PRO CIGAR FESTIVAL - FEBRURY 19-24, 2017

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The Procigar Festival is a truly unique and memorable experience, unmatched in the cigar industry. It beautifully combines educational opportunities, entertainment, leisure activities, loads of premium cigar smoking and a lifetime of memories. One of the Festival’s most compelling attractions is that it allows guests to have one-on-one dialogues with the industry’s biggest cigar makers all the while smoking their cigars and fraternizing with an international community of like-minded enthusiasts in an unprecedented way – cigar manufacturers, retailers and consumers.

If you would like to participate and join us at the ProCigar Festival, please complete the form below. If you have a friend, or friends, interested in this trip, please have them contact us. These trips are open to men and women over 18. We will be accompanying you on this trip, every cigar along the way. Smooth draws!

The Procigar Festival takes place in the Dominican Republic, it begins on the east coast (Punta Cana), where guests will be able relax at the beach under the tropical sunshine, compete in fun beach activities, practice snorkeling and take horse rides by the ocean. Procigar participants will also have the opportunity to visit Tabacalera de García in La Romana. It is acknowledged as the largest cigar factory in the world!

This marvelous experience continues one step further in the cigar capital of the world, Santiago de los Caballeros, where it provides participants an intimate look at tobacco fields and cigar factories such as General Cigar, Davidoff, Quesada Cigars, La Aurora, De Los Reyes Cigars, Tabacalera La Alianza-EP Carrillo, La Flor Dominicana, Tabacalera Palma, PDR Cigars and the Cigar Family Charitable Foundation. Other spectacular activities like adventurous tours, sailing on a catamaran along the north coast, interesting seminars, poker tournament for charity, merengue lessons and much more are also offered.

By night, all guests gather for spectacular gala dinners, premium drinks, delicious local cuisine, cheerful dance and warm Dominican hospitality, all that capped off with the finest cigars from the Dominican Republic. Procigar will host a Charity Auction during the event’s closing dinner. All net proceeds will benefit the Voluntariado de Jesús con los Niños (a non-profit organization for ill children) and the Sociedad San Vicente de Paul (senior retirement home for low income elders) and the Monumento a los Heroes de la Restauración.

SUNDAY – FEBRUARY 19th

Arrival in Punta Cana and transfer to the Hard Rock Hotel and Festival check in - free activities at the hotel. 

3:00 PM – 6:00 PM Registration
7:30 PM Welcome Cocktail
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM Dinner

MONDAY – FEBRUARY 20th

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM GOLF (extra cost) 
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM RELAX AT THE HOTEL
Relax at the hotel – Enjoy great activities like sailing, snorkeling, diving, kayaking, windsurfing, volleyball, among others.
12:00 – 2:00 PM Lunch
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM Scape Park Eco Tour
8:00 PM Dinner

TUESDAY – FEBRUARY 21st

TABACALERA DE GARCIA FACTORY TOUR
7:00  AM – 9:00 AM Breakfast and Checkout
9:00 AM Bus pick up at the hotel lobby 
10:00 AM – 12:00 AM Tabacalera de García Factory Tour
The Largest Factory around the World
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch at Tabacalera de Garcia 
2:00 PM Departure to Santiago 
- The trip is four hours driving from La Romana. 
5:00 PM – 11:00 PM Festival Registration in Santiago de los Caballeros
at the Hodelpa Gran Almirante Hotel
8:30 PM – 11:00 PM Welcome Cocktail in Santiago de los Caballeros
at the Hodelpa Gran Almirante Hotel – Pool Area

 

WEDNESDAY – FEBRUARY 22nd

 

Option 1 
DE LOS REYES CIGARS FIELD AND FACTORY TOUR
8:30 AM Departure to Bonao
12:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Factory Tour
4:00 PM Back at the hotel 

 

Option 2 
GENERAL CIGAR TOBACCO FIELD TOUR
8:45 AM Departure to Mao
12:00 PM  Lunch at General Cigar
2:00 PM Back at the hotel

 

Option 3 
TABACALERA DE GARCIA FIELD AND PROCESSING FACILITY TOUR
8:45 AM Departure to La Canela
12:00 PM Lunch
4:00 PM Back at the hotel

 

Option 4
LA FLOR DOMINICANA TOBACCO FIELD AND FACTORY TOUR
8:45 AM Departure to La Canela
12:00 PM Lunch
4:00 PM Back at the hotel

