Wilson Weekend: 5 Happenings This Weekend


Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are 5 events in and around Wilson County.

1Book Bike Story Time

Photo courtesy of Mt. Juliet Parks and Recreation

Saturday, July 2, 10:00am-11:00am

535 W. Division St, Mt. Juliet, TN

Eagle Park

Once upon a time on a Greenway nearby, countless children gathered for fun. They came with their bicycles and magical smiles to play and enjoy the Veloteers Story Time! Helmets and registration is required to enjoy this event.

For more information and to register, click here.

2Freedom Festival

Photo courtesy of Sumner County

Sunday, July 3, 5:00pm-10:00pm

120 E. Main St. Hendersonville, TN

Drakes Creek Park

Hendersonville’s Freedom Festival jump starts the patriotic celebrations of the 4th of July a day early with music, rides, and free admission! Freedom Festival is Sumner County’s largest Independence Day celebration. Anchored in the center of Hendersonville, Drakes Creek Park offers expansive views of the firework show, along with hosting numerous vendors, providing food and non-stop activities. There is a Kids’ Zone which is just $5/child ($15 family max charge) for kids to enjoy their own special area full of inflatables and tons of fun. Bring your picnic blanket and lawn chairs and enjoy time with the family while listening to live music.

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3Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland

Sunday, July 3, 7:00pm-9:00pm

1 Cumberland Dr, Lebanon, TN

June and Bill Heydel Fine Arts

Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland

Follow Alice through her adventures in Wonderland with a zany group of characters. Based on the children’s book from Lewis Carroll.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

4Nashville Shores Celebrates Independence Day

Photo courtesy of Nashville Shores Facebook page

Sunday, July 3, 10:00am-8:00pm

4001 Bell Rd, Nashville, TN
Nashville Shores

Celebrate the 4th of July at Nashville Shores with an amazing fireworks display this Sunday! Nashville Shores will be open all day! Fireworks will begin at dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.). The waterpark attractions will close at 8:00 p.m. on fireworks nights, but the park will remain open until the fireworks. Fireworks at Nashville Shores are like two shows in one with the beautiful colors in the sky reflecting on the lake below. Fireworks are included with a season pass or admission ticket on that day.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

5East Nashville Night Market

Photo courtesy of East Nashville Night Market Facebook page

Friday, July 1, 6:00pm-10:00pm

400 Davidson St, Nashville, TN
The Marketplace in East Nashville

Come shop with 60+ vendors beneath a scenic view of the Nashville skyline! The Night Market always hosts live music, which you can enjoy for free while relaxing with a beer, hard seltzer, flavored cocktail or mocktail, and dinner from some of Music City’s finest Food Trucks. Pick up unique gifts and merchandise from local vendors including: Women’s Boutique and Vintage Apparel, Vinyl Records, Jewelry, Artwork, Candles, Body Products, CBD Products, Graphic Tees, Home Décor, handmade and secondhand goods, and much more. This market is a perfect local outing, date night, or low-key tourist hang.

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