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Come aboard the Battleship to watch a parade of boats decorated for the holiday season with music, lights and lots of fun for the entire family. For the first time ever, the parade route is extended and boats will pass the Battleship New Jersey on the Camden Waterfront! The boats will then cruise by Winterfest on Penn’s Landing and loop back around to the Independence Seaport Museum. Guests can enjoy holiday music, narration by Steve Nikazy and even food and bar concessions on the deck of the Battleship!
To come aboard for the Parade of Lights, you can take a Fire Power tour, which will be available until 5pm on Dec. 10, or make a $10 donation at the Ticket Office, open until 5:30pm on Dec. 10.
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.
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!
On Friday, March 30, families can enjoy a special price for a Fire Power Tour of the Battleship. Just $50 for families of three or four* from 10am to 2pm.
Plus, we’ll have face painting, temporary tattoos and balloon creations for all kids in the Wardroom, part of the Fire Power Tour!
To buy tickets, call 866-877-6262 ext, 108.
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!