Mike's Cigars Brings the Heat With Its South Florida Cigar Extravaganza Weekend

The Biggest Cigar Block Party in the World

MIAMI, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Where there's smoke, there's fire and this winter the nation's premiere cigar retailer is bringing the fire this winter to South Florida. Mike's Cigars, distributors and worldwide internet super-store www.mikescigars.com, has been a trailblazer in the industry for over 60 years. Adding to their already red hot reputation, Mike's Cigars will be hosting the biggest cigar block party in the world - The South Florida Cigar Extravaganza's main event at Mike's Cigars on Saturday, January 26, 2013, creating an all-weekend event for cigar enthusiasts to get together and bring a different type of heat to Miami. 

The Pre-event Cigar Dinner on Friday, January 25, hosted by cigarmaker Alec Bradley at Emilio's Trattoria with all-inclusive cigars and wine featuring Alec Bradley cigars, including the Best Cigar of the Year 2012 – the Alec Bradley Prensado Churchill. Friday night's dinner is included with VIP upgrade.

The main event takes place at Miami's Mike's Cigars at 1030 Kane Concourse, Bay Harbor, Florida 33154, on Saturday, January 26, from 12:00-5:00pm. Once inside the event grounds, guests have access to wine sampling stations, live music stage, big ticket item raffles, tastings from Miami restaurants and a catered luncheon followed by desserts, liquors and Cuban coffee served at the Café Bustelo Coffee station. Guests will enjoy many attractions and visit all the cigar booths giving away premium cigars by world famous cigar masters from Macanudo, Romeo y Julieta, Rocky Patel, Alec Bradley, Davidoff, Arturo Fuente, Drew Estate, Carlos Torano, Don Pepin, Oliva, Ashton and many more. VIPs will enjoy an exclusive open bar and delectable food offerings prepared by executive chefs.

A $600 value, tickets are on sale for $150 each and in addition to receiving a souvenir pack with free cigars from every exhibiting company (about 50-60 free cigars), attendees will receive a cigar case, cutter and other gifts for the complete cigar aficionado in a special event swag bag. International food, drinks, entertainment and raffle prizes will also be provided all day long.  Event takes place outdoors with pavilions and covered areas provided. Smoking on site is welcome.

Sunday, January 27, 2013, is the Post-Event Deep Sea Fishing and Cigar Tournament with free cigars, drinks and food provided for a half-day fishing excursion from Haulover Marina.

"The South Florida Cigar Extravaganza Weekend at Mike's Cigars is an opportunity for us to bring leading brands in the cigar industry to the cigar lovers of South Florida," said Oded Ben-Arie, president of Mike's Cigars.  "We're hoping to use this event as the launch pad for additional events in 2013 that will strengthen the Mike's Cigars brand around the world and underscore our commitment to distributing quality products." 

Companies participating in the event include: General Cigar, Altadis USA, Davidoff, Camacho, Alec Bradley, La Aurora Miami Cigar, Reyes Family, Rocky Patel, CAO, Torano, Oliva, Padilla, Fuente, Fonseca, Bahia Cigars by Tony Burhani, Licenciados, La Flor de Caney, 8-9-8 Collection, CLE cigars, Drew Estate's Acid Cigars, My Father Cigars, Cult Cigars, Blue Mountain Cigars, Flor De Gonzalez, Felipe Gregorio, Quality Importers, Tabacalera Palma, De Corssiers Cigars, ECMI, Gurkha, and many more.   

Portions of the proceeds from the South Florida Cigar Extravaganza will be donated to assist kids with special education needs, Animal Aid Adopt-A-Pet, and Cigar Rights of America. Tickets may be purchased online at http://www.mikescigars.com/cigar/cigar-event/south-florida-cigar-extravaganza-2013/ or call 1.800.962.4427.

Mike's Cigars, established in 1950, is one of the big three independent cigar mega-stores in the United States with retail and wholesale Internet websites since 1998 and mail-order catalog services since 1970, offering premium cigars from most of the cigar manufacturers worldwide. The company ships cigars, cigar samplers and cigar accessories to consumers all over the world, and carries over 1,000 different brands of premium cigars.

Contact: Aly Linares, Events Coordinator
Mike's Cigars
Miami, FL 33154

Media Contact: Aly Linares Mike's Cigars, 800-962-4427, aly@mikescigars.com

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