North Iowa Band Festival

North Iowa Band Festival

Friday, May 24, 2019 at 5:00pm


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.


5:00pm: Carnival, Marketplace & Concessions Open at Downtown

5:00pm: Mason City High School Orchestra at Downtown Plaza

6:00pm: Mason City High School Jazz Band at Downtown Main Stage

8:00pm: Andy Anderson& Mike Leeds Dueling Pianos at Downtown Main Stage