Tims Ford Lake, TN Events and Attractions Guide

Beautiful Tims Ford Lake is the pride of the Southeast, providing people of all ages over 10,700 acres of recreational and fishing fun!  Whether you’re looking to spend a day on the water or explore the area around Tims Ford Lake, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.  Please continue reading below to discover just a few of the many sights, festivals, community gatherings and activities that await you today.

Activities and Attractions

Farms Mill
Farms Mills was founded in 1873 as a water-powered grain mill.  Today, the Farms Mill acts as a museum to the public, allowing visitors to witness the mill working just as it did the day it was founded.  Located in Belvedere, Tennessee, Farms Mill is just a short drive from Tims Ford Lake. 

Tims Ford Lakes offers fishing enthusiasts the best bass fishing spot in the Southeast.  Enjoy catching trophy stripers, smallmouth bass, catfish and bluegills for fun or compete against other fishermen in one of the annual bass and striper tournaments. 

Franklin County
Franklin County offers visitors and residents alike with a wide array of fantastic attractions, events, and activities throughout the year.  Visit the link provided above and find out where to discover unique antiques, crafts, collectables and more!

Hammers Department Store
Located in Winchester, Tennessee, the Hammers Department Store is one of the last, family-owned small department stores where visitors can explore old wooden counters for treasures. 

Jack Daniels Distillery and Tour
When at Tims Ford Lake, be sure to take the short drive over to Lynchburg and tour the world famous Jack Daniels Distillery.  The guides will accompany visitors through the distillery and tell them the complete story of their whiskey, as well as interesting stories about the life of Mr. Jack as well.  For more information, please visit their official website at: https://www.jackdaniels.com.

Just a short drive from Tims Ford Lake, Lynchburg provides all with a wide array of excellent places to dine, shop, and stay.  Lynchburg is probably most well-known for being the birthplace and home of the Jack Daniels Distillery.  To learn more about what all awaits you in Lynchburg, please click here: https://www.lynchburgtn.com/.

Miss Mary BoBo's Boarding House
Miss Mary BoBo’s Boarding House, although no longer a boarding house, offers some of the best down-home country food this side of Nashville.  Enjoy a delicious array of foods that keep people coming back for more.  Be sure to make a reservation early since they are nearly always full.

The Bear Trace
The Bear Traces is a challenging golf course designed by Jack Nicolas.  Enjoy playing a round of golf surrounded by enchanting vistas of the lake and forest.  The Bear Trace is located 1/2 mile, across the road at the Tims Ford State Park. 

Tims Ford State Park
Discover the picturesque sites and soothing sounds that Tims Ford State Park has to offer.  Tims Ford State Park is dedicated to making your visit entertaining with a wide range of possibilities for you and your family to take advantage of.  Enjoy boating, biking, camping, golfing, hiking, swimming at more!  Tims Ford State Park has cabins for rent, as well as a Marina and Recreational Hall for you to benefit from.  To learn more about what Tims Ford State Park can offer you and your family, please visit: https://tn.gov/environment/parks/TimsFord/

Winchester is a great spot to get away and enjoy soaking up some rays or fishing for trophy bass.  Discover great bargains in Winchester’s shops and lose yourself amidst all that Winchester has to offer.  To begin planning your visit to Winchester today, please visit their official website at: https://www.winchester-tn.com/ 


Tims Ford Lake and the surrounding areas are host to a variety of exceptional events throughout the year!  From free festivals and community events to excellent concerts and reenactments, there’s something for people of all ages and interests.  Please read below to discover just a few of these family-friendly events and activities that await you in the upcoming months.  For more information, please visit: https://www.timsfordmarina.com/points_of_interest.htm

High on the Hog Festival
April 9-15 at Winchester City Park

Spring In The Hollow 2011
April 30, in Lynchburg, TN

Bear Trace Classic Golf Tournament
Monday May 2rd, at Bear Trace Golf Course

International Dogwood Festival
May 6-8 Downtown Winchester, TN

Lynchburg TN Memorial Day Ceremony
May 30

National Fishing and Boating Week 2012
June 9 – 12

Lynchburg TN Frontier Days

Lynchburg Motorcycle Rally
Lynchburg Square and Wiseman Park, set for June

Jonathan Acklen Fishing Rodeo
The Winchester Park, June 12-13

Twenty-First Annual Moore County Tennessee Walking Horse Show
July 2011 Lynchburg Square and Wiseman Park

The Winchester City Park at Tims Ford hosts Take A Kid Fishing Rodeo
6 am until 11 am July 9-10.
Call 800-638-6831 (Buns Anderkin) for more information.

Spotted Saddle Horse Show
Lynchburg Square and Wiseman Park, in August.

Polly Crockett Festival
Winchester, September 16-18

5th Annual Cruisin the Hollow October 2011.

Lynchburg, Tennessee
Annual Heritage Day Celebration
October, Tims Ford State Park Recreation Hall.

21st Annual Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational Barbecue and Craft Show
October 23 in Lynchburg, TN.

Oak Grove Horse Show
October, Winchester, Tennessee

Christmas In Lynchburg
Saturday, December 4

Margaret & Ashley Lynch
Margaret & Ashley Lynch
23 S College Street Winchester TN 37398