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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 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!

    • Lebanon Public Square

      Lebanon Public Square

    • Wilson County Fair in Lebanon, TN

      Wilson County Fair

    • Excursion Train In Lebanon Tn

      Catch The Excursion Train 

    • Jammin With The General in Lebanon, TN

      Jammin with the General

    • Fiddlers Grove In Lebanon, TN

      Fiddlers Grove Historic Village

        
  • 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!

        
  • 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! 

    • Shopping at Providence Marketplace

      Shopping at Providence Marketplace

    • Holiday Inn Express In Mt Juliet

      Holiday Inn Express In Mt Juliet

    • Mt Juliet Train Station In Mt Juliet

      Mt. Juliet Train Station

    • Providence Cinemas in Mt. Juliet

      Providence Cinemas

    • Living Between The Lakes In Mt. Juliet

      Living Between The Lakes

Experience Wilson County

Signature Events

  • Dancing Lights of Christmas

    Dancing Lights of Christmas

    2018-11-16
    Wilson County Fairgrounds
  • Watertown Christmas Parade

    Watertown Christmas Parade

    2018-12-15
    Public Square - Watertown
  • Chad's Winter Wonderland

    Chad's Winter Wonderland

    2018-11-22
    Public Square - Lebanon
  • Taste of Wilson County

    Taste of Wilson County

    2018-10-25
    Wilson County Exposition Center
Need somewhere for your kids to spend the days leading up to Thanksgiving? Imagine That Art Studio in Lebanon will be having a two day art camp November 20 and 21 from 10-3. The cost is $70 per child, and that will include all supplies and snacks. https://t.co/J7eheJW34H
Timeline Photos Need somewhere for your kids to spend the days leading up to Thanksgiving? Imagine That Art Studio in Lebanon will be having a two day art camp November 20 and 21 from 10-3. The cost is $70 per child, and that will include all supplies and snacks.
Drive-thru light display in Lebanon spreads Christmas cheer Check out this awesome article Tennessean wrote on one of WilCo's drive-thru light displays! Chad's Winter Wonderland begins Thanksgiving night and will run through December 31st. So after you have eaten your Thanksgiving Dinner, load up the car and take the family to see a great light display (and maybe even a Santa sighting!)
Lebanon's Chad Barnard started his holiday light tradition in 1982.
'Tis the season! Only 1 more day until The Dancing Lights of Christmas begin!!! Check out our Facebook page to find out more information and how to get tickets!

Don't forget that the The Dancing Lights of Christmas starts tomorrow night!! Start out your holiday season with a great...

Posted by Wilson County Convention & Visitor's Bureau on Thursday, November 15, 2018
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Chad's Winter Wonderland starts in exactly 1 week!! Check out this article@Tennessean wrote on the light display. So next week after you are stuffed full of turkey and dressing, load up the car and head on out to see a great light display!
Drive-thru light display in Lebanon spreads Christmas cheerLebanon's Chad Barnard started his holiday light tradition in 1982. https://t.co/i3eiFzhLeE
WIlson Living Holiday Expo 2018 If you are in the holiday mood, the James E. Ward Ag. Center is hosting the 10th annual Wilson Living Magazine Holiday Expo this weekend, November 16-17. You can follow this link to purchase tickets, find out more information, and see a list of what you can expect at the Expo!!!!
Tickets for WIlson Living Holiday Expo 2018 in Lebanon from ShowClix. The 10th Annual Wilson Living Magazine Holiday Expo will be held at the James E. Ward Ag Center (Wilson County Fairgrounds) Nov. 16-17. Hours are: Friday 10-4p.m. (general admission price $6) Friday Night Sip and Shop GALA 5-8 p.m
Wilson County Expo Center Don't forget that the The Dancing Lights of Christmas starts tomorrow night!! Start out your holiday season with a great light display (from the comforts of your car), the kids ice skating rink, life sized snow globe, delicious treats, and much more! Even better? Active military and veterans get in for FREE Nov. 18-21!
Tis the Season! Join us this Friday for opening night of the The Dancing Lights of Christmas. Enjoy Middle TN's largest drive thru holiday light and music show, Nov. 16-Dec. 31st, with expanded attractions including: kids ice skating rink, mechanical reindeer ride, life size snowglobe photo booth, and delicious treats. Gates open nightly at 5pm | $25 per vehicle.
Free Admission to Veterans/Active Military-Nov. 18-21st.
Wilson County Convention & Visitor's Bureau shared Wilson County Expo Center's post.
Due to inclement weather possibilities, the Lebanon Christmas Tree Lighting has been POSTPONED until Monday, November 19! Stay warm and safe this weekend! See you on Monday! https://t.co/o9U3odvjDV
Due to inclement weather possibilities, the Lebanon Christmas Tree Lighting has been POSTPONED until Monday, November 19! Stay warm and safe this weekend! See you on Monday!
Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce The City of Lebanon wants to make sure everyone is safe first and foremost so the Tree Lighting has been POSTPONED until Monday, November 19 at 5 PM. Stay safe and warm. See you Monday at the tree lighting!
Due to inclement weather and safety for the children, the Lebanon Christmas Tree Lighting has been postponed to Monday, November 19th at 5 pm. Please share with your friends! Bernie Ash Sarah Cavender Haston City of Lebanon, TN - Government Sam Houston Elementary Coles Ferry Elementary Castle Heights Elementary Byars Dowdy Elementary
Wilson County Convention & Visitor's Bureau shared Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce's post.
Near Nashville - Miles From Ordinary - Located just east of Nashville, WilCo is home to the cities of Mount Juliet, Lebanon and Watertown. Did you know that we have a monthly newsletter sent straight to your email! If you haven't already signed up, head on over to our website and scroll to the bottom of the homepage to sign up! The last Friday of each month, you will get an update on what's happening in WilCo for the next month. You don't want to miss out on a great way to stay up to date on everything #VisitWilCo.
Welcome to Lebanon, Mt. Juliet, & Watertown in Wilson County Tennessee | Historic Middle Tennessee Vacation and Convention Travel Guide.
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...well at least decorations wise. If you've been driving around Lebanon, you've seen all the lights around town, and this Wednesday, you can head to the Lebanon square for the Christmas tree lighting!
Wilson County Convention & Visitor's Bureau is feeling festive.
All good things must come to an end: this is the last day to feast!🍴 Thank you for participating in our first-ever #WilCoFeastWeek and supporting local restaurants while benefiting #WilsonCounty non-profits!
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For one week only, @CirqueItalia is in @cityoflebanontn. We think a meal at any of our participating WilCo Feast Week restaurants and this show would be the perfect way to #VisitWilCo! Head on over to their website (
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Cirque Italia - Water Circus Performances And Tour DatesCirque Italia brings a circus arts performance of European style to America with our dazzling Water Circus Performance.
) to learn more and buy tickets! https://t.co/XVWpO7Kqsk
We’re enjoying this beautiful day, and we think you should too! Get out and explore #WilCo! https://t.co/jbONdQ7UER
It’s a BEAUTIFUL day here in #WilCo!! Get out and enjoy this day! Take a walk, go to one of our 2 state parks, or just get out and enjoy the fresh air!
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Things are about to get spooky. Tomorrow the Farmer's Corn Maze at the Wilson County Fairgrounds is getting a brand new look! Come out and celebrate Farmer's Spook Fest. It is great fun for the whole family! https://t.co/0dLNLy0AZA
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