Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Join us for an unforgettable night of great dinner theater on the water! Be part of the show and solve a murder mystery. Get ready for a dinner buffet “to die for,” music, dancing and more. ALWAYS an early sell out so book your reservations today!

Each cruise date features a different show with a new and exciting mystery to solve.

Saturday, June 22

Departs Charter Oak Landing, Hartford

Matinee Lunch Show ($65): 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM (Boarding at 11:00 AM)
Dinner Show ($85): 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (Boarding at 6:30 PM)

“Deadly Inheritance”

The matriarch of a wealthy family is gravely ill and wishing to settle her estate. First, her long lost younger son must be declared officially dead. That’s where the fun begins! Join in as you and the other intensely greedy relatives gather to memorialize “Little Dickie” and battle for position to receive the lion’s share of the family’s $13 billion fortune. Be careful at this gathering, however, the next memorial could be for you.

book lunch
Book Dinner

Saturday, August 17

Departs Eagle Landing State Park, Haddam

Matinee Lunch Show ($65): 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM (Boarding at 11:00 AM)
Dinner Show ($85): 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (Boarding at 6:30 PM)

“Homestyle Homicide”

The Freagan Family Reunion – Come a runnin’, cousins, ’cause it’s time again for the annual family reunion and the whole Freagan family is gonna be there! We’re gonna have vittles, singin’, hooting’ and hollerin’, and, of course, no family gathering would be complete without the annual pig-calling contest! Dang, you might even whin abig ol’ slop bucket full of money! Yee Haw! Best watch your step on the farm this year, though. Pa’s been hitting the moonshine a might too hard and is about to lose the farm to that no good snake, Beauregard Hogwallerin! When the girls find out, somebody could end up on the barbecue!

book lunch
Book Dinner

Saturday, Nov. 16

Departs Harbor Park Landing, Middletown

Matinee Lunch Show ($65): 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM (Boarding at 11:00 AM)
Dinner Show ($85): 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (Boarding at 6:30 PM)

“Big Louie and the Gang That Couldn’t Think Straight”

You and the rest of the Bangalone Gang are in deep trouble. Big Louie’s been beaned by a bocci ball and now he ain’t thinking so good. The gang’s got to figure out what to do before arch rival gang leader “Muscles” Marinara has you rubbed out. You better move fast. Word on the street is that ruthless hitman and master of disguise, Jake “The Weasel”, is on the way.

book lunch
Book Dinner


Main Course

Beef Medallions with Chef’s Signature Sauce · Stuffed Chicken
Roasted Potatoes · Noodles Jefferson
Vegetable Medley · Rolls and Butter
LKC Signature Salad


Hot Apple Crisp · Cream Puffs
Snickerdoodle Cookies

Drink Specials

$7 Bloody Mary · $5 Draft Beer
$6 House Wine

**Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

Prices are per person and do not include departure fee or sales tax.
Reservations are non-refundable, rescheduling is restricted.
Menus and prices are subject to change.
No outside food or beverages permitted.

Presented by Essex Steam Train and Riverboat and Acme Mystery Company