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.

Jul
9
Sat
Pirates Invasion of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 9 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pirates Invasion of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Arrrrr…there will be marauders and buccaneers aboard the Battleship on Saturday, July 9 from 10am to 4pm.  Meet pirates, check out pirate artifacts and displays, and even purchase some pirate merchandise!  All free to experience when you purchase a tour of the Battleship!

Pirates Ball Aboard the Battleship
Jul 9 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Pirates Ball Aboard the Battleship

Arrrrr….join pirates as we dance to the music of The Brigands on the fantail of the Battleship, Saturday, July 9 from 7:30pm to midnight.  Food concessions and a cash bar will be available.  Tickets are a $25 donation per person and just $15 for Battleship Members.  For tickets, call 866-877-6262 ext. 107.

Jul
1
Sat
Steel Beach Party on the Battleship, Sat., July 1 @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Steel Beach Party on the Battleship, Sat., July 1 @ Battleship New Jersey | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Enjoy a delicious BBQ on the fantail, courtesy of Mission BBQ!, open bar, entertainment – including the Phillies Phanatic! – and the best view of the fireworks over the Delaware River at dusk.  It’s all happening at the Steel Beach Blast on the Battleship New Jersey, Saturday, July 1 from 7pm to 10pm.

 
Most importantly, all proceeds go to the on-going restoration of the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.
 
Tickets are $175 per person and sponsorship’s are available.
 
For more information or to purchase a ticket, call 866-877-6262 ext. 144.
Sep
9
Sat
WMGK Brew Blast 2017 @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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Thanks to everyone who purchased a ticket to this year’s beer festival!  We’ll see you on the fantail from 1pm to 5pm for some great beer, music and food!he

If you want to take a tour of the Battleship — which is included with your Brew Blast ticket — we recommend you come early, around 11am – 11:30am.  The Fire Power tour is approximately 90 minutes.  Touring early will give you plenty of time to experience our nation’s most decorated battleship and be ready for beer, which will be available at precisely 1pm.

HANG WITH THE MGK DJS
WMGK’s John DeBella, Debbi Calton, Andre Gardner & Ray Koob will be on board ready to talk music & beer with you. There will also be great food available for purchase.

ATTENTION DESIGNATED DRIVERS –
All patrons entering the MGK Brew Blast event space must be 21 years or older, including Designated Drivers.

THE BEERS
This year’s line-up is here. More may be added.

Allagash, Ballast Point, Blue Moon, Boulevard, Brooklyn, Devil’s Backbone, Dogfish Head, Double Nickel, Evil Genius, Evolution, Flying Fish, Forgotten Boardwalk, Founders, Glasstown, Great Lakes, Harpoon, Heavy Seas, Lagunitas, Leinenkugel, Magic Hat, Modelo Especial , Neshaminy Creek, New Belgium, Ommegang , Owl’s Brew, Pacifico, Revolution Brewing, Saint Benjamin, Shipyard, Sly Fox, Southern Tier, Terrapin, Three3’s, Troegs, Tuckahoe, Village Idiot, Yuengling, 1911 Ciders.

PARKING
$10 parking is available at the garage next to BB&T Pavilion. It is a short walk from the parking garage to the Battleship.

GET SOCIAL
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 www.riverline.com 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.

 

 

 

 

Oct
5
Thu
Veterans Job Fair Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Veterans Job Fair Aboard the Battleship @ 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 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.  Lunch provided by Wawa. 
 
Job seekers can register at www.delawarevalleyveterans.com
Jul
14
Sat
Pirates Invasion of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Pirates Invasion of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Arrrrr…there will be marauders and buccaneers aboard the Battleship on Saturday, July 14 from 10am to 4pm.  Meet pirates, check out pirate artifacts and displays, and even purchase some pirate merchandise!  

All free to experience when you purchase a Firepower Tour of the Battleship!

Further, any little buccaneers who come dressed as a pirate — even if it’s an eye patch or pirate hat — will get 20% off the price of a tour of the Big J! Offer good Saturday, July 14 only.

