Downtown Lynchburg’s Great Big Giveaway IS over!

Thank you to those who participated in this year’s Downtown Lynchburg Association online raffle. Your participation helped to raise money for downtown improvement projects. Kudos!


$1,000 CASH

from Your Community Credit Union

WINNER: Bobby Evans


TREK Mountain Bike

from Bikes Unlimited

WINNER: Karrye Flowers


Season Tickets for 2

to the Academy Center of the Arts for the 2020 Season

WINNER: Garland Nelson

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Downtown Bristol Trip

Our friends at Believe in Bristol invite you to spend a weekend exploring in one city, two states. Trip includes two-night stay at The Bristol Hotel, two tickets to your choice of show at Paramount Bristol, and a Birthplace of Country Music Prize Pack.

WINNER: Mercedes Mosby


Two Tickets to Lockn’

Enjoy four days of music awesomeness with two general admission tickets to Lockn’ Festival in Arrington, VA | August 22 - 25, 2019

WINNER: Brian Crowder


Foreigner in Roanoke

Take a trip down memory lane with two tickets to see Foreigner at Elmwood Park on Thursday, Sep 26. Comes with a $75 Downtown Roanoke Gift Card.

WINNER: Ashley Branson


Downtown Staycation

Enjoy a two night stay at The Craddock Terry with meals at Shoemakers American Grille and Waterstone Pizza. Bonus: two tickets to the Renaissance Theatre.

WINNER: Michael Wood


DL Gift Card Bundle

Go on a shopping (and eating) spree in Downtown Lynchburg with $50 gift cards to over ten retail and restaurant shops!

WINNER: Sumner Jenkins


Oyster Party for 10

at The Water Dog

Bring your friends for a private tasting of 6 premium oysters paired with wine and fries to share

WINNER: Jamie Volosin


DT Family Pack

Score a year-long Fantastic Square Membership to Amazement Square and a three-month Family Membership to the YMCA of Downtown Lynchburg.

WINNER: Heather Flanagan


Batteau Float for 6

from James River Adventures

Picnic lunch available for pick up from Cafe Bliss

WINNER: James Stronza


Topaz & Silver Ring

from Bowen Jewelry Company

WINNER: Josiah OBoyle


DLA Swag Pack

Make your mark on Downtown Lynchburg with your very own 4x8 brick on the Bluffwalk. Top it off with your choice of shirt and hat to represent your city.

WINNER: Julie McAuley-Gonzalez


The raffle drawing will be held on August 15, 2019 in conjunction with Rose Thursday at The Glass House.

No need to be present to win, but we’d love to have you there!


Early Bird drawings will be held on Friday, August 2 and Wednesday, August 7 for any tickets purchased prior to these dates. Early bird winner will remain eligible for all drawings. 


Glass House Packs

TWO drawings on Friday, August 2, 2019 for any tickets purchased prior to this date. Prize pack includes $20 gift certificate to Rose Thursdays and two tickets to your choice of show at The Glass House. Early bird winner will remain eligible for all drawings.

WINNERS: James Talian & Michael Thomas


$100 CASH

Drawing Wednesday, August 7 for any tickets purchased prior to this date. Early bird winner will remain eligible for all drawings.

WINNER: Michael Hall

Ticket Information:

Ticket Price: $20 per ticket
Only 1,000 tickets are available
Ticket Special: Buy THREE for $50!

Where to purchase tickets:

The contest has ended.

Raffle proceeds support Downtown Lynchburg Association. DLA works to create a strong, vibrant, and welcoming downtown with a unique and historic character through downtown improvement projects, marketing initiatives, cultural events, business engagement programs, and more. 




The drawings take place on Thursday, Aug 15 in half hour increments between 6pm-8pm at The Glass House.


Each raffle ticket you purchase entitles you to 1 chance to win. If you purchase 6 tickets, you have 6 chances to win.


You will be assigned a ticket number when you make your purchase online. Purchases made in-person at the DLA office or select events will receive a confirmation email with ticket number when processed by DLA staff.

Contest Rules

  1. Must be 18 years of age or older to purchase a ticket(s).

  2. Unsold tickets will remain the property of Downtown Lynchburg Association (DLA).

  3. Only 1,000 tickets will be sold. Only one ticket holder per ticket. For example: Mr. and Mrs. not acceptable; no multiple names per ticket as only one person can claim the drawn prize.

  4. Winners will be drawn at random and winning tickets will be withdrawn from subsequent drawings. Being the winner of one prize package will not exclude you from being eligible to win additional prize packages if you have purchased multiple tickets.

  5. PHYSICAL TICKETS: If you purchase a ticket (in-person at DLA or through a DLA board member), it is your responsibility to ensure that any physical ticket purchased is completed fully, easy to read and the bottom portion of the entry ticket is returned to a Downtown Lynchburg Association representative. When the ticket is processed, the purchaser will receive a confirmation email with raffle numbers.

  6. ONLINE TICKETS: Online ticket purchasers will receive a confirmation email with raffle numbers. It is your responsibility to keep your email confirmation.

  7. Downtown Lynchburg Association reserves the right to postpone the Downtown Lynchburg’s Great Big Giveaway for any reason; all registered ticket holders who provide an email address will be notified by email, for others the notice will be placed on the DLA website –

  8. Downtown Lynchburg Association reserves the right to cancel the Downtown Lynchburg’s Great Big Giveaway and refund tickets sold due to insufficient ticket sales. Provided the drawing is held, ALL listed prizes will be given away.

  9. Only the ticket holder whose name is on a winning ticket may claim the applicable prize. Proper identification is required to claim any prize.

  10. You need not be present to win. You will be notified as to how and/or where to claim your prize. Any expense incurred with the pick-up of the prize will be the responsibility of the winner.

  11. The winners will be listed on the DLA website following the event.

  12. If you purchase a ticket using a credit card or by check, the ticket is not valid until the credit card or check has cleared.

  13. Members of Downtown Lynchburg Association’s Board of Directors and DLA’s employees are not eligible for this drawing.

  14. Downtown Lynchburg Association and the business, organization, and the other persons sponsoring or participating in the Downtown Lynchburg’s Great Big Giveaway, will not be liable for any claims for injury or other damages arising out of the redemption of any gift certificate, gift card, or any other prize obtained through this ticket, and by accepting this ticket, the holder acknowledges that limitation of liability.

  15. Purchase, and use, of this ticket signifies agreement to the following:

  • This ticket cannot be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed, and is valid only for the event which it is issued.

  • This ticket is not transferable or redeemable for cash.

  • Reproduction of this ticket is not permitted.

  • This ticket is a revocable license and admission may be refused.

  • No refunds or exchanges.

  • Ticket purchaser and guest assume all risk of personal injury, incidental, whether occurring prior to, during, or subsequent to event.

  • Ticket purchaser, guest, and attendees to the raffle announcement hereby authorize Downtown Lynchburg Association to use their name, record pictures, voice or video photographs, tapes, and other media in connection with the raffle without further compensation or permission and permit DLA to use them for marketing purposes.

  • Rules may be amended at any time. All revisions will be posted on the DLA website -

  • Disputes must be made in writing by sending an email to no later than August 20, 2019.

  • Your contact information will be added to the DLA mailing list. Your information will not be shared with any other person. You may unsubscribe at any time.

Questions? Contact Susan Brown at