Fair season is almost here. Plan your summer around these Iowa Fairs.

The food, the entertainment, the smells, the drinks and all those rides. I don't know a person in the Quad Cities who doesn't look forward to fair season.

There are so many to choose from in our immediate area but also so many great ones throughout the state of Iowa. Maybe part of your vacation plans can include swinging by a new Iowa fair you've never been to yet?

Here are a few great Iowa fairs in and around the QCA and ones also a short drive away, DesMoinesRegister.com,

JUNE

21-26: Jefferson County Fair, Fairfield; 641-472-4959; jeffersoncofair.com

JULY

11-17: Henry County Fair, Mount Pleasant; henrycofair.com

12-16: Cedar County Fair, Tipton; 563886-6170; thecedarcountyfair.com

12-16: Clinton County Fair, DeWitt; 563-659-1624; clintoncountyiowafair.com

14-16: Great Jones County Fair and Food Fest, Monticello; 319-465-3275;

19-23: Muscatine County Fair, West Liberty; 319-627-2414; muscatinecountyfair.com

25-30: Dubuque County Fair, Dubuque; 563-588-1406; dbqfair.com

26-30: Jackson County Fair, Maquoketa; 563-652-4282; jacksoncountyiowafair.com

AUGUST

1-6: Scott-Mississippi Valley Fair, Davenport; 563-326-5338; mvfair.com

1-7: Clayton County Fair, National; 563-964-2671; claytoncountyfair.com

There are many, many more fairs in the great state of Iowa. Get the FULL LIST of all the county fairs HERE.