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The Mason City Foundation proudly invites you to the Music Man Square. Join us for a tour of the life and works of Mason City’s favorite musical son. Enjoy tours throughout the streetscape, Meredith Willson Boyhood Home, Meredith Willson Museum, and more! Have fun and don’t forget to visit the Ice Cream Parlor!

Upcoming Events

Iowa Public Television Presents Country Music Screening and Celebration @ The Music Man Square
Aug 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

In celebration of the upcoming Ken Burns film Country Music, IPTV will be hosting shindigs around the state, featuring a preview of the monumental series with food, drink and foot-stomping music, as well as stories and yarns from local country music DJs.

Come early to sign up for the Favorite Boot and Favorite Cowboy Hat contests to win a great Country Music prize! All events start at 6:30 p.m. and end at 9 p.m.

Closed For Private Event @ The Music Man Square
Sep 28 all-day

The Music Man Square will be closed for a private event

Chamber of Commerce 103rd Annual Meeting @ The Music Man Square
Oct 3 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

This annual award recognition, held October 3, 2019, will celebrate the Chamber's 103rd anniversary. Projected attendance is 275-325 business people. This annual event highlights the organization's accomplishments and recognizes individuals, businesses, and organizations for various achievements. This luncheon event features "A Taste of North Iowa."

Closed For Private Event @ The Music Man Square
Oct 12 all-day

The Music Man Square will be closed for a private event

TONIC SoL FA @ The Music Man Square
Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm

Tonic Sol-fa is a ground-breaking a cappella ensemble from Minnesota, in constant development since their formation two decades ago. TSF stands as one of the leading forces in the world of vocal music with Emmy Award winning arrangements and multi-million selling compositions.

Tickets can be purchased at:

The Music Man Square : 308 S. Pennsylvania Ave : Mason City, IA : 641-424-2582

Visit Mason City : 2021 4th Street SW : Mason City, IA : 641-422-1663

Cash or Check only please!

for kids

Music education and fun is very important to us here at Music Man Square. We offer many different opportunities from “Kids Make Music” to more music lessons offered in the Conservatory. Check for information on classes and availability here.

Visit Us Today!

The Music Man Square

308 South Pennsylvania Avenue
Mason City, IA 50401
Phone: 641-424-2852

Touring Hours

July 2019 Friday – Saturday 1:00 - 5:00

Unfortunately Meredith Willson's Boyhood Home is under repair and is not available for tours at this time. Sorry for any inconvenience.