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5 Water St

Fall River, MA 02721

Phone: 508-678-1100



© 2020 Battleship Cove.  All Rights Reserved.

Special Events:

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.

Please click on the image below for online tickets sales for July 4th and Boo Bash events.


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.

Father's Day

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!


July 4th Fireworks $10

July 4, 2020; 7:30pm - 9:30PM

See the city of Fall River, MA fireworks display in honor of the 4th of July from the deck of the USS Massachusetts (BB-59).  

Gates open at 7:30 PM. No bags, backpacks,  coolers, alcoholic beverages, and other restrictions may apply.

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.

Veteran's Day

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:

Mother's Day

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!