Tickets for the 2021 Wilson County Fair are available for purchase and entry into the competition is now open as the fair enters a new phase this year.
Officials at the Wilson County-Tennessee State Fair said competitions that were previously limited to residents of Wilson County will remain available only to residents of Wilson County despite the recent merger with the State Fair. Tennessee.
There are competitions for children aged 5-18 and adults aged 19 or older.
Competitions include Arts and Crafts, Canning, Photography, Sewing, Quilts, Fruits and Vegetables, Flowers, Roses and Plants, Eggs, Ham Show, Honey Show , hay and field crops, home brewing, recycled yard and garden art, wine show, 4 -H posters and exhibits, baking, cornbread challenge and sweets.
There will be 40 categories in which the 2021 winners will be entered at the 2022 Tennessee State Fair representing Wilson County.
The James E. Ward Ag Center will have a new building in 2022 dedicated to hosting the Tennessee State Fair exhibits and the best in 40 categories from each Tennessee county will compete.
Historical reenactments will also make a comeback at the Fair this year. Contests include the fairest of the fair, Ms. Wilson County, Ms. Wilson County Senior, Celebrating Lovely Pageant and other contests for children and babies.
To register for the contests, go to wilsoncountyfair.net and search under the Contests and Exhibitions tab.
The Wilson-Tennessee State Fair will run for 10 days August 12-21 at the James E Ward Ag Center in Lebanon. This year’s theme is “Honoring Hometown Heroes” and the focus on agricultural products will be “Year of the Ox”.
Seasonal passes (entry every 10 days) cost $ 45. A $ 25 Mega Ticket, which includes door entry and armband, is only valid for one day.
The Mega ticket must be purchased by August 11 online, at the fair office or at any Wilson Bank & Trust bank.
This year, the Special Opening Day Celebration offer includes half the admission – $ 6 for ages 13 and over, $ 3 for ages 6-12 and free for ages 5 and under. The opening day special includes a $ 1 ticket per trip with the purchase of a $ 10 ticket sheet.
Euro Slide tickets cost $ 5 each or three for $ 10 and are a separate ticket from the merry-go-round armbands. For more information, visit wilsoncountyfair.net.