The Battleship New Jersey hosts many private and public events on the ship.
Check out what public events are coming up on our calendar.
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
Looking for a unique Halloween experience? Come learn and investigate the darker history of America’s most decorated battleship. The Moonlight Adult Tour will launch three nights in October.
*Explore hidden, dark areas of the ship. Discover historic sailor art, some never before seen by the general public. Some works include skeletal sketches in areas around the ship and some behind oftentimes locked doors, including inside the 16-inch gun Turrets.
*Hear seldom discussed, disturbing parts of New Jersey‘s long history, including a murder, and see where the body was found.
*Stand in passageways and compartments where guests, staff, and professional ghost hunters have claimed to see apparitions.
*For $34.95, the Moonlight Package includes the tour, a Battleship New Jersey flashlight, and a cold beer/glass of wine/soft drink on the main deck after your unique evening aboard the “Black Dragon!”
Enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast served from the Chowline, and then enjoy a tour of the Battleship, from 10am to noon on Saturday, Oct. 8.
Just a $10 donation for veterans and members of the Battleship, $20 for students from Camden County College with ID and a $25 donation for everyone else. For tickets, call 866-877-6262 ext. 107 or 108.
On Saturday, October 15, the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will celebrate 15 years of being a museum and memorial on the Camden Waterfront, NJ. The Battleship opened her legendary decks as a museum on October 15, 2001. Since then, the Battleship has been toured, was slept on, and hosted meetings and parties for over 1.5 million people. The Battleship has been recognized with national awards for her overnight program and volunteer services. The Battleship was also awarded three New Jersey Governor’s Excellence Awards for Tourism and has been among Trip Advisor’s Best Rated Attractions for the past several years.
Today, the Battleship offers educational program and special pricing for school groups, special member benefits, guided tours and ceremonies for active military and veterans, meeting space for corporate and civic groups and, of course, our famed overnight program continues to host scout and youth groups from all over the world!
On Saturday, Oct. 15, the Battleship will roll back her Fire Power self-guided tour prices to just $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. This was the price 15 years ago on Oct. 15, 2001. Every guest will also get a complimentary Battleship poster – the same one that was given to guest when the ship first open. Further, all guests touring the Battleship are welcome to enjoy a piece of cake as we will celebrate our anniversary with a cake cutting ceremony in the Officers’ Wardroom.
The crew of the Battleship salutes all our guests who have inspired us to continue to restore the World’s Greatest Battleship and to add unique programs to educate all about the amazing history of the Battleship and her crew!