25th Annual Gala Auction and Fundraising Dinner - March 3, 2018

Join us for a celebration of raptors and the work the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program has been doing for 30 years. It will be a fabulous evening of delicious food, great friends, live and silent auction and some of our Educational Ambassadors on display.

The event is being held at the Fort Collins Hilton, 425 W. Prospect Rd, Fort Collins, CO. 80526. Doors open and bidding begins at 5pm. Buffet Dinner served between 5:30 and 7:30.  Presentation and live auction begin at 7pm.

New this year, we will have a photo booth by Craig Vollmer Photography which will allow you to get a photo taken while your all dressed up and fancy. Photo booth will operate from 5pm to 7pm.

During the evening we will also be honoring this years recipient of the Freedom Flight Award.

2018 Items: To view some of the items that will be up for auction  and all the eggs in our 5th annual Eggstravaganza, please click here

If you would like to donate an item or service to be in the auction line up, please click here.



Tickets on sale Now. Click Here to Purchase. 

Advanced Sale - February 1, 2018 to February 26, 2018: $60

Reserved Table of Ten with Priority seating: $600

At the Door on March 3rd: $70

Advanced Sale ticket sales close at 5pm on February 26th. Other than reserved table seating, all seats are first come, first serve. If you have special dietary needs, we can accommodate those. Just let us know when you reserve your tickets.

Buffet Dinner Menu will be:

Fennel & Arugula Salad  with choice of Balsamic or Ranch Dressing

Beef Brisket with Bacon Poblano Hash


Chick Pea Curry with Basmati Rice  (Vegetarian, Vegan, and Gluten Free)

Mashed Potatoes with Chives and Cheddar


and for Dessert: Chocolate Mousse with Oreo's or Creme Brulee Cheesecake! Yum!

Want to stay the night at the Fort Collins Hilton?  Excellent. More fun can be had by you at the event.  The Hilton is offering a special discount of $121/night for our Raptor Program guests. Reserve your room before February 17, 2018 by calling 970-482-2626 to get your special discounted rate. Use code MRR and request the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program room block. The Hilton does charge an $8.00 parking fee for any cars left in the parking lot overnight. Or click HERE to go to their booking website.


We are currently seeking sponsors who would like to support the production of this great event. Your sponsorship will give you and your business fantastic exposure in a number of different ways depending on what level of sponsorship you choose. To learn the details of sponsoring the 25th Annual Gala Auction please click for the Sponsorship Packet.  By sponsoring the auction YOU are part of the successful rehabilitation of injured raptors!


Megan releases a Red Tailed hawk