The Tampa Cigar Bash took over a sizable piece of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino for a day of smoking and fellowship, hosted by Casa de Montecristo. Guests enjoyed access to exclusive cigars and cigar deals along with food and live music from locals the Show Ponies. Meet-and-greet opportunities included AJ Fernandez Cigars, Alec Bradley, Altadis U.S.A., Arturo Fuente, Crowned Heads, Drew Estate, JC Newman and Rocky Patel Cigars, as well as accessory providers including Boveda. General admission included an exclusive event bag loaded with cigars plus access to food and two drink tickets. VIP tickets featured additional perks including early-event entry, upgraded VIP event bag with bonus cigars and swag, and access to a private VIP area, which includes food and an open bar.