Dec
10
Sat
Watch the Parade of Lights from the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 10 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Watch the Parade of Lights from the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Come aboard the Battleship to watch a parade of boats decorated for the holiday season with music, lights and lots of fun for the entire family. For the first time ever, the parade route is extended and boats will pass the Battleship New Jersey on the Camden Waterfront!  The boats will then cruise by Winterfest on Penn’s Landing and loop back around to the Independence Seaport Museum.  Guests can enjoy holiday music, narration by Steve Nikazy and even food and bar concessions on the deck of the Battleship!

To come aboard for the Parade of Lights, you can take a Fire Power tour, which will be available until 5pm on Dec. 10, or make a $10 donation at the Ticket Office, open until 5:30pm on Dec. 10.

 

Dec
7
Thu
Pearl Harbor Day Fly-Over and Wreath Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Pearl Harbor Day Fly-Over and Wreath Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

The Battleship New Jersey will remember the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor with a T-6 Texan Trainer propeller planes fly over, followed by the casting of a memorial wreath upon the Delaware River and the playing of TAPS.  The fly-over, weather permitting, will take place at 9am and the wreath casting and TAPS will take place on the forecastle (forward deck).  All guests are invited on the forecastle to attend.

To see the T-6 Texan plane, check out this video:  https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=utube+texan+flight+reading+air+show&view=detail&mid=6B8BB1DC616FEA79DEB26B8BB1DC616FEA79DEB2&FORM=VIRE

May
23
Wed
75th Anniversary of the Commissioning of the USS New Jersey @ Battleship New Jersey
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
75th Anniversary of the Commissioning of the USS New Jersey @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

On May 23, 1943, the USS New Jersey was commissioned into the United State Navy at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.  The Battleship will celebrate the 75th anniversary of her Commissioning with a ceremony on the forecastle (forward deck) at 10am on May 23. This event will feature key remarks from regional dignitaries and USS New Jersey veterans.  The Battleship will formally dedicate the recently re-installed Quad 40 Gun.  We’ll also have live music, including a rendition of TAPS by Battleship volunteer and bugler Nan Lacorte, a memorial wreath casting, and even cake for all guests as part of the morning’s activities.

The ceremony is free to attend.