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July 19, 2024

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Tickets On Sale for Wilson County Fair – TN State Fair

Livestock shows, motorsports events, entertainment on 11 stages, over 60 carnival rides for families and more.

The 2023 Wilson County Fair – Tennessee State Fair returns August 17 – 26, 2023 at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center in Lebanon, also known as the Wilson County fairgrounds. 

The fair theme “95 Reasons to Celebrate Tennessee” spotlights every county in Tennessee and remains as part of the 2023 fair theme in addition to the tagline “All Rows Lead to Tennessee in ’23.” The focus on this year’s agriculture commodity promotion “Year of Corn” fits well with the fair theme. Many interesting and educational corn exhibits will be displayed throughout the fairgrounds. 

Attendees will experience thrilling rides, concerts, food, tractor pulls, demolition derbies, pageants, livestock shows, Fiddlers Grove Historic Village and more. This year’s Fair Theme is “95 Reasons to Celebrate Tennessee” with the Agriculture Commodity promotion being the Year of Hay. See photography, fine arts, quilts, farm and exotic animals, plus poultry and rabbit shows, antique car show, kids’ night activities, school exhibits, Marketplace vendors, parades, Pick Tennessee exhibit and entertainment on 11 stages.

Regular admission during the fair costs $12 for adults, $6 for children 6-12 years of age and children 5 and under are free. Season Tickets are $45 and good for admission all 10 days of the Fair. For only $45 you can receive a $120 value. 

Tickets to the Fair are on sale now online and at Wilson County Fair – Tennessee State Fair Office. Call 615-443-2626 or go to for tickets and details.  



About the Author

Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.