members. It includes information on new research, collecting tips, services, news about current happenings and other collectors.

As a member of the Golden Glow of Christmas Past®, you can attend and participate in our annual national convention hosted by members in a different city each year somewhere in the continental United States, usually in July, but occasionally in August. There is a separate convention registration fee to attend. separate from the Glow membership annual dues.

Glow conventions are a great place to connect with like-minded people and talk about everything Christmas. It’s our way of celebrating Christmas in July (or August!) Meet new collectors or catch up with old friends. Find out what’s new in the world of Christmas collecting. Break out the eggnog, mistletoe, and rock around the Christmas tree! Enjoy the camaraderie of networking with other collectors of antique Christmas and learning from your peers.

When you join the Golden Glow of Christmas Past®, the gifts just keep on coming. As a member, you will have the opportunity to buy back issues of The GLOW or peruse our Magazine and Newsletter archive with issues going back to 1980! This archive is an invaluable resource of information for the vintage Christmas collector.

If you are a dealer, another great benefit of becoming a member is having the opportunity to list your website on our dealers’ site page. This is a wonderful place to get some extra exposure for your business. If you sell old Christmas lights, ornaments and decorations, you simply MUST be connected with the Glow membership! We have a very active members-only Vintage Christmas Marketplace on Facebook and our annual convention are the biggest vintage Christmas buying/selling event on the planet!

So what are you waiting for? Join right now−the magical world of our vintage Christmas collectors’ club is only a few clicks away!

Sign up for a Golden Glow Membership!

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If you register as a check-paying member, download a printable membership form here and mail, along with your check payable to The Golden Glow to:

The Golden Glow of Christmas Past®
4837 Cedar Springs Road, #301
Dallas, TX 75219-1282