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.

Feb
29
Thu
Battleship Closed Due to Dry Dock Project @ Battleship New Jersey
Feb 29 @ 10:00 am – Jun 7 @ 4:00 pm
Battleship Closed Due to Dry Dock Project @ Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship New Jersey  is currently away at the Philadelphia Navy Shipyard for maintenance work.  The Battleship is expected to return and re-open for tours in June.  Please consult this website for updates.

Once a confirmed return date is announced, the Battleship will host a Welcome Home Celebration on the Pier and Promenade.  The event will feature entertainment, food, bar service and more!  Please consult this site for updates.

While at the Philadelphia Navy Shipyard through May, we will offer guided tours of the dry dock, where guests can go to the bottom of the dry dock, see the work being done on the ship’s hull,  check out the four massive propellers and more.  Dry dock guided tours take place every Saturday and Sunday, except for Sunday, May 5, at the Navy Shipyard.  For tickets, visit

Dry Dock Guided Tour Tickets

 

May
23
Thu
Battleship Celebrate Commissioning with Ceremony on Pier @ Pier of the Battleship New Jersey
May 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Battleship Celebrate Commissioning with Ceremony on Pier @ Pier of the Battleship New Jersey

Guests are invited to attend a ceremony to celebrate the 81st anniversary of the USS New Jersey’s

Commissioning into the United State Navy on Thursday, May 23 at 11 am on the Pier of the Battleship

(rain location will be the Visitors Center).

 

The ceremony will be hosted by Capt. Walt Urban (ret.), with keynote remarks by US Air Force veteran

Captain Ralph W. Galati, USAF (Ret).  Captain Galati was a POW during the Vietnam War, and among

his most noteworthy awards, he was the recipient of the Silver Star for his conspicuous gallantry.

 

In addition, a video will be shown detailing the progress being done on Battleship New Jersey as she

undergoes very important work on her underwater hull in Dry Dock #3 at the Philadelphia Navy Shipyard.

 

Light refreshments, including cake, will be served.   The Ceremony is free to attend.

 

The Battleship remains in Dry Dock #3 at the Philadelphia Navy Shipyard, where maintenance work is being done on her hull.  She is

expected to return to the Camden Waterfront in mid- to late-June.  Dry Dock Guided Tours are available through June 9.

 

 

May
25
Sat
Battleship Dry Dock Guided Tours @ Philadelphia Naval Yard
May 25 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Battleship Dry Dock Guided Tours @ Philadelphia Naval Yard

DRY DOCK GUIDED TOURS

Walk under the World’s Greatest Battleship! Guided dry dock tours of the Battleship will take place during Saturdays and Sundays while the ship is at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. See the massive Iowa-class battleship propellers, the underside of the ship and more!  Every dry dock tour guest will get a collectable Battleship hard hat to take home!

Dry Dock Guided Tour Tickets will launch Saturdays and Sunday, beginning April 6 and 7, and run every Saturday and Sunday while the Battleship is in dry dock.  Tickets must be purchased in advance online.  Standard Dry Dock Tickets are a $225 donation per person.

Battleship Curator Ryan Szimanski will also lead Dry Dock tours.  For Ryan to lead your tour, there is a $1,000 donation per person.

Please Note:

  • Dry Dock Tours are not eligible for museum discounts.
  • Fees are non-refundable.
  • This tour is not  wheelchair or walker accessible and climbing stairs is required to get into and out of the worksite.
  • This is an active, outdoor worksite. Please dress accordingly including: steel-toed shoes and sturdy pants. Tour fee includes a commemorative branded hard hat and eye protection to use during your tour.  If you don’t have steel-toed shoes, we will provide a steel-toe shoe slip-on for your tour.
  • Must be age 16 and over.

Tickets for the Dry Dock Tour, click below:

DRY DOCK GUIDED TOUR TICKETS  

DRY DOCK GUIDED TOUR WITH CURATOR RYAN SZIMANSKI 

May
26
Sun
Battleship Dry Dock Guided Tours @ Philadelphia Naval Yard
May 26 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Battleship Dry Dock Guided Tours @ Philadelphia Naval Yard

DRY DOCK GUIDED TOURS

Walk under the World’s Greatest Battleship! Guided dry dock tours of the Battleship will take place during Saturdays and Sundays while the ship is at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. See the massive Iowa-class battleship propellers, the underside of the ship and more!  Every dry dock tour guest will get a collectable Battleship hard hat to take home!

