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
27
Fri
Battle on the Battleship Boxing Matches @ Battleship New Jersey
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Battle on the Battleship Boxing Matches @ Battleship New Jersey
Battle on the Battleship, Friday, Sept. 27 from 6pm to 10pm!
Join Camden County and the Battleship in raising funds for a statue honoring boxing legend Jersey Joe Walcott, the Camden City native who held the World Heavyweight title from 1951 to 1952 and broke the record for the oldest man to win the title, at the age of 37.
Don’t miss the boxing match-ups of amateur boxers as they battle it out to raise money for this honorary statue to be prominently displayed on the Camden Waterfront.  There will be food, memorabilia, live music, a Silent Auction and more!

Tickets are $50.00 for General Admission and $250.00 for VIP.  To purchase tickets, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/battle-on-the-battleship-tickets-65849251885

Dec
6
Fri
Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey

The Camden County Freeholder Board and Gloucester County Freeholder Board will mark the 78th anniversary of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.

“Each year we gather to honor those who served and lost their lives at Pearl Harbor on the fateful day that threw the U.S. into World War II,” said Freeholder Bill Moen. “The Freeholder Board invites all county residents to the Battleship to reflect on the contributions of the men and women, past and present, who have faithfully served our nation.”

The event is free and open to the public. Free parking is available.

https://www.camdencounty.com/event/pearl-harbor-day-commemoration/

Jan
18
Sat
Home School Day on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Home School Day on the Battleship @ Battleship New Jersey
Join other home schoolers on January 18 for a fun and interactive field trip aboard the Battleship New Jersey!
Take a guided tour with a museum educator and learn about some of the 55,000 people who served on board over the years. After your tour, take a special class on Building a Battleship and face the same problems that the ship builders did. Receive a certification of completion for your efforts. Appropriate for ages 10+, children must be accompanied by a guardian.
Pre-registration is required. E-mail L.Jones@BattleshipNewJersey or call 866-877-6262 x 245 to register or for more information.
Jul
2
Thu
Fire Power Tours Are Back! Beginning Thursday, July 2 @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Fire Power Tours Are Back! Beginning Thursday, July 2 @ Battleship New Jersey

The Battleship’s signature tour — the Fire Power Tour — is back! The Fire Power self-guided tour will re-open for guests on Thursday, July 2,

Guests can experience the interior spaces of the Battleship again! Track a tomahawk missile in the Combat Engagement Center, look in at the engine rooms along Broadway, check out artifacts in the Exhibit area, climb into a bunk to learn what life was like aboard this floating city, and more! Tours will still include the exterior decks, with highlights like the 16-inch gun turret, the tomahawk missile launch boxes, the Seasprite helicopter and more. The interior of the Battleship is air conditioned and with the nice breezes off the Delaware River when you are outside on the exterior decks, the Battleship is a cool experience!

The Fire Power self-guided tour will be a timed tour to promote distance between guests touring the ship. All guests still must pass a health screening, which includes a contactless thermometer temperature check, in the Visitors Center before purchasing or redeeming their ticket. All guests must wear a face covering and practice social distancing of one fathom — six feet — in the Visitors Center and while touring the Battleship. The tour route of the Battleship, along with the Visitors Center, will be continuously cleaned and disinfected by the Battleship’s housekeeping personnel.

Fire Power self-guided tours will be available every day, beginning Thursday, July 2, from 10am with the last tour launching at 4pm.

We recommend purchasing tickets in advance on our website at https://www.battleshipnewjersey.org/visit/purchase-tickets/ Tickets can be purchased the day of your tour at the Ticket Office inside the Battleship’s Visitors Center.

As our gift for your patience during the quarantine, free parking is available along Clinton St. (GPS: 100 Clinton St., Camden, NJ) and in the Marina Parking lot.

If you have questions, please call 866-877-6262 ext. 108 daily from 10am to 4pm.

Aug
1
Sat
Fire the Battleship’s Saluting Gun on Saturday, August 1 @ Battleship New Jersey
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Fire the Battleship's Saluting Gun on Saturday, August 1 @ Battleship New Jersey

On Saturday, August 1 on the hour from 11am to 3pm, a guest touring the Battleship will win the chance to pull the trigger of the portside saluting gun and render a salute to our great nation!  We’ll announce the winner’s name over our 1MC (PA) system throughout the day. .

Or for a $50 donation, we’ll let you pull the trigger for your own salute whatever time you want on August 1.

The Battleship is open for tours from 10am to 3pm every day.  Free parking along Clinton St.

Tickets can be purchased in advance: TICKETS

or you can purchase at our Ticket Office inside the Visitors Center upon arrival.

