Frequently Asked Questions

When is Oktoberfest this year?

Oktoberfest 2024 will take place from September 5 – October 27, 2024.


Where is Oktoberfest held?

The OFFICIAL Oktoberfest celebration takes place at the Helen Festhalle:

Helen Festhalle
1074 Edelweiss Strasse
Helen, GA 30545

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How much is admission?

(Please note:  Admission is subject to change)

Monday – Thursday $10.00
Friday/ Saturday: $12.00

Friday/Saturday Pass:  $20.00
Sunday: FREE

Active/Retired Military:  FREE with a Military ID.


Can I bring my kids?

Yes! Oktoberfest is a family friendly event. Children under 6 get in FREE, children 6-12 are half price!


Do I need an ID to purchase alcohol?

Yes! All adults will have their ID checked at the door.


What if I forgot my ID?

If age is obvious,  a one-time exception may be made at the Event Director’s discretion.


Can I purchase my ticket ahead of time?

Individual tickets cannot be purchased in advance. We have plenty of seating.


Do you have Group pricing?

Yes. Please visit our group tickets page.


Can I bring my dog?

No. Since we have a kitchen and serve food, health regulations prohibit animals on the premises. Only approved service dogs are allowed.


What kind of adult beverages do you have?

We have a wide variety of German and American beer, wine, wine coolers and ciders.


Can I buy liquor?

No liquor sales are available. Adult beverages are limited to German and American beer, wine, wine coolers and ciders.


We have a birthday in our party. Can we bring a cake?

Yes. But you are responsible for all cleanup. No other outside food may be brought into the Festhalle.


Will Oktoberfest be cancelled due to rain?

No. The Festhalle is an indoor facility – Oktoberfest will be held rain or shine.


Any specials for military personel?

Yes. Active and retired military get in FREE with a valid military ID.


Oktoberfest Information

Helen Oktoberfest home


Band Schedule

Food Menu

Parade Info

Group Tickets

Frequently Asked Questions


Business Directory

Upcoming Events

Helen Trout Tournament

BINGO at the Festhalle


Oktoberfest 2024

Helen’s Christmas Market

New Year’s Eve Celebration

Fasching (Mardis Gras)