Essex Paint, Sip + Stay

July 5th through August 25th
Friday, Saturday and Sunday Stay-overs

Located just a short walk from us in a historic restored bank building up Main Street, Essex Paint and Sip is a paint bar where patrons create a painting, led by talented local artists through the entire process from start to finish. Enjoy an entertaining evening, creating your own “masterpiece” while sipping wine and beer from “the vault”. All skill levels welcome! Fun for singles, couples, girlfriend getaways…

Package includes:

  • An overnight stay in one of our charming standard rooms*
  • Admission for two to a guided paint night at Essex Paint and Sip
  • Continental Breakfast for Two



July 5th through August 25th – Friday and Saturday, $310, Sunday, $270

*Room upgrades are available for an additional charge.

While the “official” painting event lasts for 2.5 hours, Essex Paint and Sip opens its doors at 6:30 pm on Friday and Saturday evenings: brushes meet canvas at 7:00 pm. On Sundays, doors open at 3:30 pm with painting beginning at 4:00 pm. For more information on painting selections and availability, please visit Reservations for Essex Paint and Sip event will be made by The Griswold Inn at time of booking room reservation.