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The 44th Annual Irmo Okra Strut Festival

That's right! 2017 marks the 44th year of family fun, live music and Okra, in all of its glory.

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Friday & Saturday   September 29th - 30th 2017

7507 Eastview Drive in Irmo, SC 29063

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Visiting from out of town?

The Irmo Okra Strut Festival is a great event for that end of summer fun. Whether you grew up eating Okra or have never tried it, the Irmo Okra Strut Festival has an outdoor activity for you.

Irmo, South Carolina has many quality local businesses to meet your needs while you are in town. From hotels to RV parks or camp grounds, we can help you plan the best end of summer trip to spend with your family.

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Participate in the 2018 Okra Strut

Located near beautiful Columbia, South Carolina, the Irmo Okra Strut Festival has the advantage of being right off the intersection of 3 interstates that connect us with Georgia and North Carolina.

That means thousands of possible connections with new people from out of town when you participate in the 45th Irmo Annual Okra Strut Festival. Show off your skills or grow your business with us in 2018!

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Events and Entertainment

The 44th Annual Irmo Okra Strut is South Carolina’s favorite way to celebrate Okra. Come join in on the best summer festival this side of the Mason-Dixon line.

We will have live bands on both Friday and Saturday nights and all the food you can eat. Saturday, we will have amusement rides, bounce houses and an Okra eating contest. Best way to beat those end of summer blues.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Planning your trip to the 44th Annual Irmo Okra strut and want to check a few details? We have covered most of the frequently asked questions here. If you do not see your question covered submit it to the commission, with our new form!

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Road Closures and Parking Information

The Okra Strut is right around the corner, and that means we need to start planning road closures and where to park.

Please check this often as we will keep it updated as we get closer to the day of the festival.

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Granna's Gourmet Pickled Okra

We would like to introduce Granna’s Gourmet Pickled Okra as the official Pickled Okra for the Irmo Okra Strut Festival.

Made in wonderful South Carolina, it tastes just like grandma’s pickled okra, if not better.

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Contact The Irmo Okra Strut Festival


P.O. Box 406 Irmo, SC 29063

(803) 781-7050 PHONE

(803) 749-2743 FAX

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