Red, Rhythm and Boom/Heritage Festival

Mason City Council hopes you enjoy this FREE regional event intended to showcase the quality of life that Mason has to offer!

The City of Mason is excited to announce the 2021 Red, Rhythm and Boom/Heritage Festival event will feature Grammy award winner, Clint Black!

Clint Black is a country music star with classic hits like “Nothin’ But the Taillights” and “Killin’ Time” with a new album just recently debuted this past June. This country music icon will take the stage at 8:30 p.m. and is sure to keep the crowd moving throughout the evening on Saturday, September 18!

The fun will begin at 4:00 p.m. with access to kid zone activities such as interactive inflatables, bounce houses, carnival games and more! Guests can also enjoy a wide variety of food options as well as adult beverages available throughout the evening. Stage entertainment will kick off at 6:00 p.m. and continue throughout the evening until a fireworks display presented by Rozzi’s Famous Fireworks at 10:00 p.m.  We hope you can join us!

The Red, Rhythm and Boom/Heritage Festival Parade will kick off the day’s activities beginning at 10:00 a.m. near the downtown plaza on US Route 42. The parade will head east on US Route 42 and continue south on Mason Montgomery Road towards the Mason Municipal Center. Guests are encouraged to watch the parade near the Mason Municipal Center to enjoy short performances by parade participants!

Interested in being a parade participant at the event? Click here!

Beginning at 6:30 a.m. U.S. 42/Reading Road and Main Street from Fifth Avenue to Mason Montgomery Road will be closed due to parade staging and assembly. Mason Montgomery Road from Main Street to Nixon Park Drive will be closed beginning at 9:30 a.m. for the Red Rhythm and Boom/Heritage Festival. The road will reopen at the conclusion of the event. Detour signs will be posted prior to the parade. The Mason Municipal Campus can be accessed from Nixon Park Drive during this time. Assistance will be provided for local traffic to Lakeside Drive.

The event is FREE (no admission ticket is required). All lawn seating is first come, first serve beginning at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 18. Backstage passes are not available.

Interested in participating or volunteering in the event? Please choose one of the applications below.

Non Food Vendor Application

Food Vendor Application 


The City of Mason has a reputation for building partnerships that enhance the quality of life for our residents and businesses. Our team at the City of Mason is here to work with you to create a unique promotional opportunity for your business as part of Red, Rhythm and Boom/Heritage Festival. Sponsorship options are intended to serve as a snapshot of opportunities that are available leading up to and throughout the event. By listening to your needs, together we can create a promotional package that enhances your sponsorship experience and commitment to the Mason Community.

Red, Rhythm and Boom/Heritage Festival Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in learning more about becoming a Red, Rhythm and Boom/Heritage Festival sponsor? Please contact Lisa Ahr at

Mason’s Red Rhythm and Boom/Heritage Festival will be held rain or shine and will not be rescheduled. In the event of severe weather, updates will be posted on the City of Mason’s social media pages for any cancellations. The City encourages residents and event participants to download the FREE Code Red Mobile App on their mobile phone to receive up to date weather and safety notifications regarding the event.

Lakeside Drive between Mason Montgomery Road and Foxfield Drive and Mason Montgomery Road from Foxfield Drive to Lakeside Drive will close beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 18 for event set up. The Mason Municipal Center and Community Center Campus can be accessed using Nixon Park Drive during this time. Detours will be provided.

Mason Community Center will be open from 7:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday, September 18.


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