August 2014 Merchandise Events Announced for the Walt Disney World Resort

planes meet and greatAugust at the Walt Disney World Resort is a month full of special merchandise events.

The month kicks off with an appearance by artist Greg McCullough at the Art of Disney in the Downtown Disney Marketplace from July 30 until August 3. Greg will be back on property from August 20-24 at the Art of Disney.

On August 7, Bobs Gannaway, the director and co-writer of Planes: Fire & Rescue, will be at Once Upon a Toy in Downtown Disney from 3-4 p.m. Bobs will be signing some of the new Planes: Fire & Rescue merchandise.

Precious Moments doll designer Linda Rick will be meeting fans from August 7-11 at Once Upon a Toy in the Downtown Disney Marketplace. And artist David E. Doss is scheduled to appear at the Art of Disney in Downtown Disney from August 14-17.

Larry Dotson will also be at Walt Disney World from August 14-17, appearing at the Main Street Cinema at the Magic Kingdom.

Villains Unleashed happens August 23 at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and the event will feature commemorative merchandise including T-shirts and more. Tickets are still available for the event.

The month closes out with an appearance by author Mindy Johnson on August 29 at the Art of Disney. Mindy is the author of Tinker Bell: An Evolution, a full biography about everyone’s favorite pixie. Mindy will be meeting fans alongside Disney Legend Alice Davis from 3-4 p.m.


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