I’m frequently asked by consumers for leisure concepts they could include into a profit auction, precisely all through the silent auction / cocktail portion of the evening.
1 novel exercise I have observed at a western-themed benefit auction was a mechanical bull. It included a energetic ambiance to the night time.
Whilst attendees were being wary at 1st, they eventually warmed to the thought and gave it a attempt.
The bull was positioned in the center of an inflatable ring. The ring resembled an inflatable swimming pool for compact youngsters. When the guest was thrown off the bull (some quicker than some others), he or she had a “protected” landing.
Since this auction was a western topic, visitors ended up encouraged to costume the component. Most attendees wore jeans, which was conducive to the exercise of bull-riding. Adult men favored the activity more than gals, though I did see at the very least just one female give it a shot.
The gain auction itself was held in the school auditorium. The bull was established-up on a heart-facet, around the bleachers. While attendees did momentarily stop shopping in the silent auction to enjoy the riders, the bull wasn’t a apparent distraction to the silent auction by itself. Most persons would view just one or two visitors trip and then drift again to the silent auction.
In the course of the dwell auction, we asked guests to sit in the bleachers. The inflatable ring was deflated so company could walk above the now-collapsed ring to seat by themselves on the bleachers.
If you’re conducting a cowboy or western-themed function and visitors will be wearing casual garments, look at conversing to an leisure organization about renting a mechanical bull. It was a popular alternative with the crowd.