Jun
14
Wed
Flag Day Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 14 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Flag Day Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Celebrate Flag Day, Thursday, June 14 aboard the Battleship. All guests touring the Battleship will get a mini US flag.

Between 10am and 1pm, guests can bring aboard their torn and tattered American flags to the Battleship and the Camden County Council American Legion/Sons of Legion will inspect and take the flags for a proper disposal.

 

Jun
30
Fri
Watch the Fireworks Aboard the Battleship, Friday, June 30th @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Watch the Fireworks Aboard the Battleship, Friday, June 30th @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Experience the fireworks show over the Delaware River on Friday night, June 30th from the most unique location — the deck of the Battleship New Jersey!

Just a $10 donation will get you aboard for the best view of the fireworks.  We’ll also have music, food concessions and bar service on the forecastle (forward deck).

The ship will open for guests at 7pm.  Fireworks are planned to begin at dusk.

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.
Watch the Fireworks Aboard the Battleship, Saturday, July 1st @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Watch the Fireworks Aboard the Battleship, Saturday, July 1st @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Experience the fireworks show over the Delaware River on Saturday night, July 1st from the most unique location — the deck of the Battleship New Jersey!

Just a $10 donation will get you aboard for the best view of the fireworks.  We’ll also have music, food concessions and bar service on the forecastle (forward deck).

The ship will open for guests at 7pm.  Fireworks are planned to begin at dusk.

Jul
4
Tue
Watch the Fireworks Aboard the Battleship, Tuesday, July 4th @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Watch the Fireworks Aboard the Battleship, Tuesday, July 4th @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Experience the fireworks show over the Delaware River on Tuesday night, July 4th from the most unique location — the deck of the Battleship New Jersey!

Just a $10 donation will get you aboard for the best view of the fireworks.  We’ll also have music, food concessions and bar service on the forecastle (forward deck).

The ship will open for guests at 7pm.  Fireworks are planned to begin at dusk.

No chairs are allowed to be brought aboard the Battleship. Guests can either stand or bring a blanket and sit on the deck.  Also, there are no tours as part of the fireworks shows.  Library pass tickets are not accepted for fireworks.

Jul
15
Sat
Flying Fish Beer Garden at the Battleship, Saturday, July 15 @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 15 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Flying Fish Beer Garden at the Battleship, Saturday, July 15 @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States
Enjoy cold Flying Fish beer — for just $5 per beer — on the pier of the Battleship, Saturday, July 15 before the Zac Brown Band shows at the BB&T Pavilion.  Admission is free on the pier from 4pm to 7:30pm. We’ll also have music and snacks!
Jul
19
Wed
Dollar Dog Day on the Battleship, Wed., July 19 @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 19 @ 11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Dollar Dog Day on the Battleship, Wed., July 19 @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Enjoy a Dietz & Watson hot dog for just $1! We are celebrating National Hot Dog Day tomorrow, Wednesday, July 19, on the Battleship New Jersey with hot dogs for $1 at the Chowline, open for lunch from 11:30am to 2pm.

Experience the Chowline as part of a tour of the World’s Greatest Battleship, open for tours every day from 9:30am to 5pm.

Aug
21
Mon
Watch the Eclipse (Safely!) Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Watch the Eclipse (Safely!) Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Guests touring the Battleship during the afternoon of Monday, August 21 can watch the broadcast of the NASA stream of the Solar Eclipse in the Officers’ Wardroom.  We’ll also have some eclipse coloring sheets for kids.

Guests who have the eclipse safety glasses can come aboard, watch the eclipse on the forecastle (forward deck) and experience the Fire Power tour for half price!  Just show you eclipse safety glasses at the Battleship’s Ticket Office upon arrival.

Enjoy the eclipse safely!

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.

Fireworks: Labor Day Weekend on the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Fireworks: Labor Day Weekend on the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Watch the Labor Day Weekend Fireworks on Sunday night, September 3, from the deck of the Battleship New Jersey!

We’ll have music, food concessions, bar service, face painting for the kids and the amazing view of the fireworks at dusk.  The Battleship will open at 7pm.  Just a $10 donation per person gets you aboard.  All proceeds go to the on-going restoration of our nation’s most decorated battleship, now a museum and memorial on the Camden Waterfront!

For tickets, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 108 or stop by the Ticket Office any day between 9:30am and 5pm or before the fireworks begin on Sept. 3.

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.

 

 

 

 

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.

Sep
25
Mon
Battleship’s Annual Golf Tournament @ Pennsauken Country Club
Sep 25 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Battleship's Annual Golf Tournament @ Pennsauken Country Club | Pennsauken Township | New Jersey | United States

Sink some for the Battleship! Our annual golf tournament will take place on Monday, Sept. 25 at Pennsauken Country Club, Pennsauken, NJ. Cocktails, dinner and great prizes. There will once again be a morning session and  an afternoon session.  Greens fee is a $185 donation per golfer. Partnerships, including hole sponsorships and banners, are available.

For more information, call 866-877-6262 ext. 144 or email groups@battleshipnewjersey.org.

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
Oct
8
Sun
View Light Show Live Now! @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

VIEW THE LIGHT ART SHOW LIVE

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Live View 2

 

Experience the unique Light Art work of world-renowned Swiss Light Artist Gerry Hofstetter and his daughter, Céline Hofstetter. of
Hofstetter Inc., Los Angeles. A free show with Light Art projected onto the Battleship will take place on Sunday, Oct. 8 from 7pm to 9pm.

Guests can experience the unique light designs from the pier and promenade. The Light Art Show will take place rain or shine!

The “Light Art Grand Tour USA” will feature one U.S. monument/landmark per state and for one night project a free public light art performance for around 2 hours to highlight the friendship between US and Switzerland. The pioneering spirit of the “Light Art Grand Tour USA” characterizes America’s history. The monuments featured in this extraordinary Light Art Tour will recall the history surrounding each individual location. Each one is an important piece in the jigsaw puzzle making up the founding of the United States of America and plays a role in fostering friendships with other countries, including Switzerland.

The show is made possible by donations from former Chairperson of the Board of Trustees and Assemblywoman Patricia Jones and former Chairman of the Board and current Chairman of the Curatorial and Education Committee Dennis Levitt.

Information and illumination schedule see www.grandtour-usa.ch