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Author: Brad Dawson

Lebanon’s Tis The Season Weekend Extravangza

It’s almost that time of year again! As the weather gets colder, we are gearing up for a holiday weekend full of fun and festivities!

The Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce will partner with the City of Lebanon to host this Free Community Event. This three day event is scheduled to take place December 3-5, 2021.

The holiday weekend activities include activities the entire family will enjoy Tree Lighting by Mayor Rick Bell, First United Methodist Church, music by Wade Hayes, Janelle Arthur and the C-Dock Boyz, Ice Skating Rink, Food Trucks, Imagine That Art! Nativity Scene, Letters & Photos with Santa, Carriage Rides and Agricultural Learning Center, Square Merchant specialty items and promotions will be available for your Shopping & Dining pleasure and a Capitol Theatre Movie “Home Alone”. This one weekend extravaganza on the Downtown Historic Lebanon Square you do not want to miss!

Another weekend activity includes Historic Lebanon’s Places Tour. For more information visit

For times and dates for December 3-5, 2021 visit & or for more information call 615-444-5503.

A special thank you to our event sponsors: Entertainment by Bates Ford, Ice Rink by Cumberland Pediatric Associates, Carriage Rides by Bank of England Mortgage and Kids Zone by F&M Bank.

Jingle Jog

The Wilson County Sports Council will sponsor the “Jingle Jog” a 5K Fun Run preceding the Christmas Parade on December 5th.  Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. at the Wilson County Courthouse.

The fun run event will start at 1:15 p.m., beginning at the courthouse parking lot to East Main Street to the Lebanon Public Square traveling West Main Street to D.T. McCall & Sons, runners will turn around there, traveling back West Main Street, and ending at the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce office.

Runners are encouraged to park at the Wilson County Courthouse parking lot.

Participants can register in advance at the Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce office or or day of fun run in the designated tent at the starting line.

Registration fee is $30.00 Adults and children 12 & under $15.00, includes a t-shirt, Santa hat and bells.

Registration forms are available at the Chamber office or

Lebanon Christmas Parade

The Lebanon Christmas Parade will be held on Sunday, December 5th beginning at 2 p.m. This year’s parade theme is “Jingle All The Way”. Susie James, Owner of WANT FM 98.9 / WCOR AM 1490 will serve as Grand Marshal, Sponsored by Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital. The parade will begin at Wilson County Schools, located at 415 Harding Drive, Lebanon, TN. 37087, will travel down Harding Drive, and will end at the D.T. McCall & Sons. Applications for parade entries are available on the Chamber of Commerce website or at the Chamber office.

For more information call 615-444-5503.

Tis the Season 2021 Eblast

Halloween on the Square

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The Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce will once again partner with the City of Lebanon, TN – Government and First Baptist Church Lebanon, TN to present Halloween on the Square on Sunday October 31st from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. on the Lebanon Downtown Historic Square. As always, there will be plenty of candy for everyone, as well as free hotdogs, grilling courtesy of Public Safety!
2:00-3:15 Contest sign up
3:15-3:30 Contestants line up by age group in Cabin quadrant
3:30 Contest begins
Each age group will walk around the Square 3-4 times by age group only
Entries may be pulled aside to be entered as finalists
3:50-4:00 Ghoul parade
All age groups walk around Square together in a Ghoul Parade while judges finalize winners. Costume judging
will be during the ghoul parade.
4:00-4:15 Winners announced
Anyone, any age, is allowed to enter the contest.
Contestants will be split into 4 categories: Ages Birth-5, 6-12, 13+ and groups.
Entries need to remain present throughout the contest to be eligible to receive an award.
By registering, entrants agree to allow event sponsors to use their image for promotion purposes, both photographs and video.
Each category will have a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winner.
Cash prizes will be awarded in each group. The overall best costume will be named “Ghoul of the Night” and receive $100.00 sponsored by Amy Hamilton- Hamilton Homes Group
Stage, music, and Costume Contest presented by HAWK Specialty Services.
For more information about Halloween on the Square, please contact the Chamber of Commerce at 615-444-5503.

Wilson County, TN – Government Wilson County Convention & Visitor’s Bureau Lebanon Police Department Lebanon Fire Department Wilson County Sheriff’s Office

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing

The Tennessee Department of Health will offer drive-thru COVID-19 testing in various locations throughout Tennessee this weekend. If you have health concerns, or have concerns about the health of a family member, you are invited to receive testing for COVID-19. The Wilson County Health Department will have FREE drive-thru testing tomorrow, April 18th from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

The Wilson County Health Department is located at 927 East Baddour Parkway, Lebanon, TN 37087.

