Silent Auction

March 1-2, 2024

The Empty Bowls silent auction combines the excitement of bidding with the knowledge that every dollar raised supports ICS. The online platform makes it easy to place bids from anywhere, so you can participate even if you’re unable to attend the Empty Bowls event.

Wednesday, February 28, 7:00 a.m.
Bidding opens to all Empty Bowls 2024 ticket holders.

Friday, March 1, 7:00 a.m.
Bidding opens to the general public – no ticket required.

Saturday, March 2, 12:00 p.m.
Ticket holders can see auction items in person at the Empty Bowls event. Bidding continues until 1:00 p.m.

Saturday, March 2, 1:00 p.m.
Bidding closes and winners are announced.

Tuesday, March 5 – Friday, March 15
Pick up unclaimed items at the ICS Northwest Office.

Claiming a Winning Auction Item

Items not picked up at the event on March 2 can be claimed at the ICS Northwest Office during regular business hours. Friday, March 15 is the last day to claim winning items.

9 a.m.-4 p.m.
2820 W. Ina Road, Tucson, 85741

To ensure that your item will be at the front desk for fast pickup, please contact emptybowls@icstucson.org to arrange a pickup date and time.

The auction features items donated by local businesses and individuals, including:


Paintings, prints, and photographs

Experiences & Travel

Tickets and memberships to area attractions, adventurous outdoor experiences, resort stays and more

Fashion & Jewelry

Something to suit almost every style, including totes, purses, and one-of-a-kind jewelry made by local artists

Health, Beauty, & Fitness

Food & Beverage

Home & Garden

Pottery, Ceramics & Glass

Sports & Entertainment