Irmo Okra Strut

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…

Time to strut: Okra Strut in Irmo

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– IRMO, SC (WOLO)–It’s time for the 46th annual Irmo Okra Strut. It kicks off Friday September 27 at 6pm with a street dance and Saturday at 9am with the Okra Strut Parade. You can enjoy the food, fun and crafts from 10am to 10pm in the Irmo Community Park,  off Lake Murray Boulevard. of course, there’s okra…

Richland County Deputies and LIVE PD Stars: Grand Marshals for Okra Strut Parade

IRMO, SC (WOLO)– The Irmo Okra Strut is underway Saturday and marking the event will be the annual Parade. The parade will begin at 9:00 am on Saturday, September 30th down Lake Murray Boulevard, led by the Grand Marshals, Sheriff Leon Lott, Deputies Kevin Lawrence and Chris Mastrianni. Get ready for a fried veggie. The 44th annual Irmo Okra Strut kicks off in the Town…

Irmo Celebrates Fried Okra: 44th Annual Okra Strut

Irmo Okra Strut Festival

IRMO, SC (WOLO)– Get ready for a fried veggie. The 44th annual Irmo Okra Strut kicks off in the Town of Irmo Friday and runs through Saturday. The free, family-friendly event features nationally-recognized bands, like Mother’s Finest, a parade and a recipe contest devoted to its namesake. Friday’s musical acts kick off at 6pm. According to organizers, Saturday starts with the Parade…