2015 North Iowa Band Festival
The 2015 North Iowa Band Festival marks 77 years the event has been held. The 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 $157.23 million in visitor spending, the 11th highest County level in the State. Tourism related jobs employed over 1,500 people in Cerro Gordo County.
Save the date for the 2015 Festival: May 21-25
(Memorial Day Weekend!)
For Visitor and General Information about Mason City, check out these websites:
Your guide to all of the community happenings during Band Festival weekend.
Parade & Park Info
View the parade route, parking and entertainment maps, and other information.
- Band and Royalty Entry Form
- Float Form
- North Iowa Band Festival Marketplace Vendor Contract
- Stu Nevermann Memorial Run XXV Click HERE!
- for PDF version of form.
(Stu Nevermann Run Route Map)
NOTE: If you are interested in entering a convertible to transport royalty, honorees, etc. in the parade, please contact Charlie Biebesheimer at email@example.com.
Learn about how to become a sponsor of The North Iowa Band Festival.
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Band Festival Royalty
Learn all about the North Iowa Band Festival Royalty!
2015 Band Festival Sponsors
Drum Major Sponsors
For more information on becoming a sponsor, CLICK HERE.
Flag Corps Sponsors
Casey's General Stores - Clear Lake Bank & Trust
Holiday Inn Express - Kaplan University - Mercy Medical Center
For information on how to become an In-Kind Sponsor, please contact us!