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September 24, 2021

Dining with Downtown


DHDC invites you to an event like no other hosted on The Bricks. Choose your venue, choose your tablemates, choose your experience!

Online Auction | August 23-September 10

Dining Events | September 24 | Various Downtown Venues

The goal of this event is to socially connect our community while maintaining physical distances in light of the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Time and Location

Online Auction | August 23 at 8:00a through September 10 at 8:00p

"Dining with" Experiences | September 24th at 6:00p inside select Downtown Venues 

About the Event

  • Welcome to the Inaugural Dining with Downtown Online Auction! Before you can bid on the fantastic items we have featured, you must first create an account. Once you have a login and password, you can check back as often as you like to continue bidding on items. All proceeds from the Inaugural Dining with Downtown Online Auction directly benefit Downtown Hays Development Corporation (DHDC), a 501c3.

  • This event could not happen without the tremendous support from our incredible Downtown Businesses, the Hays community, the DHDC Board of Directors, and all of you who support Downtown Hays. We can't say THANK YOU loudly enough!

  • This Inaugural event is called Dining with Downtown because DHDC wanted to create an event that encouraged socially connecting while physically distancing. By purchasing 1 of 11 featured "Dining With" items, you will enjoy a one-of-a-kind 4-course meal, drinks, and signature auction items to bid on, the evening of on September 25 at 6pm.

  • You'll notice there are other items available as well. Thank you to our generous donors.

  • The Inaugural Dining with Downtown Online Auction runs from August 31 at 8am through September 11 at 8pm. Extended Bidding is turned on, so make sure you are online when the auction is about to end on the 11th.

Your Menu for the Evening

Coming Soon! 


Schedule of Events 

  • August 23: Bidding for Experiences Opens at 8:00a

  • ​September 10: Bidding for Experiences Closes at 8:00p

  • September 14: DHDC will contact winners to discuss the final details of the night and to customize your experience for your individual group. For example red wine, white wine, or both!

  • September 24: The event begins at your chosen venue!

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