december, 2017

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02dec8:30 am2:00 pmSanta SpecialEssex Steam Train & Riverboat

Event Details

All aboard the Santa Special for a one-of-a-kind, daytime holiday experience. Make sure you’re camera-ready for that special moment when Santa and Mrs. Claus visit each child! Enjoy the spirit of the season as you relax with family and friends aboard festive railway cars adorned with vintage decorations.

• Tickets are $24/coach, $40/first class (individual armchair seats with cash beverage service)
• Dates are November 24-26, December 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23
• Departure times are 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. & 1 p.m.
• Reindeer Breakfast upgrade is available on Santa Special days from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. for $15 adults / $5 children (age 1-6)
• Rudolph and Pablo the Penguin will be on board to spread holiday cheer.
• Each child receives a small holiday gift from Santa’s Elves!
• Special Christmas performance by Sunny Train on November 24, 25, 26 and December 2,3,9,10,16,17, and 23, 2017. Shows are at 9:30 am, 10:00 am, 11:30 am, 12:15 pm and 1 pm.
• Write and Mail your “Letter to Santa” at Santa’s Post Office.
• Take your family pictures in Santa’s sleigh.
• Visit “Create a Card!” Station
• Enjoy Fresh baked Cookies & other Goodies in the Klaus Kitchen.

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(Saturday) 8:30 am - 2:00 pm


Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

1 Railroad Avenue, Essex, CT 06426

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