North Iowa Band Festival

North Iowa Band Festival

Friday, May 22, 2020 at 4:00pm


The North Iowa Band Festival is the largest free marching band competition in the Midwest. Tourism-related expenditures contributed an estimated $100.66 million into Mason City’s economy in 2017. In Cerro Gordo County, tourism generated an estimated $201.78 million in visitor spending, a record for the county and the 11th highest County level in the State. Tourism related jobs employed nearly 1,550 people in Cerro Gordo County.


4:00pm - 7:00pm: Stu Nevermann Run packet pickup at Aquatic Center
5:00pm: Carnival/Concessions/Marketplace open at Downtown
5:00pm: Mason City High School Orchestra Concert at Downtown Plaza
6:00pm: Mason City High School Jazz Band at Downtown Main Stage
7:30pm: High and Mighty at Downtown Main Stage