Event dining on the Battleship New Jersey

 

The Battleship New Jersey hosts many private and public events on the ship.
Check out what public events are coming up on our calendar.

Jun
18
Sat
80’s Day at the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial
Jun 18 all-day
80's Day at the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

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!

Aug
13
Sat
WWII Victory Day Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
WWII Victory Day Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States
The Battleship will celebrate Victory in World War II with WWII re-enactors, artifacts, Big Band dancing and even an overnight!
 
The Battleship’s annual WWII Victory Day will take place on Saturday, August 13. Guests touring the Battleship can experience WWII artifacts and re-enactors on the ship, and even military vehicles on the pier. WWII activities, exlucing the lunch and dance, can be experienced with a tour of the Battleship. Any WWII re-enactor or artifacts owner who would like to participate, can email groups@battleshipnewjersey.org for more information.
 
Unfortunately, due to the excessive heat forecast, we will reschedule the Victory Lunch and Dance on the fantail to a date to be determined.  All other WWII Victory Day activities will take place. 
 
Dance and Lunch Rescheduled @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 13 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Due to the excessive heat forecasts for Saturday, August 13, we will reschedule the 1940s Dance and Lunch to another date.  That date is to be determined.

Other activities, such as WWII re-enactors, artifacts and interview sessions aboard the Battleship will still take place on Saturday, August 13 from 10am to 4pm.  All WWII activities are free with the purchase of any tour ticket.

Oct
28
Fri
Halloween Costume Party Relocated to Victor’s Pub @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 12:00 am

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.

 

Nov
11
Fri
Veterans Day Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Veterans Day Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

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.

Nov
11
Sat
Veterans Day Ceremony Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 11 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Veterans Day Ceremony Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

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.

Free Haircuts for Vets by Franco’s On Location on Veterans Day @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 11 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Free Haircuts for Vets by Franco's On Location on Veterans Day @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States
Veterans can receive a free haircut by Franco’s On Location on the pier of the Battleship on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 from noon to 3pm.
  Franco’s On Location was launched early this year.  Their custom Airstream barbering trailer is now on location throughout the area. To find out where Franco’s On Location will be, check out their website — www.francosbarbering.com.
Aug
11
Sat
WWII Victory Day on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 11 all-day
WWII Victory Day on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Come celebrate victory in World War II aboard the Battleship!  Guests touring the ship will meet WWII re-enactors, check out WWII artifacts and even enjoy 1940s-era music over the pier’s PA.  All WWII activities are free when you purchase a tour of the Battleship.

Enjoy a BBQ and Dance as we celebrate victory on the fantail (tented deck). A delicious BBQ lunch with all the fixins, cash bar and a Sinatra performance by Steve Ritrovato. Lunch tickets are $30 for adults and $24 for kids 16 and under.

For tickets to the WWII Victory BBQ Lunch and Dance, call 866-877-6262 ext 108 or get Tickets online.

Aug
10
Sat
WWII Victory Day on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 10 all-day
WWII Victory Day on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Activities

Come celebrate victory in World War II aboard the Battleship New Jersey!  Guests touring the ship will meet WWII re-enactors, check out WWII artifacts and even enjoy 1940’s-era music as we celebrate on the Fantail.  All WWII activities are free when you purchase a tour of the Battleship.

Watch the Battleship‘s Quad 40 gun & 5-inch gun “defend” the Big J from an attack by “Tora 101″ WWII planes, replicas of the Japanese Zero, at 11:30am on Saturday, Aug. 10. All part of the ship’s WWII Victory Day! Free to experience with the purchase of a tour or BBQ lunch

Lunch

Lunch tickets are $30.00 adults/ $24.00 for children 16 and under/ $20.00 BB62 Member.

Enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch with all the fixins, served: 12:00PM- 3:00PM.  Cash bar available.

For tickets to the WWII Victory BBQ Lunch and Dance, call 866-877-6262 ext 108 or get Tickets online.

Oct
10
Thu
Veterans Job Fair @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Veterans Job Fair @ Battleship New Jersey | Camden | New Jersey | United States

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

Mar
28
Sat
The USS New Jersey: An Illustrated History Presentation To Be Rescheduled @ Lewes Public Library
Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The USS New Jersey: An Illustrated History Presentation To Be Rescheduled @ Lewes Public Library
The presentation, “The USS New Jersey: An Illustrated History,” by Capt. Walt Urban Jr., USNR (Ret.), at the Lewes, DE, Library, originally scheduled for Saturday, March 28 at 1pm, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus threat.  A new date will be published in the future.