Presented by Delta Air Lines and hosted by Karen Sorbo, our live auction is one of the most anticipated highlights of the evening. 


Bid on exciting live auction items INCLUDING THOSE LISTED BELOW. 


2017 Live Auction Item: 


Fourth down and inches — do you have tickets? The NFL’s biggest night is just around the corner as the world’s spotlight turns to Minneapolis in February for Super Bowl LII. Catch this Super Bowl LII package, available exclusively from NFL On Location. You and a guest will attend the big game in lower-level seats and experience the most exciting sports event from the edge of your seat. Start your game day with an exciting pre-game party at the Armory with all-inclusive food and beverage, headline entertainment, and meet and greets with NFL players and hall of famers. Don’t miss this unforgettable experience!

VALUE: $16,000


  • Two lower-level tickets to the Super Bowl LII Game on Sunday, February 4, 2018
  • Two tickets for the Super Bowl LII Opening Party on Monday, January 29, 2018
  • Two tickets to the Official Super Bowl LII Tailgate Party on Sunday, February 4, 2018


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2017 Live Auction Item: 


Escape to Ecuador for 11 days of natural beauty, exotic wildlife and fascinating culture. Begin your adventure with two nights in Quito, Ecuador at the historic Casa Gangotena Hotel, one of Travel + Leisure’s Best Hotels in the World. Enjoy a private half-day tour of the colonial city and traditional lunch in one of the best restaurants in the city. Next, fly to the Galapagos Islands where you will embark on a seven-night cruise aboard a Quasar Expeditions yacht, the ultimate way to experience the islands. Explore the unique landscape and witness the incredible endemic wildlife. Enjoy scenic wildlife while taking walks and one-of-a-kind photos, or engage in more active adventures such as kayaking, snorkeling and hiking. After your cruise, wrap up your Ecuadorian adventure with a relaxing night in Quito at the luxury boutique hotel Cultura Manor.

Donated by: Travel Beyond, Delta Air Lines, Quasar Expeditions and Gentian Trails

VALUE: $25,000


  • Eight-day, seven-night cruise, with accommodations and meals, for two aboard the M/Y Evolution or M/Y Grace, previously owned by Princess Grace

  • Hotel accommodations and breakfast at Casa Gangotena and Cultura Manor

  • Meet-and-assist service upon arrival

  • Transfers between airport and hotel

  • Business class round-trip airfare for two

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2017 Live Auction Item:


You and seven guests will enjoy an elite evening of food and conversation at the home of University of Minnesota Gophers head football coach P.J. Fleck and his wife Heather. This is a truly memorable dining experience as you'll be able to exchange stories and get to know the Flecks. Row the Boat!

A special thank-you to: P.J. and Heather Fleck, Nancy and John Lindahl and Top Ten Liquors

VALUE: $5,000


  • Catered dinner with wine pairings for eight people
  • Enjoy a meal prepared for you by Chef Justin Davis

2017 Live Auction Item:


If you love world-class food and wine, white sand beaches and luxury accommodations, then this is the package for you! Enjoy a six-night stay at the magnificent 1 Hotel & Homes, ranked as South Beach's #1 eco-friendly hotel. Wake up to the sunrise in your ninth-floor oceanfront condo featuring three king-size bedrooms, three bathrooms, a living room, a full kitchen and an outdoor terrace. Walk on the beach, swim and sun at two oceanside swimming pools, unwind at the adults-only rooftop pool and take advantage of the on-site spa. The condo is centrally located, and you're just minutes away from the 16th annual South Beach Wine and Food Festival, presented by Food Network and the Cooking Channel. You and a guest will have access to incredible VIP food and wine tasting events, reserved premium seating for all KitchenAid® Culinary Demonstrations and expedited entry into the Grand Tasting Village. From an exclusive beach-side tapas soirée hosted by James Beard Award-winning chef José Andrés to a star-studded dinner honoring Food Network personality Bobby Flay, indulge yourself in the finest that the festival has to offer. Bon appétit!

Donated by: Julia Hoffman

VALUE: $16,500


  • Seven days, six night accomodations at 1 Hotel & Homes, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 to Monday, Feb. 26, 2018
  • SOBEWFF Directors Package for two:
    • Tour de Spain with Chef Jose Andres
    • Heineken Light Burger Bash hosted by Guy Fieri OR Fountainebleau Miami Beach presents Wine Spectator's Best of the Best
    • Goya Foods' Grand Tasting Village
    • Tribute dinner honoring Bobby Flay and Michael Clarke of Treasury Wine Estates
    • Southern kitchen brunch hosted by Trisha Yearwood
  • $2,000 Delta gift card (average value of two first-class tickets)

Don't miss these great items and more at Dawn of a Dream 2017!