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The Battleship Blast fund raising dinner, presented by Vitarelli’s Catering, will take place on Saturday, July 2 at 6pm. Guests will enjoy a delicious dinner, appetizers, entertainment and the unique view of the fireworks over the Delaware River! Plus all proceeds will do to the on-going restoration and support of the Battleship.
Tickets are a $175 donation. Sponsorships are available. For more information or to purchase your tickets, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144.
For a memorable local and seasonal cuisine to complement a wide range of event styles, contact Vitarelli’s Catering at www.cateringbyvitarellis.com.
School groups who schedule a Fire Power guided group tour of the Battleship in February can experience a complimentary onboard class on the USS Mason, a predominantly African-American crew and an example of desegregation in the Navy.
Touch history as your guide takes your group throughout our nation’s most decorated battleship. Experience the 16-inch gun turret, the Combat Engagement Center and learn how the sailors lived aboard this floating city. Tours are $10 per person for school groups. For groups over 20 guests, for every 10 students, you’ll get one complimentary adult tour.
Schedule your tour by emailing groups@battleshipnewjersey
To celebrate Waterfront Day on Sunday, May 28, the Battleship will allow guests touring the ship that day to fire the saluting gun every hour from 10am to 5pm. Guests can enter to fire the gun at the Ticket Office of the Battleship.
The Battleship will join other attractions along both sides of the River on May 28 to celebrate the Waterfront! For more information on activities, visit https://www.spiritcruises.com/philadelphia/cruises/specialty/waterfront-day
The day will conclude with a fireworks show over the River at dusk. Guests can come aboard the Battleship to watch the fireworks for a $10 donation. The Battleship will have music, food and bar concessions for the fireworks show. The ship will open at 7pm for fireworks on May 28,
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.
Enjoy a Dietz & Watson hot dog for just $1! We are celebrating National Hot Dog Day tomorrow, Wednesday, July 19, on the Battleship New Jersey with hot dogs for $1 at the Chowline, open for lunch from 11:30am to 2pm.
Experience the Chowline as part of a tour of the World’s Greatest Battleship, open for tours every day from 9:30am to 5pm.
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 host a ceremony to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey on December 7 at 1:45pm on the Fantail. This ceremony is free for guest to attend and will feature the ceremonial casting of a rope to the Tugboat Jupiter and will conclude with the shooting of the recently installed Quad 40 Gun.
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!
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