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.

Nov
29
Fri
Save 10% on All Merchandise on Black Dragon Friday. Nov. 29 @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Save 10% on All Merchandise on Black Dragon Friday. Nov. 29 @ Battleship New Jersey
You may know the shopping day after Thanksgiving as Black Friday, but on the Battleship, we refer to Friday, Nov. 29 as Black Dragon Friday!
During WWII, because of the ship’s dark painted hull and when she fired her guns it looked like she was breathing fire, the Battleship earned the nickname “The Black Dragon.”
On Friday, Nov. 29, the Battleship Gift Shop will celebrate “Black Dragon Friday.”  Guests will get an extra 10% off all purchases that day at the Gift Shop, open from 10am to 4pm.  The Battleship will be open for tours on Black Dragon Friday from 9:30am to 3pm.
The Battleship will be closed for tours on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 28.  Have a nice and safe holiday!
Feb
1
Sat
Hands On History: Adm. Reason and Ensign Ivey @ Battleship New Jersey
Feb 1 @ 9:30 am – Feb 29 @ 3:00 pm
Hands On History:  Adm. Reason and Ensign Ivey @ Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship will honor Ensign Louis Ivey and Admiral Paul Reason for Hands On History in February.

Ensign Ivey was initially assigned to the boiler division. Visitors can hold a fuel nozzle from one of the ship’s boiler rooms. One of those boiler rooms is on the Engineering Steam to Speed Tour that launches every Saturday and Sunday at 11:00. Ivey was later the division officer for the New Jersey’s radiomen, so we have a Gibson Girl Radio like the one that would have been on the ship with Ivey during the 1950s.

Admiral Reason, who led Battle Group Romeo from the Battleship in the 1980s, later wrote a book called Sailing New Seas about naval tactics that visitors can look through. The cruisebook from 1989 that includes Reason, is also on display.

Jun
19
Sat
NJ Beer Festival Aboard the Battleship Rescheduled to Sat., June 19, 2021 @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 19 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NJ Beer Festival Aboard the Battleship Rescheduled to Sat., June 19, 2021 @ Battleship New Jersey | Camden | New Jersey | United States

We will still toast the Battleship and New Jersey Beer…we’ll just do it in June 2021!

The annual New Jersey Beer Festival aboard the Battleship New Jersey has been rescheduled from Nov. 7 to June 19, 2021.  Adults can sample craft beers from breweries throughout the Garden State.  The General Session will run from 1pm to 5pm and tickets are $50 per adult.  The VIP session allows guests admission one hour earlier at 12pm, when they can sample some special brews and meet the breweries. Tickets for the VIP session are $75

Guests attending the Beer Festival will also get a tour of the Battleship, rock to live music and enjoy some great pub food — all aboard the World’s Greatest Battleship.  The NJ Beer Festival will take place rain or shine!

For tickets, visit:  https://newjerseybeer.ticketleap.com/battleship-beer-fest-2020/   Tickets purchased for the Beer Festival on the originally scheduled dates of  June 20 and Nov. 7 will be accepted at the new date of June 19, 2021.

Battleship members can purchase a ticket in advance for just $35 or at the Battleship on June 19 for $45.  Tickets for members can be purchased by calling 866-877-6262 ext. 108.

Sponsorships are available.  For more information in becoming a sponsor, email events@battleshipnewjersey.org.

For questions, email events@battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 ext. 144.

Must be 21 and over with a valid ID to attend the NJ Beef Festival on the Battleship.