The Southeast's longest-running pipe and tobacco show!

22nd Annual Raleigh Pipe & Tobacciana Expo


Triangle Area Pipe Smokers TAPS

TAPS  is proud to announce our 22nd Annual Pipe & Tobacciana Expo, Saturday, April 6, 2019! 

Hours: 9:00am - 4:30pm
This event will be held at the NC State Fairgrounds.
Gov. James E. Holshouser Building, 1025 Blue Ridge Blvd,
Raleigh, NC 27607  
$5 entry admission at the door!
-Welcome Reception, Friday April 5th, 5:00-9:00 pm at the Ramada Inn,  1520 Blue Ridge Drive, Raleigh, NC 27607    All are welcome to join us for Pizza and Pipes.

For out of town vendors and guests our sponsor hotel is the Ramada Inn,  1520 Blue Ridge Drive, Raleigh, NC 27607 . For reservations please call  919-832-4100 and mention the code  GCPIPE19 for a discounted rate of $76 plus tax.

-Carve Your Own Pipe class to be held Friday April 5th. Instructors are local professional David Huber and John Inge. $135 includes lunch and all materials. See downloadable PDF below under APPLICATION section for vendor and pipe class registration. For more information contact  Steve Schmidt @ 

Mark your calendars, please keep an eye on this page and stay tuned!


Ranz Freehands, Ron Smith

Monjure International

John Inge, Inge Pipes

David Huber, DSH Pipes

The Pipe Tart , Sally  Gottliebson

Jim Brown,  Heisenberg Pipes

Good-As-New Estate Pipes 

Robert Lawing, Lawdog's Pipes

Smoking Pipes / Laudisi Enterprises

Amendola Family Cigar, Durham, NC

Dorie Gallagher, Estate Pipes

Dennis Congos, Estate Pipes

Daughters & Ryan , D&R Tobacco

Mason Made Pipes

Meerschaum Depot

NASPC/ The North American Society of Pipe Collectors

Perry's Pipes

Reddog Pipes


Scandanavian Tobacco Group/Lane Ltd

Silver Smoke Tampers

Duke Homestead Tobacco Museum

Barlow and Dorr Pipes

Cup  O' Joes

James Island Piper,  Don Seatter

Phillips and King International

J. Alan Pipes, Jeff Gracik

Vendor Opportunities


Click to download a PDF of the Vendor Application and the Pipe Carving Class

TAPS 2019 Info & Registration Form (pdf)



TAPS is now accepting applications for vendors for the 2019 Expo!
8' tables are available at $100/ea.
See above for application download, to reserve your spot . For more information, please contact Steve Schmidt at Phone 252-567-5472


TAPS 2019 Expo Flyer

Click button below for a downloadable PDF Flyer for the 22nd Annual Raleigh Pipe & Tobacciana Expo!

TAPS Show Flyer Ad PDF (pdf)