Dec
7
Sat
Ceremony for the Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Ceremony for the Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey @ Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship New Jersey will celebrate the 77th Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey with a free ceremony in the Officers’ Wardroom at 10am on Saturday, Dec. 7.

Curator Ryan Szimanski will do a historical overview of the launch at the Philadelphia Navy Yard on Dec. 7, 1942 of our nation’s largest battleship.  Volunteer Nan LaCorte will begin the ceremony with the performance of our National Anthem on bugle.  All guests can enjoy a piece of cake at the conclusion of the ceremony.

Dec
31
Tue
New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 31 2019 @ 4:00 pm – Jan 1 2020 @ 12:30 am
New Year's Eve Fireworks on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey

Tickets will be available at the Battleship Ticket Office for both the 6pm and Midnight New Year’s Eve fireworks shows at the Battleship!  .

We’ll have music, food concessions and bar service. We will open her decks two hours before each show – 4:00 pm for the 6:00 pm fireworks show and 10:00 pm for the midnight show.

Come aboard for just a $10 donation per person.

All proceeds go to the on-going restoration of the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.

Fire the 5-inch gun at the conclusion of the 6:00 pm and Midnight Fireworks! We’ll offer chances for guests to pull the trigger and fire this historic gun on New Year’s Eve!

To purchase tickets, click the links below:

6 PM Show Tickets
Midnight Show Tickets

Also available at the Battleship’s Ticket Office, open prior to both the 6:00 pm and Midnight shows on New Year’s Eve.

Parking is available in Lot #1, across from the BB&T Pavilion.  The price is $10 per vehicle.

Unless there are dangerous weather conditions, the fireworks will go forward, even if it’s raining. The Battleship will have the Officers’ Wardroom and the Exhibit interior spaces on the main deck open for guests prior to the start of the fireworks.

There are no chairs and lawn chairs are not permitted to be brought aboard the Battleship. No alcohol is permitted to be brought aboard the Battleship.

Both New Year’s Eve Fireworks on the Waterfront shows are free to Battleship Members.