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Alfresco Thursdays in Essex Village


Support local businesses while safely enjoying Essex Village every Thursday evening. Alfresco Thursday is the perfect night out for you and your friends. Enjoy outdoor dining, shopping, yoga, music and more all in Essex during Alfresco Thursday!

With numerous outdoor and dockside dining options dinner will be a breeze. Olive Oyl's, Carlson’s Landing, The Griswold Inn and Siren all have fantastic outdoor dining options to accommodate your group. There will also be a popup on the Main Street Green featuring lobster rolls from The Essex. 

Retail store will be open until 8pm with sidewalk sales and special deals for you to take advantage of. Thursdays on the Dock returns for its 11th year at the Connecticut River Museum. Enjoy a concert right beside the river while enjoying wine, beer or snacks sold by the Museum. There is also more live music at Olive Oyl's and the Melanie Carr Gallery!

Enjoy everything Essex Village has to offer all in one fantastic evening! For more information on Alfresco Thursday you can visit the Essex Board of Trade.