Our Special Events are meant to outreach with the public, share our ships and their histories with those they fought to protect, and remember the service of our military personnel to the United States. We look forward to welcoming you aboard! For information on our Behind the Scenes Tours, please see our offerings on the Education page.
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Hop to the Carousel - $10
May 31, 2020; 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Children are invited to enjoy unlimited rides at the carousel for an Easter-themed event. Take pictures with the Easter Bunny, go on an egg hunt, and take part in some Easter crafts. Children must be accompanied by adult. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
JPK DD850 Field Day
May 14-17, 2020
October 15-18, 2020
Join veterans and volunteers in this popular Field Day weekend to help preserve a US Navy destroyer. Registration required.
Please contact Rich Angelini for details
Memorial Day Weekend
May 23-25 2020; 9:00am to 5:00pm
Free admission to veterans this weekend. All Active Duty, Retired, and Reserve Military personnel who show proof of service will be provided with free admission to Battleship Cove.
Memorial Day Ceremony
May 25, 2020; 12:00-1:00PM
Experience a traditional military observance, honoring the fallen and Gold Star Families and a 21-gun salute.
The ceremony is open to the public at no charge.
Big Mamie Field Day
June 13 and September 12, 2020
8:00am - 4:00pm
Here is your chance to volunteer for a day and help preserve a WWII Battleship! Lunch and supplies are provided. Registration is required.
June 21, 2020; 9:00am - 5:00pm
Let Dad be a kid again! Dads visiting Battleship Cove with their children on Father's Day will receive half off admission.
Save 15% off merchandise in the museum gift shop!
Vietnam Veterans Weekend
August 1-2 2020; 9:00am - 5:00pm
Help us honor those valiant men and women who fought during the Vietnam War during this weekend full of programming.
Included with General Admission. Vietnam Veterans free
Rite of Reflection
September 11, 2020; 10:00AM
In the memory of the anniversary of the nation's deadliest attack, there will be a remembrance ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial site with a wreath casting and a 21-gun salute. The ceremony is open to the public.
JPK 75TH Anniversary
September 26, 2020; 11:00AM
Battleship Cove will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the commissioning of the USS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. by hosting a ceremony September 26, at 11:00AM. The ceremony is open to the public at no charge, but seating is limited.
Battleship Boo Bash $10
October 22, 2020; 4:30 - 7:00pm
An event for the whole family! Participate in trick or treating, meet friendly costumed sailors, and more! The last entry for Boo Bash is 6:30PM and the last Carousel ride is 6:50PM.
Members Free! Registration is required.
November 11th, 2020; 9:00 - 5:00pm
Battleship Cove is honored to provide free admission to all veterans with proof of service on Veteran's Day, 11 November.
Pearl Harbor Anniversary
Every December 7th; 12:55 PM
Battleship Cove will commemorate the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor by hosting a ceremony December 7, at 12:55pm aboard the USS Massachusetts' Memorial Room. The ceremony is open to the public at no charge, but seating is limited.
Annual and Special Events:
May 10, 2020; 9:00am - 5:00pm
Moms can enjoy half off admission on their visit to Battleship Cove this Mother's Day.
Save 15% off on merchandise in the museum gift shop.
To learn more about our events or to make a reservation, please contact us at 508-678-1100 ext. 101 or contact us below for more information!