First Town Downtown Windsor CT

Windsor CT Main Street Program
Phone: 860-247-8982

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How to Bid & Auction Rules

How to Bid & Auction Rules


1. Go to Facebook how you normally do (on your computer or on your phone app or phone's browser). Here's a direct link for browsers: FTDT Facebook page. If you're on the app, just search for First Town Downtown. Either way, you'll have to be logged in to bid.

2. Auction items include a value, a minimum bid, and a Buy It Now amount. When you see an auction item you like, place your bid by commenting on the post with the dollar amount. Bid increments must be at least $5.

3. If you want to end the auction immediately, comment with the Buy It Now price and it's yours! Otherwise, bid at least the minimum amount.

4. The auction ends on February 13th at 5pm. Get your bids in before then! Winners will be contacted shortly after to arrange payment and pickup.

Tip: click "All Comments" to make sure you're seeing all the other bids.


Bidding for the First Town Downtown Taste of Windsor Online Auction will be open from 8:00 AM on Sunday, February 6, 2022 until 5:00 PM on Sunday, February 13, 2022.
  • By bidding in the online auction, each bidder agrees to the auction rules.

  • First Town Downtown reserves the right to add or withdraw items, to or from this online auction, without notice.

  • You may bid on as many items as you like.

  • To bid, comment on the Facebook post with your bid amount in whole dollars, no cents, for at least the minimum bid for the item.

  • ** If you do not have access to Facebook, please ask a family member or friend to bid on your behalf using Facebook. They would simply comment on the post with “Bidding on behalf of: (your name)“ and include the whole dollar bid or buy now amount.

  • Bids must be increased by increments of at least $5 from the previous bidder.

  • Any bids not adhering to the Auction Rules will be declared invalid.

  • If the "Buy It Now" amount is bid on an item, the auction for that item is over. All other items are available for continuous bidding until Sunday, February 13 at 5:00 PM EST.

If you are the winning bidder, auction item purchase is final. No returns or exchanges will be issued. All provisions listed in the item certificates are subject to availability. Please pay for your auction item within 7-days from the close of the auction. First Town Downtown will contact you to arrange COVID-safe drop off or pick-up, only after the winning bid amount is paid.

You may bid on any item until the end of the auction on Sunday, February 13, 2022 at 5:00 PM EST.

Proceeds benefit First Town Downtown programs and events.

Mission Statement
The mission of First Town Downtown is to position and promote Windsor Center as a premier New England town center that protects and utilizes its proud heritage as the basis for developing vibrant recreational, economic and cultural activity.

Become a member of First Town Downtown and be a part of the growth of Windsor's downtown area and Windsor as a whole! Join or Renew your membership in First Town Downtown, Windsor's Main Street program.

  • Address:161 Broad St, Windsor, CT

  • Phone: 860-247-8982

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