Minnesota has 87 counties, and more than half of them are having county fairs between now and the beginning of August. According to exploreminnesota.com, here is the list of  those fairs. Bring on the corn dogs and cheese curds!

July 1-4: Cannon Valley Fair, Cannon Falls

July 8-11: Aitkin County, Aitkin

July 8-12: Polk County, Fertile; Redwood County, Redwood Falls; South St Louis County, Proctor; Winona County, St. Charles

July 9-12: Big Stone County, Clinton; Clay County, Barnesville

July 10-12: Cass-Pillager County, Pillager

July 15-18: Otter Tail-West County, Fergus Falls; Wabasha County, Wabasha

July 15-19: Dodge County, Kasson; Hubbard County, Park Rapids; Pennington County, Thief River Falls; Ramsey County, Maplewood; Waseca County, Waseca; Watonwan County, St. James

July 16-19: Chisago County, Rush City; Grant County, Herman; Kittson County, Hallock; Sherburne County, Elk River

July 19-25: Roseau County, Roseau

July 21-25: Faribault County, Blue Earth; Fillmore County, Preston; Jackson County, Jackson

July 21-26: Anoka County, Anoka; Rice County, Faribault

July 22-26: Isanti County, Cambridge; Kanabec County, Mora; Marshall County, Warren; Scott County, Jordan

July 23-26: Otter Tail-East County, Perham

July 27-Aug. 2: Olmsted County, Rochester

July 29-Aug. 1: Becker County, Detroit Lakes; Chippewa County, Montevideo; Rock County, Luverne

July 29-Aug. 2: Beltrami County, Bemidji; Pine County, Pine City; Sibley County, Arlington; Stearns County, Sauk Centre; Washington County, Lake Elmo; Wright County, Howard Lake

July 30-Aug. 1: Blue Earth; Yellow Medicine County, Canby

July 30-Aug. 2: Lincoln County, Tyler; Meeker County, Litchfield