The Society hosts major gatherings for members and guests twice a year.


The much -anticipated annual Holiday Dinner is held on the second Saturday of December in the Grand Ballroom of The Waldorf Astoria in midtown Manhattan. Traditionally, the Governor addresses the gathering, along with the year’s honorees. Tickets may be acquired by contacting the Society office.

The One Hundred Seventeenth Annual Dinner of The Pennsylvania Society will take place on Saturday, December 12, 2015, in the Grand Ballroom of The Waldorf Astoria New York.


The Annual Meeting and Luncheon occurs every spring and is held at varying places of interest throughout the Commonwealth. This has included the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Duquesne Club of Pittsburgh, the historic Gettysburg Hotel, the John Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh, the Hershey Country Club, the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Lancaster County Convention Center and the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. Attendance is by invitation and reservation.

The 2016 Annual Meeting and Luncheon will be held on Friday, April 22nd in Scranton.