North Iowa Band Festival
Join us Memorial Weekend 2021 for North Iowa's signature event, the North Iowa Band Festival! Scheduled for May 27-31, the festival is back and better than ever, complete with free live entertainment, carnival, marketplace, and of course, the BIG parade!
The North Iowa Band Festival is the largest free marching band competition in the Midwest. Tourism-related expenditures contributed an estimated $136.18 million into Mason City’s economy in 2018. In Cerro Gordo County, tourism generated an estimated $214.46 million in visitor spending, a record for the county and the 11th highest County level in the State. Tourism related jobs employed nearly 1,570 people in Cerro Gordo County.
NOTE: If you are interested in entering a convertible to transport royalty, honorees, etc. in the parade, please contact the Chamber.
2021 Band Festival Sponsors
Drum Major Sponsors
John K. & Luise V. Hanson Foundation
David & Phyllis Murphy Charitable Foundation
Band Master Sponsors
Flag Corps Sponsors
Casey's General Stores - Holiday Inn Express & Suites-Mason City - MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center - North Iowa Periodontics - POET Biorefining-Hanlontown - REG Mason City, LLC
98.7 Kiss Country / 103.7 The Fox - Alpha Media, USA - City of Mason City - Clear Lake Bank & Trust Co. - Control Print Creative - Convertible Drivers - Culligan Water Conditioning - D&D Printing - Decker Sports - Domino's Pizza - Fat Hill Brewing - Globe Gazette - Henkel Construction Co. - KIMT News 3 - LeDoux Signs - Mason City RentAll - Trinity Lutheran Church
For information on how to become an In-Kind Sponsor, please contact us!
Friends of the Festival
Help support the North Iowa Band Festival! Your donation keeps the event free for all to enjoy!
Click here to donate!