Barbie collectors gather in Tulsa - - Tulsa, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports - |

Barbie collectors gather in Tulsa

(Tulsa-AP) -- Hundreds of Barbies and the people who love her are gathering in Tulsa for an event billed as the biggest Barbie convention ever.

Barbie collectors can play, trade and buy their favorite doll at the event. There are fashion shows, previews of the new Barbie collection, a silent auction and seminars on Barbie restoration.

Organizer Lisa Mainetti says she's calling it the Buckaroo Showdown.

Dealers and collectors from all over the world are registered,including people from Germany, Singapore, Taiwan, France and Belgium.

At the end of the event, registered attendees receive their limited edition convention doll. Mattel designs the dolls' hair and make up, while the host club dresses and boxes each of the 1,200 dolls.
Powered by Frankly
News On 6
303 N. Boston Ave.
Tulsa, OK 74103 is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 KOTV. Oklahoma Traveler™ is a registered trademark of Griffin Communications. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.