81st North Iowa Band Festival Parade
|The 2019 North Iowa Band Festival marks 81 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 $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.