City of Helen 100 years


Bingo has begun for 2017, now through September 1 at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays at the Festhalle. Cost will be $10 per person. Kids are allowed to play when accompanied by an adult. Please call 706-878-1908 or go to for more information.

2015 Spring Fever Fashion Show

The Helen Arts & Heritage Center is sponsoring the Spring Fever Fashion Show & Luncheon March 28, 2015 at 12 p.m. Please call 706-878-3933 for more information.

2015 - 27th Annual Trout Tournament

Saturday, March 26, 2015 from 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Helen Chamber of Commerce will host the 27th Annual Trout Tournament. There will be over $2,000 in prizes for Tagged Fish! Top 3 prizes are by Individual Weight for Tagged Trout:1st Place $1000, 2nd Place $500, 3rd Place $250, $50 for the next 20 tagged trout, and $25 for additional tagged trout. There is a $20.00 Entry Fee per Participant. For registration & additional information visit or call 706.878.1908.

2016 Helenblitz Mini Cooper Car Show

On February 17-20, The Helendorf Inn will present the Helenblitz Charity Event. This event is family friendly with social events, RC car races, opportunities to show off your MINI, and a charity auction. Call 706-878-2271 for more information.

2016 Dropping of the Edelweiss

Come help us bring in the New Year December 31 with music, food, fun, party hats, dancing and the annual Dropping of the Edelweiss! Light Hors d'oeuvres, party favors and Midnight Champagne Toast.  Family Friendly! Helen Festhalle, 1074 Edelweiss Strasse, 706-878-1908.

2016 Christmas Parade

The Annual Christmas Parade will take place December 10 at 2:00 p.m. Christmas elves and characters along with Santa will come to Downtown Helen. For more information, call the Helen Chamber of Commerce at 706-878-1908.

2016 Christkindlemarkt

The 9th Annual Christkindlmarkt will take place December 3-4, and 10-11. This traditional German event takes place in Downtown Helen in the Marketplatz area. Booths are set up offering unique gifts and decorations. Call 706-878-1908 or go to for more information.

2015 Plein Air Painters

Plein Air Painters of Northeast Georgia will be set up September 11 - 13 throughout the downtown area of the City painting as you watch. If you are interested in joining them, contact Gayle Murdock at 850-830-8847.