About Wilson County

Located just east of Nashville, WilCo is home to the cities of Mount Juliet, Lebanon and Watertown. Here you will find friendly faces, historic places, and authentic southern hospitality. With boutique shopping, diverse dining experiences, lakes, caves, horse-back riding, drive-in movies, a state-of-the art expo center, and so much more –  you are sure to discover what makes WilCo near Nashville, but far from ordinary!

Experience Wilson County


Discover Mt. Juliet

Just 15 miles East of Nashville is the shopping mecca of Mount Juliet! Known as the “City Between the Lakes,” Mount Juliet has an endless supply of shopping, dining and entertainment! Mount Juliet offers modern hotels and the largest shopping complex between Nashville and Knoxville. Enjoy our award-winning cuisine sure to please any palate to top off your shopping excursion! After a day on the lakes at Long Hunter State Park or Percy Priest Lake, make sure to catch the Music City Star Train Ride from Mount Juliet to downtown Nashville to enjoy a Titans football game, Predators Hockey, Sounds Baseball or to discover the Nashville Honkey Tonk scene! Just minutes from the city, Mount Juliet offers the proximity to Nashville at a fraction of the cost. So book your stay in Mount Juliet today – we’ve been expecting you! 

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Discover Lebanon

Lebanon (pronounced Leb’nun) was incorporated on November 23rd, 1819 and has been a city full of culture and southern charm ever since! With historic landmarks, beautiful parks and outdoor recreation, a historic village, bustling town square, a modern Expo Center, the famous Wilson County Fair, the Dancing Lights of Christmas, and world-class entertainment at the Capitol Theatre –  Lebanon has something for everyone! Start planning your group’s trip today!

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Discover Watertown

Just 10 miles southeast of Lebanon on Highway 70, you will find the charming city of Watertown. With a quaint town square, antique shopping, mom and pop restaurants, local artisans and even a drive-in movie theatre – Watertown is full of nostalgia and classic Americana! To get here, drive down the scenic Sparta Pike, stroll through the classic main streets, or arrive via train from downtown Nashville! So come on by and stay a spell!

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Upcoming Events


BIG NIGHT (At the Museum)

October 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Pumpkin Patch at Circle P Ranch

October 30 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

NAGA Fighter

October 31 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
THANK YOU to our Veterans

Yesterday I had the honor as the CVB Director and a member of the Wilson County Murals Committee, to be part of the unveiling of our newest mural in our #PaintWilco murals project. With the perfect location donated by Lisa and Darryl Noble and the brilliant artistry of Brad VanHook, the Veterans Mural now looks

Posted by Ashley Shores on July 2, 2020

Virtual Reality is the new Reality??

Zoom, Teams, Skype, FaceTime.  The NFL Draft, American Idol, zoos, and museums.  For the last 7 weeks, we’ve worked our jobs, visited our friends and family, attended school, and watched life happen, virtually.  Don’t get me wrong, it’s been pretty amazing to see the drive and ingenuity in people to ensure our world keeps turning, but for many of us, the “virtual”

Posted by Ashley Shores on May 1, 2020

Split Bean Roasting Company

Kaitlyn here to hijack Ashley’s “In the Meantime” blog! Something you should know about me is that coffee actually runs through my veins. So, it’s no surprise, one of my favorite places to frequent in the county is Split Bean Roasting Company located at 110A East Main St, right off the Lebanon square. It is

Posted by Kaitlyn Vail on April 24, 2020

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Wilson County Convention & Visitor's Bureau

News, information and vacation ideas; events, festivals and happenings in amazing Wilson County - home of the best county fair in the nation!
Wilson County Convention & Visitor's Bureau
Wilson County Convention & Visitor's Bureau2 weeks ago

The Dancing Lights of Christmas opens in just under a month!!

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Wilson County Convention & Visitor's Bureau1 month ago

Travelling safely is the most important thing to most of America right now, and we want to fill you in on one of our favorite ways to do that. What screams social distancing more than a road trip and the great outdoors?? This map helps...

Wilson County Convention & Visitor's Bureau
Wilson County Convention & Visitor's Bureau1 month ago

Next time you pick up a copy of Travel Taste and Tour, you might find a familiar face! We loved working with this magazine to highlight what Wilson County has to offer while still being safe!

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Travel Taste and Tour
Wilson County Tennessee has you covered, from kayaking, horseback riding, and hiking in our beautiful state parks to finding the perfect sweet treat at our bakeries and creameries.
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Wilson County Convention & Visitor's Bureau2 months ago

Thank you to everyone who voted in our mask poll! We have a winner! Option #2 won, and we have placed our order. Watch our Facebook page to see how you might be able to get one of your own in the...

Wilson County Convention & Visitor's Bureau
Wilson County Convention & Visitor's Bureau2 months ago

WilCo is home to two State Parks, Cedars of Lebanon State Park and The Friends of Long Hunter State Park. As we go into a long weekend for Labor Day, we encourage you to get out and explore the world around you! This is a...

Wilson County Convention & Visitor's Bureau
Wilson County Convention & Visitor's Bureau2 months ago

We need YOUR help! We are beginning the process of designing masks, and we are torn on color choices! Comment below a 1 or a 2 for your favorite color combo!

Wilson County Convention & Visitor's Bureau
Wilson County Convention & Visitor's Bureau2 months ago

Media outlets all over middle Tennessee are asking about the #PaintWilCo project, and we want YOU to help us with content to send them! Send us your best selfie with any of the #PaintWilCo murals for a chance to...

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Wilson County Convention & Visitor's Bureau added 3 new photos.2 months ago
Wilson County Convention & Visitor's Bureau
Wilson County Convention & Visitor's Bureau added 3 new photos.2 months ago

Check out the 2019 visitor's guide for Wilson County!

Wilson County TN
Convention & Visitors Bureau

400 E. Spring Street
Lebanon, TN 37087
615-547-6438

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