Events | May 1, 2013

Antiques Roadshow Announces “Golden Ticket” Sweepstakes

Boston, MA, Wednesday, May 1—ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, PBS’s most-watched ongoing primetime series, is offering one lucky fan a “Golden Ticket” experience. The series, which officially closed general ticketing on April 8, is offering “Golden Ticket” Sweepstakes entrants the chance to win a VIP trip for two to this summer’s event in Richmond, VA, including a backstage tour and a chance to have their attic treasures appraised. Enter to win now through July 31, 2013 at

“The lucky person who wins the special golden ticket will have the keys to the ultimate ROADSHOW experience,” says ANTIQUES ROADSHOW Executive Producer Marsha Bemko. “For the first time, we’ll be bringing a fan and his or her guest to one of our events for the chance to see the inner workings of the show, go behind the scenes to meet the appraisers, and see if their favorite yard sale find is America’s next hidden treasure.”

The Grand Prize includes:

  • Round-trip economy-class airfare or ground transportation (depending upon the winner's residence, at administrator's discretion) for two adults to Richmond, Virginia
  • Hotel accommodation (one standard room, double occupancy) for two consecutive nights in Richmond
  • VIP entrance for two and an escorted behind-scenes-tour of the ANTIQUES ROADSHOW event, including lunch with ROADSHOW staff
  • Personal appraisal estimates of your antiques (up to four items each) by ROADSHOW experts
  • Two ANTIQUES ROADSHOW gift bags

The 2013 ANTIQUES ROADSHOW “Golden Ticket” Sweepstakes can be entered up to one time each day until July 31, 2013. One Grand Prize Winner will be selected by random drawing; no purchase necessary. Must be 18 or older. Travel must occur on August 16 and 18, 2013. Information on how to enter and the official sweepstakes rules can be found on the ANTIQUES ROADSHOW web site at Void where prohibited.

For more information about ROADSHOW’s visit to Richmond visit:


Part adventure, part history lesson, part treasure hunt, ten-time Emmy® Award nominated Antiques Roadshow is in its 17th broadcast season and is the top-rated ongoing primetime PBS series. The series is produced for PBS by WGBH Boston. The series is produced for PBS under license from the BBC by WGBH. The Executive Producer is Marsha Bemko. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW is sponsored by Liberty Mutual Insurance and Subaru. Additional funding is provided by public television viewers.

For more information about ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, visit

About WGBH:

WGBH Boston is America’s preeminent public broadcaster and the largest producer of PBS content for TV and the Web, including primetime, lifestyle, and children’s series. WGBH also is a major source of programs for public radio, a leader in educational multimedia, and a pioneer in accessible technology.