FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

EVENT DATE / TICKETS:

Q:  WHEN IS THE EVENT?

A:  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2018

Q:  WHAT ARE THE TICKET PRICES?

A:  GEN. ADMISSION - $130  |   VIP - $190

Q:  WHEN WILL TICKETS GO ON SALE?

A:  TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE FOR SALE NOW.  PURCHASE HERE ---->>> TICKETS

Q:  HOW DO I GET ON YOUR EMAIL LIST?

A:  CLICK HERE ----->>>  SIGN UP FORM. OUR SIGN UP FORM IS LOCATED ON OUR "EVENT" PAGE

Q:  IS THERE A LIMIT TO THE NUMBER OF TICKETS I CAN PURCHASE AT ONE TIME?

A:  

DUE TO THE LIMITED CAPACITY ALLOWED ON THE YACHT, WE HAVE TO LIMIT ONLINE TICKET PURCHASES TO 2 PER PERSON.  THIS IS A SOUGHT AFTER EVENT SO WE HIGHLY SUGGEST THAT YOU MAKE SURE TO CHECK YOUR EMAILS FOR THE ANNOUNCEMENT ON MAY 31ST.  AGAIN IF YOU ARE NOT ON OUR EMAIL LIST, YOUR CHANCES TO GET VIP TICKETS ARE SLIM. 

Q:  WHAT DO I GET FOR MY TICKETS?

A:  

BOTH THE VIP AND GEN. ADMISSION (GA) TICKETS COME WITH SUNDAY BRUNCH, OPEN BAR, AND A SWAG BAG OF CIGARS AND GOODIES. THE VIP EXPERIENCE INCLUDES BRUNCH, OPEN BAR AND SWAG BAG IN ADDITION TO:

  • FIRST SEATING AT BRUNCH SERVICE WITH OUR HOST JONATHAN DREW AND THE DREW ESTATE CREW;

  • ACCESS TO JONATHAN DREW'S SPECIAL MEET & GREET TO RECEIVE HIS SPECIAL EVENT CIGARS WITH AUTOGRAPH;

  • EXCLUSIVE ACCESS TO THE VIP ONLY SPONSORED PREMIUM SPIRITS BAR.  

Q:  CAN I BRING MY PET AND/OR  CHILD?

A: 

THIS EVENT IS A STRICT 21 AND OVER ONLY ENTRY DUE TO ALCOHOL AND CIGAR LAWS AND NO PETS ARE ALLOWED ON THE YACHT.  THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS OR ENTRY FOR ANYONE THAT IS UNDER 21 WITH A TICKET. A VALID STATE ISSUED ID WILL BE REQUIRED AT REGISTRATION

HOTEL & DOCK INFORMATION:

Q:  WHERE IS THE EVENT LOCATED?

A:  MIAMI, FLORIDA

Q:  WHERE WILL THE YACHT BE DOCKING FOR GUESTS TO BOARD?

A:  

OUR HOST YACHT, THE BISCAYNE LADY, WILL DOCK CONVENIENTLY BEHIND OUR HOST HOTEL, THE MARRIOTT BISCAYNE BAY LOCATED AT:  1633 NORTH BAYSHORE DRIVE, MIAMI, FLORIDA 33132

Q:  HOW DO I RESERVE MY HOTEL ROOM?

A:  CLICK HERE ----->>> BOOK MY ROOM

Q:  WILL THERE BE TRANSPORTATION PROVIDED TO THE DOCK?

A:  TRANSPORTATION IS NOT NECESSARY. THE DOCK WHERE YOU WILL BOARD IS LOCATED BEHIND THE HOST HOTEL FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE.

Q:  CAN WE SMOKE AT THE HOTEL?

A:  UNFORTUNATELY, THE HOST HOTEL IS A NON-SMOKING FACILITY. THERE ARE LOCATIONS OFF HOTEL GROUNDS THAT ARE CIGAR FRIENDLY.

YACHT INFORMATION:

Q:  WHERE ON THE YACHT CAN WE SMOKE?

A:  

THE BISCAYNE LADY HAS A ROOFTOP DECK THAT WILL HOST THE DJ AND SOME SEATING FOR YOU TO ENJOY A CIGAR AND THE VIEWS OF MIAMI. YOU CAN ALSO SMOKE ON THE BOW AND PORT SIDE AS WELL AS THE WALKWAYS LOCATED ON BOTH SIDES OF THE YACHT. 

Q:  WHAT TIME DO WE BOARD?

A:  

BOARDING TIME BEGINS AT 11:30 AM WITH A CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION. THE YACHT LEAVES THE DOCK AT NOON.  WE RETURN TO THE HOTEL  DOCK AT 3:30 PM, EVENT ENDS AT 4 PM

Q:  HOW IS BRUNCH ON THE YACHT SERVED?

A:  

WE WILL HOST 3 BRUNCH SERVICES. THE BRUNCH IS BUFFET STYLE WITH THE YACHT STAFF SERVING AT EACH STATION. THE BRUNCH SERVICE SCHEDULE IS AS FOLLOWS (TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE):

  • NOON - 12:45 PM - VIP SERVICE

  • 1 PM - 1:45 PM - GEN. ADMISSION GROUP 1

  • 2 PM - 2:45 PM - GEN. ADMISSION GROUP 2

Q:  WHAT IS SERVED AT BRUNCH?

