Wedding Ceremonies

Oliver Jensen Gallery

The Perfect Indoor Ceremony Space

Gallery Empty
The Oliver Jensen Gallery is a bright 1,000 square foot private room featuring wooden floors and white walls adorned with rotating art and photograph exhibits. The gallery is an ideal space for ceremonies with up to 110 guests. This $500 option includes:

  • Up to 110 padded back/bottom chairs (set up included)
  • Center aisle for wedding party processional
  • Sound system with speakers & microphone (works with iPod)
  • Floorplan online here
  • Wedding reception information here

River Valley Junction Hall

Large Indoor Ceremony Space

RVJ Setup - Christmas Function
River Valley Junction Hall is perfect for a larger ceremony of 110-200 people. With 2,100 square feet of open space this $600 option includes:

  • Up to 200 padded back/bottom chairs (set up included)
  • Center aisle for wedding party processional
  • Sound system with speakers, microphone (works with iPod)
  • Floorplan online here
  • Wedding reception information here

South Lawn at Essex Station

The Perfect Outdoor Ceremony Space

South Lawn
The South Lawn at Essex Station is a grass field nestled in between the Yellow Label Store red barn and large trees with natural leaf canopies. Historic train equipment serves as the back drop. Standing ceremony can accommodate up to 200 people. This $400 option includes:

  • Sound System with speakers, microphone (works with iPod)
  • Wedding reception information here

Becky Thatcher Riverboat

A Unique Wedding Destination

Becky Thatcher Charter
The MV Becky Thatcher is a 70′ Mississippi-style riverboat that comfortably holds 220 passengers for sightseeing cruises, 150 people for a cocktail reception or 66 guests for a sit-down dinner. This classic vessel includes 3 decks:

  • Main Deck: Carpeted. Cocktail bar forward, restrooms and stairwell located aft. Moveable seating; windows roll down for inclement weather.
  • Second Deck: Carpeted. Stairwell to top deck located aft. Moveable seating and windows.
  • Third Deck: Open promenade deck with a view of the stars.

Download Becky Thatcher deck plans to plan your event or function.

Add-on items available:

  • Rehearsal time $100 / 2 hours (based on availability)
  • White ceremony chairs $4.00 each (minimum of 100)
  • 30’ x 30’ Tent for outside ceremony $600.00

For additional information, questions, or to arrange your wedding / reception, please contact Pam Amodio at 860-767-0103  ext. 217 or via email Events@essexsteamtrain.com