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.
Friday, September 23rd: 5:00 PM-11:00 PM:
STREET DANCE FEATURING OUR HEADLINE ENTERTAINMENT MUSICAL GROUP (TBA).
Saturday, September 24th: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM:
THE OKRA STRUT PARADE - SOUTH CAROLINA'S LARGEST PARADE!
Saturday, September 24th: 12:00 NOON - 5:00 PM:
MUSICAL & VARIETY ENTERTAINERS, CARNIVAL RIDES, OKRA EATING CONTEST, ARTS & CRAFTS VENDORS, CHILDREN'S FUN & GAMES AND LOTS OF FESTIVAL FOOD THE ENTIRE WEEKEND!
Free parking and shuttle service available. Locations TBA on our festival website at http://theokrastrut.com
VENDOR APPLICATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE ON OUR NEW WEBSITE: http://theokrastrut.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!