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First-Ever Jimmy Buffett Tribute Concert Held Aboard Historic Battleship Wisconsin

Nauticus to Honor Singer-Songwriter, Jimmy Buffett, with Live Band on Father’s Day Weekend

Norfolk, Va. – Nauticus is headed to “Margaritaville” this summer with their new event, Fins on the Fantail. Parrot heads are invited to board the historic Battleship Wisconsin to honor Jimmy Buffett, with live music by the Tiki Bar. This 21 and up Buffett-themed event will occur on Saturday, June 15th from 5PM -8:30PM where guests can enjoy the live music with themed drinks, food vendors, games and more all on the fantail of the largest and last Battleship built by the U.S. Navy. 

Event Details:
Location – Battleship Wisconsin at Nauticus
Doors Open – 5:00PM
Music Starts – 5:30PM, Event ends at 8:30PM

Purchase this perfect Father’s Day gift today before it sells out! Tickets are $20 per person and increase by $10 on the day of the event. As always, Nauticus members receive a discount on tickets. Tickets can be purchased here.

All Fins on the Fantail proceeds directly support transformational youth sailing programs for Title I students in Norfolk public schools. Learn more about Sail Nauticus and its life changing programs here.

Must be ages 21+ to attend, ID will be verified upon arrival.

Fins on the Fantail would not be possible without the support of its generous sponsors: Virginia Maritime Association, Hampton Roads Shipping Association, and Surfside.


About Nauticus

Nauticus is a maritime discovery center located along the waterfront in downtown, Norfolk, VA, offering a unique form of experiential learning for all ages. Through interactive exhibits and STEM to STERN programming, Nauticus uses the museum, Battleship Wisconsin, sailing center, and Schooner Virginia to tell the story of the maritime environment, industry, and the military. Nauticus Foundation is the nonprofit, 501©3 that supports the mission and activities of Nauticus. Nauticus’ mission is to benefit the community through education, impactful experiences, and sharing access to maritime resources. For more information, visit