A:  

BRUNCH INCLUDES:

  • TROPICAL FRESH FRUIT DISPLAY

  • FRESH ASSORTED BREAD AND PASTRIES

  • IMPORTED SMOKED SALMON SERVED WITH HERB CREAM CHEESE, SLICED TOMATOES, BERMUDA ONIONS PAIRED WITH CAPERS

  • WARM BELGIAN WAFFLES WITH SLICED STRAWBERRIES AND WHIPPED SWEET CREAM

  • OVEN ROASTED NEW AND SWEET POTATOES DRIZZLED WITH AIOLI, FRESH HERBS, SEA SALT AND FRESH GROUND PEPPER

  • WARM PASTA SALAD OF SAUTEED VEGETABLE MELANGE TOSSED WITH RIGATONI, FRESH MIXED HERBS & RASBERRY VINAIGRETTE

  • MEDLEY OF SALAD GREENS TOPPED WITH CARAMELIZED PECANS, CRUMBLED ROQUEFORT CHEESE, & BALSAMIC VINAIGRETTE

  • CARVING STATION

  • ASSORTED QUICHE

  • HICKORY SMOKED BACON

  • UNLIMITED CHAMPAGNE / MIMOSA SERVICE

Q:  CAN I BRING ALCOHOL ON THE YACHT?

A:   

NO, WE WILL PROVIDE A PREMIUM OPEN BAR SERVICE ON BOARD THE YACHT.  EVERYONE BOARDING THE YACHT IS SUBJECT FOR SEARCH BY OUR SECURITY SERVICE. 

Q:  CAN I BRING CIGARS ON THE YACHT?

A:  

YOU ARE WELCOME TO BRING CIGARS ON BOARD THE YACHT AS YOU WILL HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO DONATE CIGARS TO THE CIGARS FOR WARRIORS CHARITY IN SUPPORT OF OUR ACTIVE DUTY BOTL AND SOTL'S SERVING OVERSEAS. KEEP IN MIND THAT YOU WILL RECEIVE A SWAG BAG FILLED WITH PREMIUM CIGARS FROM OUR INVITED SPECIAL INDUSTRY GUESTS. 

Q:  WHAT CIGARS WILL BE IN OUR SWAG BAG?

A:  

WE WILL ANNOUNCE CIGAR SELECTION AS WE GET CLOSER TO THE EVENT DATE. CIGAR BRANDS ARE MAKING DECISIONS AS TO WHICH CIGAR THEY WISH TO INCLUDE FOR YOUR ENJOYMENT.

Q:  WILL WE HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO MEET OUR FAVORITE CIGAR MANUFACTURERS?

A:   

YES, WE HAVE INVITED SOME OF THE ICONS OF THIS INDUSTY TO JOIN US. WE WILL ANNOUNCE OUR LIST OF SPCIAL GUESTS AS WE GET CLOSER TO THE EVENT DATE. THIS EVENT IS DESIGNED FOR THE CONSUMER IN MIND SO YOU WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE A DRINK AND A SMOKE WITH YOUR FAVORITE CIGAR CELEBRITY WHO IN TURN ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO MEETING YOU AT THIS EXTREMELY SOCIALLY UNIQUE EVENT. 

Q:  WILL THERE BE ENTERTAINMENT ON THE YACHT?

A:  YES, MUSIC WILL BE PROVIDED BY A DJ PLAYING ALL YOUR FAVORITE MUSIC. DJ NAME TBA. 

Q:  WHAT IF I MISS THE BOAT?

A:  

WE PROVIDE EVERYONE 30 MINUTES TO BOARD THE YACHT. IF YOU ARE NOT AT THE DOCK BY 11:30 TO BOARD AND WE LEAVE THE DOCK AT NOON, THERE IS NO TURNING BACK TO GET YOU. REFUNDS WILL NOT BE ISSUED.

MISCELLANEOUS:

Q:  I AM ARRIVING ON FRIDAY, THE 19TH, CAN YOU TELL ME WHAT OTHER EVENTS ARE GOING ON THAT WEEKEND?

A:   

AS WE GET CLOSER TO OCTOBER, WE WILL PROVIDE YOU A LIST OF EVENTS THAT WE CAN RECOMMEND VIA THIS WEBSITE. THERE ARE A NUMBER OF CIGAR LOUNGES IN THE AREA THAT ONE CAN VISIT WITHIN 5 MILES OF THE HOTEL. 

Q:  WHAT DOES "HERF" MEAN?

A:  HERF IS A CIGAR TERM USED TO DESCRIBE A GATHERING OF PEOPLE ENJOYING CIGARS; A CIGAR PARTY

Q:  HOW OFTEN DO YOU SEND AN E-NEWSLETTER?

A:  WE DO OUR BEST TO EMAIL OUR E-NEWSLETTER WEEKLY.  ​

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