Live and Silent Auction Fundraising Ideas

Live and Silent Auction Ideas

Having a live or silent fundraising auction event and need ideas?  Impact your next gala with creative ideas.


1. Children’s Paintings

2. Sold out concert tickets

3. Sporting event VIP tickets

4. Chef Party for 8

5. Boating cruise with guests around the local lake

6. Magical STAY-CATION at the Ritz

7. Disney Passes and vacation


9. Patio Makeover

10. Sports Memorabilia

11. Limo service for New Year’s Eve Night

12. Hunting party for the guys

13. Spa day for the girls

14. High-end purses12898142_10209112899400299_2153115381072053035_o

15. Leased car for a year

16. Live Animals (puppy, kitty)

17. House at the beach/mountains

18. Fresh flowers (cookies) delivered once a week for a year

19. Hot air balloon ride

20. Advertisement on a billboard (business)

21. Home makeover

22. Golfing weekend

23. Country club dues paid

24. Closet makeover

25. Bicycles His/her

26. “Theme” experience

27. Theater passes

28. Private tours (breweries, museums, etc)

29. A day “with” (a sheriff, the mayor, racecar driver…)

30. Shopping experience with an experienced blogger

31. Next Year Event Tickets for 2, Front Row Table, and More

31. Birthday Party for a child at a “desired place” like bowling, fun spots, and etc

32. A guided Tour of a TV studio by a news anchor person

33. Ski package to a popular destination

34. Use of a Vacation Home or Timeshare stays for a getaway

35. *Swap Items with other out-of-state organizations. ( local items can be traded for another organization’s Local Attraction)

36. Lessons ( Golf, Dance, Fitness)

37.  Closet full of exciting items, certificates, candles, and more….57921d043d35cf2e8ddd15e7231618a1

38.   Roundtrip air to anywhere for two (use those airline points)

39.  Race and Track Experiences

40.  Tools for men — Don’t forget about the men

41.  Wine and Liquor

42.  Wagon full of toys

43.  CASH — Make a cash tree with an undisclosed amount of Cash

44.  Signed guitars

45.  Fur Coats

46.  Electronics

47.  Themed baskets of Wellness

48.  Botox for men and women

49.  Gift Card Baskets

50.  Zoo Passes or Museum birthday parties

51  Golf Clubs

52.  Memberships to a Golf Club

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MORE IDEAS with Suggestions


Adventure Travel Packages. Here are some of the best travel packages in a live auction.

These packages do very well because they are domestic.  The Disney package is popular because guests can add and bring their children.

1. Napa Valley Wine Tour
2. Disney Package to Florida
3. Alaska Cruise Tour
4. Sold Out Concert Tickets
5. Limo Service included in a New Years Eve Package
6. Symphony and Broadway Show Packages

Once in a lifetime Venture Experiences

The right experience for the right person can be priceless, meaning you get to watch bids soar.

7. China & Tibet Discovery for 14 days

8. Romantic Rhine Cruise
9. South African Discovery including a Safari

10. SuperBowl Tickets
11. Hot air Balloon Ride


Culinary Experiences

The foodie movement continues to grow, meaning unique dining experiences are growing in demand. Some prime live auction ideas include:

12. A popular chef comes to cook your choice of dish in your home
13. Behind-the-scenes tour at local breweries
14. Cooking School in Tuscany
15. Dessert delivered monthly to your home for a year from the city’s best pastry chef

Adventures for Children and Family

Unique experiences that are appropriate for kids or families can be big winners. People love to share one-of-a-kind experiences with their family members and friends. Here are some winning ideas:

16. Career experiences for a day, such as principal, police officer, firefighter, pilot, etc.
17. Meet a local legend
18. Overnight sleepover or birthday parties with friends at the local aquarium, planetarium, or zoo
19. Full after-hours access to attractions, such as four hours of private access to an amusement park

Make Overs

Having opportunities that are unique to the homeowner is popular and is a great way to involve local business owners. Ideas could be:

20. Patio Make Over for your home
21.   Remodel closets in your home

Priceless One-Of-A-Kind Items

Having items that can be “bragging rights” is priceless. Here are some award-winning ideas:

22. Have a leased car paid for a year from your local BMW/ ECT

23. Playing piano in your home for a year

24. Full size paid BILLBOARD AD

25.  New York Fashion Show


Contact Impact Auctions today.  Debbie and Ron Hitzel are the experts.  407.267.8988IMG_0391


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