Drive-thru testing will be held at other locations on April 19th. To view the full list of drive-thru COVID-19 testing locations in Tennessee, visit To view the full map of Tennessee COVID-19 drive-thru testing locations, visit

For qestions regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) call Tennessee’s Coronavirus Public Information Lines at 833-556-2476 or 877-857-2945. These lines are open from 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM daily.

Chamber Office Business Continuity Plan

Effective 3/19/2020 through the remainder of the month, the Chamber office will be closed to the public due to the Covid-19. After careful consideration and taking extra precautions, these changes are to protect the health and safety of our staff, members and our community. We appreciate your support and understanding.
At this time, your Chamber staff will continue to keep you connected.  We are available to answer any questions you may have by calling 615-444-5503. Please follow us on social media, check your emails and our calendar for updated information.

Our Chamber team continues working for you and your business. Please submit any special services you are offering to

Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Open House

                Join us on Thursday, December 20th to experience the newly renovated 6700 sq. ft. Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce Office at 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., located at 149 Public Square in Lebanon.

                The office will now include an elevator, the social hub, multiple offices and meeting areas including another large boardroom with a new wall support, and an updated façade. Thank you to our Capital Campaign Building Investors. Our highest tier investors are Custom Packaging, First Freedom Bank, LoJac Materials, Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation, and Wilson Bank & Trust.

Open House 2018

Small Business Saturday November 24th

Support your local community to earn Small Biz Bucks and win Big Prizes!

Shop to enter to win exclusive prizes on Small Business Saturday, Nov 24th by checking into any of the participating Shop Small businesses below. Each location will have instructions of how to check in online. Once checked into a location, you will be entered into a drawing for a variety of prizes. The more businesses you visit, the more chances you have to win!

Also, visit any Lebanon office of Wilson Bank & Trust from Nov 12-21 to collect your $5 “Small Biz Bucks” to spend on November 24! #SmallBusinessSaturday

Participating (enter to win & cash mob) businesses in Shop Small Promotion 2018:
  • 3:Sixteen
  • Absolute Rental
  • Be Still & Breath Salt Room
  • Beautiful You Salon
  • Beauty Boutique
  • Bloom Yoga Studio
  • Blue Moon BBQ
  • Body Kneads Etc.
  • Cedar City RV
  • Cheers Wine & Liquor Inc
  • Dreams Boutique
  • Eden’s Edge Boutique
  • Friends In Stitches
  • G.G.’s Jewelry & Gifts
  • Gibbs Pharmacy
  • Gifts On Main
  • Henderson’s Florist
  • Iddy & Oscars 
  • Imagine That! Art Studio
  • J. Clayborn’s
  • Jessy’s Boutique
  • Judy’s Fashion Boutique
  • Klean-Way Cleaners
  • Lebanon Wine & Spirits
  • Libelle Beech Salon
  • Lucky Pearl Designs
  • Market Basket Liquor Store
  • Painturo’s
  • Poppie’s Boutique
  • Sailor J
  • Sammy B’s
  • Scoopz Italian Ice
  • Silver Ridge Pottery
  • Smith Furniture Galleria 
  • Split Bean Roasting Co.
  • Square Market
  • The Faith Store
  • The Jewelers
  • Town Square Social
  • Trendz Salon and Boutique
  • Urban Mills 
  • Wiggins Jewelers
  • Wilkie’s Outfitters
  • Winfrey’s Rone Jewelers
*Support all Lebanon small businesses on Small Business Saturday.
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Christmas Tree Lighting 2018

The Lebanon Mayor Bernie Ash, Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce and the City of Lebanon invite the public to the Christmas Tree Lighting on November 15th, 2018 at 5 pm on Lebanon’s Historic Square next to the Neddy Jacobs Cabin.

The tree is decorated by local elementary artists. Downtown Merchants will be open late for Holiday Shopping. Enjoy the holiday sounds of: Sam Houston, Byars Dowdy, Castle Heights, and Coles Ferry Elementary School Choirs.

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Halloween on the Square

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Halloween on the Square

The Lebanon Wilson County Chamber of Commerce will once again partner with the City of Lebanon and First Baptist Church to present Halloween on the Square on Wednesday, October 31 from 5:00 – 8:30 p.m. As always, there will be plenty of candy for everyone, as well as free hotdogs, courtesy of Public Safety!

Join the fun at the ghoul parade starting at 6:30 p.m. Anyone in costume can be a part at no charge! Costume judging will be during the ghoul parade.

Contestants will be split into 3 age groups: 10 and under, 11-17, and 18 and over. 3 winners will receive prizes and will be placed on stage for a chance to win $100 cash.

Registration for the Ghoul Parade and Costume Contest will be from 5-6 p.m. located north of The Square by Burger King.

Stage, music, and Costume Contest presented by Hawks Specialty Services.

For more information about Halloween on the Square, please contact the Chamber of Commerce at 615-444-5503.

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