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October 28, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Tobaccodoches – October 28th Nacogdoches, Tx
The tobacco industry has a long history in Nacogdoches, TX. In 1905, Nacogdoches
Cigar Company began producing cigars with tobacco grown right here in East Texas.
The soil around Nacogdoches County produced tobacco similar to Cuba, and this area
of the country was referred to as the Cuba of the south for the exceptional quality of
tobacco grown here. The tobacco industry is actually the reason that the railroad
industry came to Nacogdoches, and tobacco continued to be the main export until World
War I shifted everything towards cotton to help the war effort. During its heyday,
Nacogdoches had multiple cigar factories producing tens of thousands of cigars a week
Nacogdoches Cigar Company cigars won several awards during this time and were
widely regarded as some of the best cigars available on the market at the time.
When we decided to open a cigar store, we wanted to honor the history of the area and
those who came before us, so we resurrected the Nacogdoches Cigar Company name
and created an annual cigar festival called Tobaccodoches, taken from an article written
in the Daily Sentinel in the 1900s. Tobaccodoches is a celebration of fine cigars where
cigar smokers can come together and enjoy live music, great food, and excellent cigars
from multiple vendors. This year Tobaccodoches will be held on October 28th from 3-8
pm and VIP ticket holders will also have access to a special event with a cigar roller on
Friday, October 27th at the Fredonia Brewery. General admission and VIP attendees
will receive a grab bag with 10-15 premium cigars and other goodies, and all attendees
will get special deals on premium cigars from vendors including Altadis, Drew Estate,
Dunbarton Tobacco, Espinosa, Karen Berger, La Flor Dominicana, Oliva, Rojas, RoMa
Craft, and Vorieo. Call the store at (936) 221-4094 and get your tickets today!