Cigar Event: 2017 Ybor City Cigar Heritage Festival

UPDATE (10/15/17): Added information about the Cigar Lounge Bus Tour.


The 2017 Ybor City Cigar Heritage Festival takes place on Sunday, December 3rd, 2017, in Ybor City, Tampa, FL from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. For those of you who have not heard of Ybor City, it is the cigar capital of the U.S. and a place every cigar lover must make a pilgrimage to. Check out our Post on Ybor City for more details on the history of this unique cigar location.

Schedule of Events

Friday, December 1st, 2017: Cigar Heritage Bus Tour. 12:30 pm – 10:30 pm.

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017: Cigar Heritage Kickoff Party at Davidoff Tampa Cigar Lounge. 3:00 pm to Close.

Sunday, December 3rd, 2017: Cigar Heritage Festival. 11:00 am – 5:00 pm.



The Cigar Heritage Bus Tour includes five stops throughout Tampa. The stops are: 1) J.C. Newman Cigar Factory, 2) Tabanero Cigar Factory, 3) Vincent & Tampa, 4) Maserati of Tampa, 5) Fusion Cigar Lounge. The Cigar Heritage Bus Tour includes lunch, dinner, cigars, drinks, and swag. There are only 40 seats available and the tickets cost $150 per person.



General Admission

FREE! Yes, general admission to the event is free!


There are only 50 tickets available for the VIP area. Tickets cost $150 each and includes access to a full liquor bar, a private VIP area, four premium cigars, and a guaranteed seat for each VIP ticket holder. Additionally, you can purchase a VIP private tent for $1,250. The tent is 10′ x 10′ with a table for 10 and includes 10 VIP passes for access to a full liquor bar from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. You can purchase VIP tickets HERE.

For more information visit the official Ybor City Cigar Heritage Festival website HERE.



c.gar loves all things cigar-related. He typically falls in love with cigars that are discontinued shortly thereafter. His first cigar was a Swisher Sweet with a wood tip. Sadly, these are still in production.

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