Taste of Wilson County is the premier education fundraiser presented by the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce and the Wilson County Business & Education Coalition that benefits scholarships, Teacher Grants, Tennessee Scholars and the Wilson Books from Birth program.
Join us for a great evening to sample more than 40 vendors for a true taste of Wilson County, from food samples to local boutiques and more! Taste of Wilson County will be held on October 21st at 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. at the Wilson Bank & Trust West Lawn. As of 2021, Taste of Wilson County has given over 600 teacher grants, giving out more than $251,000.
There will be a fun Battle of the Mascots dance off and annual Grill Off Challenge including, Pie Eating Contest, Kids Valley, LSSD & WCS art buses, displays and entertainment with Double Take Band. Mac Griffin will be emceeing for the evening. Taste of Wilson County is an event for the whole family. The Kid Valley will include the balloon man, petting zoo, crafts and face painting with Imagine That Art Studio! Enjoy the annual Grill Off Challenge with dignitaries Wilson County Mayor Randal Hutto, City of Lebanon Mayor Rick Bell, Mt. Juliet Vice-Mayor James Maness, LSSD Director of Schools Scott Benson and Wilson County Schools Director Jeff Luttrell.
Returning to Taste of Wilson County for the third year is the Culinary Challenge with Lebanon High School and Wilson Central High School culinary facing off with former Tennessee Titan Blaine Bishop, News Channel 5 Anchor Nick Beres, and community food enthusiast Brad Major deciding on the winner and school spirit award. Wilson County Schools Public information officer Bart Barker will emcee for the Culinary Challenge.
Ticket prices are $25 for Adults (ages 12+), $8 for Children (ages 6-11), $15 for Teachers, Free for kids 5 and under. VIP Tickets are $35 and offer a seat in the VIP area as well as a private caterer, Premier Catering Aaron Hudlow and music featuring Lain Tomlinson. For more information, visit www.tasteofwilsoncounty.com or call (615) 444-5503. Tickets are available at Wilson Bank & Trust offices, the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce office, and online at www.LebanonWilsonChamber.com. Also, be sure to follow the event page “Taste of Wilson County” on Facebook!
Taste of Wilson County Title Sponsor is Wilson Bank & Trust. Major Sponsors are Famous Footwear, Wilson County Chevrolet-Buick-GMC, Wilson County Hyundai, Performance Foodservice Nashville, VIP tent-Cumberland University, Grill Off Challenge-Farm Bureau Insurance-Wes Dugan, Culinary Challenge-TriStar Mt. Juliet ER and Kids Valley-Buckeye Drugs.