Summer is just about here, which means we're in for a busy few months! We all know about all the great county fairs here in Eastern Iowa, but what about all the fun festivals in the area? Here are some of the big events happening this June through August, courtesy of Facebook, The Gazette, and Travel Iowa:

Center Point Pork Days

  • Center Point, Iowa
  • Thursday, June 2nd through Saturday, June 4th

Summer Classic

  • Washington, Iowa
  • Thursday, June 2nd through Saturday, June 4th

Iowa Arts Festival

  • Downtown Iowa City
  • Friday, June 3rd through Sunday, June 5th

Civil War Days

  • Delaware County Historical Museum in Hopkinton
  • Friday, June 3rd through Sunday, June 5th

Iowa Renaissance Festival

  • Middle Amana Community Park in Amana
  • Saturday, June 4th & Sunday, June 5th

Marion BBQ Rendezvous

  • Lowe Park in Marion
  • Saturday, June 4th

My Waterloo Days

  • Downtown Waterloo
  • Monday, June 6th through Sunday, June 12th

Robins Roundup Festival

  • Robins Park in Robins
  • Friday, June 10th & Saturday, June 11th

Strawberry Days

  • Strawberry Point, Iowa
  • Friday, June 10th through Sunday, June 12th

Benton County Countryfest - Bright Lights on 4th

  • Downtown Vinton
  • Saturday, June 11th

Rhubacue on the River

  • Downtown Manchester
  • Saturday, June 11th

Kolach Festival

  • St. Ludmila Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids
  • Saturday, June 11th & Sunday, June 12th

Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival

  • Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Events from Tuesday, June 14th through Monday, July 4th
  • See a full list of events HERE

Kalona Days

  • Kalona, Iowa
  • Friday, June 17th & Saturday, June 18th

College Hill Arts Festival

  • West 23rd and College in Cedar Falls
  • Friday, June 17th & Saturday, June 18th

Lawler Irish Fest

  • Lawler, Iowa
  • Friday, June 17th & Saturday, June 18th

Wurst Festival

  • Amana Colonies
  • Saturday, June 18th

Juneteenth Festival

  • NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids
  • Saturday, June 18th

Fairfax USA Days

  • Fairfax, Iowa
  • Friday, June 24th & Saturday, June 25th

TrekFest

  • Riverside, Iowa
  • Friday, June 24th & Saturday, June 25th

Sturgis Falls Celebration

  • Gateway Park in Cedar Falls
  • Friday, June 24th through Sunday, June 26th

Cedar Basin Music Festival

  • Sturgis Park in Cedar Falls
  • Friday. June 24th through Sunday, June 26th

Downtown Block Party

  • Downtown Iowa City
  • Saturday, June 25th

Iowa City Jazz Festival

  • Downtown Iowa City
  • Friday, July 1st through Sunday, July 3rd

Red White and Bourbon Music Fest

  • Cedar Ridge Winery in Swisher
  • Friday, July 1th through Monday, July 4th

Coralville 4th Fest

  • S.T. Morrison Park in Coralville
  • Friday, July 1st through Monday, July 4th

Celebrate Indee

  • Riverwalk Parks in Independence
  • Sunday, July 3rd & Monday, July 4th

Fireworks & Fireflies

  • Lowe Park in Marion
  • Sunday, July 3rd

3rd of July Celebration

  • Commercial Club Park in Dyersville
  • Sunday, July 3rd

Dubuque Jaycees & Radio Dubuque Fireworks & Air Show

  • A.Y. McDonald Park in Dubuque
  • Sunday, July 3rd

Earlville Fourth of July Celebration

  • Earlville, Iowa
  • Monday, July 4th

Heritage Days Festival

  • Kernoustie Golf Club & Uptown Mount Vernon
  • Friday, July 8th & Saturday, July 9th

Blues & BBQ

  • Centennial Park in North Liberty
  • Saturday, July 9th

Kinderfest

  • Amana Colonies
  • Saturday, July 9th

Feelin' Sour? - A Sour Beer & Cider Festival

  • RiverLoop Amphitheatre & Expo Plaza in Waterloo
  • Saturday, July 9th
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Walcott Truckers Jamboree

  • World's Largest Truck Stop in Walcott
  • Thursday, July 14th through Saturday, July 16th

Solon Beef Days

  • Solon, Iowa
  • Friday, July 15th & Saturday, July 16th

Elkader Sweet Corn Days

  • Elkader, Iowa
  • Thursday, July 28th through Sunday, July 31st

Nordic Fest

  • Decorah, Iowa
  • Thursday, July 28th through Saturday, July 30th

Backbone Bluegrass Festival

  • Strawberry Point, Iowa
  • Friday, July 29th through Sunday, July 31st

Swisher Fun Days

  • Swisher, Iowa
  • Friday, July 29th & Saturday, July 30th

Walker Pickle Days

  • Walker, Iowa
  • Friday, July 29th & Saturday, July 30th

International Quint Cities Festival

  • Music Venues in the Quad Cities
  • Saturday, July 30th

Harmony Festival

  • National Czech & Slovak Museum in Cedar Rapids
  • Saturday, July 30th & Sunday, July 31st
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Bix Jazz Festival

  • Rhythm City Casino in Davenport
  • Thursday, August 4th through Saturday, August 6th

Iowa Irish Fest

  • Downtown Waterloo
  • Friday, August 5th through Sunday, August 7th
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Hoover's Hometown Days

  • West Branch, Iowa
  • Friday, August 5th & Saturday, August 6th

Bacon-N-Hops Fest

  • Delaware County Fairgrounds in Manchester
  • Saturday, August 6th

DubuqueFest

  • Washington Park in Dubuque
  • Saturday, August 6th & Sunday, August 7th

St. Jude Sweet Corn Festival

  • St. Jude Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids
  • Friday, August 12th through Sunday, August 14th
  • $5 daily admission for ages 11 to 59

Festival of the Arts

  • Amana Colonies
  • Saturday, August 13th

Lisbon Sauerkraut Days

  • Lisbon, Iowa
  • Thursday, August 18th through Saturday, August 20th

Cascade Hometown and Country Days

  • Pierce Street in Cascade
  • Friday, August 19th through Sunday, August 21st

Palo Fun Days

  • Zeller Memorial Park in Palo
  • Saturday, August 20th & Sunday, August 21st

Bourbon and Blues Festival

  • McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar rapids
  • Saturday, August 20th
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Drink Local Beer Festival

  • Benz Beverage Depot in Cedar Rapids
  • Saturday, August 20th
  • Purchase tickets HERE

Boom-Fest/Boomtown

  • Vinton, Iowa
  • Saturday, August 27th

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