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Posted by Ana Cuenca on Sep 27, 2016

Destination Cuenca, a Monthly Event with Live Music at Cuenca Cigars of Downtown Hollywood Artwalk

Cuenca Cigars of Hollywood, a family-owned and operated cigar shop, is excited to announce the return of Destination Cuenca. This highly anticipated monthly event occurs every third Saturday from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, offering an enchanting experience for cigar aficionados and enthusiasts alike. As we enter the winter season, prepare to be captivated by a wonderful evening filled with captivating entertainment and the enchanting melodies of the world-renowned Oriente Band. Join us as we embark on this delightful journey of music and celebration.

Destination Cuenca is a collaborative effort with the Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk, an event currently sponsored by the City of Hollywood on the third Saturday of every month. With Cuenca Cigars joining the festivities, this already successful event gets an added infusion of culture and flair, featuring an artisan market with pop-up shops. The charming sidewalk patio at Cuenca Cigar will set the perfect stage for Destination Cuenca, where an enthusiastic crowd of relaxed patrons and cigar aficionados will indulge in fine cigars, enjoy artist showcases, and meet local artists. They will groove to the toe-tapping beats of live music on the main stage and enjoy cultural entertainment. Each month, Destination Cuenca will proudly feature a different cigar manufacturer, giving them a platform to showcase their latest and best-selling lines of cigars. To top it all off, the evening will include an exquisite wine tasting experience. Additionally, the event includes a guided walking tour of the award-winning Downtown Hollywood Mural Project, providing insights into the art and artists involved.

Cuenca Cigars of Hollywood officials are highly optimistic that this event will be a resounding success. “Destination Cuenca” serves as yet another compelling reason for visitors to explore Downtown Hollywood, FL, especially during the Downtown Hollywood ArtWalk. Our vision is for patrons to consider Hollywood, FL as their ultimate evening destination, benefiting from its vibrant dining scene on Hollywood Boulevard and Harrison Street, and now seamlessly transitioning to the remarkable experience at Destination Cuenca. As Ana Cuenca, the store owner and avid cigar enthusiast, puts it, “After indulging in the array of culinary delights offered by the local dining establishments, we offer the perfect next-stop on your itinerary.” It’s no wonder that Downtown Hollywood, FL is already a fashionable hotspot, and we aim to build on that energy.

This shop and lounge sets itself apart from the typical “man cave” cigar stores. It’s not just a place to grab a cigar to smoke at home; it’s a destination where people of all backgrounds can come together to enjoy great live music, cultural entertainment, and a memorable night out enjoying art. At Cuenca Cigars of Hollywood, you’ll find groups of men, women, and couples thoroughly enjoying themselves any given night, whether they are participating in a mural tour, gallery tour, or guided tour. It’s an experience that should be on everyone’s calendar - a truly unmissable affair. Let Cuenca be your next destination.

Cuenca Cigars of Hollywood offers a diverse range of both domestic and imported pilsners, ales, and ciders, along with opportunities for vintage shopping. Moreover, their wine selection is truly unparalleled, making it a perfect stop for those attending events in Fort Lauderdale. Their shelves consistently feature an extensive collection of wines from renowned regions such as California, Italy, Chile, Spain, and Australia. Whether you prefer to savor your wine by the bottle or by the glass, Cuenca Cigars has got you covered. Feel free to explore their online store for a glimpse of their exquisite cigar selection.

About Cuenca Cigars of Hollywood

The store and lounge have been a destination for many for nearly ten years. Cuenca Cigars of Hollywood will soon be celebrating their 10-year anniversary. The success of this location is based on the true relationships the owners have with their clientele, coupled with their massive humidor selection of the world’s finest cigars. The family that owns and operates Cuenca Cigars of Hollywood is hands-on, and their commitment to their local and seasonal patrons is the number one priority. When people visit Cuenca Cigars of Hollywood, they feel at home and instantly become regulars.

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What foods go well with cigars?

Smoking cigars is best enjoyed on a full stomach. It doesn't require a heavy meal; even a good breakfast suffices. This practice enhances the taste of cigars.

What to eat before smoking a cigar?

For mild to medium cigars, pair with fish, chicken, or pork based on the smoke's intensity. Opt for steak when indulging in full-bodied cigars.

Why do cigars and coffee go together?

Cigars and coffee are timeless traditions. It was a common practice to bond with your dad, discussing various topics over a cup of coffee and a fine cigar.

Is it safe to walk around Cuenca Cigars?

Certainly! Cuenca Cigars is in Downtown Hollywood's heart, enveloped by eateries, cafes, and bars. The area is bustling and lively, typically active until 2 a.m., with certain establishments extending their hours until 4 a.m.

Where is the Hollywood Art Walk?

Explore the vibrant art scene on the Art Walk, which includes a guided walking tour of the award-winning Downtown Hollywood Mural Project and visits to various galleries in Downtown Hollywood. These guided tours, known as Art Walking tours, offer a blend of artistic experiences. Complete your visit with live music at Cuenca Cigars.