Sponsored by the Friends of the Battleship North Carolina
April Opening Event ... Kicking off a 6 month-long celebration of the Battleship North Carolina coming home to the Cape Fear Region
Raise the Flag Weekends ... One weekend a month you can have an American flag flown over the battleship and learn how to fold and display it correctly. The Friends of the Battleship North Carolina will have flags available for a $40.00 donation, or you can provide your own. You will also receive a certificate of authenticity with the date it was flown signed by the ship's Captain.
6 for 60 Tours ... One weekend a month the Friends of the Battleship will offer a 60 minute guided tour for $6.00. (Price does not include admission) Learn about the highlights of the history of the Battleship North Carolina from one of our trained docents.
July 4th Fireworks Event ... (for Friends of the Battleship Members Only) Join us for our annual July 4th Fireworks event on board the Battleship North Carolina. This event if for Friends members only and tickets are limited. To join the Friends click on our Join Us tab for further information.
October Final Event ... There will be a Friends of the Battleship members event in October to close out the celebration. Details to follow
Check our Calendar of Events for dates and times
Please note that all events are subject to NCDCR Covid Restriction in place at the time of the event.
Join us and watch the City of Wilmington’s spectacular 4th of July fireworks display from the deck of the Battleship NORTH CAROLINA.
The latest information we have is that the City of Wilmington is planning on hosting the July 4th Fireworks this year. Check back for further updates.
There are also many other events throughout the year that are sponsored by the Battleship North Carolina. Please check the calendar at http://www.battleshipnc.com/event-calendar/ for a listing of these events.