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.

Sep
5
Tue
@ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 5 @ 4:30 pm – Sep 11 @ 9:00 pm
 @ Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship is joining buildings and structures around the Delaware Valley by lighting our exterior midnight green to salute the NFC Champion Philadelphia Eagles, who open their 2023 season this Sunday.  Go Birds!

Sep
9
Sat
Brew Blast Beer Festival on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 9 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the 102.9 WMGK air staff for tasty craft brews (50+) & awesome views at the MGK Brew Blast.  Check out photos from the last Brew Blast & get tickets.

The MGK Brew Blast is a rain or shine event. The main event area is tented. If it’s raining on Saturday, you may want to bring rain gear or an umbrella to stay dry if waiting in line to check in or to walk from the main event area to the bathrooms (about 20-50 feet from beer tent)

50+ Brews, Live Band, Free Tour
It will be a great day of craft beer sampling (over 50 beers) & live classic rock from MGK House Band, Incognito, on the tented deck of America’s most decorated battleship.
All tickets include a FREE TOUR of the Battleship New Jersey.

Some of the beers we’ll be pouring include: Double Nickel,  Evil Genius, Mudhen, Urban Village, Yuengling, Boston Beer, Dogfish Head,  Montauk, Sierra Nevada, DuClaw,  Conshohocken Brewing, Sea Isle Spiked Iced Tea, Spellbound Brewing, The Beast, Beat Box, Hoop Tea,  21st Amendment:, Three 3’s ,   Austin East Cider:, Lake Hour: and more!

Hang with the MGK DJs
WMGK’s Steve Vassalotti, Matt Cord & Andre Gardner will be on board ready to talk music & beer with you. There will also be great food available for purchase. This year’s Brew Blast will feature over 50 craft beers.

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

Beer line-up
Check back for the full list!

Parking
Parking is available at the garage next to Freedom Mortgage Pavilion. It is a short walk from the parking garage to the Battleship.

But we strongly recommend taking mass transit , or a taxi, or Uber of Lyft.

Social Media
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/Waterfront Music Pavilion stop. Once off the train you can walk around the Waterfront Music Pavilion (about 2 or 3 minute walk) to the Battleship.

Sponsored by:

Live! Casino & Hotel Logo
Sep
23
Sat
Fire a Salute from the Battleship’s Saluting Gun @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Fire a Salute from the Battleship's Saluting Gun @ Battleship New Jersey

Pull the trigger and fire a salute from the Battleship’s Saluting Gun on Saturday,  September 23 from 12pm to 2pm.

Just a $50 donation to fire a salute!

Purchase your ticket at the Battleship Ticket Office

Or call 866-877-6262 x108

 

Sep
30
Sat
Cigars on the River @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 30 @ 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Cigars on the River @ Battleship New Jersey

Cigars on the River is coming back to the Big J!

On Saturday, Sept. 30, the Battleship’s Pier, Fantail (tented rear deck) and Forecastle (forward deck) will be open for guests to enjoy cigars aboard our nation’s most decorated battleship!  We’ll have dinner, bar service, cigar samples, cigar vendors, cigar accessories, entertainment and more!  It’s a great time and vital fundraiser for the ship.

Tickets are a $100 donation.  Reserved tables available for party of 8 for $1000.

Dress attire is casual!

Purchase your tickets today.  Just click:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cigars-on-the-river-tickets-571889355457

In the meantime, enjoy a Battleship Cigar, presented by Cubanacan.  Three styles to choose and a portion of all sales goes to support the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.  To purchase a Battleship Cigar, visit

https://www.battleshipnewjersey.org/product-category/battleship-cigars/

Oct
3
Tue
Battleship Lit Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 3 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 31 @ 11:59 pm
Battleship Lit Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month @ Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship will join buildings and structures throughout the Philadelphia area to be lit pink for Lights for the Fight for Breast Cancer Awareness throughout October.

Oct
4
Wed
October is Camden County History Month
Oct 4 @ 7:49 pm – 8:49 pm
October is Camden County History Month

Experience a tour of our nation’s largest and most decorated battleship for just half price each Wednesday in October as we celebrate Camden County History Month at the Battleship New Jersey. 

