Summer Vacation in North Charleston

Do you have friends and family coming into town this summer? Check out some of the “summer fun” you can have right here in North Charleston – whether you are spending time with out-of-towners, hanging out for a staycation, or just enjoying your weekends off work! The city of North Charleston has so much to offer and always has something going on for everyone to enjoy.

Top Attractions

1. H.L. Hunley
The Hunley is the world’s first successful combat submarine and also one of the biggest mysteries in maritime history. The H.L. Hunley submarine suddenly vanished along the coast of Charleston in 1864 and wasn’t seen again until 1995 when divers discovered the wreckage. Come visit the mysterious marine vessel and witness Charleston’s #1 historic attraction.

2. Tanger Outlets
Looking to do some shopping this summer? Stop by the Charleston Tanger Outlets in North Charleston and stock up on all of your favorite brands, like Nike, Bath & Body Works, J. Crew, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Vera Bradley, and more! (Here’s a hint: Check out their website before you go to find special deals and coupons)

3. Holy City Brewing
If you have never had a Holy City Brewing beer or toured their Taproom, put it on your summer to-do list right now. With events like yoga, trivia, and live music throughout the week, there’s sure to be something for everyone!

4. Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Park
When it is 100 degrees outside plus humidity, there is no better place to spend the day than the water park! With over 15-acres of water slides, pools, a lazy river, and a tree house, the Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Park is the perfect place to cool off in the summer heat.

5. North Charleston Coliseum and PAC
There is always something going on at the North Charleston Coliseum. From concerts to Broadway shows and everything in between, check out the calendar for the North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts Center. Those events are something you certainly won’t want to miss.

City of North Charleston Events

Farmers Market
Be sure to check out the 2019 North Charleston Farmers Market every Thursday from 3:00 PM-7:00 PM at the Felix C Davis Community Center. In addition to an abundance of locally grown produce, there will also be food trucks, craft vendors, live music, children’s activities, and free yoga from 6:00 PM-6:45 PM. Click here for more details!

4th of July Festival
If you are going to be in town over July 4th, come out to the 4th of July Festival at Riverfront Park. The event will take place from 3:00 PM-9:45 PM with music, activities for the kids, food trucks, craft vendors, and more! Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Lowcountry’s largest 4th of July fireworks show. Click here for more details!

A Message from Your North Charleston Chamber of Commerce

The summer is a great time to get out there, network, and make sales. A lot of companies take a step back during the summer, which creates a great opportunity for you to kick it into high gear and make sales with less competition. The Chamber will be hosting a variety of networking events throughout the summer as well, so be sure to check out our Events calendar for the dates, times, and details on those.