Santa’s Elves have chosen the top 3 submitted reindeer names!
Learn about each of the top submissions:
- Lincoln: The county’s namesake, named for Benjamin Lincoln who served served as a major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and later became the first Secretary of War of the United States.
- Trigg: Named after local musical artist, Patsy Trigg. Patsy is one of the original performers of the classic Christmas song “Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer”.
- Zeke: a shortened version of “Ezekiel” honoring Ezekiel Norris. Norris sold the land which would become Fayetteville to the State of Tennessee.
Everyone can Vote on the winning name from the website on Pick The Name poll between October 18th & 31st.
The winning name will be announced during the Host of Christmas Past Opening Ceremony on Friday evening, November 12th.
Winner will receive:
- Logo Christmas Ornament
- Logo ceramic mug with a slot for your favorite cookie
- Long sleeve logo T
Plus the first photo op with live reindeer straight from the North Pole visiting the festival on Saturday, November 13th.