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Brew Tour

Monday, April 16th | 5:00 PM | $120 + tax

Each guest will take part in a very unique three stop brewery tour led by a certified beer tour guide from the company Philly Brew Tours. All guests will meet in front of the convention center and board a bus that will take them to Evil Genius, then St. Benjamin's, and finally Double Nickel brewery. At the final stop there will be a catered meal along with an open bar at Double Nickel Brewery.  This tour will include all alcohol, food, and transportation. The tour will end at approximately 10:00 PM where all guests will be dropped off at the convention center, just a short walk from all three convention hotels.

NCF Eye of the Tiger 5K Run

Tuesday, April 17th | 7:00 AM | Philadelphia Museum of Art | $25.00 - $35.00

NCF will be hosting a 5K fun run or 2 mile walk through West Fairmount Park. The run will start and end at the Philadelphia Museum of Art where Rocky Balboa had his famous celebratory end of training jump at the top of the steps and where his statue remains today. The walk will start and end at the same location, only it will be a casual stroll that will take you to the Philadelphia Zoological Gardens and back to the Museum. Participation Medals will be awarded to all registered runners. Prizes will be awarded for 1st/2nd/3rd place finishers, and most money raised via runner’s pledge sheets.

Register here.

Opening Reception

Tuesday, April 17th | 6:00 to 9:00 PM | National Constitution Center | Free Event

Help us kick off Convention at the Opening Reception at the National Constitution Center. While this is a free event, pre-registration is necessary. The National Constitution Center is the first and only institution in America established by Congress to “disseminate information about the United States Constitution on a non-partisan basis in order to increase the awareness and understanding of the Constitution among the American people.” The Constitution Center brings the United States Constitution to life by hosting interactive exhibits and constitutional conversations and inspires active citizenship by celebrating the American constitutional tradition.

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NCF Solidarity Event

Wednesday, April 18th | 7:00 to 11:00 PM | Eastern State Penitentiary | Cost below

Join the NATCA Charitable Foundation for a Solidarity Night with food, drink, and music at an unforgettable location: The Eastern State Penitentiary. Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands today in ruin, a haunting world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers. Its vaulted, sky-lit cells once held many of America's most notorious criminals, including "Slick Willie" Sutton and "Scarface" Al Capone.

On or before March 20: Over 21 - $25 | Under 21 - $10

March 21 to April 13: Over 21 - $50 | Under 21 - $15

After April 13: Over 21 - $100 | Under 21 - $25

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Regional Dinners

Thursday, April 19th | 7:00 PM | Locations Below | Free Event

Attend your regional dinner, eat of one of Philadelphia's many great restaurants, and enjoy solidarity with your NATCA brothers and sisters from your region. While this is a free event, Registration is necessary.

NCE, NNM, NNE & NRX: Field House | NEA & NAL: City Tap House | NGL & NWP: Hard Rock Cafe

NSO: Howl at the Moon | NSW: Gran Caffe L’Aquila

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Closing Banquet

Friday, April 20th | 7:00 to 11:00 PM | Reading Terminal Market | Cost below

Don't miss this year's closing banquet at Reading Terminal Market! One of America’s largest and oldest public markets, housed since 1893 in a National Historic Landmark building, the Market offers an incredible selection of locally grown & exotic produce, locally sourced meats and poultry, plus the finest seafood, cheeses, baked goods, and confections. 

On or before March 20: Over 21 - $50 | Under 21 - $20

March 21 to April 13: Over 21 - $75 | Under 21 - $30

After April 13: Over 21 - $150 | Under 21 - $40

Register here.