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Step Fest at Kingman Island

  • Kingman and Heritage Islands Park (map)

The 3rd annual Step Fest is a 3-hour outdoor festival featuring Step Afrika! and various local DMV artists, funded by DOEE's Community Stormwater Solutions Grant.

Step Fest invites the community to enjoy the natural environment through the arts. This year's featured artists include Soka Tribe, Future Band DC, Dem Raider Boyz Step Squad, and more!


Plan and prepare for your visit to the Islands

Kingman and Heritage Islands are natural areas with little infrastructure. Please make sure you plan and prepare to make your StepFest experience enjoyable for the whole family!

  • Wear comfortable shoes and clothing

  • Bring a chair or blanket to sit on

  • Bring sun screen and bug-spray

  • Pack a picnic

  • Check the weather forecast and pack a poncho/umbrella/rain gear as needed

Step Afrika! will provide water and pre-packaged snacks (such as granola bars) and limited seating for elderly or disabled patrons only.

Please click here to learn more about Kingman and Heritage Island

Earlier Event: August 31
River Terrace Reunion Picnic
Later Event: September 7
50 States Bike Ride