Porsha's involvement in the Black Lives Matter movement leads her to Louisville, Ky., where she risks everything; Cynthia and Mike clash when it comes to planning their dream wedding; Kandi prepares to send Riley off to college.
Porsha's release from prison further ignites her activism; actress and songstress Drew Sidora brings her Chi-Town flavor to Atlanta; Cynthia hosts a wine tasting at Lake Bailey; Kandi has a full circle moment as she attends Riley's graduation.
Porsha returns home from her second arrest in Kentucky and also reveals that she and Dennis have called it quits; Kenya offers Cynthia marital advice; Drew and Ralph agree to go to marriage counseling.
Cynthia gets some tough love from Kenya after her big argument with Mike; Kenya feels bad about a past mistake and asks Kandi for help to make things right; Drew and Ralph start couples counseling; Porsha's sister, Lauren, throws a party.
After nearly spoiling Cynthia's proposal last year, Kenya seeks redemption with a surprise engagement dinner; Kenya uses the opportunity to confront Porsha about being uninvited to her party; Kandi sends her daughter off to New York University.
Cynthia grapples with the decision of whether to invite her father to the wedding; Kandi organizes a food drive to help provide groceries to local families in need.
Drew hosts a Hollywood-themed dinner, and Porsha brings up some gossip; Kandi starts planning a surprise for Cynthia; The ladies find out that Kenya has chartered a flight for her and LaToya to jet down to South Carolina.
The ladies arrive in Isle of Palms, S.C., and are immediately faced with an unexpected mystery; tensions flare between Drew and Latoya; the women realize they have to confront Kenya for proving to be a less-than-fabulous hostess.
As the Isle of Palms trip continues, the drama between Marlo and Kenya reaches new heights; Porsha struggles to cope with the verdict in the Breonna Taylor murder case; Cynthia celebrates with a dungeon style stripper party.
The ladies participate in a dungeon-themed surprise bachelorette party for Cynthia; when the cameras stop for the night, the ladies continue with a crazy hourslong after party that leads to accusations, denials and the breaking of girl code.
The final dinner in Isle of Palms ends on a sour note after Kenya's investigation; Drew is overwhelmed with the move into her new home; Kandi reveals a secret about what she heard the night of the bachelorette party.
Marlo invites the ladies to a hayride, but the fun is interrupted by news; Drew and Kenya meet up to clear the air, quickly learning that their potential friendship is out of tune; Cynthia is met with minor setbacks as her wedding approaches.
Cynthia and Mike's big day is here; leaks about the South Carolina weekend spread in the press, and the women speculate about the source; Shamea hopes to shelter the nieces from the judgmental aunties; Porsha and Dennis discuss their relationship.
Kenya learns that LaToya is gossiping, causing her to second guess their friendship; Drew juggles a girls trip to NOLA and reconnecting her son with his biological father; tensions boil over when the ladies attend Fallyn's Halloween party.
Drew takes the ladies to New Orleans; LaToya just wants to chill out on the trip; Porsha confronts Marlo about where her loyalty lies.
The ladies' trip to New Orleans continues, and Marlo gets in the middle of a feud between Porsha and Kenya; Kandi decides to escape the impending storm and head home to open Blaze Steakhouse.
Kandi continues shooting her movie and opens up her newest restaurant for a tasting; Cynthia and Porsha host a pop-up shop to uplift Black-owned businesses, where Drew confronts LaToya; Porsha rebuffs Marlo's attempts at repairing their friendship.
Drew and Ralph arrange a meeting between her oldest son and his biological father; with so much discord in the group, Cynthia decides to host a Friendmas event to celebrate the holidays and sisterhood.