Volunteers working the beverage garden during a Friday Night Live!

Volunteers working the beverage garden during a Friday Night Live!

Main Street Mason City is a volunteer-based organization and rely on our volunteers to put on our events, help with special projects and plan future ideas! We have a place for all skill levels and various talents! Email us if you are interested in helping our downtown stay vital & healthy!

You can contact us directly to volunteer at director@mainstreetmasoncity.com or at 641-494-0003.

Join A Committee

Organization Committee

Organization means getting everyone working toward the same goal. The tough work of building consensus and cooperation among the groups that have an important stake in the district can be eased by using the common-sense formula of a volunteer-driven program and an organizational structure of the board and committees.

    • Fund-raising

    • Sponsorships

    • Volunteer Recruitment

    • Marketing & Social Media

Economic Vitality Committee

Business Improvement means finding a new purpose for Main Street’s enterprises. By helping existing downtown businesses expand and recruiting new ones to respond to today’s market, Main Street programs help convert unused space into productive property and sharpen the competitiveness of business enterprises.

    • Building Inventory of District

    • Business Recruitment

    • Business Directory

    • Study of Financial Needs

    • Vacant Space Inventory

Promotions Committee

Promotion means selling the image and promise of Main Street to all prospects. By marketing the district’s unique characteristics to shoppers, investors, new businesses, and visitors, an effective promotion strategy forges a positive image through advertising retail promotion activity, special events, and marketing campaigns carried out by local volunteers.

    • Special Events

      • St. Paddy’s Day

      • Friday Night Live

      • River City Festival

      • Home for the Holidays

      • Jingle Mingle

    • Image Branding

    • Retail Promotions

Design Committee

Design means getting Main Street into top physical shape. Capitalizing on it’s best assets such as historic building and traditional downtown layout-is just a part of the story. An inviting atmosphere created through window displays, parking areas, signs, sidewalks, streetlights, and landscaping conveys a visual message about what Main Street is and what it has to offer.

    • Façade Project

    • Historic Preservation

    • Public Improvements Program

      • Downtown Beautification

      • Clean-up days

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Mason City High School Dance Team

Home for the Holidays Volunteers

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Rudolph Run Registration

Rum with Rudolph 5K Fun Run Volunteers