RetroMagic 50 Video Release – Part 7 – Tom Nabbe, Billie Hoelscher, & Debby Dane Browne

As we continue to release the various panels and interviews from RetroMagic, we are excited to bring you Part 7: Opening the World with Tom Nabbe, Billie Hoelscher, & Debby Dane Browne. Each guest in this panel has a unique perspective on the early years of Walt Disney World and what it took to make October 1st, 1971 happen. Brian & Todd host this fifty-minute segment you won’t want to miss. Enjoy!Read More...

RetroMagic 50 Video Release – Part 6 – Bob Gurr

Join us as we ‘Ask Bob Gurr Anything’ at RetroMagic 50. This interview was all driven by questions submitted by our guests to the event. Bob didn’t have much he wouldn’t talk about and it was a fun 30 minutes of chatting with his legend of the Walt Disney Company. The questions were lots of fun to ask and as always, Bob had some amazing things to talk about. As we have always said, Bob will...Read More...

RetroMagic 50 Video Release – Part 5 – Norm Inouye

One of the highlights of RetroMagic 50 was the interview and segment we did with Norm Inouye. He was an absolute pleasure to have on stage and we are so excited that we were able to share everything he accomplished at Walt Disney World with all of you. Enjoy this 30-minute discussion with Norm as we dig into EPCOT Center logos, the infamous fountain, and how Norm came to work with the Walt Disney Company. Mr....Read More...

RetroMagic 50 Video Release – Part 4 – Geoffrey Snider

The Swan Boat returns to Disney property! Well…sort of. In this fourth segment from RetroMagic 50, Todd speaks to Geoffrey Snider who brought his beautifully restored Swan Boat swan to our event. This was an amazing part of the weekend and we were so excited Geoffrey was able to share this with us. We hope you enjoy this interview conducted by Todd, as he goes into what made all of this possible. Enjoy!Read More...

RetroMagic 50 Video Release – Part 3 – Dave Vermuelen

As we approach the two-month anniversary of our biggest event ever, RetroMagic 50, we felt it was time to take a trip back to that amazing weekend in April. Throughout the day, you may have noticed cameras and a number of volunteers scrambling around to document this amazing time we had together. The entire day was captured on multiple cameras and we are so excited to share everything with you here on our website and YouTube...Read More...

RetroMagic 50 Video Release – Parts 1 & 2

As we approach the two-month anniversary of our biggest event ever, RetroMagic 50, we felt it was time to take a trip back to that amazing weekend in April. Throughout the day, you may have noticed cameras and a number of volunteers scrambling around to document this amazing time we had together. The entire day was captured on multiple cameras and we are so excited to share everything with you here on our website and YouTube...Read More...

Exclusive RetroMagic 50 Pen Set Available In Limited Quantities – Special Offer

12:30 PM UPDATE — Our supply of pen sets has been exhausted.  Season’s Greetings Studio Tower still available.   Attendees of RetroMagic 50 last month in Florida were the recipients of our most popular gift ever — a custom deisgned, hand-crafted set of (5) floating pens in a vintage themed box.  Each pen depicts a different scene from the Vacation Kingdom’s history. The pens feature 5 scenes from WDW history with a moving scene: Skyway Over The...Read More...

The Vacation Kingdom of the World Map Guide

Back in 2018 for our Lake and Lagoon Tour: Discovery Edition, we gave each of our guests a special map as a thank you gift for attending our "three hour tour". The map was a fun homage to Walt Disney World maps of yesteryear that were chock full of little details. This is the guide to all the little details we put in our map.Read More...

LBVHistory Vault Opens to offer extremely Limited Quantities of Past Ornaments & Gifts!

As we dug out the holiday decorations at LBV HQ we’ve come across a handful of reserves of some of our most popular sold-out ornaments and gifts from past events and offerings. These items are available as a gift for immediate shipping in EXTREMELY limited quantities* with a tax-deductible donation to Lake Buena Vista Historical Society, Inc., a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. If you missed out or need a replacement make your donation today: 2017 –...Read More...

RetroMagic – A 50th Celebration

The Lake Buena Vista Historical Society cordially invites you to Event Details RetroMagic 50 Celebration and Luncheon (Sunday April 24th) – A day-long event at the Contemporary Resort* marking the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World. Join us as we enjoy the “blessings of size” in the Fantasia Ballroom for: Panels and stories from Disney Legends, Imagineers, Cast Members and other notables A luncheon buffet featuring selections from Walt Disney World’s culinary history Visit our “Lake...Read More...