Oct
20
Sat
Girls Only Overnight Encampment in October @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm
Girls Only Overnight Encampment in October @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

This night, the girls are in charge!

Your Girl Scout troop is invited to a spend a fun, educational and totally cool night aboard the Battleship New Jersey!  Our award-winning overnight encampment program features dinner and breakfast served from the chowline, a guided tour of the Battleship, and the opportunity to sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did!

Plus, girls can participate in a USO-style show, complete with performers and learn about how women helped build the Battleship during WWII.  Girl Scouts will also get a “Women Serving Our Nation” patch!

Girls Only Nights are scheduled for Saturday, October 20, 2018 and Saturday, May 18, 2019.

The Battleship’s Girls Only Night is $69 per person.  To reserve your bunks, call 866-877-6262 ext. 203.

May
18
Sat
Girls Only Overnight Encampment in May
May 18 @ 5:00 pm – May 19 @ 12:00 pm
Girls Only Overnight Encampment in May @ Camden | New Jersey | United States

This night, the girls are in charge!

Your Girl Scout troop is invited to a spend a fun, educational and totally cool night aboard the Battleship New Jersey!  Our award-winning overnight encampment program features dinner and breakfast served from the chowline, a guided tour of the Battleship, and the opportunity to sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did!

Plus, girls can participate in a USO-style show, complete with performers and learn about how women helped build the Battleship during WWII.  Girl Scouts will also get a “Women Serving Our Nation” patch!

Girls Only Nights are scheduled for Saturday, October 20, 2018 and Saturday, May 18, 2019.

The Battleship’s Girls Only Night is $69 per person.  To reserve your bunks, call 866-877-6262 ext. 203.

Jan
8
Wed
Members Night Behind-the-Scenes Tour @ Battleship New Jersey
Jan 8 @ 7:27 pm – 8:27 pm
Our next monthly Members Night will be Saturday, February 15, at 4:00 pm. The ship’s Curatorial staff will take members “behind the scenes” to areas not on the regular tour routes that could include: the secondary conn on the 08 Level, After Steering, Wardroom galley, and After Diesel. Members Night takes place the second weekend of every month.
This special tour is free for members but registration is required by February 15 and space is limited.

 To register visit: www.battleshipnewjersey.org/membersnight

Or call: (856) 966-1652 ext. 127.
Not a member yet? Join today by calling (856) 966-1652 ext. 127, or visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org/join
Apr
4
Sat
CANCELLED: Vietnam War Living History Day @ Battleship New Jersey
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
CANCELLED: Vietnam War Living History Day @ Battleship New Jersey

Since the Battleship New Jersey will be closed indefinitely due to the coronavirus, the annual Vietnam War Living History Day, originally scheduled for Saturday, April 4, has been cancelled.  We hope to reschedule this event for later this year.  However, that will depend on how long this crisis continues.

In the meantime, please stay inside and be safe.

May
5
Tue
#Giving Tuesday Now Day is May 5 @ Battleship New Jersey
May 5 @ 4:00 pm – 11:45 pm
#Giving Tuesday Now Day is May 5 @ Battleship New Jersey

Tuesday, May 5 is #Giving Tuesday Now Day

Help our nation’s most decorated ship stay afloat.  The Battleship New Jersey is closed due to the coronavirus. We want to re-open her when it’s safe for tours and more. But we need your help.

Please donate at battleshipnewjersey.org/give

Jul
11
Sun
Arrr…the Pirates are Invading the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Arrr...the Pirates are Invading the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey

Arrr…the pirates are invading the Battleship, Sunday, July 11.

Meet pirates throughout the Battleship, check out pirate artifacts, experience a cannon firing, live music, demos and more.

Guests who dress like a pirate for their tour will get a 20% discount on their tour of the Battleship on July 11!

Pirate activities on Sunday, July 11, are free when you purchase a tour of the Battleship!

  • Pirates fans can also get 20% off a Fire Power tour of the Battleship from now through July 11 when you show your ticket stub from visiting Pirates at Adventure Aquarium.