PSFS hosts an annual science fiction convention, Philcon, in the Philadelphia area, usually in November. The first Philcon was held in 1936, making the convention the oldest science fiction convention in the world. In 2006, the 70th anniversary Philcon was held at the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center Hotel. 

Recent Philcons have been held at the Doubletree Cherry Hill Philadelphia in Cherry Hill, NJ. 

Philcon is takes place from Friday to Sunday and features dozens of panels and other events on multiple interest tracks, including literary, mass media (movies, animé, etc.), gaming, and filk, as well as a masquerade. 

Philcon 2024 will take place on November 22-24, 2024. Visit the Philcon website for more info.

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