City of Helen 100 years

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

2016 Georgia Mountain Fair

The Georgia Mountain Fair will be held July 15 - 23, 2016 at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds in Hiawassee, GA. With first class musical performances, arts & crafts, fun carnival rides and unique attractions, the Fair provides something for every member of the family. For more information call 706-896-4191 or go to

10 Year Comprehensive Plan

June 16, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. the City of Helen will have an open meeting for discussion of the 10 Year Comprehensive Plan. Everyone is welcome to come and participate in the future planning of White County, City of Helen and City of Cleveland. The 2015 Comprehensive Plan Survey is available at Helen City Hall for those who wish to complete it prior to the meeting.