Dry Dock Guided Tour Tickets will launch Saturdays and Sunday, beginning April 6 and 7, and run every Saturday and Sunday while the Battleship is in dry dock.  Tickets must be purchased in advance online.  Standard Dry Dock Tickets are a $225 donation per person.

Battleship Curator Ryan Szimanski will also lead Dry Dock tours.  For Ryan to lead your tour, there is a $1,000 donation per person.

Please Note:

  • Dry Dock Tours are not eligible for museum discounts.
  • Fees are non-refundable.
  • This tour is not  wheelchair or walker accessible and climbing stairs is required to get into and out of the worksite.
  • This is an active, outdoor worksite. Please dress accordingly including: steel-toed shoes and sturdy pants. Tour fee includes a commemorative branded hard hat and eye protection to use during your tour.  If you don’t have steel-toed shoes, we will provide a steel-toe shoe slip-on for your tour.
  • Must be age 16 and over.

Tickets for the Dry Dock Tour, click below:

DRY DOCK GUIDED TOUR TICKETS  

DRY DOCK GUIDED TOUR WITH CURATOR RYAN SZIMANSKI 

Jun
1
Sat
Battleship Dry Dock Guided Tours @ Philadelphia Naval Yard
Jun 1 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Battleship Dry Dock Guided Tours @ Philadelphia Naval Yard

DRY DOCK GUIDED TOURS

Walk under the World’s Greatest Battleship! Guided dry dock tours of the Battleship will take place during Saturdays and Sundays while the ship is at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. See the massive Iowa-class battleship propellers, the underside of the ship and more!  Every dry dock tour guest will get a collectable Battleship hard hat to take home!

Dry Dock Guided Tour Tickets will launch Saturdays and Sunday, beginning April 6 and 7, and run every Saturday and Sunday while the Battleship is in dry dock.  Tickets must be purchased in advance online.  Standard Dry Dock Tickets are a $225 donation per person.

Battleship Curator Ryan Szimanski will also lead Dry Dock tours.  For Ryan to lead your tour, there is a $1,000 donation per person.

Please Note:

  • Dry Dock Tours are not eligible for museum discounts.
  • Fees are non-refundable.
  • This tour is not  wheelchair or walker accessible and climbing stairs is required to get into and out of the worksite.
  • This is an active, outdoor worksite. Please dress accordingly including: steel-toed shoes and sturdy pants. Tour fee includes a commemorative branded hard hat and eye protection to use during your tour.  If you don’t have steel-toed shoes, we will provide a steel-toe shoe slip-on for your tour.
  • Must be age 16 and over.

Tickets for the Dry Dock Tour, click below:

DRY DOCK GUIDED TOUR TICKETS  

DRY DOCK GUIDED TOUR WITH CURATOR RYAN SZIMANSKI 

CANCELLED: Cigar Pairing on the Pier @ Pier of the Battleship New Jersey
Jun 1 @ 3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

CANCELLED:  Cigar Pairing on the Pier

Due to lack of ticket sales, this event has been cancelled.

Please join us on Saturday, Oct. 5 for Cigars on the River.  This is the only time we allow cigar to be smoked on the deck of the Battleship!  We’ll also have dinner, bar service, entertainment prizes and more!   Proceeds go to support the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.

 

Jun
2
Sun
Battleship Dry Dock Guided Tours @ Philadelphia Naval Yard
Jun 2 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Battleship Dry Dock Guided Tours @ Philadelphia Naval Yard

DRY DOCK GUIDED TOURS

Walk under the World’s Greatest Battleship! Guided dry dock tours of the Battleship will take place during Saturdays and Sundays while the ship is at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. See the massive Iowa-class battleship propellers, the underside of the ship and more!  Every dry dock tour guest will get a collectable Battleship hard hat to take home!

Dry Dock Guided Tour Tickets will launch Saturdays and Sunday, beginning April 6 and 7, and run every Saturday and Sunday while the Battleship is in dry dock.  Tickets must be purchased in advance online.  Standard Dry Dock Tickets are a $225 donation per person.

Battleship Curator Ryan Szimanski will also lead Dry Dock tours.  For Ryan to lead your tour, there is a $1,000 donation per person.

Please Note:

  • Dry Dock Tours are not eligible for museum discounts.
  • Fees are non-refundable.
  • This tour is not  wheelchair or walker accessible and climbing stairs is required to get into and out of the worksite.
  • This is an active, outdoor worksite. Please dress accordingly including: steel-toed shoes and sturdy pants. Tour fee includes a commemorative branded hard hat and eye protection to use during your tour.  If you don’t have steel-toed shoes, we will provide a steel-toe shoe slip-on for your tour.
  • Must be age 16 and over.

