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Welcome To The Official Home Of The Helen Oktoberfest

Every year the best authentic German-style bands from the United States and Europe take the stage at the Helen Oktoberfest for your listening and viewing pleasure. See the Alphorns blown, the Cowbells rung and the Accordion squeezed. Grab your partner and take a spin on the dance floor to the timeless tunes of the Polka!

Join us at the Helen Festhalle for the OFFICIAL Helen Oktoberfest celebration! The Helen Oktoberfest is the longest running Oktoberfest in the United States. The 2024 Helen Oktoberfest starts on September 5. (view the full schedule)


There is always something to do in Alpine Helen

Helen is probably best known for hosting the longest running Oktoberfest celebration in the United States, but there are lots of things to do in Helen all year round! Check out some of our favorite things to do near Helen Georgia.

Upcoming Events in Helen

BINGO at the Festhalle

Oktoberfest 2024

Helen’s Christmas Market

New Year’s Eve Celebration

Fasching (Mardis Gras)

Helen Trout Tournament


Helen is on Instagram!

Helen, Georgia is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Georgia. These are some of our favorite photos our visitors shared recently. Find more on Instagram using the hashtags



or search for "helen georgia" and "helen oktoberfest"

Festhalle Webcam

Want to watch the events at the Festhalle from home?

View our live webcam