Announcing Downtown Lynchburg’s Great Big Gift Card Giveaway!

For the first time ever, Downtown Lynchburg Association is giving away a total of $3,000 in downtown prizes through an ONLINE RAFFLE! Check out these prizes filled with gift cards, certificates, and memberships to downtown businesses.

The raffle drawing will be held on October 25, 2018.

An Early Bird drawing will be held on October 15, 2018 for any tickets purchased prior to this date. Early bird winner will remain eligible for all drawings. 

Four Prizes will be offered:

  • GRAND PRIZE (Value $1,500)

  • SECOND PLACE PRIZE (Value $750)

  • THIRD PLACE PRICE (Value $500)

  • EARLY BIRD PRIZE (Value $250)

Gift cards & certificates will be randomly assigned to each prize. See full list of participating businesses below!

Ticket Information:

Ticket Price: $20 per ticket
Only 500 tickets are available
Ticket Special: Buy THREE for $50!

Where to purchase tickets:

Online ticket sales will end at 1:00pm on October 25th or when they sell out.

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. 

Prizes include gift cards from…



The drawing takes place on October 25, 2018, 2pm live on Facebook and Instagram. 


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 500 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 Winners will be drawn at random and winning tickets will be withdrawn from subsequent drawings.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 Gift Card 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 – www.greatbiggiftcardgiveaway.com.

  8. Downtown Lynchburg Association reserves the right to cancel the Downtown Lynchburg’s Great Big Gift Card 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 see original raffle announcement 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 Gift Card 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 - www.greatbiggiftcardgiveaway.com

  • Disputes must be made in writing by sending an email to susan@downtownlynchburg.com no later than October 26, 2018.

  • 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 susan@downtownlynchburg.com.