About Wilson County

WilCo – short for Wilson County, Tennessee – loves our visitors (that must be due to our southern hospitality roots). Whether you’re visiting one of our awesome events, enjoying our state parks, watching a locally produced theatrical show, browsing one of our many boutiques, or tasting out of this world cuisine, you will soon see why WilCo is near Nashville, but miles from ordinary!

Holidays in Wilson County

Wilson County’s charm is on full display during the holidays. When visiting any of our towns, you’re sure to find awesome holiday activities, festive holiday parades or the perfect gift at one of our many boutiques.


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 proximity to Nashville at a fraction of the cost. So book your stay in Mount Juliet today – we’ve been expecting you! 

Discover Lebanon

Lebanon 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 – Tennessee State 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!

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!

Upcoming Events

Big Hill Challenge

June 10 @ 7:00 am - 2:00 pm

Classic Green Reunion 2023

June 15 - June 17
What’s Happening in WilCo June 5th-12th?
What’s Happening in WilCo June 5th-12th?

It’s a brand new week, and a brand new set of fun activities coming your way in WilCo for the week of June 5th-12th! Monday June 5th Avengers Team Trivia

Posted by Brittany Hoffmann on June 5, 2023

What’s Happening in WilCo May 30th-June 5th?
What’s Happening in WilCo May 30th-June 5th?

We hope that everyone had a peaceful and relaxing Memorial Day! Here is what is happening in WilCo the week of May 30th-June 5th Tuesday May 30th, 2023 Cookout @

Posted by Brittany Hoffmann on May 30, 2023

What’s Happening in WilCo May 22nd-29th?
What’s Happening in WilCo May 22nd-29th?

Check out the local Wilson County events happening this week! (Memorial Day Weekend.) What’s happenin’ in WilCo for May 22nd-29th (Memorial Day Weekend!) Monday May 22nd Weekly Trivia (avid Hotel

Posted by Brittany Hoffmann on May 22, 2023

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