April 27-30, 2017 at Ocean Park Resort, Myrtle Beach, SC. Get ready to conquer the backwoods with Carolina Bear Lodge in Myrtle Beach. Food, food, Mr Bear contest, games, bear auction, singles mixer & dance, water volleyball, lawn games, more food, indoor pool events, open bar parties. See website for more info.
August 12, 2017 at 1208 Washington, Columbia. Fabulous party/ top-shelf open bar, hors d’oeuvres. Performers w/ Carson Kressley, the Emmy-winning television star, celebrity stylist, author, fashion designer; Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Dancing with the Stars, The New Celebrity Apprentice, and RuPaul’s Drag Race. Festival + Parade entertainment/ guest announcements.
August 14-20, 2017. Past events have included Community Expo at Meadowlake Park. Host hotel 2017: Baymont Inn & Suites Columbia NW, 347 Zimalcrest Dr, Columbia, SC. Also ongoing Soul Food Sundays, Wine and Cheese Tasting events, Monthly Mixers + more events throughout the year.
September 23, 2017. The Pride Parade steps off 9am (TBC) on Saturday as thousands line the streets of historic downtown Charleston. The traditional 1.8 mile route begins at Wragg Mall, Ann and Meeting Streets, on King Street past Marion Square, to Broad Street until Colonial Lake. Viewing is encouraged on King Street. The rally follows the parade, 11am-3pm at Brittlebank Park.
October 20-21, 2017, FRI 7pm on Main Street. The city's first-ever night-time parade, Light It Up! Official Kick-Off for the South Carolina Pride Festival. After parade dance party celebration on Main Street. SAT Oct 21st, 12–7pm Pride Festival on Main Street, downtown Columbia w/ speakers, guests and stage entertainment. Afterparty following Pride: Music Farm/ Vista!