The Battleship New Jersey hosts many private and public events on the ship.
Check out what public events are coming up on our calendar.
To celebrate the return of members of the crew of the USS New Jersey, the Battleship is sailing back to the 1980’s on June 18. We’ll have 1980s military artifacts on display in the Officers’ Wardroom, The Game Truck on the Pier for guests to play free video games from the 80’s from 10am to noon, and even 80’s music played on the ship’s PA! All 80’s activities can be experienced with the purchase of a tour of the Battleship!
Give Dad the gift of Fire Power…and BBQ for Father’s Day! The Battleship is offering two Fire Power tour tickets and two vouchers for a BBQ lunch on the fantail on Sunday, June 19 for just $48! The BBQ lunch will be available from noon to 3pm.
The BBQ on the fantail will feature Dietz & Watson hot dogs and burgers. A cash Beer and Wine bar will also be available!
To purchase the Father’s Day Tour and BBQ ticket pack, call 866-877-6262 ext. 107 or 108.
Enjoy craft beer from New Jersey breweries on the fantail of the World’s Greatest Battleship Saturday, June 25! This annual event includes a tour of the Battleship — before sampling beer!, live music from Cabin Dogs, delicious food and even take home a souvenir sampling mug!
Enjoy access at 11:30am – one hour earlier than the public, sample special beers and meet the brewers with our VIP ticket. A limited number of VIP tickets are available at $55 per adult. Tickets for the public sampling session from 12:30pm to 4:30pm are $45.
The breweries expected to attend this year’s beer festival are:
|Angry Erik Brewing|
|Berlin Brewing Co.|
|Brix City Brewing|
|Cape May Brewing Co.|
|Cricket Hill Brewing Co.|
|Dark City Brewing Company|
|Devils Creek Brewery|
|Double Nickel Brewing Co|
|Flounder Brewing Co.|
|Flying Fish Brewing|
|Glasstown Brewing Co.|
|Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant|
|Kane Brewing Co.|
|Rinn Duin Brewing|
|River Horse Brewing Co.|
|Third State Brewing|
|Triumph Brewing Co.|
|Tun Tavern Brewery & Restaurant|
For tickets, visit http://getfreshinnj.ticketleap.com/battleship-nj-fest/
Watch the fireworks show over the Delaware River on Friday, July 1 from the unique vantage point — the decks of the Battleship New Jersey! We are opening the forecastle (forward deck) for guests to watch the first fireworks show of Independence weekend! We’ll have music, food and bar concessions! Just a $10 donation per person gets you aboard!
The Battleship Blast fund raising dinner, presented by Vitarelli’s Catering, will take place on Saturday, July 2 at 6pm. Guests will enjoy a delicious dinner, appetizers, entertainment and the unique view of the fireworks over the Delaware River! Plus all proceeds will do to the on-going restoration and support of the Battleship.
Tickets are a $175 donation. Sponsorships are available. For more information or to purchase your tickets, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144.
For a memorable local and seasonal cuisine to complement a wide range of event styles, contact Vitarelli’s Catering at www.cateringbyvitarellis.com.
Watch the fireworks show over the Delaware River on Saturday, July 2 from the unique vantage point — the decks of the Battleship New Jersey! We are opening the forecastle (forward deck) for guests to watch the fireworks. We’ll have music, food and bar concessions! Just a $10 donation per person gets you aboard!
Experience the best view of the 4th of July Fireworks over the Delaware River from the decks of the Battleship. We’ll open the Battleship at 6pm and will have a live performance by The Beat-Tells, a Beatles tribute band, face painting for the kids, food and bar concessions and more! Plus all proceeds go to the on-going restoration and maintenance of the World’s Greatest Battleship! Just a $10 donation per person will get you aboard!
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.
Due to the excessive heat forecasts for Saturday, August 13, we will reschedule the 1940s Dance and Lunch to another date. That date is to be determined.
Other activities, such as WWII re-enactors, artifacts and interview sessions aboard the Battleship will still take place on Saturday, August 13 from 10am to 4pm. All WWII activities are free with the purchase of any tour ticket.
On Thursday, August 18 at 6pm, the Battleship’s Curator will lead a unique tour to show the more “adult” side of our nation’s largest Battleship.
Experience the ship during the evening hours. See areas of the Battleship not on the public tour. Check out some of the adult sailor art. Hear interesting stories, such as the Playboy bunny on the 16-inch gun. You’ll even enjoy a cold beer, glass of wine or soft drink on the main deck after your tour.
Twilight Tours are $34.95 per adult — over 21 only. Battleship members can get a half[price tour of $17.50! For more information or to make a reservation, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 108