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.

May
23
Tue
Commissioning Anniversary Ceremony, May 23 @ Battleship New Jersey
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Commissioning Anniversary Ceremony, May 23 @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States
Join World War II and USS New Jersey veteran Charles Owens as he shares his experience aboard the Big J during a ceremony on the forecastle for the 74th Anniversary of the Commissioning of the USS New Jersey.
 The public is invited to attend this ceremony, which will take place at 10am on May 23.  There will also be music and cake for all guests.
Aug
10
Sat
WWII Victory Day BBQ Lunch & Dance @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
WWII Victory Day BBQ Lunch & Dance @ Battleship New Jersey

The WWII Victory Day BBQ Lunch and Dance will take place on the fantail (tented rear deck) of the Battleship.

This year’s event will feature the 1940 sounds of Drew Nugent & the Midnight Society Band, as well as the dancing of the Olde City Sweethearts.

Guests who purchase a lunch ticket cannot only enjoy a delicious BBQ on the fantail with a cash bar,dance to 40s music, but they also get a Fire Power tour of the Battleship! In addition to the 16-inch gun turrets and other amazing spaced along the tour, you’ll also get to check out WWII artifacts in the Officers’ Wardroom and meet WWII re-enactors throughout the ship!

Watch the Battleship‘s Quad 40 gun and 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. 

Tickets are $30 for adults and $24 for children 16 and under. For tickets, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 x108. .

Mar
8
Mon
Tonight’s (Mon., Mar. 8) Blitz Video: Becoming a Navy Ship Museum @ Battleship New Jersey
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Tonight's (Mon., Mar. 8) Blitz Video: Becoming a Navy Ship Museum @ Battleship New Jersey

Many of the Battleship’s most frequently asked questions are about why we, the museum, do things a certain way, and many times the answer is because the Navy told us to do it that way, find all the details of that agreement here.

Watch at 7pm EST on www.youtube.com/battleshipnewjersey

Please donate to help the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial, at www.battleshipnewjersey.org/blitz