Downtown Fairhope and the Annual Arts and Crafts Festival have been recognized nationally and internationally as must-see destinations. The City and its citizens are active stewards of environmental awareness, civic beauty and maintaining an exceptional quality of life. Whether you’re interested in the arts or pursuing any of the various outdoor activities, Fairhope has something for everyone. It’s been named as one of the top 10 places to raise a family as well as one of the most business-friendly cities in Alabama. Fairhope is truly a gem along the Eastern Shore.