Student and Youth Performances

Bands and choirs can perform on board the USS IOWA and become a part of the ship's rich entertainment history. Recognized as the Battleship of Presidents, the IOWA hosted many Hollywood and music industry greats like: Ed Sullivan, Connie Francis, Barbara Eden, The Beach Boys and the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders!

Admission for band performances:

  • $7 per person (youth and chaperons) 

Paid admission is required for all students and adults coming aboard. Maximum of five chaperones per band allowed at no cost. Additional adult chaperones must pay admission rates. Advance reservation is required. Subject to availability.

The USS IOWA determines performance locations. Performances may be held between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM Monday-Friday. Performances on Saturday-Sunday may require additional fees. If your group cancels within 6 days or less of the performance date, the group forfeits the entire cost of the event. No refunds or credit will be given.

For more information: 

USS IOWA Battleship San Pedro
Photograph © Brio Five -

Pacific Battleship Center
250 S. Harbor Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90731