On Sunday, June 9, 2013 memorabilia dealers from around the country and local legends will gather for a one day collectibles show at Fantasy of Flight. The Florida Vintage Travel Collectibles Show is a celebration of vintage travel memorabilia from the history of travel and vacations in Florida. The show will showcase airline, old Florida, Disneyana and airline memorabilia along with souvenirs and relics from the Florida’s most famous attractions.
Theme Park Connection, the event’s main sponsor, will ensure 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 as well as offering hourly door prizes and trivia contests. Guests will also have a chance to bid on many collectibles and more in a silent auction that will benefit Noah’s Light Foundation, a pediatric brain cancer research charity.
The featured guest is Ron Schneider, the original DreamFinder at Epcot and veteran theme park performer. He will be signing his book From Dreamer to Dreamfinder: 40 years behind a name tag and will take part in a live Q&A at 2:30 p.m., hosted by “Orlando Attractions Magazine” show hosts JeniLynn Knopp and Banks Lee.
Another special engagement is the return of the Mold-A-Rama machines from Cypress Gardens and a selection of vintage figures from the archives the owners and operators of Mold-A-Matic in Florida.
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. 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.
The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at Fantasy of Flight (located between Tampa and Orlando off I-4 exit 44.) Admission is $8 and includes free appraisals. For more information follow Florida Collectors on Facebook.