Things To Do In North Charleston

$39 for $70 Groupon — Personal Training

Performance Nutrition

North Charleston

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$70 $39

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Go-Karting for 1, 2, or 4, Laser-Tag Package for 4, or Combo Package for 2 at Charleston Rush (Up to 52% Off)

Charleston Rush

North Charleston

Race 12 laps in a junior cart, or 16 laps (2.5 miles) in an adult cart, and gain membership privileges for one year; high-tech laser tag

$52 $25

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10 Group Fitness Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at 4Ever Fit Studio (Up to 52% Off)

4Ever Fit Studio

North Charleston

Passionate, licensed fitness trainer uses her own experience at weight loss to lead people of all fitness levels in entertaining classes

$60 $29

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One 30-Class Yoga & Fitness Pass or Six Months of Unlimited Classes from MetaBody (Up to 94% Off)

MetaBody

Multiple Locations

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

$350 $20

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Two Weeks of Unlimited Classes for Kids or Adults at Masters Studios (Up to 76% Off). Three Options Available.

Masters Studios

Multiple Locations

Masters Studios trains students to achieve goals, whether to get in shape, train, or to become a martial arts master

$70 $25

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Nickelback at North Charleston Coliseum on March 24 at 7:30 p.m. (Up to 29% Off)

Nickelback

North Charleston Coliseum

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Chart-topping rockers behind “How You Remind Me” deliver slick yet heavy hits in support of their latest album No Fixed Address

$54.90 $38.75

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Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” with Optional Nutcracker and DVD on December 24 (Up to 51% Off)

Moscow Ballet's

North Charleston Performing Arts Center

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Professional Russian dancers leap and pirouette against stunning backdrops in a holiday ballet set to Tchaikovsky’s beloved score

$85.30 $42

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One- or Two-Month Membership with Foundation Class for One or Two at Palmetto CrossFit (Up to 81% Off)

Palmetto CrossFit

North Charleston

Clients of all experience levels work through functional-fitness CrossFit exercises in a team-oriented, friendly environment

$250 $50

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The Fresh Beat Band at North Charleston Performing Arts Center on November 11 at 6:30 p.m. (Up to 40% Off)

The Fresh Beat Band

North Charleston Performing Arts Center

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Colorful quartet of Nick Jr. stars sings and dances with preschooler- and parent-friendly hits such as “Great Day” and “Bananas”

$39.85 $24

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Presale: Harlem Globetrotters Game at North Charleston Coliseum on March 10, 2015 (Up to 40% Off)

Harlem Globetrotters

North Charleston Coliseum

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Ball-spinning antics abound as this world-famous exhibition basketball team dazzles in a comic and athletic performance

$76.25 $46

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Festival of Praise Tour 2014 Feat. Fred Hammond and Donnie McClurkin on October 7 at 7 p.m. (Up to 42% Off)

Festival of Praise Tour 2014 feat. Fred Hammond and Donnie Mcclurkin

North Charleston Performing Arts Center

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Grammy, Stellar, and Dove Award-winning gospel stars join forces for a night of uplifting and inspirational songs of faith and love

$50.05 $29

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It was February 17, 1864. The USS Housatonic floated in Charleston Harbor atop calm, cold waters. Below the surface, a group of Confederate soldiers sweated bullets as they cranked the propellers of the H. L. Hunley, speeding toward the Union's Housatonic on a historic mission: they would become the first submarine crew ever to sink an enemy ship. A 135-pound torpedo struck the Housatonic's stern, detonating a fiery explosion that sank the vessel within minutes. The Hunley then surfaced just long enough for the crew to flash a blue magnesium light, signaling to fellow forces on the shore that the mission succeeded and the submarine would return. And it did—but not until almost 140 years later, when it was raised from the harbor's sandy bottom on August 8, 2000, after author Clive Cussler discovered the wreck intact.

Today, the leaders of the nonprofit H. L. Hunley Submarine seek to conserve, restore, and ultimately exhibit this historic vessel, as well as solve the mystery of how it completed its mission only to vanish moments later. They welcome visitors to see the submarine in its current condition—within a 90,000-gallon conservation tank—and educate guests on the vessel's many details. Guides walk guests through features such as the manual-propulsion system and automatic moon roof, and illuminate exhibits such as a lifesize model from the TNT movie The Hunley.

1250 Supply St
North Charleston,
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Designed to look like an island retreat, Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Waterpark is more than just a place to beat the heat. It’s a fun-filled playground complete with slides, squirt guns, and a wave pool. The Big Splash Tree House is outfitted with 66 interactive features, including a giant bucket that drenches visitors with more than 1,000 gallons of water. The Tubular Twister sends riders shooting down a trio of 300-foot slides, while the Big Kahuna recreates the ocean’s waves in a 27,000-square foot pool. Little ones can play in gentler areas such as Lily Pad Lagoon and Otter Bay, which has a six-lane racer slide. In between aquatic activities, you can relax in the lazy river or stop by the concession stands for a quick bite.

8888 University Blvd
North Charleston,
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In six locations around the Charleston area, King Street Grille rolls out upscale pub fare and a few dozen flat-screen televisions. Full of contemporary versions of traditional bar favorites, the menu unfolds to reveal mac ?n? cheese egg rolls, nine types of grilled, hand-formed burgers, and plates weighed down with comforting entrees, such as pork chops and Chicken Madeira. The bar stocks more than 100 beers and its own line of liquor to wash down meals or offer as gifts to the thirsty actors who reenact big games inside the TV. Throughout the week, the eatery pairs good food with good times by transforming its space into a venue for trivia nights, billiards, and live music.

2150 Northwoods Blvd
North Charleston,
SC
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With their fleet of Robinson R22 utility helicopters, the aviators at Charleston Helicopters take joy in breaking the laws of gravity. They whisk passengers high above Charleston for flight lessons and photo tours, and while passing over the harbor, guests can snap shots of the Battery, Shem Creek, and various forts. Viewers may also zoom over the Charleston skyline to admire buildings soaked in red-and-orange sunsets and the flickering lights of surrounding towns. Many of Charleston Helicopters's tours invite guests to toast airborne triumphs upon landing with champagne, instilling an extra sense of victory without having to drag race passing geese.

5875 South Aviation Avenue
North Charleston,
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Students at Paul Mitchell the School Charleston learn techniques cultivated by the widely acclaimed brand that has received many honors, including mentions in Esquire, Seventeen, and Allure magazines. The school’s pupils prettify clients with a host of guest services, including haircuts, highlights, perms, and formal 'dos to match the ice sculptures you saw at your cousin’s wedding.

4952 Centre Pointe Dr
North Charleston,
SC
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The Bobcats made their NBA debut in the 2004–05 season. The franchise gradually improved its performance every year until the 2009–10 season, when they posted their first above-.500 record and first playoff appearance. The team makes its den in Time Warner Cable Arena, where 20,000 fans cheer and taunt the players with cans of tuna to intensify their hunger for a first league title.

5001 Coliseum Drive
North Charleston,
SC
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