LBVHistory Announces Dino Gertie Holiday Ornament!

As of 11/19/20 all Dino Gertie gifts have been accounted for. The team at The Lake Buena Vista Historical Society has been hard at work creating a special holiday ornament 65 million years in the making. In the Hollywood that never was but always will be Dino Gertie is decked out for an Echo Lake seasonal soiree! Gertie is cast resin and plastic and features her signature hat and shiny ball. The base is approximately 3.75...Read More...

RetroMagic: A 50th Celebration Postponed

Since the conclusion of our RetroMagic 2019 event, we have been discussing our plans to celebrate Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary the first weekend of October 2021. An essential benchmark to permitting us to host a 50th Anniversary event is the development of an effective vaccine against COVID-19. As a vaccine becomes closer to reality we discussed whether logistically we COULD host the event we have planned in eleven months and whether or not we were...Read More...

RetroMagic Holiday Ornament Set Available!

We have a limited number of RetroMagic Holiday Ornament sets left over from the event! These are our gifts to you for making a $50 donation to LBVHistory.org  You’ll receive a sealed box containing 3 ornaments! RetroMagic Logo, Journey into Imagination ride vehicle, and the very famous Mouse Airplane that Walt used to survey the land in Florida! Your donatoin is tax-deductible, LBVHistory.org is a nonpartisan, nonprofit, tax-exempt, educational 501(c)3 organization. DonateRead More...

Save the Date – RetroWDW’s 5th Anniversary Celebration!

Traveling to WDW this fall? RetroWDW’s 5th Anniversary event benefiting the Lake Buena Vista Historical Society is coming Columbus Day weekend 2019! Disney’s Contemporary Resort Historic Location Exclusive interviews and appearances with Disney Legends Multiple Panel Presentations Exclusive never before seen footage Rare Artifacts Topics including Disney-MGM’s 30th and all the October birthdays; Walt Disney World, Magic Kingdom and EPCOT Center Additional special topics in the planning stages! Exclusive Gift VIP Meet and Greet Event Details...Read More...