Summer Family Picnic Package – only $99!
Through August

Train and boat ride for 2 adults and 2 children, box lunches and discounted rates for extra passengers in your party.

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Birthday Party Express
July 26

Thinking about a visit? Join us for our birthday celebration and enjoy complimentary cupcakes and entertainment all day!  

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Rhythm by the Rails
August 23

New to the schedule at Essex Station this year is Rhythm by the Rails, a FREE live lawn concert series throughout the summer.

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Music on the Riverboat
July 28 | August 25

Essex Steam Train is taking our Sunset Cruises to a whole new height with Music on the Becky Thatcher! Enjoy classic Dixie music in June, Sea Shanty Night in July and Country Music Night in August. Don’t miss the fun!

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Thar’ Be Pirates!
August 2 and 3

“The Saybrook Swashbucklers,” that nefarious band of pirates known to troll the CT River, sail alongside and come on board The Becky Thatcher Riverboat.

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Sunset, Cigar & Whiskey Cruise

Join an exclusive group of cigar and whiskey enthusiasts aboard our vintage train and Becky Thatcher riverboat for a sunset cruise along the Connecticut River. Sample each of our three signature premium whiskeys accented with a hand-rolled, CT-wrapped cigar.

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