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.
May 6, 2017, 11am - 6pm Raleigh's annual Pride event on Fayetteville Street by the LGBT Center of Raleigh, with live stage entertainment and Theatre in the Park Pageant, local vendors and artists, great food, a KidsZone and a beer garden! There is no admission fee.
August 10-13, 2017 at the (TBC) Carolina Theatre of Durham, 309 W Morgan St. Second-largest LGBT film event in the Southeast, the four day festival attracts thousands each year. Diverse shorts, documentaries & feature films. See website for archives and upcoming program.
Late September, 2017, annual Saturday Pride Weekend: Duke University East Campus 10am-5pm Festival, 1pm Parade; Night Festival 10pm-4am events in Raleigh and Durham. See schedule as announced. Previous years' hotels: Sheraton Raleigh Hotel; Millennium Hotel, Durham. See website below for more.