Extravaganza offers opportunity to take selfies with Alpacas in Lebanon


LEBANON, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Alpaca Owners Association is offering a free opportunity to take a selfie with an alpaca in Wilson County.

It’s all part of a three-day event called the Natural Fiber Extravaganza which will take place at the Farm Bureau Exposition Center in Lebanon, Tennessee.

The alpacas will be available for selfies Friday, July 9 – Sunday, July 11 9 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Officials said alpacas prefer to be touched on the neck, sides and back. They do not like being scratched behind the ears or on the head.

They also advise the public not to stand behind the alpaca. The event will also feature a variety of entertainment:

  • Local vendors
  • Alpaca yoga
  • Knitting Circle
  • Hands-on Workshops
  • Children’s Activities
  • Fleece, Fiber and Farm Seminars
  • Livestock Business Seminars
  • Photo Contest Display
  • National Fleece Show

Admission to the event is free. People can head online to register/pay for workshops and seminars online by clicking here. To learn more about the show, click here.

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