Events

Wilson County Events!The Wilson County Fair is legendary. USA Today called it the top county fair in the nation and each August, more than half a million people flock to see for themselves. Pick a month in your favorite time of year and we have something planned for your getaway. Check this page for Excursion Train schedules and news about exciting Balloon and Music Festivals, concerts, wine tastings, car shows and rodeos. The more the merrier – so bring on your large group. And remember: what happens on the tour bus stays on the tour bus.

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Wilson County Fair

Wilson County Fair - In Lebanon TennesseeTennessee’s largest fair, the Wilson County Fair, features rides and games, exhibits, delicious food, contests, Demolition Derby, Tractor and Truck pulls, lawn mower racing and various fun events. 

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Whip Crackin Rodeo James E Ward Ag Center

6th Annual Whip Crakin Rodeo - Lebanon TNHeld annually in Lebanon TN at the James E. Ward Ag Center (Wilson County Fairgrounds), for two nights in late April. Also features a great Outdoor Show with lots of ideas for enhancing your outdoor life - from campers and boats to patios and outdoor living ideas! 

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A Toast to Tennessee Wine Festival

Toast to Tennessee Wine Festival

Uncork the fun at Middle Tennessee's premier wine festival with hundreds of award winning Tennessee wines available for tasting at Nashville Shores.

 
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Wilson County Black History Committee

Black History Month in Wilson CountyUntil 1999, there had been no written account focused exclusively on the individual accomplishments of African Americans in Wilson County. Much of the documentation of the social, economic, political and religious institutions created and nurtured by African Americans from the end of their enslavement has been ignored, or addressed only marginally in historical accounts of Wilson County. 

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Holiday Lights and Festive Sights in Wilson County!

Reindeer Enjoying Their WorkHoliday Lights and Festive Sights in Wilson County! Wilson County has many fun, family-friendly holiday events coming up. We have everything from parades to train rides with Santa, to holiday theatre and drive-thru light displays! Create a new family tradition, such as choosing and cutting down your own Christmas tree at one of our local farms! Our FESTIVAL LIGHTS is a premier winter event so be sure to add that to your list!
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Festival Of Lights

Wilson County CVB  - Festival Of Lights at Wilson County Fairgrounds

For more than 15 years the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon, Tennessee has hosted a Christmas tradition. The Festival Of Lights is a driving tour that includes hundreds of thousands of lights, animation for the young and old, beautiful lighted scenes, and many more displays that delight the eyes and impart a holiday spirit for all to share. Be sure to check out details about this years FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS here...

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Annual Events:

Stewarts Ferry Pike near I-840
Gladeville,
TN
37122
401 S. Mt Juliet Rd.
Mt. Juliet,
TN
37122
300 Mundy Memorial Drive
Mt. Juliet,
TN
37122
Phone: 615-443-1537
Long Hunter State Park - 2910 Hobson Pike
Mt. Juliet,
TN
37122
102 Public Square
Watertown,
TN
37184
Phone: (615) 237-1777
214 B Public Square
Watertown,
TN
37184
Phone: (615) 237-9338
945 Baddour Pkwy.
Lebanon,
TN
37088
Phone: 615-443-2626

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