2016 Wilson County Fair - August 19-27, 2016

Join us at the 2016 Wilson County Fair - August 19-27, 2016!

Wilson County Promotions, Inc. Mission Statement dated February 2, 1979 and it is still our mission statement today.


To promote, encourage, and stimulate the civic welfare and betterment of Wilson County, Tennessee, and the surrounding geographical area, through the promotion, ownership and operation of a Fair and other similar endeavors; to promote, encourage and maintain interest in agriculture, labor, industry, recreation, business, commerce, trade and any other civic function or interest by the exhibition method or otherwise; to cooperate with other citizens and groups of citizens interested in the same or similar purposes.

Christmas Magic Drive Through

The 2016 Festival of Lights will open at the James E. Ward Ag Center at 5:00 p.m. on November 25th with over 500,000 lights covering the Ag Center and the Historic Fiddlers Grove Village.  The annual event has many new additions and you will enter through the Main Gate of the James E. Ward Ag Center in front of the new Convention Center.  As you drive through the village you will experience a visit with Santa and the 50+ historic buildings will come to life in a grand fashion as you experience the Christmas Season. 

The Festival of Lights will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. through December.  The price is $10.00 per car and $25.00 per small bus.  The Festival of Lights is located at 945 East Baddour Parkway, Lebanon, Tennessee.  For more information call 615-443-2626.

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Let's Celebrate Christmas

Festival of Lights

 Fiddlers Grove Historical Village
James E. Ward Agricultural Center
945 East Baddour Parkway
Lebanon, TN 37087

This year the holiday lights display is set for Friday, Saturday and Sunday beginning November 26 and ending December 31, 2016.  Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car, turn out your headlights and just follow the magical glow.  The gates will open at 5:00 p.m. and close at 10:00 p.m.  Admission is $10 per car.  Buses will be $25.

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2016 Wilson County Fair

2016 Wilson County Fair

Mark your calendars for August 19-27.

Wilson County Fair announces the 2016 theme - “We Want YOU at the 2016 Wilson County Fair!” - Celebrating “Year of the Watermelon”

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Festival of Lights

The James E. Ward Agricultural Center, Wilson County Promotions and Fiddlers Grove Historical Village are getting ready for Christmas Festival of Lights!  We hope everyone will bring a car load and enjoy the thousands of lights and make memories with family and friends.  The light exhibits are coming along and everyone is working hard to be ready to open on Friday, November 27. 

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2015 Fair Theme

Theme for the 2015 Wilson County Fair

Cedars, Oaks and Country Folks

2015 Agricultural Commodity

"Year of the Tree"

Fair Dates:  August 14-22, 2015

 

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TAF Awards Banquet

Wilson County Fair Board attended the Tennessee Association of Fairs annual awards banquet recently at the Sheraton Music City in Nashville. Wilson County was well represented and received the State of Tennessee Awards of Merit.

 

The Wilson County Fair was pleased to bring home awards in the following categories:

  • Fair Catalog
  • Show Bill
  • Letterhead/Envelope
  • Scrapbook
  • Fair Brochure
  • Fair Video
  • Decorative Gourd
  • Machine Pieced and Machine Quilted Quilt
  • Creative Agriculture Fair Idea for "Year of the Tomato"
  • Creative Non-Agriculture Fair Idea for "Sand in the City"
  • Recycled Item

The Wilson County Fair is the largest Fair in the State of Tennessee and rated 36th in the nation. The 2015 Fair dates are August 14-22. Please mark your calendars and look for more information in the months to come as plans are already being made for the 2015 Fair.

 

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Great Give-Away

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BEST FAIR IN STATE & WEATHER THIS YEAR BEAUTIFUL? WSM BOOTH, AND FIDDLE GROVE, ARE WORTH THE TRIP WISH I WAS CLOSER/ BE THERE EACH... Read More
Tuesday, 12 August 2014 18:05
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surely could use a new car
Friday, 15 August 2014 21:57
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Auch a clean, family oriented event! I absolutely love takimg my granddaughters to see the livestock and all the traditional blue... Read More
Saturday, 16 August 2014 06:29
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Online Registration

Online Registration for Pageants and Talent Shows ends Monday, August 4 at 11:59 p.m.

After online registration is closed for Pageants, you may register Sunday, August 10 from 1-4 p.m. at the Pageant Pavilion.  Entries NOT ACCEPTED after Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

Talent Show registration may be mailed in until August 9.  Registrations will be accepted at the door.

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I really could use a new car hopefully my turn to win after 60 yrs of trying
Friday, 15 August 2014 21:55
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“Farmers, Boots and Country Roots” – 2014 Wilson County Fair Honors Farmers

“Farmers, Boots and Country Roots” – 2014 Wilson County Fair Honors Farmers

Folks, we are about 1 month away from another great Wilson County Fair. If you have visited the James E. Ward Agricultural Center recently, it looks like everything is in high gear. New paint is being applied, a couple of new stages are being constructed, the flower beds and landscaping are looking great, new buildings in Fiddlers Grove being readied for dedication, and fair committees are getting ready for the many events and entries at the fair. Volunteers and fair staff are now in a full sprint for the finish line which takes place on Friday, August 15, opening day of the 2014 Wilson County Fair.

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Wilson County Fair - August 15-23, 2014

Pre-Fair Schedule for entries for this year's Fair.

 

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Mikayla Taylor & Kathy Haskins Announce 2014 Fair Theme

Mikayla Taylor & Kathy Haskins Announce 2014 Fair Theme

The theme for the 2014 Wilson County Fair is:

"Farmers, Boots and Country Roots" 

The 2014 Agricultural Commodity is:

"Year of the Tomato"

Fair Dates

August 15-23, 2014

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