Slawburgers, Whiskey, and a Good Time in Fayetteville

Click Here to Plan Your Trip

The Best of Small-Town America

Lincoln County and Fayetteville offer an unparalleled quality of life that brings residents the true benefits of the small-town and rural lifestyle with the added bonus of big-city convenience within a short drive.
The picturesque town square in Fayetteville thrives as the hub of activity in the town, with boutiques and stores offering a wide range of products, as well as restaurants, a historic movie theatre and professional services.
The area is rich in history, and the Lincoln County Museum contains a large variety of items and artifacts from days gone by including an enormous arrowhead collection, military artifacts, and medical and agriculture exhibits. The Chamber of Commerce also sponsors a walking tour of Fayetteville's lovely historic homes.

Sense of Community

Fayetteville and Lincoln County are proud of the tight-knit nature of our citizens. Our people bond as friends at church, in community organizations such as Civitan, Rotary, Kiwanis, Lions Club, VFW, Knights of Columbus, Elks Club, Junior Round Dozen, Shriners, Leadership Lincoln and other organizations.
Whatever your interest, you will find a group that shares your passions in Lincoln County. Some of our associations include the Livestock Association, Literacy Council, Humane Society, Pilot Club, Garden Club, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Elk River Forestry Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, Association of Retarded Citizens. Elk Valley Car Club, Main Street Association, and Elk Valley Crafters. There are dozens of others.
For those interested in the arts, the Carriage House Players is a local acting troupe, and we also are proud to have the Denim Dusters Square Dancers and a very active Museum Association and Arts Council.
For the kids, there are lots of activities as well, such as the 4-H Club, Falcon Club, Boy and Girl Scouts and numerous opportunities to learn and make friends.

Lyon Family Farms

Local family-owned farm, with hay rides to pick your own pumpkin, concessions, a baby animal petting zoo, barn, playground, corn maze and more. Farm atmosphere in which families can relax together and enjoy the great outdoors.
Open September 20-October 31.
Lyon family farms

Prichard's Distillery

Prichard’s Distillery incorporated in 1997 with their award-winning aged American rum in hand. They opened their first distillery in 1999 in the historic Kelso, Tennessee schoolhouse. Five generations ago in 1825, Granddaddy Benjamin Prichard of Davidson County, TN left his still, tubs, utensils and techniques of the craft to his son Enoch. Suffice it to say that long before they became “legal” distillers, the Prichard family was known to make the best whiskey in the area. When descendant Phil Prichard opened Prichard’s Distillery in Kelso, TN, he restored a lost art form. The Prichard family continues to produce some of the finest tasting rums and Tennessee whiskey in America. 
Prichards

Fabulous Fifties Show

The Fabulous Fifties Show is an annual entertainment extravaganza initiated in 1986 that is made up of singers, dancers, actors, and a 15-piece band showcasing songs from the 1950s, '60s, and '70s with 8 performances over 2 weekends in March. It benefits the Multi-County Cancer Support Network, which serves local cancer patients in 8 adjoining counties.
Fab 50s

Fayetteville-Lincoln County Museum

The Museum & Event Center is Lincoln County's only public location housing artifacts from the community's history. The museum is located inside the Borden Milk Plant, constructed in 1927, and was donated by the William R. Carter family to serve as a local museum in 1987. Tours of the museum are provided free of charge by volunteer docents, and the event center is available for public rentals. 
Museum

Southern Pride Distillery

Located in the rolling hills of Tennessee, Southern Pride Distillery offers premium craft spirits. Distilled in a copper pot still, their products are created much like those of their ancestors. Southern Pride uses locally grown corn milled at the distillery and their water comes from a natural spring located beside the distillery. Stop by for a visit and take a tour of the distillery, and natural spring.
Front of bldg20160210 4623 12sipe9

Lincoln County Fair

The Lincoln County Fair in Fayetteville is one of the top fairs in Tennessee and consistently offers incredible entertainment including concerts, thrilling carnival rides, exciting competitions and harness racing. The Fair provides a safe and friendly environment for family and friends to come together in September year after year. Agriculture is at the heart of the fair and they showcase it with a variety of livestock shows throughout the week.  The Fair has a fantastic Farmer for a Day Activity where children learn about life on the farm.​​​ 
Img 2567