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
3
Sun
“America Invaded” Book Presentation and Author Meet-and-Greet @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
"America Invaded" Book Presentation and Author Meet-and-Greet @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

The Battleship New Jersey will host a presentation on the new book, “America Invaded,” with co-author Christopher Kelly in the Officers’ Wardroom from 10am to 2pm on Sunday, Sept. 3.  The event, which will include a presentation on the book, sales of the book and book signing by Mr. Kelly, can be experience for free with the purchase of a Fire Power or Turret II tour.

Mr. Kelly, a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and the former chairman of Chyron Corporation, has had a lifelong passion for military history.  He is co-author of “America Invaded” and “Italy Invades,” and the editor of “An Adventure in 1914,” a memoir of his great-grandfather’s time in Europe at the state of World War I.

Apr
20
Sat
Battleship to Open Steam to Speed Engineering Tour on Sat., April 20 @ Battleship New Jersey
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Battleship to Open Steam to Speed Engineering Tour on Sat., April 20 @ Battleship New Jersey

For the first time, guests can experience this 90-minute guided tour of the Battleship’s engine room. Battleship
guides will show guests where the ship’s engineers controlled the boilers, propulsion shafts, damage control
central and more. Learn how the Battleship achieved up to 33 knots, or 38 mph.

This interactive tour will launch at 1pm on Saturdays and Sundays, beginning Saturday, April 20. The price is
$29.95 for adults and $25.95 for children age 6 – 11, veterans and seniors. The Battleship recommends
purchasing tickets in advance online at www.battleshipnewjersey.org or by calling 866-877-6262 ext. 108.

Aug
10
Sat
WWII Victory Day BBQ Lunch & Dance @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 10 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
WWII Victory Day BBQ Lunch & Dance @ Battleship New Jersey

The WWII Victory Day BBQ Lunch and Dance will take place on the fantail (tented rear deck) of the Battleship.

This year’s event will feature the 1940 sounds of Drew Nugent & the Midnight Society Band, as well as the dancing of the Olde City Sweethearts.

Guests who purchase a lunch ticket cannot only enjoy a delicious BBQ on the fantail with a cash bar,dance to 40s music, but they also get a Fire Power tour of the Battleship! In addition to the 16-inch gun turrets and other amazing spaced along the tour, you’ll also get to check out WWII artifacts in the Officers’ Wardroom and meet WWII re-enactors throughout the ship!

Watch the Battleship‘s Quad 40 gun and 5-inch gun “defend” the Big J from an attack by “Tora 101″ WWII planes, replicas of the Japanese Zero, at 11:30am on Saturday, Aug. 10. All part of the ship’s WWII Victory Day! Free to experience with the purchase of a tour or BBQ lunch. 

Tickets are $30 for adults and $24 for children 16 and under. For tickets, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 x108. .