News | January 21, 2014

Antiques Roadshow Announces “Golden Ticket” Sweepstakes for Chicago

Boston, MA, January 21, 2014—ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, PBS's most-watched ongoing primetime series, is offering one lucky fan a "Golden Ticket" experience in the Windy City. The 11-time Emmy® nominated series is providing "Golden Ticket" Sweepstakes entrants the chance to win a VIP trip for two to the July 26 ROADSHOW event in Chicago, Illinois, including a backstage tour and a chance to have their own attic heirlooms appraised. Enter to win now through Monday, May 12 at

"The lucky fan who wins the golden ticket will have an unforgettable ROADSHOW experience in Chicago," says ANTIQUES ROADSHOW executive producer Marsha Bemko. "We'll be providing the winner and his or her guest the exclusive chance to see the inner workings of the show, go behind the scenes to meet the appraisers, and find out if their favorite yard sale find is ROADSHOW's next hidden treasure."

The Grand Prize includes:

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

The 2014 ANTIQUES ROADSHOW "Golden Ticket" Sweepstakes can be entered up to one time each day until Monday, May 12, 2014. One Grand Prize Winner will be selected by random drawing; no purchase necessary. Must be 18 or older. Travel must occur on July 25 and 27, 2014. Information on how to enter and the official sweepstakes rules can be found on the ANTIQUES ROADSHOW web site at where prohibited.

For more information about ROADSHOW's visit to Chicago, visit