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Tampa Bay cigar events; March 17 - 23

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Wednesday, March 19th

Join Tampa Humidor on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM for the kickoff of Torch It Up 2014. Get ready to experience an event that only the House of Camacho can offer. Bold Smokes, Motorcycles, Beer, Bourbon and Babes. If you're into that kind of thing, then it's time you hit RSVP.

Each Torch It Up event will come with its unique set of twists. We're inviting you to come out, team up with your boldest friends and compete in head-on "crew vs. crew" challenges. The winning crew with the most points at each event will be crowned "Band of the Bold."

Are you bold enough to join us?

Click here to RSVP: http://bit.ly/TorchItUpTampaHumidor

Tampa Humidor - 1418 East Busch Boulevard #105, Tampa, FL (813) 990-8535

King Corona in Ybor City is hosting a Rocky Patel event:

-15% off any purchase of Rocky Patel Cigars!
-20% off any purchase of a box of Rocky Patel Cigars!
-Buy 3 cigars, get 1 free and play our carnival game for a chance to win prizes!
-Buy any box of Rocky Patel Cigars, and get 5 free Rocky Patel Cigars and a special gift, play the carnival game for more prizes, and be entered into our raffle to win great stuff!
-Mix & Match any 20 Rocky Patel Edge Series Cigars, and receive 20% off your purchase AND play the carnival game!

To sweeten the deal, King Corona will offer 10% off all Rocky Patel Products for the week prior and the week following the event!

King Corona Cigars - 1523 E. 7th Ave., Tampa, Fl 33605 1-888-248-3812

Thursday, March 20th

Cigar Cave is hosting the next Camacho Torch It Up 2014 tour. This is going to be a fantastic event, one of the most elaborate we have run, featuring a chance to win a motorcycle (no purchase necessary), blind tasting of cigars and craft beer. Then there’s the BBQ by our very own Bryan McKinney (this time pulled pork and baby back ribs !!)

Everyone who comes to the event gets a special raffle ticket for a chance to win a motorcycle, no purchase is necessary.

Cigar Cave - 37748 US Highway 19 North, Palm Harbor, FL (727) 938-2283

Cigar Castle has a Montecristo event - Monte by Montecristo

Montecristo is one of the most iconic brands in the world. Each premium cigar in the long line of Montecristos is a distinguished and enduring smoke. The MONTE is unquestionably a cigar worthy of upholding this legendary mantle.

Try these Cigars at the Cigar Castle’s Monte by Montecristo event starting at 6 pm – 9 pm and redeem this *special offer:

Buy 3 Cigars get 1 Free Cigar
Buy 5 Cigars get 1 Free Cigar & 1 Free Gift
Buy a Box of Cigars get 2 Free Cigar & 2 Free Gifts
*offer applicable to Monte by Montecristo Cigars only*

Click here to RSVP to the facebook event page for more info.

Cigar Castle - 11724 North 56th Street, Tampa,FL (813) 985-1300

One last event for the 20th, join Gary Smith of Tabanero cigars and one of their top cigar rollers at Ash Brothers Cigar Shop. Tabanero is one of the top locally owned and operated cigar manufacturers in Ybor City. Please stop by between 5pm and 8pm to take advantage of the special offers and refreshments.

For more info please call 727-397-5147

Ash Brothers Cigar Shop - 10801 Starkey Rd, #22, Largo, FL 33777 (727) 397-5147

Friday, March 21st

Cigar Castle has a busy week! Check out the

Kuuts Cigar Company Event

Kuuts Cigars will be making an appearance in the Cigar Castle humidor on Friday March 21st at 6 pm, featuring their 3 brands:

Miró

Placeres Reserva

Tabacalera Zapata

If you buy a box of Kuuts Cigars you will receive an additional box of Kuuts Cigars free. Mix and match within their brands.

Find out more about Kuuts by clicking here

RSVP to the Facebook event by clicking here.

Cigar Castle - 11724 North 56th Street, Tampa,FL (813) 985-1300

Saturday, March 22nd & Sunday, March 23rd

March is Cuban Sandwich Month –By Official Proclamation!

Florida – Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn issued an official proclamation –March is Cuban Sandwich Month!

In celebration of the Annual National Cuban Sandwich Festival, a time when some of the biggest names in Florida and VIP’s from around the nation re-unite and join efforts in celebration of the Cuban Sandwiches Rich Culinary and Cultural History! An exciting FREE COMMUNITY event the Cuban Sandwich Festival is an exciting festival and contest to find THE BEST Traditional and non-Traditional Cuban Sandwiches in the Nation!

