Join the celebration as South Carolina Black Pride presents its fifth annual slate of events in Columbia. For more information, visit

June 24, 7 p.m.
Welcome Reception
Cash bar, food and entertainment. Free admission.
2000 Watermark Pl.

June 25. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
MSM HIV Prevention Institute
Sponsored by AID Upstate and the AAMSM Workgroup, SC Black Pride presents this special conference examining the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Admission and registration is $25.
Brookland Banquet Conference Center
1058 Sunset Blvd., West Columbia

June 25, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Town Hall: “Looking Back to Move Forward: The Black LGBT Community”
Free admission with reception following.
USC Law School Auditorium
701 Main St.

June 26, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Community Expo
Vendors, entertainers and workshops fill your day at this year’s Community Expo. Food and refreshments available. Free admission.
Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center
Carolina Ballrooms
1101 Lincoln St.

June 26, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.
SC Black Pride presents is official party. $10 admission. Attend the Expo and get a special $8 admission coupon. Music by DJ Kelly Kel.
Club H2O
220 S. State St., West Columbia

June 27, 3 p.m.
Unity Worship Service
Sponsored by Freedom Worship Church of Columbia with Pastor Ra’Shawn Flourney. Free admission with love offering welcomed.
Freedom Worship Church
7900 Nell St.