North Iowa Band Festival

North Iowa Band Festival

Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 6:00pm


The 2019 North Iowa Band Festival marks 81 years! This event is the largest free marching band competition in the Midwest. Tourism related expenditures contributed an estimated $78.6 million into Mason City’s economy last year. In Cerro Gordo County, tourism generated an estimated $191.37 million in visitor spending, a record for the county and the 11th highest County level in the State. Tourism related jobs employed nearly 1,500 people in Cerro Gordo County.


6:00pm: Middle School Band at Downtown Plaza

6:00pm-8:00pm: Carnival Open at Downtown

6:15pm: Mason City Municipal Band at Downtown Plaza