North Iowa Band Festival - Forward, March!
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 $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.
NOTE: If you are interested in entering a convertible to transport royalty, honorees, etc. in the parade, please contact Linda Johanns at the Chamber.
Become a 2019 Sponsor!
Drum Major Sponsors
John K. & Luise V. Hanson Foundation
David & Phyllis Murphy Charitable Foundation
Band Master Sponsors
Elizabeth Muse Norris Charitable Foundation
Flag Corps Sponsors
Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company - Brown, Kinsey, Funkhouser & Lander, PLC - Casey's General Stores - CENT Credit Union - Clear Lake Bank & Trust Co. - Holiday Inn Express & Suites-Mason City - Jane Fischer & Associates, LLC - MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center - North Iowa Area Community College - North Iowa Periodontics - POET Biorefining-Hanlontown - REG Mason City, LLC - Rieman Music - River City Rugby Football Club
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
Click here for a list of financial contributors donating $5-$999 to this year's festival.