Saturday, May 18, 2013

Disney memorabilia event at Fantasy of Flight Sunday June 9

I'll be there selling and signing some books at a screaming discount!

Press Release:

Orlando, Florida/ Polk City , Florida June 9th 2013 dealers from around the country and local legends will gather for a one day collectibles show and celebration of vintage travel memorabilia from the history of travel and vacations in Florida. The show will show case airline memorabilia along with souvenirs and relics from the Florida's most famous attractions. It will be a tribute to the family vacations of yesteryear, from the way we got there to the places that are now just a cherished memory and the places that continue to be our favorite destinations.

Themepark Connection , the event's main sponsor will ensure that every Disney fan will be treated to a wide variety of Walt Disney World souvenirs including many one of a kind items from the parks. They will also be sponsoring pin and vinylmation trading..

In the shadow of a Lockheed Constellation or “ Connie” , airline and aviation buffs will be treated to a selection of collectibles from the golden age of airline travel including wings, models and everything else airline. Fantasy of Flight has a number of vintage airplanes from the history of air travel including a Short Sunderland Flying Boat, Ford Tri-motor and a Lockheed Vega. Show attendees can receive a discount on their Fantasy of Flight admission or attend the show for free with a paid admission to the attraction.

There will be hourly door prizes, trivia contest through out the day and a live auction of Disney memorabilia to benefit Noah's Light Foundation, a pediatric brain cancer research charity.

Featured guest is Ron Schneider, the original Dream Finder at Disney's Epcot Center and veteran international theme park performer . He will be signing his book “ From Dreamer to Dreamfinder; 40 years behind a name tag”. At 2:30 Orlando Attractions magazine will host a live Q&A with Ron giving Disneyana fans a chance to learn more about his experiences in the theme park industry.

Another special engagement is the return of the Mold-A-Rama machines from Cypress Gardens and a selection of vintage figures from the archives of the owners and operators of the machines in Florida Mold-a-matic .

Florida travelers will remember these futuristic looking machines that in exchange for a few quarters created a plastic figure in front of your very eyes. Don't miss this chance to relive that moment from your childhood.
The event is Sunday, June 9th . Show hours are from 10am till 4pm. Admission is 8 dollars per person.
Fantasy of Flight is located just off exit 44 on I-4 minutes south of the Disney resort area.

For updates like and follow . For dealer information please contact Greg Spalding (407) 462-2163

For general information and pictures please contact Jon Anderson (407) 376 26-14

Kevin Yee is the author of numerous independent Disney books, including the popular Walt Disney World Earbook series and Walt Disney World Hidden History.