Wilson Weekend: 5 Happenings This Weekend


Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are five fun events happening around the Wilson County area!

1Celebrate Mt. Juliet

Saturday, July 15, 2023, 4 PM
Charlie Daniels Park
1075 Charlie Daniels Pkwy, Mt. Juliet

The largest event ever hosted at Charlie Daniels Park is happening this weekend. This free, city-sponsored event will feature the Inaugural Ray Daniel Cruise-In, an amusement swing, giant slides, food trucks, wine tasting, large inflatables, Ava’s Splash Pad, face paintings, cake walks, games, and much more. The headliner to take the amphitheater stage late in the evening will be War Hippies, Scooter Brown and Donnie Reis. Cedar Creek Boys and Cheri Hefner will open the event.

Learn more here

2Gearheads & Gardens: Car, Truck & Bike Show Fundraiser

Saturday, July 15, 2023, 10 AM – 3 PM
Snow White Drive In
1714 West Main St, Lebanon

Mark your calendars for the first annual Gearheads & Gardens Car, Truck, and Bike Show benefiting Makers FARMacy! From 8-10am, $10 pancake breakfast (cash only) will be served with pancakes, sausage, orange juice and coffee. Snow White will open early at 10am to serve lunch. Registration is from 8-10am with judging to follow. Awards will be presented at 2pm. The first 100 entries will receive a dash plaque.

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July 14-16, 2023
The Farm Bureau Expo Center
945 E Baddour Pkwy, Lebanon, TN

For more than 10 years, AkaiCon has brought over 2,000 cosplayers, gamers and fandom enthusiasts together. AkaiCon has been a place for people from all types of fandoms regardless of who you are to hang out and build relationships. There will also be over 60 artists and vendors present. Hours are as follows:

Friday 10 AM – 2 AM
Saturday 10 AM – 2 AM
Sunday 10 AM – 6 PM

Learn more here

4Watertown Jazz Festival

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Saturday, July 15th, 2023, 1 PM – 10 PM
Watertown Square
100 E Main St, Watertown, TN

This event will feature an afternoon and evening full of great music with local, regional and national talent. There will also be a free workshop with the featured national talent. As always, the Jazz Festival is free to attend. In addition to live music, attendees can enjoy great regional food vendors and lots of vendors, artists, and pop-up markets around the square.

Learn more here

5Music City Brewer’s Festival

2023 Nashville Predators Craft Beer Festival

Friday, July 14, 2023, 5 Pm – 9 PM
Geodis Park
501 Benton Avenue, Nashville

The 22nd Annual Music City Brewer’s Festival is the Original Beer Fest in Nashville! Grab your friends, your pretzel necklace, and get ready to sample from some of the best local, regional, national, and imported breweries as well as a variety of seltzers and spirits! There will be live music early, a DJ later and tons of fun and games throughout the day.

Learn more here

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