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Jun
30
Sat
Watch Fireworks on June 30 from the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey
Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Watch Fireworks on June 30 from the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Watch the fireworks show, presented by Philadelphia Welcomes America, over the Delaware River from the deck of the Battleship!  We’ll also have live music, face painting for the kids, food concessions and a cash bar for adults.

Tickets are only a $10 donation per person and proceeds go to the on-going restoration of the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.

The Battleship will open her decks at 7pm.  The fireworks shows are projected to begin at 9:30pm.

Parking for fireworks will be available in the Camden Waterfront Parking Garage.

Tickets Available Here or by calling 856-966-1652 x108 or at the Battleship Ticket Office, open every day from 9:30am to 5pm, as well as before the fireworks show.

Jul
4
Wed
Watch the July 4th Fireworks Aboard the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 4 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Watch the July 4th Fireworks Aboard the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Watch the Independence Day fireworks show, presented by Camden County, from the deck of the Battleship!  We’ll also have live music, face painting for the kids, food concessions, a cash bar for adults and the chance for someone to fire the saluting gun at the conclusion of the fireworks tonight!

Tickets are only a $10 donation per person and proceeds go to the on-going restoration of the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial.

The Battleship will open her decks at 7pm.  The fireworks shows are projected to begin at 9:30pm.

Get Tickets Here or by calling 856-966-1652 x108 or at the Battleship Ticket Office before the fireworks show.

Please note: This is a standing-only event. Chairs will not be set up and no chairs are permitted to be brought aboard for the fireworks show. Guests can bring blankets to sit on the deck.

Aug
11
Sat
WWII Victory Day on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 11 all-day
WWII Victory Day on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Come celebrate victory in World War II aboard the Battleship!  Guests touring the ship will meet WWII re-enactors, check out WWII artifacts and even enjoy 1940s-era music over the pier’s PA.  All WWII activities are free when you purchase a tour of the Battleship.

Enjoy a BBQ and Dance as we celebrate victory on the fantail (tented deck). A delicious BBQ lunch with all the fixins, cash bar and a Sinatra performance by Steve Ritrovato. Lunch tickets are $30 for adults and $24 for kids 16 and under.

For tickets to the WWII Victory BBQ Lunch and Dance, call 866-877-6262 ext 108 or get Tickets online.

Sep
1
Sat
Watch the Fireworks on Sept. 1 from the Deck of the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 1 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Watch the Fireworks on Sept. 1 from the Deck of the Battleship! @ Battleship New Jersey  | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Experience the unique view of the fireworks show on the evening of Saturday, September 1, from the deck of the Battleship New Jersey!

We’ll have face painting for the kids, bar service for adults, music food concessions and even take a chance to fire the Saluting Gun at the end of the show! Just a $10 donation, which goes to the on-going preservation of the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial, gets you aboard!

Battleship Members can enjoy complimentary admission to the fireworks show on Sept. 1 Just show your Membership card at our Ticket Office.

Tickets are available at www.battleshipnewjersey.org or by calling 866-877-6262 ext 108 or at the Battleship Ticket Office daily from 9:30am to 5pm and before the fireworks on Sept. 1 until 9pm. The Battleship will open her deck at 7pm. The fireworks should begin at approximately 9:30pm.

Feb
16
Sat
Hand on History Will Be Electric in February! @ Officers' Wardroom of the Battleship New Jersey
Feb 16 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Hand on History Will Be Electric in February! @ Officers' Wardroom of the Battleship New Jersey

For the Battleship’s monthly “Hands On History” program for February, guests touring the Battleship can learn how electricity works. Visitors can see how the ship generates electricity through a motor, how electricity can flow from one component to another, and how electricity can be harmful to the ship if not careful.

The Battleship’s Education Manager will be offering a class on how the ship generates electricity on February 16 from 12pm -2pm in the Officers’ Wardroom. The class is free to attend for any guests touring the Battleship.

May
11
Sat
Hands On History: What Makes a Boat Float @ Battleship New Jersey
May 11 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Hands On History:  What Makes a Boat Float @ Battleship New Jersey

On Saturday, May 11, Hands On History will be in the Officers’ Wardroom from 12pm to 2pm for guests touring the Battleship to learn if a concrete boat can float. Also, all guests can make their own aluminum boats to test out different boat designs.

Hands On History is free to experience with any tour of the Battleship.

Aug
10
Sat
WWII Victory Day on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 10 all-day
WWII Victory Day on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Activities

Come celebrate victory in World War II aboard the Battleship New Jersey!  Guests touring the ship will meet WWII re-enactors, check out WWII artifacts and even enjoy 1940’s-era music as we celebrate on the Fantail.  All WWII activities are free when you purchase a tour of the Battleship.

Watch the Battleship‘s Quad 40 gun & 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

Lunch

Lunch tickets are $30.00 adults/ $24.00 for children 16 and under/ $20.00 BB62 Member.

Enjoy a delicious BBQ lunch with all the fixins, served: 12:00PM- 3:00PM.  Cash bar available.

For tickets to the WWII Victory BBQ Lunch and Dance, call 866-877-6262 ext 108 or get Tickets online.

Jan
2
Thu
Hands On History Features Foul Weather Gear for January @ Battleship New Jersey
Jan 2 @ 9:30 am – Jan 31 @ 10:00 am
Hands On History Features Foul Weather Gear for January @ Battleship New Jersey
How did sailors manage in the cold weather?
During World War II, the ship’s heating was not nearly as good as it is today, try on some of their coats and hats, and see for yourself if you can keep warm. Throughout her history, the ship spent most of her time in warm climates, avoiding the chill by staying near the equator; however, she couldn’t avoid it all together, including a particularly cold commissioning ceremony in Norfolk, Virginia in November of 1950.
Check our actual Navy foul weather gear in the Captain’s In-port Cabin throughout the month of January as part of the Fire Power tour.
Mar
28
Sat
The USS New Jersey: An Illustrated History Presentation To Be Rescheduled @ Lewes Public Library
Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
The USS New Jersey: An Illustrated History Presentation To Be Rescheduled @ Lewes Public Library
The presentation, “The USS New Jersey: An Illustrated History,” by Capt. Walt Urban Jr., USNR (Ret.), at the Lewes, DE, Library, originally scheduled for Saturday, March 28 at 1pm, has been cancelled due to the coronavirus threat.  A new date will be published in the future.
Nov
7
Sat
NJ Beer Festival Aboard the Battleship Rescheduled to Sat., Nov. 7 @ Battleship New Jersey
Nov 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NJ Beer Festival Aboard the Battleship Rescheduled to Sat., Nov. 7 @ Battleship New Jersey | Camden | New Jersey | United States

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

The annual New Jersey Beer Festival aboard the Battleship New Jersey has been rescheduled from June 20 to Saturday, November 7..  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 June 20 will be accepted on the Nov. 7 date.

Battleship members can purchase a ticket in advance for just $35 or at the Battleship on Nov. 7 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.