Merchandise Pick-Up Location & Hours

If you have won an item that requires a pick-up at our office in Madison, we invite you to select a day and time to pick up your merchandise. Merchandise that requires pick up is listed as Pick Up at Auction Office on the item’s bidding website page and/or your invoice.

The PBS Wisconsin Auction office is at 432 N. Lake St. in Madison. This is the UW Extension office building, NOT Vilas Communication Hall. The Auction office is NOT located at Vilas Hall.

Street parking and parking in the State St. ramp located across the street is available for a fee. The first 20 minutes in the State St. ramp is free. Please park and walk up to the doors on the north side of the building. This entrance is across from the side alley by the UW Bookstore building. If you are facing the front entrance of the building, the north entrance is on the side to your right along the alley. A volunteer will meet you at that entrance and bring your item(s). The building is locked and not open to the public.

Click here to select a day and time to visit us at 432 N. Lake St. in Madison.

Not able to make it this week? No worries! The Auction office will reopen on July 5th.

Welcome to the 48th PBS Wisconsin Auction!

The 48th annual PBS Wisconsin Auction continues this year as an online event to raise funds that support the educational programming and community outreach activities of PBS Wisconsin. More than 2,400 items will be up for bid!

Registering to bid is quick and easy. Just click on Register at the top and fill in your information, including a valid email address and credit card. Before bidding, we ask all previous bidders to log in to their accounts and ensure their email address, shipping address, and credit card info are up to date. Thank you for your support!

If you need to reset your password, please click on Sign In, then Forgot Your Password? and follow the instructions.

Questions about registering to bid? Contact Mike McKenzie at or #608-265-4436.

Thank you to our 2023 overbid donors, Schuster's Farm and Drumlin Ridge Winery! All auction buyers that win an item with a high bid over the donor's value will receive one ticket to Blooms on the Farm from Schuster's and a two-for-one glass of wine coupon for Drumlin Ridge. Auction items purchased at the Buy Now Price, not including Deals of the Day, will also qualify for the overbid incentive.

Lady's 14K Yellow Gold Diamond Engagement Ring

Buy Now # Available:

$5,000.00 # Available:   1

$10 Donation to PBS Wisconsin

Buy Now # Available:

$10.00 # Available:   24

$20 Donation to PBS Wisconsin

Buy Now # Available:

$20.00 # Available:   23