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
28
Wed
Student Day: Rangefinding @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Student Day: Rangefinding @ Battleship New Jersey

Join Battleship educators for a day of learning aboard the Big J!

On Wednesday, July 28, at 9am, students and their parents can experience a guided tour of the Battleship and a classroom-style lesson.

This month the tour will include the main battery 16-inch guns, the plotting room used to aim the guns, and the Combat Information Center, where targets were selected. Guests will also have the chance to do the math by hand and figure out how to find the distance to an enemy target.

Admission is a $5 donation for all. Adults are required to stay with children for their entire visit.

This program is recommended for grades 3-8.

Buy Tickets

You will be redirected to our secure ticket processing site with Blackbaud.

or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144

Additional sessions will be added in the future.  Please consult this website for details.

Philadelphia Union Presents Battle of the Branches Soccer Tourney on Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 28 @ 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Philadelphia Union Presents Battle of the Branches Soccer Tourney on Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
The Battleship will team up with the Philadelphia Union and Liberty USO to host the Battle of the Branches, a 5 vs 5 mini-soccer tournament on the fantail of the ship on Wed., July 28. The tournament will begin at 2 pm.
In addition to the tournament, the event will conclude with a party with food and beverage and live entertainment on the deck of the Battleship.
The Union invites all active duty military, as well as retired, reserve, DOD civilians, and friends and family playing in honor or memory of military members, in the Philadelphia-area to assemble teams and compete in the tournament. There is no cost to register and for each team that participates. The winning team will receive the Battle of the Branches Trophy and free tickets to the Union’s Military Appreciation Game on Sunday, August 1st against the Chicago Fire. They will also be recognized in front of fans and the team.
Jul
29
Thu
Twilight Adult Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Twilight Adult Tour of the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey

Experience an “adult-oriented” tour during the evening hours!

On Thursday, July 29, at 6 pm, this adult tour, led by the Battleship’s Curator, will take guests off the public tour route and will showcase the more mature sailor art created over the years, as well as share some adult stories.

Tickets are a $30 Donation per adult (over the age of 21)

$15 for Battleship Members

 

Aug
7
Sat
Model Con 2021 Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 pm
Model Con 2021 Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
The Philadelphia Ship Model Society in partnership with the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial is hosting Model Con 2021 aboard the Battleship, Saturday, August 7 from 10am to 4pm.
See lots of models of ships, planes, tanks and other military vehicles. On-site model makers will also be giving tips and building models aboard the Battleship!
Model Con can be experience with the purchase of a tour of the Battleship.
Aug
12
Thu
USO 1940s Dance Aboard the Battleship
Aug 12 @ 2:04 am – 3:04 am
USO 1940s Dance Aboard the Battleship

The USO 1940s Dance is just around the corner!  Thursday, August 12 at 7pm.  Did you get your ticket yet?

Visit https://one.bidpal.net/1940slibertyusodance/welcome.

Tickets include music, photo booth, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a dessert bar, and 2 free drink tickets for beer, wine or our Signature Drink Bar. BONUS: Save your tickets and get free admission to the Victory Day Tour of the Battleship New Jersey on 8/14/21. The event is outside, under cover, on the deck of the battleship.

Don’t miss the fun!

Aug
14
Sat
WWII Victory Day Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
WWII Victory Day Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
The Battleship’s annual WWII Victory Day will take place Saturday, August 14 from 10am to 4pm.
Check out WWII artifacts and re-enactors along the ship’s tour route.  We’ll  even defend the Battleship from an attack of a Japanese torpedo plane!  There’ll also be 1940s music over the pier’s PA.
WWII activities on Saturday, August 14 can be experienced with  the purchase of a tour of the Battleship.
The Battleship is looking for WWII artifact owners, including military vehicles to place on the pier, who would like to show their items to guests touring the ship that day. We would also like more WWII re-enactors. All participants will be treated to a tour of the Battleship and lunch!
Email events@battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144 if you’d like to participate.
Sep
13
Mon
Sink Some for the Battleship @ Medford Lakes Country Club
Sep 13 @ 11:30 am – 6:30 pm
Sink Some for the Battleship @ Medford Lakes Country Club
The annual Battleship New Jersey Golf Tournament will take place on Monday, Sept. 13 at beautiful Medford Lakes Country Club.
Besides a fun best ball tournament, we’ll have plenty of prizes and an outdoor BBQ lunch!
Greens fees are just a $170 donation if you reserve by Aug. 1. Otherwise to play, it’s a $185 donation, which goes to the on-going restoration of our nation’s most decorated battleship!
Sponsorships of the tournament offer multiple golfers, on-site signage, Battleship tour tickets, Battleship website links and more
To Register your Foursome, email events@battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 x144.
Oct
2
Sat
2nd Annual Cigars on the River Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 2 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
2nd Annual Cigars on the River Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey

We invite you to join us aboard the historic Battleship New Jersey, overlooking the Delaware River and the Philadelphia skyline, for a spectacular night of fine cigars, food and drink, cash bar, food trucks, music, raffle prizes and a live cigar roller!

The 2nd annual Cigars on the River event will take place on Saturday, Oct. 2 from 3pm to 10pm (Rain Date: Sat., Oct. 9).

Admission is a $100 donation, which includes:

  • 6 Premium Cigars
  • Premium Cigar Cutter
  • Premium Torch Lighter
  • Dinner Catered by Mission BBQ
  • An amazing night aboard the World’s Greatest Battleship!

Proceeds from this special event will benefit the Battleship New Jersey, our nation’s most decorated and largest battleship, now a non-profit museum and memorial on the Camden Waterfront, NJ.

For more information and tickets, visit:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cigars-on-the-river-tickets-142765023027

Tickets will also be available the day of the event at the Battleship’s Ticket Office for a $125 per person.

Sponsorships and Vendor Space are available.  For more information, email events@battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 x144.

A special “Thank You” to our sponsors:

  • Cigar Alley
  • Alec Bradley Cigars
  • Mission BBQ
Oct
7
Thu
INAUGURAL ADMIRAL HALSEY AWARDS GALA @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 7 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
INAUGURAL ADMIRAL HALSEY AWARDS GALA @ Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will hold its First Annual Admiral Halsey Awards Dinner on Thursday, October 7, 2021 onboard the historic ship. Event chairs, The Honorable Patricia Egan Jones and Captain Walt Urban, USN (Ret.), are proud to announce that the awards, named for Fleet Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr., will recognize major contributions to the areas of business, military service and public service.

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