 

Option 5
TABACALERA PALMA FIELD AND FACTORY TOUR
8:45 AM Departure to Tabacalera Palma
12:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM Back at the hotel

 

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Merengue Workshop (Hodelpa Gran Almirante)

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM International Press Meeting (Open Access to all Guests)

7:30 PM – 11:00 PM WELCOME TRADITIONAL DOMINICAN DINNER PARTY

 

THURSDAY – FEBRUARY 23rd

 

Option 1
DAVIDOFF TOBACCO FIELD TOUR
8:45 AM Departure to Jicomé
12:00 PM Lunch
4:00 PM Back at the hotel 

 

Option 2
LA FLOR DOMINICANA TOBACCO FIELD AND FACTORY TOUR
8:45 AM Departure to La Canela
12:00 PM Lunch
4:00 PM Back at the hotel

 

Option 3
CIGAR FAMILY CHARITABLE FOUNDATION
8:30 AM Departure to Bonao
5:00 PM Back at the hotel

 

Option 4
LA AURORA CIGAR WORLD: Factory and Institute Tour
8:45 AM Masterclass at the Cigar Institute, the first institution in the world created by La Aurora that focuses its efforts in teaching, communicating and disseminating the tobacco culture, making special emphasis in all aspects related to the understanding of the different plant.
12:00 PM Lunch 
2:00 PM Back at the hotel

 

Option 5
PDR CIGARS FACTORY TOUR
8:45 AM Departure
12:00 PM Lunch 
2:00 PM Back at the hotel

 

Option 6
BEACH DAY/ CATAMARAN CRUISE
8:45 AM Departure to Sosua
12:30 PM Lunch 
5:30 PM Back at the hotel

 

7:30 PM – 11:00 PM WHITE DINNER AT MONUMENTO A LOS HEROES DE LA RESTAURACION

 

FRIDAY – FEBRUARY 24th

 

Option 1
TABACALERA LA ALIANZA – EP CARRILLO FACTORY TOUR
8:30 AM Departure to Tabacalera La Alianza
12:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM Back at the hotel

 

Option 2
LA AURORA CIGAR WORLD: Factory and Institute Tour
8:30 AM Departure to La Aurora Factory
12:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM Back at the hotel

 

Option 3
GENERAL CIGAR FACTORY TOUR
8:30 AM Departure to General Cigar Factory
a) Fumas testing with key personnel including master blender
b) Cigar making training / Cigar Olympics roll your own
(Bunching / Stemming / Rolling / Packing), not included factory tour
12:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM Back at the hotel

 

Option 4
DAVIDOFF FACTORY TOUR
8:45 AM Departure to Davidoff Factory
                Roll your own Cigar
12:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM Back at the hotel

 

Option 5
QUESADA CIGARS FACTORY TOUR
8:45 AM Departure to Quesada Cigars
12:00 PM Lunch
2:00 PM Back at the hotel

 

Option 6
PROCIGAR POKER TOURNAMENT FOR CHARITY
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch

 

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Procigar Poker Tournament
                  * Entrance Fee for the Procigar Poker Tournament is US$100.00 for Charity

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Tobacco Seminar

 

8:00 PM GALA DINNER PARTY AT CENTRO ESPAÑOL (FORMAL ATTIRE)

Procigar will host an Auction of Special Products at the final dinner in Santiago to benefit the Voluntariado de Jesús con los Niños (Non – Profit organization for ill children) and the Hospicio San Vicente de Paul (retirement home for low income elders) and the Monumento a los Heroes de la Restauración.

PRO CIGAR FESTIVAL SCHEDULE:

PROCIGAR FESTIVAL DISCOUNT PACKAGE:

US$895.00 per person

INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE:

  • Ground Transportation between venues

  • Meals at the Festival

  • Drinks at the Festival

  • Cigars

  • Tours

NOT INCLUDED IN THE PACKAGE:

  • International airfare

  • Passports

  • Hotel stay in Punta Cana and Santiago

  • Items purchased during your trip

  • Cigars other than provided at the Festival

  • Drinks not included at the Festival

Note on Air Arrangements: Participants should fly from the USA into Punta Cana (PUJ) and then schedule a return flight back to the states from Cibao International Airport (STI) in Santiago.

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