IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS November 17-December 30, 2018 During the holiday season, The Music Man Square is transformed into a winter wonderland. Visitors will experience the nostalgia and warm memories of Christmas past as they stroll the 1912 Streetscape adorned with vintage animated window displays, festive décor and holiday music. Photos
THE WINTER DANCE PARTY January 30-February 2, 2019 Held annually since 1979, the Winter Dance Party is a celebration of the lives and legacies of three of rock and roll’s brightest stars, Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson. Thousands of Rock ‘n Roll fans from across the nation and world have made
NORTH IOWA BAND FESTIVAL May 23-29, 2019 (Memorial Day Weekend) Held annually, the North Iowa Band Festival honors Meredith Willson and celebrates his life and love of music. The event is the largest free marching band competition in the Midwest. Festivities include a carnival, free musical entertainment, craft market and much more throughout the weekend. The
UNIQUELY MASON CITY: NO OTHER PLACE BUT HERE Your guide to experiences that can only be found in Mason City, Iowa! 1. An Architectural Hotbed: Mason City is home to the last remaining Frank Lloyd Wright-designed hotel in the world, as well as Wright’s first Prairie-style house in Iowa! Learn more about these and other
EXPERIENCE THE FLAVORS OF MASON CITY Are you interested in the latest food fads? Do you enjoy gourmet meals and love the thrill of dining in a new restaurant? Well… you may, in fact, be a foodie! Lucky for you, Mason City’s local dining scene is more vibrant than ever and we’re more than happy
GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUN Discover good eats, tasty drinks, and unforgettable experiences! WHERE TO STAY Whether you’re looking for hip and modern, unique and historic, or quaint and charming, Mason City has an array of comfortable lodging options to choose from. The Decker House Bed & Breakfast – Built in the 1890’s, you’ll love
Welcome to Mason City, Iowa Mason City, Iowa is best known as the hometown of “The Music Man”, Meredith Willson. This charming town also showcases Prairie School Architecture designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, and is home to the only remaining hotel in the world designed by Wright. The largest selection of Bil Baird puppets can
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