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Herbie's 50 Year Anniversary In Florida
March 15-17, 2019
   
Planned Events/Schedule...

 

The schedule is beginning to firm up and it will be very important that you prepare yourself in time to be at the locations listed in order not to hold up the entire group.  You should plan accordingly...

Thursday, March 14, 2019

75 mile cruise for those coming in from out of state (ALL VW’s welcome to join in)

11:00 – 2:30 pm - Meet at Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing just south of Ocala on I-75
11:00 – 2:30 pm - Tour of Museum
  2:30 – 2:45 pm - Drive to one of several restaurants for early dinner (probably Cracker Barrel/Sonny’s located at that exit)
  2:45 – 4:15 pm - Casual Dinner
  4:15 – 5:45 pm - Cruise to Orlando
  5:45 – 7:00 pm - Arrive in Orlando and check-in at hotels of choice
  7:30 – 9:00 pm - Ice Cream/Dessert reception at Perkins (3 miles from Disney’s All Star Resort on Hwy 192).                           Open to everyone who registered…

Friday, March 15, 2019

Official start – Day One1


      7:30 – 9:00 am - Breakfast (Everyone meet at Perkins) 2
    9:00 – 12:00 am - Central Florida car cruise (around 50 miles, no major highways)
 12:00 – 12:55 pm - Picnic lunch (Chick-Fi-A, chips, cookies, drinks)
   12:55 – 1:45 pm - Continue Cruise Course
     1:45 – 2:30 pm - Drive to The Orlando Car Museum (approx. 28 miles)
     2:30 – 7:30 pm - Simply enjoying the museum, dinner, interviews, etc.. ALL VW’s invited to join us.
   4:00 – 4:45 pm3 - Animation workshop.
    4:00 – 7:30 pm - Joaquin on-site, autographs and more…
    5:00 – 5:30 pm - Joaquin Q&A and more (video taped)
    6:00 – 7:00 pm - Staging of cars for movie/filming/pictures in front of big outdoor screen.
    7:00 – 7:30 pm - Pictures/Video of cars parked in front of screen
    7:30 – 9:50 pm - Outdoor showing of The Love Bug
  9:50 – 10:30 pm - Old time cruise around Sonic Drive-In, ice crème, etc..
10:30 – 10:50 pm - Return to Disney

1) Primary purpose of Friday is for individual and group shots of the cars on highway as well as with scenic
backgrounds as well as visiting the Orlando Car Museum and personal time with friends. The cruise will be
controlled speed (55-60 mph max) and will have a support vehicle in front and in the back of the cars for
safety.

2) This will be an extremely important meeting of all cars wanting to make the cruise on Friday. Please plan on being at the Restaurant 15 minutes early (7:15) if possible, to ensure proper seating.

3) Drluv will share his experiences on Herbie animation, selection of equipment, etc., with everyone. Live demo…

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Day Two1


      7:30 – 9:00 am - Breakfast at Perkins2
    9:00 – 10:00 pm - Photo opportunities at the Disney Movie Resort/Disney World with Joaquin
 10:00 – 12:30 pm - Photo opportunities around Disney property
   12:30 – 2:30 pm - Disney Springs for lunch, families off to Parks, etc..
    3:00 – 8:15 pm3 - Old Town USA, Kissimmee (Herbie’s Parked on Brick Streets/Cruise at 8:15).   ALL VW’s    

                               welcome to join us!
     5:00 – 8:30 pm - Joaquin joins us at Old Town
     8:30 – 9:00 pm - Return to All Star Resort (Open to all Herbie owners/fans)
     9:00 – 9:56 pm - Continue interviews (recording) of those staying at the All Star (see filming schedule)
 10:30 – 12:00 pm - Outdoor social/swap meet/sharing of collections at the All Star
 

  9:00 – 11:00 pm - More fun at Old Town for those who want to hang around after the 8:30 cruise, listen to the
                              band, etc.

1) Saturday is the primary day for photo opportunities around Disney and a Herbie dedicated cruise at Old Town USA that evening.

 

2) Everyone who has registered for the event and indicated that they wanted to have breakfast together should meet at Perkins by 7:30 to ensure seating and service.

 

3) A very special display of the cars to an international crowd who love cars and cruise along the brick streets
of Old Town. Joaquin will be on hand for more photo ops/autographs. Old Town USA has suggested we be their guests that afternoon with the Herbie’s being parked down the old brick streets of town and then a dedicated cruise for Herbie’s around 8:15. Old Town is free, will have several hundred classic cars (1983 and older) along with numerous shops and places to eat. Old Town is approximately 2 miles from Walt Disney World.

Sunday, March 17, 2019

Day Three


   6:00 – 7:30 am - Breakfast (Everyone welcome to join us at the All Star for breakfast. Will leave promptly

                             at  7:30)
   7:30 – 8:30 am - Drive to Lakeland, Fl for The Lakeland VW Classic (Herbie day theme/judged car show)
10:30 – 4:30 pm - Joaquin joins us at the show for autographs, photo ops, etc..
  4:30 – 6:30 pm - Dinner in Lakeland
  6:30 – 7:30 pm - Return to Orlando/Walt Disney World from Lakeland
  8:00 – 9:30 pm - Finish interviews (basically those staying over Sunday night, see filming schedule)