StEP is a growing organization that provides many events and festivals with celebration, music, culture attractions and all kinds of markets, and to everyone in the Noordoostpolder.
STEP was founded by a group of friends, who felt that for honoring 10 years Province of Flevoland (1996), a large party had to be organized. The Pieper Festival occur. In March 1999, the agency was established. At present, about 300 volunteers are committed to its activities .
In recent years, the events and festivals that volunteers organize become larger and there are more and more events under the banner of StEP. The year round StEP organizes the New Years Festival, the Tulip Festival, Night of Orange, the Kennedymars, the Groendag, Summer Markets, Pieper Festival, the arrival of Sinterklaas, the Christmas Market.