16th Annual US Riders News Reunion Run and 11th Annual Southeast Victory Run will be June 2, 2016 - June 5, 2016 at the Helen Riverside Park. Please call 478-237-3761 or go to www.victoryrally.com for more information.
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.
June 2, 2016, Helen will host the 43rd Annual Helen to the Atlantic Hot Air Balloon Race. The race will begin at 7 a.m. (weather permitting). While the race to the Atlantic proceeds, other balloonist will compete in local events beginning Thursday evening around 6:00 pm. Local flying events will take place on Friday and Saturday. There will be many opportunities available to the public - assisting with the inflations, being a part of a chase crew, taking a tethered ride in a balloon or a champagne flight over the mountains. For more information, contact the Helendorf Inn at 706-878-2271.
Join us for the annual Yaarab Shriner's Parade, Saturday June 11 at 2:00 p.m. in downtown Helen. This event is fun for kids and adults as the shriner's make their way down Main Street in their mini cars and trucks.