5 Great Raffle Ticket Prize Ideas

Published: 14th September 2011
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If you’re hosting a party or event and need to raise some money, a great way to do it is by offering raffle ticket prizes. You’ll want items that people will want to purchase tickets for in order to help raise the money. If you’ve got a small budget, you can still provide much wanted items that people will be willing to shell out for tickets. Here are 5 great raffle ticket prize ideas.

- Movie tickets/passes: everyone loves movie and a family night out with sodas, popcorn, and candy. However, it can run pretty expensive on the budget. So this is a great raffle ticket prize. Package together movie passes, food and drink coupons for a family of four and you have a great prize pack.

- Ham or turkey: if you’re hosting your raffle drawing around the holidays, a large ham or turkey is a perfect prize to raffle off. A baked ham or turkey will serve many people and help out with your large family meal. Not having to prepare the main meat is reason enough to enter the raffle prize to see if you can scoop up the big prize of meat.

- Electronics – iPod/Nook/Kindle: electronics are small, portable, and easy to use. By adding an iPod or other MP3 or an e-reader such as Nook or Kindle, you’ll draw people to purchase tickets due to a useful, needed item. As a special incentive, you could add some books or music onto the device before raffling it off. In any case, tickets are sure to fly with this prize offering.

- Visa/AmEx gift card: Who doesn’t like cash? Tossing a gift card into a raffle guarantees instant interest. The cards can be used anywhere for anything. The winner can use it for groceries or gas or toward travel. They can also turn around and give it as a gift, as well. It’s the next best thing to cash.

- Weekend getaway: This is a great raffle prize to offer. If you have a connection to a hotel or spa, see if you can get the time donated. Most anyone would love to have a weekend getaway at a ski resort or spa hotel or a simple resort. Add in a food package and you have one amazing giveaway to raffle off.

Raffle tickets are one of the simplest and most popular games for events and parties, including birthdays, contests, and even bridal showers. So next time you have a party or event, remember these raffle ticket prize ideas.

Misha Anatolia writes about family and party topics like bridal showers. Raffle tickets are a popular game idea for bridal showers, but for other bridal shower game ideas and more bridal shower information, go to bridal-showers.org.

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