This recreational arena boasts 26,000 square feet with a dirt or ice floor, depending on the season. The space, perfect for equestrian events in season, is available for rental from April 15 to September 15 each year. It includes restrooms, showers and a concession stand. Affectionately known as "The Barn," this complex is proud host and home to North Iowa Bulls, Horsemen of Iowa, Ponies of America, local 4-H clubs, Mason City Youth Hockey and more. During summer, the Arena rents for $1,475/day ($1,400 non-profit rate).
In 1873 there were nine sub-districts in Owen Township, eight of which were supplied with school districts. Nestled on the grounds of the North Iowa Events Center sits Owen # 3 Country Schoolhouse. The schoolhouse is available for viewing each year during the North Iowa Fair. It provides an intimate setting for small wedding ceremonies and offers a wonderful look back through time. For private functions, rent is $200/day ($100/day non-profit rate).
The Kinney is ~6,400 square feet, climate controlled and seats 375 (725 standing). Rental includes a free set-up day, 20 tables and 200 chairs complimentary. The space has served as an exhibition hall, conference area, flea market, auction venue and much more. It is also a perfect fit for wedding receptions. There is an overhead door for ease of loading and unloading, public entrance and plenty of parking.
The Kinney building rents for $600/day ($550 non-profit rate)
The beautiful Marion E. Olson Building is 16,000 square feet (80'x200') with capacity for 650 seated (1,200 standing). The space is climate controlled with a ceiling height of 30’ in the center and 9.5’ side walls. There are overhead doors for ease of loading and unloading, with a public entrance on the south end. A large parking area sits on the east side. There is draping to divide the building in half for smaller events. Perfect for wedding receptions, parties, public events, banquets, competitive events and more! The Olson building rents for $1,100/day ($1,025 non-profit rate). Pricing for half of the Olson building (8,000 square feet) is $850/day ($800 non-profit rate). It comes equipped with caterer's kitchen area (for prepared food service only; includes refrigerator/microwave/sinks). Free set-up day, 20 tables and 200 chairs all complimentary with rental.
Additional tables/chairs subject to availability.
The Mason City Motor Speedway is a semi-banked half-mile clay oval located 5 miles east of I-35 at exit 194 on SR 122.
Plenty of exciting events include shows featuring the USMTS Modifieds, FVP National Sprint League, Monster Trucks, freestyle motocross, demolition derby and much more! For information about Mason City Motor Speedway, please visit www.masoncitymotorspeedway.com.
RISE AND SHINE
Our commitments to quality of life, exemplary service and attention to detail that we bring each event enables our organization to exceed every expectation.
The Main Greenspace boasts acres available for public rental on the south side of the North Iowa Events Center. It is perfectly positioned right off Highway 122/4th Street SW in Mason City, Iowa. The grounds are ideal for a wide range of outdoor events to suit guest and planner needs. The Main Greenspace rents for $600/day ($550 for North Iowa Fair Association members). Electrified campsites rent for $30/night or $180/week; primitive campsites rent for $25/night or $150/week. Please see the Arenas & Barns section below for information on public stabling. Camping areas, poles and outlets (outlet amps are indicated on links below) each have separate designations. The linked map shows each pole and the linked grid shows each plug-in. Each square on the linked grid is a 50A plug. Each X on the grid is a 30A plug. Each O on the grid is a 20A plug. Each "?" on the grid is a 15A plug.
MAKE A MEMORY
Our unique, diverse venues, historic spaces and creative, energized staff help each and every guest create the fondest of memories that are sure to last a lifetime.
NORTH IOWA EVENTS CENTER
WHERE BEING WHO YOU ARE AND DOING WHAT YOU LOVE ALWAYS SHINES
The All Seasons Building is approximately 26,000 square feet (218' x 118'), all open space with 16’ side walls, 30’ center clearance, 35' center ceiling height, 16' side wall height and a capacity of 1,600 seated (3,000 standing). Offering wide-ranging use, it has been used to house competitions, go-kart racing, stage events, auctions and more. It is climate controlled with two overhead doors for easy accessibility. A drop curtain can cut the space in half for smaller events. The All Seasons building rents for $1,425/day ($1,350 non-profit rate).
The price for half of the All Seasons building is $850/day ($775 non-profit rate).
Public entrances are available from the south or north ends of the building. Two permanent bleacher sections (300 capacity) are included. Additional bleacher sections (40 capacity per section) are available for rental. Rent includes free set-up day, twenty 8’ folding tables and 200 folding chairs. Additional tables/chairs subject to availability.
KEEP YOUR HEAD UP
With all the fresh air you could ask for and acres of dedicated green-space, our legendary grounds have been home to the annual North Iowa Fair for over sixty years.
Two outdoor arenas (South & West Arena), five wash bays and multiple stables are available for public rental in the spring, summer and fall:
Main Stall Barn Stables (73' x 220'): 76 Stalls. Curran Barn (78' x 200'): 57 Stalls. Davisson Barn (43'x44'): 10 Stalls.
Junior Barn (78' x 201'): Open barn with dirt floor. Swine Barn (78' x 198'): Open sides with dirt floor.
Small Animal Barn (75' x 156'): Stabling is available for $25 per night; stabling registration forms are available here.
PUBLIC STABLING IS NOT PERMITTED ON-SITE DURING NIEC EQUESTRIAN EVENTS.
Those with interest in public stabling must confirm with NIEC (641.423.3811 or eventplanner@NorthIowaFair.org) prior to arrival.