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ALL ACCESS PACKAGE
Daytime Sit-Down Seminars

+ 2 Big Smoke Evenings (VIP)

$875

BIG SMOKE EVENINGS

30+ Premium Cigars

WEEKEND SEMINARS

TOP 3 CIGARS OF 2017

The New King: Nicaragua

Cult Cigars

The State of
Cuban Cigars

Cigar LoverS’
Breakfast

Rum & Cigars

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CIGAR WEEKEND

 

 

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The three-day Big Smoke event includes two Big Smoke evenings and exciting daytime seminars with Cigar Aficionado editors and renowned cigar makers.

WEEKEND PACKAGE
Daytime Sit-Down Seminars

+ 1 Big Smoke Evening (VIP)

$675

BIG SMOKE EVENINGS

VIP Admission $375/night

General Admission $325/night

 

 

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* Limited Quantities of Early-Bird Tickets Available.

Regular Prices: All-Access - $925, Weekend Package - ($725), Big Smoke Evening VIP - $425, Big Smoke Evening General Admission - $375

Friday, November 9th and Saturday, November 10th
5:30 — 9:30 PM

Two unforgettable nights of exceptional premium cigars, spirits and food. Collect 30+ cigars while you enjoy talking to cigarmakers, mingling with other cigar aficionados, and smoking with friends.

VIP Admission $375/night

General Admission $325/night

 

* VIP Entry Begins at 5:30 PM, General Admission Entry begins at 6:30PM

Aganorsa Leaf –
Casa Fernandez

Aging Room

Alec Bradley

Arturo Fuente

Balmoral Añejo XO

Bellas Artes by
A. J. Fernandez

Casa Turrent

Cohiba

Diamond Crown

El Artista

E.P. Carrillo

H. Upmann

Hamlet Paredes

Herrera Esteli

Illusione

Joya de Nicaragua

La Aroma de Cuba

La Aurora

La Flor Dominicana

La Palina

Macanudo

Mbombay-Gaaja

Micallef

Montecristo

My Father Cigars –
Don Pepin Garcia

My Father Cigars –
La Antiguedad

Nat Cicco

Nub

Oliva

Oscar Valladares

Padrón

Plasencia

Rocky Patel

Romeo y Julieta

Tatuaje

Ventura

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Saturday, November 10th — Sunday, November 11th

• Carlos Fuente Jr. presents the Arturo Fuente Eye of the Shark

• Jorge Padrón presents the Padrón Serie 1926 No. 2

• Jose Oliva presents the Oliva Serie V Belicoso

A discussion about Nicaragua’s past, present and future with some of the country’s top producers.

Rocky Patel of Rocky Patel Cigars

 • Nestor Andrés Plasencia of Plasencia Cigars

 • Alejandro Martínez Cuenca of Joya de Nicaragua

 

A panel with cigarmakers who make some of the hottest cigars on the market.

Dion Giolito - Illusione

Pete Johnson - Tatuaje

Kyle Gellis -Warped Cigars

Luncheon Presented
by Micallef Cigar

David Savona and Gordon Mott of Cigar Aficionado are joined by Fernando Domínguez, Premium Cigar Director of Imperial Brands to discuss Cuba's newest cigars, supply and demand, crop reports and much more.

Enjoy a delicious seated lunch hosted by Micallef Cigar. There will be cigars for everyone!

Roll Your
Own Cigar

Nicole Brisson, Executive Chef of Eataly Las Vegas, cooks up a delicious breakfast to pair with some of Oliva Cigar’s best smokes. Dewar’s breakfast cocktail included!

Learn to roll a cigar like a pro with Michael Giannini, General Manager and Creative Director of Ventura Cigars.

Enjoy exceptional cigars from Altadis paired with a selection of premium rums from Bacardi Premium, Havana Club, and Santa Teresa.

Spirits

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Evening

5:30 — 9:30 PM Big Smoke Evening (Event Center)

5:30 PM  VIP Entry

6:30 PM  General Admission Entry

 

Saturday, November 10th, 2018

Morning

9:00 — 9:30 AM  Cigar Aficionado’s Top 3 Cigars of the Year: Cigar #3 (Event Center C)

9:30 — 10:10 AM The New King: Nicaragua (Event Center C)

10:10 — 10:30 AM Cigar Aficionado’s Top 3 Cigars of the Year: Cigar #2 (Event Center C)

10:30 — 11:00 AM The State of Cuban Cigars (Event Center C)

11:00 — 11:20 AM Cigar Aficionado’s Top 3 Cigars of the Year: Cigar #1 (Event Center C)

11:20 — 11:55 AM Cult Cigars (Event Center C)

12:15 PM — 2:30 PM Lunch with Micallef Cigars (Grand Ballroom)

 

Evening

5:30 — 9:30 PM Big Smoke Evening (Event Center)

5:30 PM  VIP Entry

6:30 PM  General Admission Entry

 

Sunday, November 11th, 2018

Morning

9:30 — 10:15 AM Cigar Lovers’ Breakfast (Grand Ballroom)

10:30 — 11:30 AM Roll Your Own Cigar with Ventura Cigars (Event Center C)

11:30 — 12:30 PM Rum & Cigars (Event Center C)

 

HOTEL
INFORMATION

The Mirage has reserved a block of rooms for Big Smoke Las Vegas attendees.

What time do the Big Smoke Evenings start on Friday and Saturday nights?

5:30 PM: VIP Entry
6:30 PM: General Admission Entry
9:30 PM: Event Ends
The Big Smoke Evening events will take place in the Mirage Event Center

 

What do I need at the door?

Please remember to bring your ticket and a photo ID. Tickets can be printed out (recommended) or scanned on your mobile device. Search 'eTix' to locate the email in your inbox. If you need help finding your ticket or your confirmation e-mail please contact eTix at 1-919-653-0444 or e-mail support@etix.com. Must be 21 or older to attend.

Can I smoke at the event?

Yes, cigars can be enjoyed in the ballroom at Big Smoke Evenings and in the Grand Ballroom during the daytime seminars.

 

Will there be food at the Big Smoke Evenings?

Yes, there will be a delicious buffet with hot and cold dishes for you to enjoy.

 

Can I purchase a ticket to attend a Seminar?

Seminars are included in the weekend package. Individual seminar tickets are not available.

 

Dress Code?

Be casual. Enjoy the night!

 

What is your cancellation policy?

A full refund is available until October 8, 2018. After that date there are no refunds, no exchanges.

 

Additional Questions?

Send us an e-mail at events@mshanken.com. We will be happy to answer them!

 

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CIGAR AFICIONADO'S

THE MIRAGE • NOVEMBER 9 - NOVEMBER 11, 2018

LAS VEGAS WEEKEND

Aganorsa Leaf –
Casa Fernandez

Aging Room

Alec Bradley

Arturo Fuente

Balmoral Añejo XO

Bellas Artes by
A. J. Fernandez

Casa Turrent

Cohiba

Diamond Crown

El Artista

E.P. Carrillo

H. Upmann

Hamlet Paredes

Herrera Esteli

Illusione

Joya de Nicaragua

La Aroma de Cuba

La Aurora

La Flor Dominicana

La Palina

Macanudo

Mbombay-Gaaja

Micallef

Montecristo

My Father Cigars –
Don Pepin Garcia

My Father Cigars –
La Antiguedad

Nat Cicco

Nub

Oliva

Oscar Valladares

Padrón

Plasencia

Rocky Patel

Romeo y Julieta

Tatuaje

Ventura