City of Helen 100 years

2016 Bavarianfest

May 28 from 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. the Helen Chamber of Commerce will honor our Military Servants at the Festhalle. Experience a live Oompah band, dancing, and a festive German atmosphere. There will be imported and domestic beers and wines, soft drinks, wurst on a bun with sauerkraut, hot dogs and snack available for sale. There will be free admission for all active and retired military and veterans (IDs are required). For more information, call 706-878-1908 or go to www.helenchamber.com

Commission Meeting Change of Day

The first Commission Meeting for November (November 3) has been changed to November 2 due to voting. The time remains at 10:00 a.m.

4/4/2016 Coffee With A Cop

Helen Police Department would like you to join them for the monthly Coffee with a Cop. There are no agenda, or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know the officers in your neighborhood. The next meeting will be April 4, 2016 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Higher Ground Coffee Shop, 8635 North Main Street. For more information call 706-878-2722 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

2015 Civil War Expo

This Civil War re-enactment features skirmishes between the Union and Confederate armies, as well as Sutlers' villages, demonstrations, and camps. November 6-8 at the Riverside Park. For more information email Al Platt at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2019 Halloween Safe Night

Join us for Trick or Treat in a safe and fun environment. Halloween Safe Night will be October 31, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Helen City Hall. There will be candy, games, prizes, and much more.

2016 - A Day in the Park for Veterans

Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at the Riverside Park Pavilion, 854 Edelweiss Strasse, the City of Helen will host a cookout for US Military Veterans and their families in appreciation for their service and sacrifice. Lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Hotdogs, hamburgers and all the fixin's will be prepared by the City of Helen personnel, and desserts will be provided by members of Helen Arts & Heritage Center. Cost is free. So if you are a verteran, please make plans to join us. RSVP by calling 706-878-3933 so we can plan for an adequate amount of food (leaving a message of the number in your party who will be attending). 

2015 Alpine Village Arts & Crafts Show

Robin Roberts Promotion presents two weekends of Arts & Crafts during Helen's prettiest time of the year. On September 19-20, the show will be featured at Unicoi Hill Park. September 26-27, the show will be at Helen's Riverside Park. Saturday hours will be 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. Sunday hours will be 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. This is a juried event so all items displayed must be hand made by the vendor. For more information, go to www.robinrobertspromotions.com.