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Privateers’ Bash

February 24 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The 2018 Privateers’ Bash will be February 24th.

6:30-10:00 pm

AARRGH! If you are looking for a fun and lively way to let off a bit of winter steam, gather your crew and make plans to head out to the Privateers’ Bash.  All are invited to come in costume (costumes not required) and relive Riverfront history at the eleventh annual Bash, a playful nod to the privateers who made their wealth by relieving foreign ships of their valuable cargo during the War of 1812.  Join the Free Men of the Sea for grog, grub, music and dancing will fill the exhibit galleries from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm.

Funds raised from this event support the Connecticut River Museums’ programs and exhibitions.

Privateer’s tickets are $50, and two can be bought together for $85.  $75 Commodore’s ticket with complimentary unlimited drink glass also available.

Tickets Available Now!


February 24
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Contact Us


Essex Board of Trade, Inc., P.O. Box 322
Essex, CT 06426 860-767-3904 or email message@experienceessex.com