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Beer & Brats Onboard the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

Brats and Beer Cruise with Essex Steam Train & Riverboard

August 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Its the “Three B” cruise! Beer, Bratwurst, and Beautiful Summer Surf on the Connecticut River Thursday August 1 aboard the Brats & Beer Cruise. Ride our vintage train pulled by our antique diesel locomotive to our riverboat to enjoy tastings of carefully selected craft beers and a buffet of brats while listening to great live music.

Thar Be Pirates!!! Legendary Rogues, Scoundrels, and Renegades Essex

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Thar Be Pirates!!! Legendary Rogues, Scoundrels, and Renegades will be held on August 10th from 6 pm to 9:30 pm at the Essex Steam Train and River Boat. Ahoy and Avast Ye! Let us show you a wicked good time as you join the crew of the notorious Captain Kidd for an exclusive adventure on the Connecticut River. Come, join a gathering of the legendary pirates of New England as they celebrate the most notorious dread pirate of them all…

Pirate Adventure on The Connecticut River

Pirate Adventure on The Connecticut River

August 14
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One event on August 21, 2019 at 12:00 am

Join the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat and enjoy a 20 minute ride on the 1920’s era Essex Steam Train as it heads to Deep River Landing on August 14th and August 21st. There we find a band of pirates who have made camp and their ship “The Becky Thatcher”. The commander of the ship, Captain Molly Bones-known as the “gem of the high seas-with a twinkle in her eye,” has been charged with teaching us all to be true…

Chocolate & Wine Cruise Essex Steam Train and Riverboat

August 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Chocolate and Wine Cruise will be held on August 22nd from 6 pm to 9:30 pm at The Essex Steam Train and Riverboat in Essex. It’s a match made in heaven and we’re bringing it to you on Thursday, June 27 as we host the Chocolate & Wine Cruise. Ride our vintage train pulled by our antique diesel locomotive to our riverboat to sample four pairings of fabulous wines and decadent chocolates. Enjoy light food throughout the evening along…

Cruise to Parrotdise Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Cruise to Parrotdise will be held on August 29th from 6 pm to 9:30 pm at The Essex Steam Train and Riverboat in Essex. It’s 5 O’Clock somewhere, right? Hop aboard the Becky Thatcher for a sunset cruise, “Keys Style”! Book your tickets for our Cruise to Parrotdise today; a tribute to Parrot Heads everywhere! Changes in Latitude will be playing your favorite Jimmy Buffett tunes all evening long while you enjoy the river winds and sip on frosty…

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Ribs & Rum Cruise Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The Ribs and Rum Cruise will be held on September 19th from 6 pm to 9 pm at the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat Essex. It’s time for some Ribs and Rum aboard the Ribs & Rum Cruise! Ride our vintage train pulled by an antique diesel locomotive to our riverboat. Onboard, you'll enjoy a Connecticut River Mai Tai signature drink, ribs, and accompanying light food. Top it off with some live music and you've got the perfect evening! Additional…


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