Outdoor café areas allowed at Oktoberfest

Helen businesses will be able to apply to have outdoor café areas on their private property where they can serve alcoholic beverages during Oktoberfest. The Helen City Commission approved a resolution Sept. 1 allowing the move as part of a citywide special event declaration.

No Oktoberfest at Festhalle


The music, dancing and mingling of Oktoberfest will be missing from the Helen Festhalle this year, though the city still expects to welcome visitors for the seasonal celebration.