LBVHistory Announces 2022 Holiday Ornament: The Greatest of All Time GOAT

The team at The Lake Buena Vista Historical Society has been hard at work creating a special holiday ornament or decor adornment, whatever your fancy, for 2022! We present The Greatest of All Time GOAT! Donate to Reserve your GOAT!   The GOAT is cast resin, hand-painted, and features its traditional brown background and 5 legs! This goat is 4″ tall and 3.5″ inches wide, ready to scale your tree, hang your window or adorn any...Read More...

RetroMagic – Celebrating EPCOT Center – Information Sign up!

As fans and friends gather in Florida this coming week to mark EPCOT Center’s 40th Anniversary we wanted to give an update on our plans to mark this momentous occasion. It was our hope to host another RetroMagic event in mid-winter but as we began speaking to our VIP guests and going over our own ambitious plans we quickly realized we were not giving ourselves enough time and there were other complicating factors. We want this...Read More...

RetroMagic 50 Video Release – Parts 8 & 9 – Lunch & Feed The World

We have two great releases for you today, all about food! First off, we get things going with lunch. For RetroMagic 50, we had an amazing Handwich luncheon with anniversary cakes, special drinks, retro-designed cookies, and more! Our second release, Part 9 of the day, is our chef special called ‘Feed The World’. This panel included Marcy Carriker Smothers, Reimund Pitz, Keith Keogh, & Johnny Rivers. Brian hosted this amazing panel with backstage stories and the...Read More...

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...