Play in DeKalb County

Over 400 miles of shoreline, 9 marinas, 7 recreation areas, 5 restaurants right on the water, several waterfalls, hiking, picnicking, & some of the best fishing & water sports around. Approximately 4 million tourists visit DeKalb County & Center Hill Lake every year to enjoy a wide variety of sporting activities including boating, fishing, camping, hiking, and swimming. Pontoon and Houseboat Rentals.

Join us for the 53rd Annual Smithville Fiddlers' Jamboree and Crafts Festival coming Friday, July 5th & Saturday, July 6th, 2024 in Downtown Smithville, Tennessee. With over 35 music and dance categories, streets full of hand-made crafts, and food booths galore. Come and see for yourself why this FREE family-friendly festival has been named the official Jamboree & Crafts Festival of the State of Tennessee. 

1560 Craft Center Drive

Smithville, TN 37166

Phone (931) 372-3051

Offering academic degrees and workshops in clay, fibers, glass, metals, and wood. You can shop there in The Gallery for unique, one-of-a-kind pieces from over 100 regional artists.  Many of these talented artists live and have studios in DeKalb County.

1630 Edgar Evins State Park Road

Silver Point, TN 38582 

Newly Renovated Cabins, Campgrounds, Playground, Swimming, Kayaking, Hiking, Fishing, Canoeing – 6,000 acres located on the shores of Center Hill Lake. Hiking trails, picnic shelters, a marina with a great restaurant, wildlife programs, & sunset cruises.

118 West Market Street

Smithville, Tennessee 

A full-service Arts & DIY Studio for all ages. We offer original works by local artists, workshops, sip & paint parties, and bachelor/bachelorette parties.

Canoe the Caney / 

JBeez Watercraft Rentals 

17055 Smithville Hwy 

Silver Point, TN 38582

Phone 800-579-7893

Offering canoe and kayak experiences for all skill levels.

102 Fairgrounds Road

Alexandria, Tennessee 37012

Phone 615-529-3247

Since 1856, the DeKalb County Fair has been offering great traditional fair entertainment with opportunities for Midway rides, fair food, exhibits, entertainment, livestock shows and more … our Fair has something for all ages.

285 Harmony Lane

Smithville, TN 37166

Phone 615-983-0140

Grade "A" Dairy and farm store selling the best, freshly made, goat's milk products. Over 150 happy goats produce some of the best goat milk & goat cheese around. Tours are held 

Monday – Saturday.

430 Golf Club Drive

Smithville, TN 37166

Phone 615-597-6648

9-hole course, public swimming pool, & tennis courts - Course is open year-round weather permitting!