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Events

EVENTS & DON’T-MISS EXPERIENCES

Year-round fun, arts and culture, fresh air, unique festivals, exhibits, theatre, concerts and more await in Mason City, Iowa!
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May
24
Fri
Tree Town Music Festival @ Forest City, Iowa
May 24 all-day

Tree Town has become the premier country music festival in the Midwest held during Memorial Day weekend. With over 15,000 fans in attendance, Tree Town has made a name for itself and became known as one of the top ten best country music festivals in the United States. The four-day festival will take place on the Winnebago Rally Campgrounds and Heritage Park. Don’t miss the biggest party in the Midwest featuring Dierks Bentley, Jake Owen, Toby Keith, Trace Adkins, Lauren Aliana & MORE!

Roller Skating @ Roller City
May 24 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Friday night roller skating at Roller City!

The 81st North Iowa Band Festival @ Downtown, Mason City
May 24 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Annual music festival featuring free music, entertainment and various types of events for young and the young at heart. Event includes carnival, marketplace, car show and plenty of food for the whole family!

Schedule:

500pm- Carnival, Marketplace & Concessions Open

5:00pm Mason City Orchestra

6:00pm Mason City High School Jazz Band

8:00pm Andy Anderson & Mike Leeds Dueling Pianos.

Listening Room: Alberta @ Mason City Brewing
May 24 @ 8:00 pm

Free live show – featuring Alberta of Seattle.

May
25
Sat
Tree Town Music Festival @ Forest City, Iowa
May 25 all-day

Tree Town has become the premier country music festival in the Midwest held during Memorial Day weekend. With over 15,000 fans in attendance, Tree Town has made a name for itself and became known as one of the top ten best country music festivals in the United States. The four-day festival will take place on the Winnebago Rally Campgrounds and Heritage Park. Don’t miss the biggest party in the Midwest featuring Dierks Bentley, Jake Owen, Toby Keith, Trace Adkins, Lauren Aliana & MORE!

Dressage Horse Shows @ North Iowa Events Center
May 25 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Dressage Bara Trac 1 Horse Show – Talented horse and rider teams perform intricate patterns and difficult moves.

The 81st North Iowa Band Festival @ Downtown, Mason City
May 25 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm

Annual music festival featuring free music, entertainment and various types of events for young and the young at heart. Event includes carnival, marketplace, car show and plenty of food for the whole family!

Schedule:

8:00am – 30th Annual Stu Nevermann Memorial Run (Aquatic Center)

10am – North Iowa Band Festival Parade (North Penn & East State Street)

Noon – carnival, concessions, market place open

1:30pm – TBD

2:00pm – NIACC Extreme Makeover Announcement & awards ceremony

5:00pm – Paul Weitzel & The Hatz

7:30pm – Brat Pack Radio

The Stu Nevermann Memorial Run @ Mason City Family Aquatic Center
May 25 @ 8:00 am

4 mile running race on flat, paved streets.  Course is on the North Iowa Band Festival parade route for 2 miles.  Plenty of spectators!  Shirts for all pre-registered participants–must pre-register by May 15, 2019.   Trophy for overall male and female winner.  Medals for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each division.  Chip timed by JMS Racing Services.  Bike valet available from 7:00 to 9:30am.  Profits donated to the Boys and Girls Cross-Country Booster Club at Mason City High School. Registration cost: $25 for an adult, and $15 for an individual student. Race starts at 8am.

Exhibit: 39th Annual Cerro Gordo Photo Show @ Charles H. MacNider Art Museum
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

All residents of Cerro Gordo County, high school age and over, and any student registered at NIACC (North Iowa Area Community College) for the spring or summer semesters of 2019, are invited to submit photographs for consideration for the 39th Annual Cerro Gordo Photography Competition. For photo show rules and entry form please visit > https://macniderart.org/

Works of art will be on display until June 29. Exhibit will be open during normal operation hours of the museum.

Wednesday 9AM–5PM
Thursday 9AM–8PM
Friday 9AM–5PM
Saturday 9AM–5PM
Sunday Closed
Monday Closed
Tuesday 9AM–8PM
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Farmers Market @ Surf Ballroom Parking Lot
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The mission of the Clear Lake Farmers Market is to offer healthy, fresh produce and handcrafted products to consumers while building community connections and supporting the local economy.