The 2022 Columbus Celebration Raffle
Win a 7-Day Luxury trip to Sicily

Explore Italy in Luxury! Imagine winning a guided tour through Sicily by Authentic Explorations.

You could be the lucky winner of a 7-day trip to Italy for two!
The grand prize winner will tour Palermo, Monreale, and Mt. Etna, enjoy the Val di Kam Countryside and Agrigento’s Valley of the Temples, receive VIP tours of wineries, and exclusive culinary experiences, all while staying in the best hotels and resorts that Sicily has to offer.

Tickets are only $1,000 each. All net proceeds from raffle tickets sold support Columbus Citizens Foundation Scholarship Program.

All proceeds from the Win a 7-Day Luxury trip to Sicily Raffle will benefit the Scholarship Fund of Columbus Citizens Foundation. The primary mission of the Foundation is to help high school, college and graduate students who are academically qualified but in need of financial assistance. Columbus Citizens Foundation is a 501(C)3 tax-exempt organization.

ID. No. GC-60-190-499-0814 Municipal Lic. No.: 1174633
Drawing to be held on October 8, 2022, at approximately 10 PM during the Columbus Celebration Gala. 
  • Dates are subject to availability for 2 people for the period January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023, with the exception of the following dates which are blacked out: August 4-24, 2023.
  • Pricing for additional people will be provided once dates are established for the winners of the program (“clients”).
  • Meals are not included in the pricing unless specified and unless part of the excursion or activity (e.g., a cooking class).
  • Tips are not included
  • VAT taxes are included but daily city taxes (which range from 2-6 Euros per person per day) are not included and are to be paid on the spot.
  • Once dates are selected and the program is confirmed by Authentic Explorations, clients will be subject to all terms and conditions normally imposed on Authentic Explorations’ clients including cancellation terms.  If clients cancel with less than 60 days notice, full penalties will apply (i.e., the clients will not receive any refunds or credits for future travel).
  • Airfare is NOT included in the pricing and can be priced out separately via our partner airline desk.
  • Authentic Explorations HIGHLY recommends the separate purchase of travel insurance for clients including Trip Cancellation and Trip Interruption insurance.
  • Any additional services and/or extension of dates, will be priced out separately and can be paid directly to Authentic Explorations.
For official Rules, review this link.