The Battleship New Jersey hosts many private and public events on the ship.
Check out what public events are coming up on our calendar.
To celebrate the return of members of the crew of the USS New Jersey, the Battleship is sailing back to the 1980’s on June 18. We’ll have 1980s military artifacts on display in the Officers’ Wardroom, The Game Truck on the Pier for guests to play free video games from the 80’s from 10am to noon, and even 80’s music played on the ship’s PA! All 80’s activities can be experienced with the purchase of a tour of the Battleship!
The Halloween Costume Party, initially scheduled to take place on the Battleship, has been relocated to Victor’s Pub, also located on the Camden Waterfront, NJ. All tickets purchased for the party on the Battleship for this Friday evening, Oct. 28, will be accepted at Victor’s.
The Halloween Costume Party will take place from 7pm to midnight and will feature DJ and dancing, prizes, cash bar and food concessions.
The Battleship New Jersey will host a Veterans Day Ceremony on the forecastle (forward deck) of the Battleship at 11am on Friday, Nov. 11. The keynote speech will be given by WWII Navy veteran and Battleship volunteer John Quinesso. Our National Anthem and TAPS will be performed by bugler and volunteer Nan LaCourte and we will also cast a wreath into the Delaware River in memory of all veterans who have passed.
The Veterans Day Ceremony is free to all guests to attend.
The Battleship New Jersey will honor and remember all our veterans with a ceremony on the forecastle (forward deck) on Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11 at 11am. This free ceremony will feature keynote speakerBruce Heilman, a WWII Marine veteran and National Spokesman for The Greatest Generation Foundation. Capt. Walt Urban, USN (ret), the Battleship’s Military Liaison Officer and Chairman of the Board of Trusttees, will serve as MC. The ceremony will end with the casting of a memorial wreath upon the Delaware River to remember all veterans who have passed.
The Battleship will also allow vets to tour the ship that day for any donation amount. Just check in at the Battleship’s Ticket Office for a Fire Power self-guided tour for whatever donation you can make. Tours will be available from 9:30am to 3pm on Saturday, Nov. 11.
Further, the Battleship will host a Veterans Classic Car Show on the pier from noon to 3pm. Guests touring the Battleship are welcome to check out the vehicles.
The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial has joined forces with Adventure by Disney to offer a unique trip to Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. A percentage of every trip reserved will be donated to the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial on the Camden Waterfront, NJ.
During this 12 days, 11 nights trip, from July 22, 2018 through August 2, 2018, you’ll discover the beauty and magic of Southeast Asia through the splendor of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Filled with history and tradition, these countries offer their own natural beauty, artistic elegance and philosophies of living that permeate everything from their martial arts and religious practices to their regional cuisine.
Adventures by Disney does not merely show you the majesty and beauty of these countries, but their trained Adventure Guides will emerge you in the regional culture and lifestyle.
Study with a Tai Chi Master and Visit Hanoi
Practice the “mediation in motion” with a Tai Chi Master at a local park. Then, explore the Temple of Literature and the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in the bustling city of Hanoi.
Mount Phousi Hike and Orgami Rice Farm in Laos
Rise early and greet the monks before hiking up to Mount Phousi – “The Holy Mountain” – to see panoramic views of Luang Prabang. Then visit an organic rice farm and discover how to farm a rice paddy.
Tuk-Tuk Temple Treasure Hunt
Participate in a “treasure hunt” while exploring the temples of Angkor Archaeological Park on a tuk-tuk – an airy covered cart pulled by a motorcycle.
Cooking Class in Hoi An
Visit Hoi An’s vibrant central market with a chef to learn about the regional fresh ingredients you’ll use for your private Vietnamese cooking class!
UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Explore Angkor Archeological Park, Luang Prabang and Hoi An, with their unique beauty and significance to Southeast Asia and the world – all named UNESCO World Heritage Sites!
For more information or to reserve your ticket to this exciting Adventures by Disney vacation, call Galaxsea Cruies and Tours at 732-613-8444. The travel professionals of Galaxsea will handle all your travel and accommodations throughout the trip. You just enjoy this amazing experience!
Veterans can meet over 30 employees on the historic fantail (tented rear deck) of the Battleship! Free lunch for all applicants! Free parking in Lot #1, across from the BB&T Pavilion. Use the Clinton St. entrance. We’ll also provide free shuttle service to take you from the parking lot to the Battleship Pier.
Job seekers can register at www.delawarevalleyveterans.com