Monday, April 16 | 5-10 p.m. | $120 + tax | Limited to the first 100 registered participants
Take part in a unique, three-stop brewery tour led by a certified beer tour guide from Philly Brew Tours. All guests will meet in front of the Convention Center and board a bus that will take them to Evil Genius, St. Benjamin’s, and Double Nickel brewery. At the final stop there will be a catered meal and an open bar.This is not a free event. Registration is required to attend.The tour cost includes all alcohol, food, and transportation.The tour will end at approximately 10 p.m. when all guests will be dropped off at the Convention Center, just a short walk from all three Convention hotels.
NCF Whiskey & Cigars Event
Monday, April 16 | 6-9 p.m. | Infusion Lounge | $130 | Limited to the first 100 registered participants
Join NCF for a Whiskey & Cigars event at the Infusion Lounge. Learn about whiskeys and cigars. Indulge in three hours of tastings of your favorite distilled spirits or treat yourself to a palate exploration of something you’ve never tried. The event includes three tasting stations with four to five whiskeys to taste per station. The Infusion Lounge is a full smoking lounge with a cigar rolling area where you can learn how to roll cigars and enjoy your favorite cigar.
NCF Eye of the Tiger 5K Run
Tuesday, April 17 | 7 a.m. | Philadelphia Museum of Art | Costs Below
NCF is hosting a 5K fun run or two-mile walk through West Fairmount Park. The run will start and end at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the location where Rocky Balboa famously celebrated the end of his training with a jump at the top of the steps. His statue commemorates the spot today. The walk will also start and end at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, only it will be a casual stroll that will take you to the Philadelphia Zoological Gardens and back. This is not a free event. Registration is required to attend. 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.
Registration costs for 5K run:
- Before event: $35
- Day of event: $40
Registration costs for two-mile walk:
- Before event: $25
- Day of event: $30
Tuesday, April 17 | 6-9 p.m. | National Constitution Center | Free Event
Kick off Convention at the opening reception at the National Constitution Center. While this is a free event, pre-registration is required, and wristbands must be worn to gain entry. The National Constitution Center was 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 institution brings the U.S. Constitution to life through interactive exhibits and inspires active citizenship through constitutional conversations. It is dedicated to celebrating the country’s constitutional tradition.
NCF Solidarity Event
Wednesday, April 18 | 7-11 p.m. | 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. This is not a free event. Registration is required to attend, and wristbands must be worn to gain entry. Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but it stands in ruin today, 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
NCF Solidarity Event available upgrades:
- Top-shelf premium liquor upgrade: Start a $10 NATCA Charitable Foundation payroll deduction or increase your current deduction by $5 to receive a wristband that allows you to upgrade to top-shelf premium alcohol and receive a free NCF t-shirt. Payroll donations are tax deductible.Make new or increase payroll deduction here.
- NCF bourbon tasting: $50 add-on to taste and enjoy 4-5 high quality bourbons. All proceeds from this tasting supports the NATCA Charitable Foundation. This add-on is limited to the first 100 registrants. Register here.
- NCF wine tasting: $50 add-on for sampling of amazing wines from three featured wineries (Summit Lake Vineyard, Red Thread Wine Co., and Peace Water Winery). All proceeds from this tasting supports the NATCA Charitable Foundation. This add-on is limited to the first 100 registrants. Register here.
Thursday, April 19 | 7 p.m. | Locations Below | Free Event
Enjoy an evening of solidarity and eat at one of Philadelphia’s many great restaurants with your brothers and sisters at your regional dinner. While this is a free event, registration is required, and wristbands must be worn to gain entry.
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
Friday, April 20 | 7-11 p.m. | 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 and exotic produce, locally-sourced meats and poultry, plus the finest seafood, cheeses, baked goods, and confections. This is not a free event. Registration is required to attend, and wristbands must be worn to gain entry.
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