Rascal Flatts are the iron men of the touring circuit, as the trio announced that it will launch Flatts Fest -- a brand new tour -- this summer. The tour begins on June 18 in Virginia and will canvas the country through September, logging approximately 24 shows.

What's special about Flatts Fest? Well, it addition to boasting a new stage design and set list, the show will be a true day out for fans and families! The event will include an interactive, festival atmosphere during the pre-show with an enhanced tailgating experience, where activities will be dispersed throughout both the plaza and parking lots so fans can make a day of it if they so choose. A mobile karaoke vehicle, carnival games, photo booths, putt putt golf, multiple food vendors and contests aplenty will available. More concrete details will be revealed as the tour draws nearer.

Songstress Sara Evans, country newbie Easton Corbin and hitmaker Justin Moore will also take part in Flatts Fest, which is shaping up to be the "can't miss" country tour of the summer season.

2011 Rascal Flatts Tour Dates:

6/18 - Bristow, Va. | Jiffy Lube Live
6/19 - Virginia Beach, Va. | Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
6/24 - Oshkosh, Wis. | Country Festival USA**
6/25 - Chicago, Ill. | First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
6/26 - Maryland Heights, Mo. | Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
7/8 - Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio | Blossom Music Center
7/9 - Camden, N.J. | Susquehanna Bank Center
7/17 - Craven, Saskatchewan | Craven Country Jamboree**
7/22 - Cincinnati, Ohio | Riverbend Music Center
7/23 - Noblesville, Ind. | Verizon Wireless Music Center
7/24 - Twin Lakes, Wisc. | Country Thunder Festival**
7/28 - Atlanta, Ga. | Lakewood
7/29 - Charlotte, N.C. | Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
7/30 - Raleigh, N.C. | TWC Music Pavilion
8/4 - Detroit, Mich. | DTE Energy Music Theatre
8/6 - Detroit Lakes, Minn. | WE Fest**
8/11 - Hartford, Conn. | Comcast Theatre
8/12 - Darien Lake, Minn. | Darien Lakes PAC
8/13 - Ottawa, Ontario | Rideau Carelton Raceway-OLG Slots Casino**
8/19 - Tampa, Fla. | 1-800-ASK-GARY Amphitheatre
8/20 - West Palm Beach, Fla. | Cruzan Amphitheatre
8/27 - Oro Station, Ontario | Burls Creek Family Event Park**
9/9 - Salt Lake City, Utah | USANA Amphitheatre
9/10 - Denver, Colo. | Comfort Dental Amphitheatre
9/11 - Albuquerque, N.M. | Hard Rock Casino Albuquerque Presents the Pavilion
9/15 - Sacramento, Calif. | Sleep Train Amphitheatre
9/16 - Mountain View, Calif. | Shoreline Amphitheatre
9/17 - San Bernardino, Calif. | San Manuel Amphitheatre
9/18 - San Diego, Calif. | Cricket Wireless Amphitheatre
**Not a Flatts Fest date