Annual circus train coming to Essex in July
May 26, 2013
ESSEX,CT >> Experience the thrills of an Acrobat Show in the Big Top Tent and laugh along with a Punch & Judy puppet show when the annual Circus Train comes to town, July 20 and 21 and July 17 and 28.
Partake in amusement rides, have fun with clowns, and enjoy the petting zoo, live entertainment and circus food. This unique event brings a historic circus train to life and offers a fun family event right in the Connecticut River Valley at the Essex Steam Train. Tickets are available online at http://essexsteamtrain.com/circus.html.
The Essex Steam Train and riverboat launches trips every day of the week. The summer schedule features excursions Monday through Sunday, including Labor Day.
The Essex Steam Train & Riverboat will offer free rides to children ages 11 and under on Connecticut Open House Day on Saturday, June 8, when accompanied by an adult. Free children’s tickets can be claimed at the ticket booth on Open House Day. Trips depart at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.