Further,  over 30 historic sites throughout the Camden County will offer full month of history events, featuring virtual and in-person programs, tours, exhibits, re-enactments and children’s activities.

For more information, visit www.CamdenCountyHistoryAlliance.com

 

Oct
9
Mon
Navy Week in Philadelphia & Camden
Oct 9 @ 9:00 am – Oct 15 @ 4:00 pm
Navy Week in Philadelphia & Camden

The U.S. Navy has announced it is bringing Navy Week to Philadelphia, PA, and Camden, NJ featuring 75 visiting sailors from across the nation, to volunteer throughout the community and discuss why the Navy matters to Philadelphia, from Monday, October 9 through Sunday, October 15, 2023. This marks the first time Philadelphia has hosted Navy Week since 2011.

The Battleship New Jersey will host the Navy Band on the forecastle (forward deck) as part of a Ceremony featuring the Mayor of Camden, Vic Carstarphen at 10:30am. The ceremony is free to attend.

For more information on Navy Week in Philadelphia, visit https://outreach.navy.mil/Navy-Weeks/Philadelphia-2023/

Oct
12
Thu
Navy Band and Camden Mayor for Proclamation Ceremony on Oct. 12 @ Battleship New Jersey
Oct 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Navy Band and Camden Mayor for Proclamation Ceremony on Oct. 12 @ Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship New Jersey will host the Navy Band on the forecastle (forward deck) as part of a Ceremony, featuring the Mayor of Camden, Vic Carstarphen at 10:30am.

The ceremony is free to attend.

Homecoming 250’s 2023 Navy & Marine Corps Gala @ Independent Seaport Museum
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Homecoming 250’s 2023 Navy & Marine Corps Gala @ Independent Seaport Museum

Homecoming 250 Navy Marine Corps, the 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to bringing the celebration of the Navy and Marine Corps 250th birthdays to their Philadelphia birthplace, invites you and your organization to celebrate with us!

Please join us for Homecoming 250’s 2023 Navy & Marine Corps Gala from 6 to 10pm on Thursday, October 12, at the Independence Seaport Museum.  Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro is the invited Guest of Honor and Principal Speaker; we hope to confirm his attendance shortly.  Vice Admiral/Deputy CNO Rick Cheeseman will speak, and other Navy and Marine general officers will be there, as well as political and corporate leaders.  The Navy Band and Marine Corps Honor Guard will participate in the preliminary ceremonies.  The Gala will be the main social event of the Navy and Marine Corps Week, and Homecoming 250’s main 2023 fundraising event for the Navy & Marine Corps 250th Celebration.

Please go to https://www.homecoming250.org/navy-marine-week-and-gala/ to download the Gala Sponsorship information, and to purchase individual tickets, with reduced rates for active-duty officers and enlisted personnel.  Don’t miss it!

 

Oct
13
Fri
MOONLIGHT ADULT TOURS
Oct 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
MOONLIGHT ADULT TOURS

Experience an “adult-oriented” tour during the evening hours! This spooky adult tour, led by a member of our curatorial team, will take guests through rarely seen parts of the ship and will focus on the more macabre tales of death and injuries on board. These tours are only available on select dates in October.

 Guests can also enjoy a cold beer, glass of wine or a soft drink after the tour.  Must be over 21 years or older.

Admission is $45 for adults only.

Moonlight Tours will also launch at 6pm on Oct. 14, 20, 27, 28, and 31 at 6pm

For tickets, click:  https://63691.blackbaudhosting.com/63691/page.aspx?pid=196&tab=2&txobjid=06e19d57-8d89-4d6b-89cb-9782cd29d496

Or call: 866-877-6262 x108

Oct
14
Sat
MOONLIGHT ADULT TOURS
Oct 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
MOONLIGHT ADULT TOURS

Experience an “adult-oriented” tour during the evening hours! This spooky adult tour, led by a member of our curatorial team, will take guests through rarely seen parts of the ship and will focus on the more macabre tales of death and injuries on board. These tours are only available on select dates in October.

