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
23
Sat
Rock the Boat Music Fest on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Rock the Boat Music Fest on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Rock out on the Battleship with bands on the ship’s fantail (tented rear deck) throughout the day on Saturday, Sept. 23.

Bands scheduled to perform are Aftershock, Glowin Green, Sara James & the Hess Brothers, Rock University, Stone Groove, Mantis, South 47 and more!  We’ll also have food concessions and bar service for adults!  The event will being at 10am and run throughout the day to 10pm.

Tickets are just $25 per person and proceeds will go to the Sara James Music Foundation and the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.  Guests attending the Rock the Boat tickets can also experience a Fire Power self-guided tour of the Battleship for just $10 per person.  Tour tickets will be available for purchase on the fantail during the show.

For tickets, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 108 or buy at the Battleship’s Ticket Office any day during tour hours and throughout the day on Sept. 23.

Apr
20
Fri
Star Party Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Apr 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Star Party Aboard the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States
The Battleship New Jersey will participate in the annual Philadelphia Science Festival’s Citywide Star Party on Friday evening, April 20.  The ship’s forecastle (forward deck) will open at 7pm for guests to check out the skies above with a professional astronomer. Past years, guests got to see Saturn, Jupiter and an array of stars through telescopes.
  We’ll offer some snacks and beverages for guests to purchase during this free event!
  Free parking is available along Clinton St., which is on the access road that runs behind the BB&T Pavilion.
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. .