Texas Cigar Festival

Smokin’ in the Carolinas 2018

The best cigar experience in the Carolinas!

Experience southern hospitality on full display from the huge variety of cigars, delicious food, and fun to be had at Smokin’ in the Carolinas. You’ll be sure to come back year after year.

This year’s event kicks off on Friday, June 8th for the VIP party at Best Western. If you are not able to join us for the VIP party, be sure not to miss out on the main event on Saturday, June 9th.


VIP Party: Friday, June 8th at Best Western Plus 6:00-10:00 PM

Main Event: Saturday, June 9th
General Admission: 11:30-5:30 PM
VIP Admission: 11:00-5:30

Light your stogies IN

Buy tickets

General Admission Ticket

  • Meet & greet with premium cigar manufacturers
  • 60 Premium Cigars
  • Unlimited beer by Red Oak Brewery
  • Barbecue by Grill 584
  • Raffles supporting Cigars for Warriors
  • Live music, games, and more!

VIP Ticket

  • All inclusions of the General Admission ticket
  • Friday night pre-event party with three course meal, complimentary drinks, and cigar deals
  • Special VIP check-in & Private VIP area complete with wait staff
  • Bonus swag

Group Ticket Pricing

  • Group General Admission – $140


For Group Sale Pricing (10 tickets or more)


To be able to get the special price as a member of the Casa de Montecristo VIP program you need to place your order at any of our stores located in North Carolina or by phone. Please find the contact information below .

  • Casa De Montecristo by JR Cigar
    130 Consumer Square Drive, Mooresville, NC 28117


If you have any trouble or questions regarding ticketing, assistance is always available. Please find the contact information below.

Etix Online Customer Support


Etix Customer Hotline


Disclaimer: Tickets will be scanned for authenticity. Do not make copies of the ticket. The first ticket scanned will be admitted, duplicates will be rejected. This is a smoking event. Must be 21 years old or older to attend. Photo ID required. Rain or shine. Non-refundable.

Special Guests

Meet and greet with everyone’s favorite brands

VIP Party: Friday, June 8th
Best Western Plus from 6:00-10:00 PM

Main Event: Saturday June 9th
General Admission: 11:30-5:30 PM
VIP Admission: 11:00-5:30 PM

Vendors appearing at Smokin’ in the Carolinas:

Aging Room • AJ Fernandez  •  Alec Bradley •  Arturo Fuente
Boveda • Caldwell •  Colibri  • Drew Estate • Espinosa • Kristoff
La Gloria Cubana • Leatherworx • Macanudo • Miami Cigars
My Father • Perdomo • Scandinavian Tobacco Group • Sutliff Tobacco • Xikar

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Event location

2589 Eric Lane, Burlington, NC 27215

The event site is just beside the JR Cigar location in Burlington, NC.

Travel Options for the Event:

For your convenience, shuttles will be available for the transportation to the event venues and back at all participating hotels.

Stay tuned for more detailed information about the itineraries.

Best Western Plus
Preferred Rates Available

Best Western Plus

770 Huffman Mill Rd, Burlington, NC 27215Get directions
Hampton Inn & Suites
Preferred Rates Available

Hampton Inn & Suites

2935 Saconn Dr, Burlington, NC 27215Get directions
Drury Inn & Suites
Preferred Rates Available

Drury Inn & Suites

1767 Glidewell Dr, Burlington, NC 27215Get directions
Holiday Inn Express
Preferred Rates Available

Holiday Inn Express

2701 Longpine Rd, Burlington, NC 27215Get directions
Courtyard Marriott
Preferred Rates Available

Courtyard Marriott

3141 Wilson Dr, Burlington, NC 27215Get directions
  • DATE

    June 8-9th, 2018

    Burlington, NC

    Casa de Montecristo

    Rafael Nodal