Monday, September 11, 2017

Blackwall Hitch to Host “Havana Nights”: An Evening of Latin Music, Dancing and Dining

From our friends at Blackwall Hitch...

Blackwall Hitch Alexandria will host its first annual Havana Nights party on Thursday, September 28th from 8-11 PM. In partnership with Steve & Lara Swing dance company and Cape Fear Cigar Experience, the event will feature a Latin dance demonstration, dance lessons and an interactive “Cigar 101” experience.

Guests will enjoy live music, Latin-inspired cocktails and delicacies from both the restaurant’s waterfront patio and loft space, The Crow’s Nest. Come dressed in your finest Havana fashions, taste a Blackwall Hitch cigar and enjoy the evening’s festivities as follows:

• 8:00 - 9:00 PM - food, cocktails, Cigar 101 experience and photo booth fun

• 9:00 - 9:30 PM - dance demonstration and lessons

• 9:30 PM - close - dancing the night away

Tickets may be pre-purchased for $65 at or at the door for $75. A ticket includes three drinks and all you can eat food, including:

• Calle Ocho Street Cart - light and refreshing street fare

• Lechon Asado - whole roasted suckling pig

• Muy Caliente - chef crafted, hand passed Latin finger foods

• Specialty drinks - mojito bar, Cuban libre, pineapple Havana mule, grapefruit-thyme Cuban paloma

Blackwall Hitch will host several exciting events throughout the year - be the first to know by signing up for their newsletter.

Blackwall Hitch, 5 Cameron Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

About Blackwall Hitch Alexandria:
Blackwall Hitch is a coastally inspired concept that fosters a unique connection by blending locally sourced food, spirits and music. The sophisticated yet comfortable ambiance offers flexible gathering spaces for all occasions, and the menu draws upon classic American techniques with a regional twist. Guests enjoy creative cocktails, an extensive wine list and draught beer selection. Blackwall Hitch’s Old Town Alexandria, VA location opened on the Potomac River in 2015 and is led by Executive Chef Mente Lawson. Get hooked on the flavor at or by calling (703) 739-6090.

About Steve & Lara Swing:
Steve Wilder and Lara Deni are sought-after dance instructors who formed a partnership in 2016. Steve is an All-Star West Coast Swing dancer from New York known for his entertaining teaching style and nonstop social dancing. Lara began her teaching career at 15, and today is the most prominent teacher of West Coast Swing in the Virginia/DC Metro area. Learn more and sign up for classes at

About Cape Fear Cigar Experience:
Cape Fear Cigar Experience, L.L.C. is a veteran-owned company licensed to provide cigars for any event. We provide the finest selection of premium hand-made cigars to fit any palate. Whether you and your guests are seasoned cigar aficionados or new to the cigar experience, we have the cigars and the expertise to make your event memorable. Learn more at