Tickets for the Dry Dock Tour, click below:

DRY DOCK GUIDED TOUR TICKETS  

DRY DOCK GUIDED TOUR WITH CURATOR RYAN SZIMANSKI 

Jun
13
Thu
Third Annual Adm. Halsey Awards Dinner @ Adventure Aquarium
Jun 13 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Third Annual Adm. Halsey Awards Dinner @ Adventure Aquarium

SAVE THE DATE!

THIRD ANNUAL ADM. HALSEY AWARDS DINNER

THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2024, 5:30 PM

CURRENTS BALLROOM, ADVENTURE AQUARIUM

The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will hold the third annual Admiral Halsey Awards Dinner on Thursday, June 13, 2024, in beautiful Currents Ballroom in Adventure Aquarium. In addition to honoring three exemplary individuals and enjoying  a delicious dinner, open bar, and live entertainment, guests at the event can experience hundreds of amazing fish and nearly 30 sharks!

For this year’s dinner, 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.

  • The award for business leadership honors an individual who leads with integrity, a strong sense of community and whose direction has made their organization a leader in the Delaware River region. This year’s award honors John J. O’Donnell, CEO, The Michaels Organization
  • The Halsey Military Service award honors a service member whose commitment to the ideals of the U.S. military is reflected both in their career and their service to others. The award for military service will be presented to Rear Admiral Karen Flaherty-Oxler, USN (Ret.)
  • The third award will recognize the innovation, creative achievements and contributions of public sector leaders who strive to improve all aspects of the Delaware River region. This year’s awardee for public service is Senator Nilsa Cruz-Perez, D-Camden.

All proceeds from this event will go to the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial to continue museum operations and educational programs.

  • Live and Online Auction
  • Evening Attire
  • Parking Included

Individual tickets are a $250 donation .

To purchase individual tickets, click below:

Adm. Halsey Awards Dinner Tickets

Sponsorship Opportunities

  1. Commander-In-Chief Presenting Partner-$25,000
  • You Tube marketing “brought to you by”
  • Two Tables of 8 seats
  • Name on Visitor Center Monitors
  • Name on Big Screen Monitors at Dinner
  • Complimentary Ad in Ad Journal
  • Name listed in Monthly Newsletter
  • Logo on Website
  • Name on all Social Media
  1. Admiral’s Humanitarian Partnership-$15,000
  • Name at Visitor Center Monitors
  • One Table of 8
  • Name on Big Screen Monitors at Dinner
  • Complimentary Ad in Ad Journal
  • Name Listed in Monthly Newsletter
  • Logo on Website
  • Name on all Social Media

 

  1. Commander Benefactor Partnership-$10,000
  • Name at Visitor Center Monitors
  • 6 Seats
  • Name on Big Screen Monitors at Dinner
  • Complimentary Ad in the Ad Journal
  • Name listed in Monthly Newsletter
  • Logo on Website
  • Name on all Social Media

 

  1. Captain’s Patron Partnership-$5,000
  • Name on Big Screen Monitors at Dinner
  • 4 Seats
  • Complimentary Ad in Ad Journal
  • Name Listed in Monthly Newsletter
  • Logo on Website
  • Name on all Social Media

 

  1. Cocktail Reception Sponsor-$3,500
  • Signage at Cocktail Reception
  • Complimentary Ad in Ad Journal
  • Logo on Website
  • Name on all Social Media

 

  1. Awards Sponsor-$3,000
  • Signage at Award Ceremony
  • Complimentary Ad in Ad Journal
  • Logo on Website

 

  1. Entertainment/Music Sponsor-$1,500
  • Signage during performance
  • Logo on Website

 

INDIVIDUAL TICKETS ARE A $250 DONATION PER PERSON

To purchase individual tickets, click below:

Adm. Halsey Awards Dinner Tickets

PAST SPONSORS INCLUDED:

  • The Michaels Organization
  • American Water
  • TD Bank
  • Bowman &Co.
  • PSE&G
  • Parker McKay
  • McIlvain Fine Lumber
  • Camden County
  • Your Part-Time Controller
  • UA Local 322
  • SJPC
  • Pennsylvania Steel
  • T.H.E.M.
  • IBEW
  • Camden Community Partnership
  • ERI
  • Omega
  • LD 5
  • McAllister Towing
  • NEMR
  • First Harvest CU
  • Eastern Atlantic States Council of Carpenters
  • AMG
  • Cleaned Rite
  • Salmon Ventures
  • Capt. Walter M.  Urban USN (Ret)
  • Connie Von Zwehl
  • Archer & Greiner

