Annual Sea Jet Cruise and Dessert Showcase
. Please Note --> This is a Past Event!! .

Time and Date:

5:30 PM TO 8:00 PM


Cross Sound Ferry Services
2 Ferry Street
New London, CT 06320

Event Description:

Sunset and Sweets on the Sound
Enjoy the sights of the Long Island Sound as you eat, drink, and network aboard Cross Sound Ferry's Sea Jet 1. We will spend an evening on the water while we enjoy some tasty treats from local caterers, restaurants, and bakeries during the Chamber's 3rd annual dessert showcase "How Sweet It Is...Dessert on the Thames." Local musician John Fries will be providing ambiance as we cruise down the Thames River into Long Island Sound and cap the evening with a beautiful sunset on the water.

Dessert Showcase Competitors: 




octagon-SeaJet           Ivys-SeaJet

Hors d'ouevres by:



  • 5:30 PM: Registration and Boarding
  • 6:00 PM: Boat Departs
    • Boat will depart promptly at 6:00 PM. Please plan to arrive early!
  • 8:00 PM: Arrive Back at the New London Ferry Dock
Cost: $20 Member - $30 Non-Member
Includes ferry ride, amazing water views, hors d'oeuvres, desserts, and drinks.
Pre-registration with payment is required; walk-ins will not be admitted.

Due to capacity limits, this is a Chamber member priority event. Please contact the Chamber for more information at (860) 701-9113.

*This year's event will not include fireworks due to the cancellation of Mohegan Sun's Wild Wednesdays.
Chamber Cancellation Policy: Notice must be given at least three business days prior to the event. No shows or those unable to cancel in time will be billed. To cancel, please call the Chamber at (860) 701-9113.


Parking is available at the Water Street Parking Garage in New London, directly across the street from the ferry terminal. The parking garage rate is $6 per calendar day and is subject to change without notice. Please call (860) 443-1775 to verify parking garage rates.  

Directions to New London Ferry Dock
2 Ferry St
. New London , CT 06320

On 95 South - Take exit 84 South for downtown New London . At second light, go left onto Gov. Winthrop Blvd. Go straight over RR tracks and bear right to the ferry entrance.

On 95 North - Take exit 83 for downtown New London . At third light, go left onto Gov. Winthrop Blvd. Go straight over RR tracks and bear right to the ferry entrance.

On 395 South - Take exit 78 to Rte. 32. After the Coast Guard Academy , go left at second light onto Gov. Winthrop Blvd. Go straight over RR tracks and bear right to the ferry entrance.

From Hartford - Take Rte. 91 South to Rte. 9 South to 95 North (see 95 North above).

Alternate Route from Hartford - Rt. 2 East to Rt. 11 South to Exit 4. Left onto Rt. 82, right onto Rt. 85 to Rt. 95 North (see 95 North above).

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Event Sponsor(s):

Beecher Carlson Insurance Services, Inc.
MetroCast Communications
Cross Sound Ferry Services

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