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Antique and Classic Boat Show Connecticut River Museum Essex

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

The Antique Classic Boat Show will be held on July 13th from 9 am to 4:30 pm at the Connecticut River Museum in Essex. The Southern New England Chapter (SNEC) of The Antique and Classic Boat Society will present the 35th annual “Mahogany Memories” boat show on the grounds and docks of the Connecticut River Museum. Admission is free. The show will feature numerous examples of the finest classic wooden and fiberglass boats commonly seen in this area during the…

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Taco & Tequila Cruise Essex Steam Boat

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Taco and Tequila Cruise will be held on July 25th at 6pm to 9 pm at the Essex Steam Boat. It’s time for some Tacos, Tequila and Tunes on Thursday July 25 aboard the Tacos & Tequila Cruise! Ride our vintage train pulled by our antique diesel locomotive to our riverboat where you will enjoy one of our Signature Margaritas (choice of Summer Melon or John’s House), a taco bar and other light food and live music. Additional beverages…

Taco & Tequila Cruise Essex Steam Train and Riverboat

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Taco and Tequila Cruise will be held on July 25th from 6 pm to 9 pm on the Essex Steam Train and Riverboat in Essex. It’s time for some Tacos, Tequila and Tunes on Thursday July 25 aboard the Tacos & Tequila Cruise! Ride our vintage train pulled by our antique diesel locomotive to our riverboat where you will enjoy one of our Signature Margaritas (choice of Summer Melon or John’s House), a taco bar and other light food…

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.

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…

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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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