Enjoy LIVE cultural music on Stage featuring DIRECT FROM CUBA:
SOL Y SON PERFORMING LIVE during their FIRST visit to the United States! Plus dance and EXCITING LIVE musical performances: A true cultural festival featuring over 100 Food, Art & Cultural Exhibitors!
Day 1 Starts @ Ybor City Saturday Market, Centennial Park in Historic Ybor City @ 1800 E. 8th Street, Saturday March 22nd 2014; 10:30AM–6:30 PM;

Day 2 Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 @ HCC – Ybor will feature the Cuban Sandwich Awards and the Biggest Cuban Sandwich of the Century event! 11AM – 5PM.

Hosted By: ABC Action News, Lissette Campos-Perez and Tony Morejon, dozens of National Restaurants are expected to compete for the chance to be called the BEST Cuban Sandwich in the Nation!

Review 2013 Winners Visit and keep up with updates, visitwww.TheCubanSandwichFestival.com Yvonne Yolie Capin presenting resolution naming Cuban Sandwich as Historical Sandwich of Tampa!

Visit Website to see VIP Judges: Tampa: ABC Action Team Sponsoring and Judging in the Traditional VIP Area: Linda Hurtado, Laura Harris, Bill Logan, San Shaffer and John Thomas!

PLUS: Ana Cruz, Andrea Gonzmart of the Columbia Restaurant, Bridgette Bello of Tampa Bay Business Journal, Casey Gonzmart of the Columbia Restaurant Group, City Councilman Harry Cohen, Tampa Chief of Police Jane Castor, HART Board Chair and City Councilman, Marilyn Santiago of Latin Entertainment, Mike Suarez, Cloe Cabrerra of Tampa Tribune, Jose Bello, Juan Carlos Pinto, Ernest Hooper of the Tampa Bay Times, Franco Silva of Studio 54, Gayle Guyardo of NBC, Guido Maniscalco of Morano Jewelers, Larry Cotton of WFLA Daytime, Lydia Guzman of Bay News 9 En Español, State Representative Janet Rifkin-Cruz, Juan Carlos Pinto, Reginald Roundtree, Santiago Corrada of Tampa Bay and Company, Shawn Robinson of HCC –Ybor, Vince Pardo of YCDC, Tammy Levent of Elite Travel and MORE!

South Florida: Luz Weinberg, Commissioner City of Aventura, Marilyn Santiago of Latin Entertainment Consultant, Sef Gonzalez of Burger Beast, William Julian, Commissioner Hallendale Beach, Florida and MORE VIP Judges to be announced soon!

Event Sponsored by: Latin Times Media, Inc., FMCRC, City of Tampa, YCDC, Ybor City Saturday Market, HART, Oliva Tobacco, Glazer Museum, Maxima Tampa, Wellcare, Staywell, ABC Action News, Bright House Networks, Telemundo Tampa, Bill Currie Ford, Precision Mazda & Mitsubishi, Estrella TV, MORE-TV, THIS-TV, Hasan Medical Group, Above Promotions Company, Clear Channel Outdoor, YELP, Hilton Gardens-Ybor, Mundo Fox, La Gaceta Latina, Power Broker Magazine, Broadway Photography, blog sponsor: Farrah Estrella.

This event serves as a fundraiser for our grand-daughter: Emberlynn Padilla, a 2 ½ year old baby miracle baby born with Congenital diaphragmatic hernia. To Donate or learn more about Emberlynn: http://www.gofundme.com/4rwsc4

Sunday, March 23rd

A Night at the Ritz with Armand Assante for Emberlynn

This is a Special VIP Cigar Event Fundraiser

with Actor/Director Armand Assante

for Emberlynn who was born with Diaphramatic Hernia Syndrome,
will be held on March 23rd, 2014 at the Ritz in Ybor City Tampa, FL.

We will be featuring Armand Assante's new Cigar "ORA VIVO"

Direct from CUBA The "Sol Y Son

Special guest DJ from the WMNF "Latino 54 Show" Franco Silva

VIP TICKET $65.00 Includes: (1- Cigar, Dinner, 1-drink ticket, and 2-Passes to VIP Area of Cuban Sandwich Festival)

General VIP TICKET $50.00 Includes: (1-dinners, 1- Drink, and 1- Pass to the VIP Area of Cuban Sandwich Festival)

To Purchase your choice of VIP Tickets for this event go to:

http://www.latin-times.com/page/a-night-at-the-ritz-with-armand-assante-for-emberlynn

For Sponsorship opportunities for this event Call 813-407-6866 or 813-407-7191

Payment by check make check payable to: Latin Times Media Inc.

All payments at the Door will be an Additional $5.00

For Sponsorship Opportunities please call 813-407-6866 or 813-407-7191

jolie@latin-times.com or vpadilla@latin-times.com

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