CIGARfestimonials

"Once again, CI, You have done a great job of planning and hosting the World's best celebration of Premium Cigars. HANDS DOWN!! Thanks to the staff and all citizens of CI nation who made it possible!!"
- RH of Quakertown, PA
"My first year, been trying for three years to go, what an amazing show. the people and vendors are great. Great giveaways and prizes. Will definetley be back next year for both days."
- SP of White Plains, NY
"This was my first Cigarfest and I am absolutely hooked and I can now consider myself an offical "CigarNut". Thank you CI for an amazing event. See you in 2013."
- ER of Keene, NH
"This was my first time OMG! it was so awesome. I am already planning next years trip.CI RULES. I had a chance to get to Bethlehem and check out Drew Estates that was awesome then we headed to the Wooden Match for some drink,smoke, and food. The people were friendly gave me that home feeling just like Cheers.Thanks CI for the AWESOME time!!!!!!!!!"
- MP of Buffalo, NY
"This was our first Cigarfest and it was wonderful! Cant wait till next year!"
- SL of Mechanicsburg, PA
"My first CIGARfest. Not knowing what to expect, we only came out for Saturday. WHAT A BLAST! We are already talking about next year and making a week of it for the entire event. Thanks CI and everyone else involved for a great time!"
- SH of Gahanna, OH
"This was my first CIGARfest ever. Had such a great time. I didn't really know what to expect but when I walked in my jaw hit the floor! It was absolutely amazing! The venders, celebrities, fellor herfers, and staff were all so pleasant and just looking for a great time. Will definitely be at CIGARfest 2013! Amazing just amazing!!!"
- AB of Northampton, PA
"WOW! Again how do you guys keep doin' it like this? CI you guys are pros all the way. Cigarfest 2012 what a blast can i say anymore!!!! "
- JS of Oneonta, NY
"THIS WAS MY 1ST CIGARFEST. IT WAS AWESOME!!!! IT WONT BE THE LAST, GOD WILLING. THANK YOU FOR ALL THE HARD WORK THAT WENT INTO THE PREPARATION IN HAVING SUCH A FANTASTIC TIME SEE YOU NEXT YEAR. P.S. GOOD LUCK WITH THE NEW STORE LOOKING FORWARD TO SEEING IT"
- MR of Round Lake Beach, IL
"WOW! Great job CI. This was my third year and it keeps getting better. Great cigars, great freebies, and of course the food, and the models. What more can a man ask for. I can’t wait till next year. Cigarfest rocks.

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- KD of Lewistown, PA
"BY FAR THE BEST EVER CIGARFEST THAT I HAVE BEEN TO IN THE LAST 5 YEARS.THE SMOKES,GIVEAWAYS AND THE EXTRA PERK'S WERE THE BEST. WILL NEVER MISS ANOTHER ONE AS LONG AS I LIVE. "CI IS THE BEST". "
- SD of Staten Island, NY
"Last year was my 1st Cigarfest and I didn't know what to expect, needless to say I had a great time. This year I took my brother and some friends who are novice cigar smokers and we all walked out of there already planning for Cigarfest 2013. It really is a great time, a great value and an awesome opportunity to meet the men and women behind the great products we all love to consume. Thanks to all the great staff at CI for putting in such hard work to make this event the success it is."
- JK of Elysburg, PA
"CigarFEST 2012

Saturday with 3000 cigar smokers
and one of my best friends
80 cigars for about $200
and lunch
The wife is away for the weekend
CigarFEST got me out of a wedding

PRICELESS!"
- RW of Ridgewood, NJ
"Many Thanks to all the Vendors and CI staff at the 2012 Cigarfest. I enjoyed this years fest as much as I did in '09'. I hope you bring back the box specials with bonus sampler packs featured in '09'. I also missed the vendors clipping and lighting a cigar if you showed up at their booth without a cigar in your mouth.You might also consider punch cards in lieu of tickets which would speed up the lines leaving more time to talk to vendors. Loved the show and can't wait for Cigarfest 2013!"
- GM of Buffalo, NY
"Every year CI outdoes the year before, I can't wait to see what is instore for next year. CI you're the GREATEST!!
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- RC of York, PA
"My first CIGARfest and I win a Grand Prize! Thanks to everyone at CI for putting on such a top-notch event and a HUGE THANK YOU to the folks at Altadis for sponsoring the Ultimate Shopping Spree! How much better can it get? I guess I'll find out next year!"
- DS of Northeast, CT
"This was my groups 3rd year!!!! It's just keeps getting better. We meet more and more great cigar friends. Our first year we were a group of 3 this year we were group of 15. CI your the best!!!!"
- CV of Long Island, NY
"Had a fantastic time, Second year going and it BLEW last year out the door!!"
- MZ of Riverside, RI
"Amazing job CI what a great event. Well worth the trip from Denver and we'll be sure to be back next year!"
- AS of Denver, CO
"This was the first time that my friend & I attended CigarFest. I heard about through Cigar International. It was better than I had expected. Cannot wait for next year. We drove up Saturday morning and stayed at the lodge. Next year we will drive up on Friday morning & stay until Sunday. We also visited CI superstore on the way back home and purchased more cigars and a humidor. It was a real adventure."
- CZ of Staten Island, NY
"Best Fest Yet! We went both days this year. Staff was awesome as always! A special thank you to Willie, we met at the Drew event-friendly and helpful. Very interesting guy. The Wooden Match was great-good food and great service-smart move CI! One suggestion-herfers NEED pockets on their shirts! Liked the caps better than visors but was out-voted by my group. I hope CI appreciates the generosity of the Gurkha team. They really add to the excitement! Great job, CI!! See you next year!!"
- CS of Lake Villa, IL
"First and foremost, to everyone who worked on, planned, implemented cigarfest 2012; kudos and a very big thanks to you all. An outstanding event once again. Five years running for The Schmokin' Schmeckles cigar group and we will be back next year in force. Our sincerest thanks to all the cigar vendors, brewers, spirit distillers, food providers and Split Rock for the very best job to date! Jeff, Brock and Nate are our honorary members to The Schmokin' Schmeckles, see you soon brothers! "
- FA of Bellport, NY
"This was my first Cigarfest and I deeply regret not having come before. What a great time for for cigar smokers! Wonderful food, drink & cigars, and fantastic people. In addition to many new friends, I met Doug Wood and Rocky Patel, had a great chat with Nick Perdomo and stoked up a fresh-rolled cigar with Jonathan Drew. Tell your friends and I'm telling mine - This is a don't miss event and I recommend you don't miss another. I sure won't! "
- AN of Honesdale, PA
"Wanted to add my two thumbs up for great shirts and baseball cap. SO much better than the same colors and thank you for switching from visor to cap. One suggestion, make shirts with two deep breast pockets for cigars or, change style of shirt to guayabera cuban shirts. Great job!"
- FA of Bellport, NY
"Truly had a great time alot of good cigars and the fellowship of avid cigar smokers. A long drive but worth it, will be returning in 2014 with friends and family."
- RM of Dayton, OH
"Cigarfest 2012 was outstanding. However I did have one issue. My bag broke from all the cigars and free stuff I got. I am not too sure if this was a problem or a sign of success. Either way thanks for the great time, see you next year!"
- DS of Quantico, VA
"My first year, and certainly not my last. It's a great time to share a smoke with other cigar smokers from all over the USA. The extra free events hosted by the different cigar brands is a nice touch, and it's great to see Rocky Patel and the others actually show up and hang out with us regular folk. Nice job CI!"
- JW of Plainville, CT