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Talk Like a Pirate Cruise on the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

September 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

Talk Like a Pirate Cruise on the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

What better way to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day then to do exactly that while sailing aboard the Becky Thatcher Riverboat on the Connecticut River. This ADULTS ONLY adventure is sure to make you a master of Pirate Lingo. (21 and older event)

Arrive at Essex station by 5:45 p.m. for boarding and departure at 6:00 p.m. Following a short train ride to Deep River Landing, board the Becky Thatcher for a 2-hour cruise down the Connecticut River. The train brings you back to Essex Station approximately 9:00 p.m. Food and beverage will be available for purchase at the fully stocked bar (due to our liquor permit, no BYOB permitted).

Tickets are $50 in advance / $60 at the door (space available basis)


September 19, 2018
6:00 pm
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Essex Steam Train
1 Railroad Avenue
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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