Northwest Florida Volunteer Firefighter Weekend


Silent Auction

The Northwest Florida Volunteer Firefighter Weekend Council, Inc. will be having Silent Auction at our 2016 Weekend Event in September.  All proceeds from this auction will enable the Northwest Florida Volunteer Firefighter Weekend  to continue to provide FREE training to you, our volunteer firefighters.

The Silent Auction will begin on Friday afternoon (4 pm) during check-in with the items being displayed and conclude at the end of lunch on Sunday (1 pm).  This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your property, product or service, as well as your generous support to the Volunteer Firefighter Weekend.  The Northwest Florida Volunteer Firefighter Weekend Council is a 501(c)(3) organization and therefore all contributions are tax deductible.

We encourage you to support the Silent Auction.  If you need any ideas for auction items, please see our list below.  If you have any questions, please call us at 877-686-3839, ext. 2 or email us at .  All items donated will be displayed on our website along with the company information. 

Silent Auction Ideas

  • Fire Related Items
  • Framed Artwork
  • Tickets to sporting events/ performing arts events
  • Travel/ Hotel packages
  • Cruises & Deep Sea Fishing Trips
  • Attraction Tickets
  • Sports Items
  • Gift Certificates to restaurants or shops
  • Theme Gift Baskets
  • Wine Baskets

Silent Auction Items - Auction begins September 16 at 4 pm and ends September 18 at 1 pm.  See Concession Area during the Event for more information on how to bid for these items.

Item #1, Rock C ity - Family Pass for 4 (2015)

Look out Mountain is a geological and botanical wonder! A place of unmatched natural beauty, where tranquility and adventure exist in harmony with your desire. Located in Georgia just south of Chattanooga,

Minimum Bid: $15
Value: $63
Donated by: Rock City

Item #2,  2 Adult & 2 Child Tickets, Old Town Trolley Tours (2015)

Sit back as our talented Old Town Trolley conductors share the history, attractions and sights of America’s oldest city (St. Augustine). The 85 minute log tour features 23 stops and over 100 points of interest. Founded by Pedro Menendez de Aviles in 1565.

Minimum Bid: $20
Value: $70
Donated by: Old Town Trolley Tours

Item #3, 2-night stay at Best Western Beachfront (2015)

Discover the tranquility and incredible beauty of Okaloosa Island. The Best Western Ft. Walton Beachfront Hotel is located on Florida’s gorgeous “Emerald Coast”, home of the world’s whitest beaches. A tropical paradise where something extraordinary happens!

 Minimum Bid: $100
Value: $380
Donated by: Best Western Beachfront, Ft. Walton Beach, FL

Item #4, Glass Bottom Boat Cruise - 2 Adults/2 Children (2015)

A Glass Bottom Boat dolphin cruise featuring a 2 hour narrated bay, gulf and harbor cruise.  While aboard get educated with our sea school which includes underwater viewing, dolphin encounters, bird feedings, sightseeing, crab trap discussions, and shrimp net operations where everyone can check out and indentify our catch.

Minimum Bid: $45
Value: $99
Donated by: Boogies Water Sports

Item #5, Samsung Blu-Ray Disc/DVD Player (2015)

Instantly stream a wide variety of online movies, videos, TV shows, music, and live sports from Vudu, Netflix, YouTube and more.  Enjoy Blu-Ray Disc movies in brilliant high-definition resolution or upscale the quality of your DVDs to near HD.  Share music with the USB input. 

Minimum Bid: $40.00
Value: $90.00
Donated by: Wal-Mart of Crestview

Item #7, "Ripley's Believe It or Not" (2015)

Enjoy the wonderful world of Ripley with this 3 attraction ensemble. Ride the Red Train and enjoy along the way a museum filled with over 800 unique artifacts, unbelievable art, crazy illusions and wacky interactives.  Also enjoy a day on the course, miniature size!  Loads of Family fun!

Minimum Bid: $25
Value: $110
Donated by: Ripley's Believe It or Not

Item #8, 1-Night Stay including 2 complimentary cooked to order breakfasts.  Expires February 28, 2016. (2015)

The Embassy Suites Destin/Miramar Beach is the first all-suite hotel of its kind to grace the Emerald coast of NW Florida and the fabulous Beaches of South Walton County.  The four-story property is situated directly across from the Gulf of Mexico's pristine white sandy beaches for immediate access to fun in the sun. 

Minimum Bid: $50
Value: $125
Donated by: Embassy Suites of Destin/Miramar Beach

Item #9, "Proud Display" 2013 Limited Edition Framed Print (2013)

This is 16x12 inch limited edition print that is numbered and signed by the artist. 

