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.

WMGK 2022 Brew Blast @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
WMGK 2022 Brew Blast @ Battleship New Jersey

Join the 102.9 WMGK air staff for tasty craft brews and awesome views at the MGK Brew Blast on the Battleship New Jersey!

It will be a great day of craft beer sampling (over 50 beers) and live classic rock from MGK House Band, Stranger Than Normal, on the  deck of America’s most decorated battleship. All tickets include a FREE TOUR of the Battleship New Jersey.

The MGK Brew Blast is a rain or shine event. The main event area is tented. If it’s raining on Saturday, you may want to bring rain gear or an umbrella to stay dry if waiting in line to check in or to walk from the main event area to the bathrooms (about 20-50 feet from beer tent).

WMGK’s John DeBella, Matt Cord and Andre Gardner will be on board ready to talk music and beer with you. There will also be great food available for purchase. This year’s Brew Blast will feature over 50 craft beers.


  • General Admission Tickets are $50per adult.
  • Group Discount Price of $45 per person when you buy six or more tickets together.  Limited number  available.
  • ATTENTION DESIGNATED DRIVERS – There’s a Designated Driver ticket for just $20.  This  allows you entry into the event but you will not be able to consume alcohol. This ticket includes a free tour of the Battleship.  You MUST BE 21+ to enter.
  • To purchase tickets, visit https://mgkbrewblast.upcomingevents.com/wmgk


Beer line-up

This year’s line-up will include over 50 beers. Conshohocken Brewing, Ommegang, Spellbound Brewing, Tuckahoe Brewing, Blue Point Brewing, Victory, more to come!



Parking is available at the garage next to BB&T Pavilion. It is a short walk from the parking garage to the Battleship.


Social Media

If you’re posting about going  to the Brew Blast on social media or posting pictures of the event while there, make sure you tag @WMGK and/or use the hashtag #MGKBrewBlast .


Getting There Without Driving

  • Riverlink Ferry: Those coming from Philadelphia can take the Riverlink Ferry to the Entertainment Center stop and take a short walk directly to Battleship NJ from the parking lot.
  • Riverline Light Rail Train: Ride NJ TRANSIT’s River LINE to the Battleship! Exit at Entertainment Center and walk around the Susquehanna Bank Center. For information, rates and schedules visit https://www.njtransit.com/trip-planner-to or call 973-275-5555.
  • PATCO: If taking PATCO from Philadelphia or within NJ, you can take PATCO to the Broadway Station/Walter Rand Transportation Center stop. You can purchase a ticket and get on the Riverline Light Rail Train and take that to the Entertainment Center/BB&T Pavilion stop. Once off the train you can walk around the Susquehanna Bank Center (about 2 or 3 minute walk) to the Battleship.
Halloween Treats at the Battleship This Weekend @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 29 @ 10:00 am – Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm
Halloween Treats at the Battleship This Weekend @ Battleship New Jersey

To celebrate Halloween, kids can enjoy treats at the Battleship Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Halloween. with a tour of the Battleship!

Candy, courtesy of Telman Hospitality, will be available in the Black Dragon Cafe.

The Battleship is open for tours from 10am to 4pm.