Dec
7
Mon
Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Virtual Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Virtual Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey
The Battleship will culminate the virtual Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration ceremony with the casting of a memorial wreath onto the Delaware River, the firing of the ship’s saluting gun and the performance of TAPS by volunteer bugler Nan LaCorte on Dec. 7. The Battleship is once again joining forces with Camden and Gloucester counties, who will broadcast a virtual ceremony, which can be seen at10am on Monday, Dec. 7 at:
Veterans and Rutgers-Camden students Josh Redlich (US Army) , the Rutgers Camden Male Veteran of the Year, and Leslie Demark (Officer of Military & Veterans Affairs). 2019 Rutgers-Camden Female Veteran of the Year, will cast the memorial wreath onto the Delaware River.
The wreath casting can be seen at approximately 10:30am on Monday, Dec. 7 on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/battleshipnj
Feb
3
Wed
Online and Onboard Class on the USS Mason Through February @ Battleship New Jersey
Feb 3 @ 9:00 am – Feb 28 @ 3:00 pm
Online and Onboard Class on the USS Mason Through February @ Battleship New Jersey
Throughout February to celebrate African-American History Month, the Battleship will offer a class on the USS Mason, which had a predominantly African-American crew and was an example of desegregation in the navy.
The onboard class is free to any small group who schedule a safe tour of the Battleship in February. Groups must be less than 30 people, allow us to break the group into smaller, safer groups of 10 people maximum, pass our health screening, wear a face mask and practice social distancing of one fathom – six feet — when aboard the ship. The classes will also be a maximum of 10 people socially distanced.
The class on the USS Mason is also available as part of the Battleship’s Distance Learning program. Let our curatorial staff conduct the lesson live online to students in their classroom.
To schedule a group tour and class, or a distance learning class, email groups@battleshipnewjersey.org or call 866-877-6262 x144
Mar
6
Sat
Battleship Will Open for Tours with a Bang on Saturday, March 6 @ Battleship New Jersey
Mar 6 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Battleship Will Open for Tours with a Bang on Saturday, March 6 @ Battleship New Jersey
The Battleship is opening with a bang!
To celebrate our nation’s most decorated and largest battleship opening for tours on Saturdays and Sundays in March, the ship will give guests the opportunity to fire a salute from the portside saluting gun! A lucky guest will be randomly chosen to pull the trigger and fire the gun at 12pm on March 6.
To guarantee a your chance to fire a salute, just make a donation of $50 to the non-profit museum and memorial on March 6. Donations can be made at the Battleship Ticket Office in the Visitors Center. Saluting gun shoots will begin at 12pm and we’ll fire the gun for as many donations as we receive until 2pm.
The Battleship will be open from 11am to 3pm each Saturday and Sunday in March. Guests touring the ship can check out the massive 16-inch gun turrets, track a tomahawk missile in the Combat Engagement Center, learn how the crew lived aboard this floating city and more!

Guest can also extend their Fire Power self-guided tour with guided tours of the Engine Room and Turret II. Our tour guides will meet you in the Crew’s Mess during your Fire Power tour and take you on this extended tour.

Jul
4
Sun
Fire a Salute from the Portside Saluting Gun on July 4th! @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Fire a Salute from the Portside Saluting Gun on July 4th! @ Battleship New Jersey

Celebrate the 4th of July with a bang aboard the Battleship New Jersey!

The Battleship has extended our saluting gun salutes to Sunday, July 4 from 12pm to 2pm.  This is in addition to our regular salutes we do each Saturday from 12pm to 2pm.  Just a $50 donation allows you to pull the trigger to fire a salute from our portside (Philadelphia-side) saluting gun!

To reserve your July 4th saluting gun salute, visit : https://63691.blackbaudhosting.com/63691/Gun-Shoot—Donation-04Jul2021

Come out to the Battleship in the evening of Sunday, July 4 and experience the amazing view of the Camden County fireworks show over the Delaware River!  The Battleship will have live music, food concessions, bar service — including samples of Battleship Rum for adults — balloon animals and the opportunity to win the chance to fire our 5-inch gun at the conclusion of the fireworks show!

Just a $10 donation gets you aboard for fireworks on July 4!  The Battleship’s deck will open at 7pm; fireworks are scheduled to begin at 9:30pm.

Jul
24
Sat
NJ Beer Festival Sold Out! @ Battleship New Jersey
Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NJ Beer Festival Sold Out! @ Battleship New Jersey | Camden | New Jersey | United States

Thanks to everyone who purchased a ticket to toast New Jersey craft beer aboard the Battleship!  Our annual NJ Beer Festival for Saturday, July 24, has sold out!

The VIP Session on the fantail will open for guests with VIP tickets at 12pm.  The General session will take place from 1pm to 5pm.

Get to the Battleship early because your NJ Beer Festival tickets also include a Fire Power self-guided tour of the ship.  The tour is approximately one hour to one-and-a-half hours.

We’ll also have live music by the Cabin Dogs, great food and more!

Note:  The Battleship will follow current NJ COVID  guidelines at the time.

 

Dec
7
Tue
Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Ceremony @ Battleship New Jersey
Camden and Gloucester counties will partner on the annual Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration event on the fantail of the Battleship New Jersey at 10am on Tuesday, Dec. 7.
Local dignitaries, veterans, live music by the Eastern High School Marching Band, and a memorial wreath presentation will be part of the ceremony, which is free for guests to attend.