The Battleship New Jersey hosts many private and public events on the ship.
Check out what public events are coming up on our calendar.
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.
Guests can see the stars from the decks of the Battleship! You’ll also see planets and some satellites too! The Battleship will be one of the sites of The Philadelphia Science Festival’s Citywide Star Party on Friday, April 28 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. See the stars, planets and satellites through telescopes on the forecastle (forward deck) of the Battleship during this free event. Parking on Clinton St. will also be free.
Michael Rooker, star of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and The Walking Dead, will be visiting the Battleship New Jersey this coming Friday, June 2nd at 11 a.m. to fire off the 5-inch portside (Philadelphia-side) gun on the deck of the Battleship New Jersey. Rooker is appearing this weekend at the Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Rock out on the Battleship with bands on the ship’s fantail (tented rear deck) throughout the day on Saturday, Sept. 23.
Bands scheduled to perform are Aftershock, Glowin Green, Sara James & the Hess Brothers, Rock University, Stone Groove, Mantis, South 47 and more! We’ll also have food concessions and bar service for adults! The event will being at 10am and run throughout the day to 10pm.
Tickets are just $25 per person and proceeds will go to the Sara James Music Foundation and the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial. Guests attending the Rock the Boat tickets can also experience a Fire Power self-guided tour of the Battleship for just $10 per person. Tour tickets will be available for purchase on the fantail during the show.
For tickets, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 108 or buy at the Battleship’s Ticket Office any day during tour hours and throughout the day on Sept. 23.
Sink some for the Battleship! Our annual golf tournament will take place on Monday, Sept. 25 at Pennsauken Country Club, Pennsauken, NJ. Cocktails, dinner and great prizes. There will once again be a morning session and an afternoon session. Greens fee is a $185 donation per golfer. Partnerships, including hole sponsorships and banners, are available.
For more information, call 866-877-6262 ext. 144 or email email@example.com.
Help a child in the area enjoy a nicer Christmas! The Battleship is partnering with the US Marine Corps Reserves “Toys for Tots” Program. People who bring in a new toy or game to donate to Toys for Tots can get a 20% discount off their tour purchase. The program will run through Dec. 21. So bring in your new toys and games, and give a child in the area a better Holiday Season!
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!
Help a needy family in our community have a nicer Holiday Season. The Battleship has joined forces with the US Marine Corps Reserve by participating in their annual Toys for Tots program, now through Dec. 19. Bring in a new toy or game for an area family and you’ll get a 20% discount on a Fire Power Tour of the World’s Greatest Battleship! Toys and games can be dropped off in the Toys for Tots Box in the Battleship’s Visitors Center.
Thanks and have a Happy Holiday Season!