Weddings & Private Events

The unparalleled beauty of the Connecticut River, authentic early American architecture, and local village charm make for a spectacular and memorable setting for your destination wedding or special occasion celebration.  Private ceremonies and receptions, as well as guest lodging and other accommodations, are offered by The Connecticut River Museum, The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat and The Griswold Inn. Outdoor tented events as well as unique, indoor spaces cater to a wide array of tastes and preferences.  The below links are just a few samplings of the possibilities!

Connecticut River Museum

Essex Steam Train

The Griswold Inn


Contact Us

    Essex Board of Trade, Inc., P.O. Box 322
    Essex, CT 06426 or email