The Battleship New Jersey hosts many private and public events on the ship.
Check out what public events are coming up on our calendar.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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 email@example.com.
For questions, email firstname.lastname@example.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.