The Friends of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA is an active growing organization and holds events throughout the year including general membership meetings, membership drives, and fundraising.

Come Aboard The Battleship North Carolina For Spring Break!


Visit the Trolly Stop Grill (4502 Fountain Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403) between April 15th – 19th for lunch or dinner (11 am to 6 pm) and Youth - age 15 and under will receive a one-day visitor pass to the Battleship North Carolina with a meal purchase. 

Any Battleship North Carolina visitors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

This one-day visitor pass allows access to the most decorated Battleship in WWII History!

In addition, families can purchase a membership to the Friends of the Battleship NC by going to our website – A membership gives families year-round access to the Battleship, including special holiday and educational events. Ask us about hosting a birthday party or special event on the Battleship!


July 4th Fireworks

 Join us and watch the City of Wilmington’s spectacular 4th of July fireworks display from the deck of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA.  

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 There are also many other events throughout the year that are sponsored by the Battleship North Carolina. Please check the calendar at for a listing of these events.