Minimum Bid: $50
Value: $200
Donated by: Bass Pro Shop of Destin

Item #10, 3-Day/2-Night Stay at the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa (Valid between October 1, 2015 to Dec 30, 2015 and Jan 1, 2016 to March 31, 2016) (2015)

As Northwest Florida's only beachfront resort hotel, the Hilton Sandestin Beach offers endless recreation options, including: An opulent world-class day spa and state-of-the-art fitness center, Elegant award-winning cuisine, and casual beachside dining.  Signature features at this premier resort include a serene location overlooking the sugar-white sand beaches and the Gulf of Mexico, and onsite activities including one indoor/two outdoor pools.

Minimum Bid: $200
Value: $500
Donated by: Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa

Item #11, 2-Night Stay at the Wyndham Garden (Expires September 17, 2017) (2016)

Directly on the Gulf of Mexico boasting spectacular views of miles of pristine sugar white sand and dazzling Emerald Green Water, also known as the "Emerald Coast".  Our Ft. Walton Beach accommodations feature an array of fun, family activities with the finest food, shopping, golf, fishing and entertainment just minutes away.  Complimentary resort extras like free beach service, 2 pools, movies, and more make your stay more affordable and ultimately more enjoyable.

Minimum Bid: $135
Value: $300
Donated By: Wyndham Garden Fort Walton Beach

Item #12, 4 Guest General Admission (2015)

General Admission to Marineland to observe the dolphins, resident sea turtles, sharks and the various dolphin interactive programs as they are going on throughout the day.  We are an outdoor facility located on the pristine Atlantic Ocean coastline just 20 south of Historic St. Augustine, FL. 

Minimum Bid: $20
Value: $50
Donated By: Marineland Dolphin Adventure

Item #13, $25 Gift Box Gift Certificate (2014)
Cabot Farms Gift Basket
This Gift Box contains 4 lbs. of a variety of cheddar cheeses from Cabot Vermont.  Cabot Vermont is owned by New England and New York farm families which form the Cabot Creamery Cooperative.  Free shipping included.

Minimum Bid: $10
Value: $25
Donated By: Cabot Vermont

Item #14, Silver Sands Factory Stores Gift Bag (2015)

This gift bag is filled with various items through out the Silver Sands Outlets. Featuring such items as a Vif Duffle bag, Columbia water proof bag & water bottle, Port & Company visor, Crabtree & Evelyn ultra-moisturizing hand therapy, just to name a few.

Minimum Bid: $15
Value: $110
Donated By: Silver Sands Factory Stores

Item #15, 18" Talking "Smokey Bear" Doll (2016)

This item along with 20 other "Smokey Bear" items like a key chain, window shade, pencil, pen, ruler, as well as a 65th Birthday medallion  have been donated by Florida Forest Service. A great item for your child.

Minimum Bid: $25
Value: $60
Donated By: Florida Forest Service

Item #16, 2 One-Day Adventure Passes (Expire December 31, 2012) (2012)

Stone Mountain Park is a family destination in Atlanta, Georgia.  Located on 3,200 acres of natural beauty, Stone Mountain Park features a wide variety of fun family activities and things to do in the Atlanta, Georgia area. Amazing adventures await as you discover interactive children's attractions.  Plus you will not want to miss dozen of fun annual events.

Minimum Bid: $15
Value: $54
Donated By: Stone Mountain Park

Item #17, 2 One-Day Admission Passes (Expire January 3, 2016) (2015)

Wild Adventures Theme Park is located 5 miles from Valdosta, GA and features 59 rides and attractions, including eight roller coasters, hundreds of exotic animals, shows, and Splash Island water park.  Splash Island water park is a Polynesian theme water park that sits on 27 acres with many rides and a wave pool.

Minimum Bid: $45
Value: $100
Donated By: Wild Adventures Theme Park

Item #18, 2 Night Stay at Courtyard By Marriott Cocoa Beach (Expires 9/30/2016) (2015)

At the Courtyard by Marriott Cocoa Beach-Port Canaveral hotel, it’s easy to find your place in the sun—a towel on the beach or a chair by the pool—and soak up the warmth, ambiance, sights and sounds of the Space Coast.  Located on World Famous Cocoa Beach, we offer a private beach access to enjoy the surf and sun. The Courtyard by Marriott Cocoa Beach-Port Canaveral is just minutes from Port Canaveral Cruises, Victory Casino Cruises, Kennedy Space Center, Historic Cocoa Village, Brevard Zoo and their new Treetop Trek Aerial Adventures.

Minimum Bid: $75
Value: $200
Donated By: Courtyard Cocoa Beach

Item #19, 2 nights in a 1 bedroom vacation rental (2014)

Enjoy a 2 night vacation rental in a 1 bedroom unit in any of our Northwest Florida properties from Perdido Key to Panama City Beach.  A beach vacation along the Emerald Coast can be anything you want it to be, but the one thing it always will be is memorable. 

Minimum Bid: $85
Value: $300
Donated By: Resort Quest

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