In case your GPS is acting funky, 100 Clinton St. is the battleship’s entrance. However, the correct entrance is Battleship Place for festival attendees. There is a secured parking lot available within walking distance.
Organizers recommend any hotel in Philadelphia. If you’re flying in for the festival, airport hotels are usually the cheapest and are conveniently located close to the venue.
How about a quick history lesson? The New Jersey (BB-62) was launched in December 1942, and over 48 years, the ship earned the Navy Unit Commendation for Vietnam service. It was decommissioned in 1991, earning a total of Nineteen Battle and Campaign Stars.
Soldiers almost never had time to eat, but you do! There will be several food and bar stations throughout the ship should hunger strike.
You must be 18 years or older to throw down on BB-62.