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Apr
28
Fri
Star Party on the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey
Apr 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Star Party on the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

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.

 

Sep
3
Sun
“America Invaded” Book Presentation and Author Meet-and-Greet @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
"America Invaded" Book Presentation and Author Meet-and-Greet @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

The Battleship New Jersey will host a presentation on the new book, “America Invaded,” with co-author Christopher Kelly in the Officers’ Wardroom from 10am to 2pm on Sunday, Sept. 3.  The event, which will include a presentation on the book, sales of the book and book signing by Mr. Kelly, can be experience for free with the purchase of a Fire Power or Turret II tour.

Mr. Kelly, a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and the former chairman of Chyron Corporation, has had a lifelong passion for military history.  He is co-author of “America Invaded” and “Italy Invades,” and the editor of “An Adventure in 1914,” a memoir of his great-grandfather’s time in Europe at the state of World War I.

Sep
23
Sat
Rock the Boat Music Fest on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Rock the Boat Music Fest on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

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.

Dec
7
Thu
75th Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 7 @ 1:45 pm – 2:45 pm
75th Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

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.

Apr
20
Fri
Star Party Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Star Party Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States
The Battleship New Jersey will participate in the annual Philadelphia Science Festival’s Citywide Star Party on Friday evening, April 20.  The ship’s forecastle (forward deck) will open at 7pm for guests to check out the skies above with a professional astronomer. Past years, guests got to see Saturn, Jupiter and an array of stars through telescopes.
  We’ll offer some snacks and beverages for guests to purchase during this free event!
  Free parking is available along Clinton St., which is on the access road that runs behind the BB&T Pavilion.
May
19
Sat
Free Tours for Active Military and Families on Armed Forces Day @ Battleship New Jersey
May 19 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Free Tours for Active Military and Families on Armed Forces Day @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

The Battleship salutes active military personnel and their families with complimentary tours of the ship on Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 19.  Experience the legendary 16-inch gun turrets, a tomahawk missile launch from the Combat Engagement Center, how life was aboard this floating city and more.  The Battleship is open for tours every day from 9:30am to 5pm.

The Battleship thanks all military personnel and their families for their service and sacrifices made for our country.

Free Tours to Active Military and Their Families for Armed Forces Day @ Battleship New Jersey
May 19 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm
Free Tours to Active Military and Their Families for Armed Forces Day @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

To celebrate Armed Forces Day, Saturday, May 19, active military personnel and their families can enjoy a complimentary tour of the Battleship New Jersey.

Climb inside the legendary 16-inch gun, watch a tomahawk missile launch in the Combat Engagement Center, learn about life on this floating city and more.  The Battleship is open for tours every day from 9:30am to 5pm.

To all our military men and women, as well as their families, thank you for your service and the sacrifices you make for our country!

Jun
2
Sat
Veteran Pet Adoption Day Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Veteran Pet Adoption Day Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Veterans can meet representatives from animal shelters throughout the Delaware Valley on the fantail of the Battleship to explore and even adopt a pet that day.  We’ll have dogs, cats and other pets for vets to meet and learn about adopting a pet.   Admission to the fantail is free to veterans.

Guests touring the Battleship that day are welcome to enter the fantail and meet the pets and animal shelter personnel.

FIRE POWER TOUR TICKETS

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