To sponsor this event, contact Barry Haber:

b.haber@battleshipnewjersey.org

(866) 877-6262 x102

To purchase individual tickets, click below:

Adm. Halsey Awards Dinner Tickets

Jun
22
Sat
NJ Beer Festival at the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 22 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NJ Beer Festival at the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship Beer Festival is back on the Camden Waterfront. Featuring exclusively New Jersey beers and breweries, this festival is the most unique venue in the state. Tickets include a tour of the ship*, access to over 30 different quality craft breweries, live music, and more. The VIP hour at 12 pm will feature exclusive beers that you can’t get during General Admission.

$60 for General Admission 1 PM – 5 PM
$75 for VIP tickets 12 PM – 5 PM

Important notice: The Battleship is undergoing important dry-docking maintenance. There is a strong chance that while the ship will be back in port, it will not be ready for visitors. If that is the case, the beer fest will take place on the pier alongside the ship, and * tour vouchers will be provided for future visits.

The current line-up of  breweries include:

Axe and Arrow, Bolero Snort, Bucket Brigade, Carton, Czig Weister, Diamond Spring, Double Nickel, Dr. Brewlittles, Eclipse, Flounder, Gusto, Icarus, Jersey Cyclone,  Jersey Girl, Kane Brewing,  Lone Eagle, Slack Tide,  Tonewood Brewing,  Twin Elephant, and Farmers & Bankers Brewing.  

VIP Tickets: Enjoy access at 12:00 pm – 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 $75 per adult.

General Admission: Tickets for the public sampling session from 1:00pm to 5:00pm are $50.

Designated driver and early bird pricing also available.

For tickets, click the link below:

https://brewers-guild-of-new-jersey.ticketleap.com/2024-battleship-beer-fest/dates/Jun-22-2024_at_0100PM

Jun
29
Sat
Independence Week Fireworks from the Battleship, June 29 @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Independence Week Fireworks from the Battleship, June 29 @ Battleship New Jersey

On Saturday, June 29, watch the Independence Week  Fireworks from the Battleship like an Admiral!  Beer, wine, soda, appetizers and the unique viewing location of Admiral’s and Captain’s decks, one level above the main deck.  Admiral VIP guests also have access to the main deck.   A $100 donation per person.

To purchase the Admiral’s VIP Fireworks package for June 29, click:  Admiral’s VIP Fireworks Tickets 

Or watch the fireworks for our main deck, where we’ll have live music, temporary tattoos for kids, food concessions and bar service. Just a $10 donation for general public fireworks viewing.

To donate $10 for General Admission fireworks on the Battleship’s main deck on June 29, click:  General Admission Fireworks Tickets  

No chairs, no alcohol and no food can be brought aboard the ship.

Jul
3
Wed
Independence Week Fireworks from the Battleship, July 3 @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 3 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Independence Week Fireworks from the Battleship, July 3 @ Battleship New Jersey

On Wednesday,  July 3, watch the Independence Week  Fireworks from the Battleship like an Admiral!  Beer, wine, soda, appetizers and the unique viewing location of Admiral’s and Captain’s decks, one level above the main deck.  Admiral VIP guests also have access to the main deck.   A $100 donation per person.

To purchase the Admiral’s VIP Fireworks package for July 3, click:  Admiral’s VIP Fireworks Tickets 

Or watch the fireworks for our main deck, where we’ll have live music, temporary tattoos for kids, food concessions and bar service. Just a $10 donation for general public fireworks viewing.

To donate $10 for General Admission fireworks on the Battleship’s main deck on July 3, click:  General Admission Fireworks Tickets  

No chairs, no alcohol and no food can be brought aboard the ship.

Sep
9
Mon
Battleship New Jersey Annual Golf Tournament, Sept. 9 at Medford Lakes CC @ Medford Lakes Country Club
Sep 9 @ 11:30 am – 6:30 pm
Battleship New Jersey Annual Golf Tournament, Sept. 9 at Medford Lakes CC @ Medford Lakes Country Club

Sink some for the Battleship!

Our annual golf tournament will now take place on Monday, Sept. 9 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.