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Irmo Okra Strut Festival
September
25 to 26
Event

Irmo Okra Strut Festival

Capital City & Lake Murray Country

Capital City & Lake Murray Country

The Okra Strut had its humble beginnings as a fundraiser by the Lake Murray - Irmo Women’s Club to raise money for a new library. Today, it is the largest and longest running celebration of okra in the United States. Celebrating its 46th year, the festival kicks off on Friday night with a street dance. Saturday's festivities begin with the Okra Strut Parade at 9 a.m. (South Carolina's largest parade!). Other activities include musical entertainment, carnival rides, an okra eating contest, arts & crafts vendors, children's activities and festival food. And a major headline act on Saturday night. Stay tuned for announcements! Free parking and shuttle service available. Locations TBA on our festival website www.okrastrut.com Irmo is conveniently located only 12-miles outside of Columbia, right off of I-26 at exit 102A. Make your plans to join the fun!
Visit the Website Midlands
Irmo
Midlands
7507 Eastview DR,
Irmo, SC 29063
(803) 781-7050
Info & Amenities
Dates
  • September 25, 2020 - September 26, 2020
  • Location
    I-26 West to exit 102A (Irmo). Take Lake Murray Blvd. (Hwy. 60) into Irmo. The Okra Strut Festival is at off of Lake Murray Blvd. at 7507 Eastview Drive in Irmo, SC, 29063 in the new Irmo Community Park.
    Price
    Free