Auctions & Draws
65 Roses Gala is well known for showcasing unique live auction experiences, an array of silent auction items as well as the WestJet Raffle. New this year, visit our Wine Wall!
Item #1 - A Dinner with Local Icons
If an evening of inspired storytelling and exceptional cuisine is your idea of heaven, then this unique experience ticks all the boxes. Acclaimed broadcaster Gloria Macarenko and award-winning chef Vikram Vij will host four guests at Vancouver’s most recognized Indian restaurant, Vij’s. Enjoy a sit down dinner with one of Canada’s best known news anchors and storytellers, and hear first-hand about the influences behind each flavour in the dishes you’ll be savouring from the person who created them. Everything included (food, wine, taxes and gratuity).
Restrictions: Event date must be held on a Monday or Tuesday. This offer is good for one year and must be redeemed by November 4th, 2018. Please allow at least two months advance notice when booking a date with our team. Event date must be agreeable to Chef Vikram Vij and is subject to change per Chef’s availability.
Generously donated by: Gloria Macarenko & Vikram Vij
Item #2 - Beach and Cycling Holiday in Spain
A spectacular holiday experience with this one week stay in the coastal resort of Mil Palmeras (Thousand Palms) in the town of Torre de la Horedada, Spain. It is located about 45 minutes from Alicante airport and 15 minutes from San Javier/Murcia airport. This 900 square foot condo (3 bedroom / 2 bath) penthouse is in a brand new building (completed in November, 2016) and also includes a private 650 square foot rooftop "solarium" where you can watch the sunrise over the Mediterranean as well the sunset over the hills behind you. There is a rooftop dining set, BBQ, outdoor furniture and an outdoor shower so you can fully enjoy the incredible climate and views. There is also a balcony off the salon (living room) with a lovely sea view. The apartment is fully equipped so all you need to bring is clothes! Playa Mil Palmeras is at the foot of the street, just a short 300 steps to the sand and home to about a dozen restaurants. Free live music happens almost every night.
Take in the sights with a 3 day bicycle rental, courtesy of Alicante Bike Hire nearby Torrevieja, Spain. All bikes are Cannondale and will be delivered to the condo. A Gourmet Welcome Basket of Spanish treats will also be provided by the donor from the region that will include 3 Bottles of Spanish wine (One each red / white / sparkling) Gourmet Spanish cheese, famous Iberian Jamon, Valor Spanish Chocolates, Turron Confection and Valencian Oranges.
Restrictions: Airfare not included. Valid on mutually agreeable dates. Blackout dates: May 12 - 31 and July / August. Expires November, 2018. Bike rental: Certificate expires November 1, 2018. Must be agreeable to sign waiver and bike policy at time of delivery. Additional days can be added permitting bike availability. A credit card deposit may be necessary to provide collateral for bike until returned safely.
Generously donated by: Pat and Carol Murphy & Alicante Bike Hire
Item #3 - Luxurious Escape Package for Two to Sparkling Hill Resort
Experience serenity near Lake Okanagan with this luxurious stay for two at Sparkling Hill Resort in Vernon. Your stay will include 4 nights accommodation in a Deluxe room, a three course dinner for two on each night, two $300 KurSpa vouchers to be redeemed towards any treatment, a welcome cocktail for two in Barrique & Java Cafe, daily full hot European style buffet breakfast in the PeakFine restaurant, complimentary underground valet parking and wi-fi, full access to KurSpa facilities including the 7 uniquely themed steam and sauna rooms, indoor pool complete with underwater music, starry Swarovski crystal sky, hot pool and outdoor infinity pool, Kneipp water therapy, Keiser-equipped fitness studio, and the Tea & Serenity Relaxation Rooms.
Restrictions: This package is based on double occupancy and valid until November 30th, 2018.
Generously donated by: Sparkling Hill Resort
Item #4 - Private Box at Canucks Game
Enjoy a fun night of hockey with your friends in a Rogers Suite at the Vancouver Canucks vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Game at Rogers Arena on Saturday, February 3, 2018.
Generously donated by: Brian Fehr on behalf of Bid Group
Item #5 - Ocean's Edge at Honua Kai Resort in Maui
Treat yourself to a 5 night stay at this remarkable find. Wake up each morning to the ocean from this stunning, spacious 780 sq foot, 1 bedroom (sleeps 4) condo with generous ocean views. Boasting an extra-large floor plan with a full kitchen and tasteful modern design throughout, Ocean's Edge is one of the best condos in the Honua Kai complex. One can experience relaxing, napping, eating breakfast or dinner out on the spacious lanai, all while enjoying the fresh ocean breezes and warm sunshine. Looking out and watch the waves roll in, you may be compelled to go snorkelling. This home away from home lets you experience luxury in the middle of paradise while offering all the amenities of a luxury hotel. Watch the sunset from Duke's oceanfront restaurant, grab a latte at Aina's Gourmet Market or Whalers General Store. There are 4 pools to choose from - one with a waterslide, a lava rock lined lazy river, one with waterfalls and a serene infinity pool. There are also 5 hot tubs!
Restrictions: Blackout dates: Christmas and Spring Break. Subject to availability. Cleaning fees additional. Airfare not included.
Generously donated by: Robert and Sharlene Deane
Item #6 - Duncanby Fishing Lodge Getaway
Enjoy the ultimate fishing expedition at Duncanby Lodge and Marina. You and a guest will fly from Vancouver to River's Inlet, 300 miles north in beautiful Northwest British Columbia. Enjoy incredible fishing opportunities in some of the most diverse recreational fishing waters available. Relax in your cabin on the shore of the Pacific and enjoy gourmet meals from a world-class menu. This is the ultimate Canada experience that you've been waiting for! This certificate entitles the bearer to an all-inclusive trip for two to Duncanby Lodge for the 2018 fishing season. This trip is based on availability for either the 4 day / 3 night or the 5 day / 4 night package. This package includes: Return airfare from Vancouver to Duncanby Lodge in beautiful Rivers Inlet / Deluxe land based accommodations in our ocean front cabins / All meals, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, house wine and beer / Use of Computer and telephone in Lounge / Use of kayaks and canoe fleet for a relaxing paddle / Professional fishing instruction by our Fish Master and dock staff / Cleaning, dressing, vacuum sealing and packaging of your catch / Fishing gear and safety flotation device / Bait and cut plug equipment / Use of our modern fleet of 17’ Hourston Glascrafts or 18’ Bridgeview Marines.
Restrictions: This trip is non-refundable, subject to availability and does not include guiding services, fishing licenses or gratuities.
Generously donated by: Duncanby Lodge and Marina
Win a flight for Two with WestJet! - Roses are $65 each and only 130 available
Mystery Bottle - purchase a cork for only $20!