 Guests can also enjoy a cold beer, glass of wine or a soft drink after the tour.  Must be over 21 years or older.

Admission is $45 for adults only.

Moonlight Tours will also launch at 6pm on Oct. 13, 20, 27, 28, and 31 at 6pm

For tickets, click:  https://63691.blackbaudhosting.com/63691/page.aspx?pid=196&tab=2&txobjid=06e19d57-8d89-4d6b-89cb-9782cd29d496

Or call: 866-877-6262 x108

Oct
20
Fri
MOONLIGHT ADULT TOUR
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
MOONLIGHT ADULT TOUR

Experience an “adult-oriented” tour during the evening hours! This spooky adult tour, led by a member of our curatorial team, will take guests through rarely seen parts of the ship and will focus on the more macabre tales of death and injuries on board. These tours are only available on select dates in October.

 Guests can also enjoy a cold beer, glass of wine or a soft drink after the tour.  Must be over 21 years or older.

Admission is $45 for adults only.

Moonlight Tours will also launch at 6pm on Oct. 13, 14, 27, 28, and 31 at 6pm

For tickets, click:  https://63691.blackbaudhosting.com/63691/page.aspx?pid=196&tab=2&txobjid=06e19d57-8d89-4d6b-89cb-9782cd29d496

Or call: 866-877-6262 x108

Oct
27
Fri
MOONLIGHT ADULT TOUR
Oct 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
MOONLIGHT ADULT TOUR

Experience an “adult-oriented” tour during the evening hours! This spooky adult tour, led by a member of our curatorial team, will take guests through rarely seen parts of the ship and will focus on the more macabre tales of death and injuries on board. These tours are only available on select dates in October.

 Guests can also enjoy a cold beer, glass of wine or a soft drink after the tour.  Must be over 21 years or older.

Admission is $45 for adults only.

Moonlight Tours will also launch at 6pm on Oct. 13, 14, 20, 28, and 31 at 6pm

For tickets, click:  https://63691.blackbaudhosting.com/63691/page.aspx?pid=196&tab=2&txobjid=06e19d57-8d89-4d6b-89cb-9782cd29d496

Or call: 866-877-6262 x108

Oct
28
Sat
MOONLIGHT ADULT TOUR
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
MOONLIGHT ADULT TOUR

Experience an “adult-oriented” tour during the evening hours! This spooky adult tour, led by a member of our curatorial team, will take guests through rarely seen parts of the ship and will focus on the more macabre tales of death and injuries on board. These tours are only available on select dates in October.

 Guests can also enjoy a cold beer, glass of wine or a soft drink after the tour.  Must be over 21 years or older.

Admission is $45 for adults only.

Moonlight Tours will also launch at 6pm on Oct. 13, 14, 20, 27, and 31 at 6pm

For tickets, click:  https://63691.blackbaudhosting.com/63691/page.aspx?pid=196&tab=2&txobjid=06e19d57-8d89-4d6b-89cb-9782cd29d496

Or call: 866-877-6262 x108

Oct
30
Mon
SOLD OUT: Battleship New Jersey Golf Tournament, Oct. 30 @ Medford Lakes Country Club
Oct 30 @ 11:30 am – 6:30 pm
SOLD OUT: Battleship New Jersey Golf Tournament, Oct. 30 @ Medford Lakes Country Club

The Battleship New Jersey Golf Tournament, scheduled for Monday, Oct. 30, is sold out!

Thanks to all players and sponsors who supported this year’s tournament.

See you on the golf course on Monday!

 

Sink some for the Battleship!

Our annual golf tournament will now take place on Monday, Oct. 30 at beautiful Medford Lakes Country Club.
This annual fundraising events features a delicious BBQ lunch, prizes – including the chance to win a new car, beer, bar cart, appetizers after play and great golf!  All proceeds go to help the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.
Spaces are still available for golfers and sponsors.  A $200 donation to play.  Sponsorships, including hole sponsorships for only $175, are available.

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