june, 2018

This is a repeating event

07jun6:00 pm9:30 pmCigar & Whiskey CruiseAn adults-only evening for cigar enthusiasts on the Becky Thatcher riverboatEssex Steam Train & Riverboat

Event Details

Join Essex Steam Train as they host a night of refined pleasures on their Cigar & Whiskey Cruise! On Thursday, June 7th & July 12th from 6:00-9:00 p.m., the Cigar & Whiskey Cruise (for adults only) will take an exclusive group of cigar enthusiasts on the Becky Thatcher riverboat for an evening of spirits, cigars, and delicious cuisine. Guests board the vintage steam train at Essex Station for a ride to Deep River Landing, where they will embark on a 2-hour sunset cruise along the Connecticut River while they sample premium whiskeys paired with a hand-rolled cigar for each passenger.

Light hors d’oeuvres will be provided and additional spirits will be available for purchase. Included in the $85 ticket price ($95 at the door) is the initial train ride to Deep River Landing, 2-hour cruise on the CT River, a hand-rolled cigar, 1/2-oz. tastings of our featured whiskeys, light fare, and an Essex Steam Train & Riverboat rocks glass. Don’t miss this unique and sophisticated experience! Visit EssexSteamTrain.com and purchase your tickets today!


(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm


Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

1 Railroad Avenue, Essex, CT 06426


Essex Steam Train & RiverboatPam Amodio, pamodio@essexsteamtrain.com, 860.767.0103 1 Railroad Avenue, Essex, CT 06420

Essex Steam Train & Riverboat1 Railroad Avenue, Essex, CT 06426The Valley Railroad Company, operating the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat, has been serving the lower Connecticut River Valley since 1971. Our company’s mission is to keep alive the rich mechanical, industrial, and transportation heritage of our state through the ongoing operation of vintage steam and diesel locomotives, passenger coaches, and the facilities and infrastructure to support these. We welcome visitors from throughout the state of Connecticut, the New England region, and from all over the world to ride our railroad, relax aboard our riverboat, and visit our unique facilities.

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