Irmo Okra Strut canceled for this year

Officials say they plan to begin planning for 2021 in December

IRMO, SC (WOLO)– A Fall tradition in Irmo will not go on this year. The 47th annual Irmo Okra Strut festival is cancelled. Irmo Mayor Barry Walker announced that the town will not host the festival this year. The 2020 Irmo Okra Strut was scheduled for September 26, with safety measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Planning for the…

Local Living: A look at some of the events canceled due to Coronavirus concerns

From St Pats in Five Points to The Cup - Here's a list of some events that are canceled or postponed

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– There is a big line up of local events that are being impacted due to concerns over the coronavirus. One of the Midlands largest events, the annual St. Pats Festival in Five Points, has been postponed. Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin says he and the Five Points Merchants Association agreed with the decision and that it will be…