The Ultimate List of Silent Auction Item Ideas

Short on descriptions but long on ideas, this list is the perfect place to start your procurement plan for brainstorming silent auction item ideas for your fundraiser.

Travel Silent Auction Items

Airline tickets

Chartered jet trip

Beach houses & condos

B&B stays

Dude ranch adventure

Ski trip

Cruise

Motor home rental

Golf vacation

Adult summer camp

Fishing trips

Mountain retreat

Lake house

Hunting trip

Culinary tour

All-inclusive resort

Weekend in the city

Glamping

Bicycle tour

Camping tour

Casino stay & play

White-water rafting trip

Train tour

Bourbon Trail tour

Experience-based Silent Auction Items

Fighter jet ride

Day on a sailboat

Celebrity lunch

Drive a supercar

Skydiving jump

Water ski outing

Spend the day with…

Police ride-along

Golf with a celebrity

Wine tasting

Backstage pass to…

Tickets & Certificates

Sports tickets

Theatre tickets

Concert tickets

Golf round

Restaurant gift certificate

Lotto tickets

Ski passes

Water park passes

Museum tickets

Aquarium tickets

Amusement park passes

Store gift card

Massage/spa certificate

Distillery tour

Vineyard tour

Pedal pub tour

Escape room

Wine tasting

Trampoline park passes

Lessons

Horseback riding lessons

Music lessons

Dance lessons

Cooking lessons

Fitness lessons

Art lessons

Language lessons

Acting lessons

Golf lessons

Crafts lessons

Scuba diving lessons

Silent Auction Baskets & Bundles

See our page The Ultimate List of Raffle Basket Ideas

Collectibles

Sports memorabilia

Political memorabilia

Entertainment memorabilia

Antiques

Autographed items

Artwork

Signed books

Vinyl record

Jewelry

Vintage wine

Limited edition anything

Class project

Big-ticket Items

Boats

Sports car (own, lease or rent)

Motorcycle

ATVs

Bicycle

Tiny home

Sprinter van with customizations

Around the House

Appliances

Camera

Furniture

Rugs

Clothing (with tailoring services)

Ice cream maker

Frozen margarita maker

Television

Surround sound system

Auction Items for Kids

Dolls & doll houses

Wagon of toys

Video games

Stuffed animals

Kids camp enrollment

Services

Carpentry services

Pet grooming services

Consulting services from professionals

Decorating services

Car detailing

Landscaping

Tailoring

Catered meal by private chef

Photo-shoot

Super Bowl party

Special Privileges

Best seat in the house for graduation

Right to choose next year’s gala theme

Character in a novel named after you

DJ for a day

Parking space

Street, park or other space named after you

Parade honoree

Memberships

Fruit of the month club

Meal delivery service (e.g., Blue Apron)

Book of the month club

Fashion delivery box

Health club membership

Wine of the month club

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