News and Updates:
New Event Info (2017)
When and Where? SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2017
in Ybor City's Centennial Park
1800 E 8th Ave,
Tampa, FL 33605
The Cigar Heritage Festival, also known as the Ybor City Cigar Festival, is one of the largest cigar events in the nation since 1998. The cigar festival will carry the "BEST" handmade cigars from around the world!
During the Cigar Heritage Festival, you will be able to find your favorites along with hard to get cigars along with some new lines from some of the biggest cigar makers in the world! The Cigar Heritage Festival also includes some Tampa hand rolled "Boutique" cigars that you may have never experienced. This event will showcase these unique cigars for your enjoyment!
Along with some of the best handmade cigars from around the world, you will also get to meet some of the greatest cigar makers in the world like: Carlito Fuente, Jr. & Cynthia Fuente owners of the Arturo Fuente Cigar Company, Bobby & Eric Newman of J.C. Newman Cigar Company and some other cigar makers from the industry.
The Cigar Heritage Festival will also include the traditions of the Cigar City like domino’s, cigar rolling demonstrations, traditional Latin foods in Centennial Park within the Historic District of Ybor City.
This year we have a special area for those cigar aficionados who want that V.I.P. experience. Includes Full Liquor Bar, Cigar Pack (4) and a Delicious BBQ spread! You can also purchase your very own V.I.P. Cabana with access to Full Liquor Bar for up to 10 people.
Featuring Live: The Black Honkeys Voted “Best Local Band in the Tampa Bay Area” 3 years running, in Creative Loafing’s “Best of the Bay” Reader’s Choice Awards, the Honkeys have also won the “Best R&B/Soul/Funk” category as well. The Black Honkeys have toured both regionally and nationally and traveled and performed as entertainment ambassadors for the St. Petersburg/Clearwater Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, performing around the US and in Iceland.
This is a free family friendly event but please remember there will be cigar smoking throughout the park.
For more information visit our homepage at www.YborCityCigarFestival.com
We are debating on adding a new section to future exhibits that would include vaping liquid and other vendors that sell ejuice. Two vendors who showed interested were High Class, and Vape Craft. If you'd be interested let us know ASAP, so we can plan for next year.
Festival updates to come as they become available.
on 8th Ave. between
Angel Oliva & 19th Streets