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Activate, the pioneering live-action gaming venue and viral sensation on TikTok, is excited to announce the grand opening of its first North Carolina location in Charlotte, opening on May 3, 2024. The unique and dynamic venue promises an opportunity for guests to immerse themselves in the nationwide gaming phenomenon. Activate Charlotte is located at 1848 Galleria Blvd Suite 9B, Charlotte, NC, 28270, USA.

With 20 locations in North America's hottest cities, such as Houston, Plano, Chicago, Atlanta, and New Jersey, Activate Charlotte joins the family, promising an electrifying mix of games that will put your agility and wit to the ultimate test.

"Charlotte's vibrant culture is the perfect match for our physically immersive gaming adventures," said Bryce Anderson, Partner at Activate. "We can't wait to energize the city with our unique blend of tech and play. Its a destination where every visit is a new challenge, every game a fresh conquest."

Activate Charlottes new state-of-the-art gaming facility welcomes all ages and skill levels, encouraging players to explore and create their own unique gaming experience. Heres what to expect:

  • Guests can sign up in groups of two to five players

  • Through progress tracking via Activates high-tech electronic RFID wristbands, players can rack up points, level up, and earn prizes along the way.

  • Top gaming rooms include the TikTok viral sensation Mega Grid with 500+ multi-activated rainbow-colored tiles, blasting the beaming bullseye in a game called Strike, and feeling like a modern-day spy in the Laser room.

  • Try Level 1, easy, or take it to Level 10, extreme.

  • Play as a team in cooperative mode, or challenge your friends in competitive mode games.

"Activate is about igniting that team spirit and passion for fun," added Anderson. "We're here to create epic stories, memorable laughs, and to cheer as our guests shatter records. We believe in fun that fuels the soul and games that push you to your playful limits!"

Additional Activate locations are set to open in 2024 across the U.S. in markets such as Kansas City, Columbus, and Detroit, along with internationally in the UK and UAE. Today, Activate operates in over 20 locations across Canada and the U.S.


  • Book in advance to save time and ensure a game room is available. Each game lasts 1-3 minutes. The full gaming experience lasts 75 minutes.

  • Complete the safety waiver required for you to play in advance.

  • Wear activewear and flat, closed-toe shoes.

  • Age requirements: Children 10 and under require a paid adult with them at all times in gaming rooms. Children ages 11 to 13 must have an adult present at the facility.

  • Where: 1848 Galleria Blvd Suite 9B, North Carolina.

  • When: Sun-Thur 9:30am – 10:00pm, Fri-Sat 9:30am – 11:00pm.

For a sneak peek into Activates action-packed gaming experience, and to keep tabs on the Activate Charlotte grand opening, visit

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Founded in 2019, Activate is a state-of-the-art gaming facility with locations across the United States and Canada. Each Activate location offers a variety of unique gaming rooms with over 700 levels for players to compete, earn stars, and track achievements online. Activate combines physical activity and gaming to create an immersive experience as part of a healthy lifestyle. To learn more about Activate, please visit Follow Activate on Facebook at and Instagram at

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