Are you ready for the Wilson County Fair? It will begin on Friday, August 14th. The fair will continue until Saturday, August 22nd. What you’ll find at the fair: music, bright lights, rides, animals, exhibits, and barrel racing just to name a few. The Wilson County Fair averages around 500,000 visitors over the last few years and it is the largest fair in the State of Tennessee. General information
Daily Happenings: Nightly fireworks sponsored by the Tennessee Lottery – 10 p.m., Ag-Venture Barn, Hypnotist Michael Blaine, Circle C Racing Pigs & Petting Zoo, David Turner & Friends, Doodles the Clown, Musical Entertainment daily on Back Porch Stage; Community Stage, Entertainment Stage, Fiddlers Grove Opry & Hee Haw Stage, Jammin’ on the Midway, Commercial Exhibits, Adult and Youth Education Exhibits, fce Cultural Arts Exhibits, Preemie Quilt Exhibits, Fruits & Vegetable Exhibits, Hay & Farm Crops, Flower and Rose Show, Ham Show, Honey Show, Wine and Home Brewing Competition, Taxidermy Exhibition, Fine Arts Show, Photography Show, Stained Glass Show, Farm Equipment Display, Pick TN Products Exhibit, School Exhibits, High Roller Wade Henry Show, Galaxy Girl.
Fiddlers Grove Activities: Chain Saw Artist, Camp Fire Cooking, Spinning & Weaving, Soap Making, Baskets, Black Smithin’, Wood Carving, Pottery Makers, Broom Making, Quilting Demonstrations, Antique Car Display, Civil War Reenactment, Working Grist Mill, Sorghum Making, Corn Shuck Dolls, Honey Bee Demonstrations, Antique Tractor & Engine Display, plus many more attractions.
Friday, August 14 – UMC Day at the Fair – Gates, Buildings & Carnival Open at 5 p.m. Parade – 7:00 p.m. 12 & Under Amateur Talent Show, Barrel Races, Boer Goat Show, Super Tractor Pull, Lebanon City Policy Dogs, Honoring World War II Veterans, $1,000 CASH GIVE-A-WAY
Saturday, August 15 – Tennessee Lottery Day at the Fair – Gates & Buildings Open at 10 a.m., Carnival Opens 12 noon – Bicycle Ride Around Wilson County, Hot Air Balloon, Super Pull Tractors & Stock Trucks, Sacred Harp Singing, Salsa Making Competition, “Wilson County’s Best Steak, Rib, & Boston Butt” Competition, 13 & Up Amateur Talent Show, Youth Horse Show, TN Jr. Market Goat Show, Ms. TN Senior Wilson County Pageant, Rabbit Show Entries (7:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.), Poultry Judging, Rabbit Judging, Clogging Competition, Therapy Dogs, Happy Valley Kennel – Schutzuland Demonstrations, Cumberland Valley Dachshund Show
Sunday, August 16 – Anytime Fitness Day at the Fair – Gates Open at 12 noon, Buildings & Carnival Open at 1 p.m. – 9 a.m. Church Service in Fiddlers Grove, Lebanon Cumberland Presbyterian Choir, The Eastern Harmonizers, Immanuel Baptist Church Choir, The Glade Church, Cat Show, Dairy Goat Show, Antique Car Show, Stock Horse Show, Antique & Farm Tractor Pull, Miniature Donkey Show, Rooster Crowing Contest, Free Style with the Music City Dancers, Meet the Show Dogs, Special Needs Pageant, Authors Day, $1,000 CASH GIVE-A-WAY
Monday, August 17 – Middle Tennessee Electric Day at the Fair – Gates, Buildings & Carnival Open at 5 p.m. – Gates Open at 3 p.m. for Senior Citizens Day (Seniors age 60 or older) $7 admission, Ivan Parker & Friends in Concert, Rhode Island Red Head Contest, Fairest of the Fair Pageant, Flat Track Racing, fce Fashion Revue, Confirmation Dog Show, Smokey the Bear, $1,000 CASH GIVE-A-WAY
Tuesday, August 18 – Bates Ford/Bates Equipment – Concert Night – Gates, Buildings & Carnival Open at 5 p.m. – Sawyer Brown Concert, Beef Cattle Show I, Feeder Pig Show, Hog-A-Rama, Go Kart Races/Yard Karts, Doll Parade Division I Pageant, Adopt a Dog Day, David Blanton with Realtree, THE GREAT CAR/TRUCK/TRACTOR/ATV GIVE-A-WAY
Wednesday, August 19 – Under Armour Day at the Fair – Gates, Buildings & Carnival Open at 5 p.m. – School Spirit Kickoff, King of the Fair Div. I & II, Jr. Dairy Cattle Show, Go Kart Races-4-Cycle Competition, Ice Cream Eating Contest, National Airport Canine Unit Explosive Detection Dogs, $1,000 CASH GIVE-A-WAY
Thursday, August 20 – OneMain Financial Day at the Fair – Gates, Buildings, & Carnival Open at 5 p.m. – Four Tops Concert, TN Central Region 4-H Outdoor Meat Cookery Competition, Off Road Challenge, Open Dairy Cattle Show, Dexter Cattle Show, Doll Parade Pageant Division II, Fair Princess Pageant Division IV, Battery Power Ride Toy Race, Pedal Push Tractor Pull Ride Toys, Read & Win, School Spirit Jam, Old Time Spelling Bee Competition, New Leash on Life, DART, Smokey the Bear, $1,000 CASH GIVE-A-WAY
Friday, August 21 – The Tennessean Day at the Fair – Gates, Buildings & Carnival Open at 5 p.m. – Beef Cattle Show II, Fair Princess Pageants – Division I, II, & III, Demolition Derby, Lawn Mower Demolition Derby, Jr. Commercial Ewe & Market Lamb Shows, Jazz Alliance, Purebred Rescue/Adopt a Dog, Ms. Cheap – Adult Exhibit Building 5:30-6:30 p.m., Smokey the Bear
Saturday, August 22 – Ford Day – Celebrating Your Middle Tennessee Ford Dealers – Gates, Buildings Open at 10 a.m., Carnival Opens 12 noon – Parade – 6:00 p.m. School Day Events, Crank It Up Homemade Ice Cream Freeze Off, Beef Cattle Show III, Baby Show, Mule & Draft Show, Mule Pulling, Open Breeding Sheep Show, Demolition Derby, Lawn Mower Demolition Derby, Fiddlers Grove Bluegrass Competition, Square Dance Jamboree, Horseshoe Pitching Contest, Corn Hole Tournament, Arm Wrestling Championship, Social Graces Dog Training, AKC/CGC Testing Demonstrations, Meet the Show Dogs, Livestock Auction