Helena West Helena Christmas Parade

December 10th at 5pm

Parade starts at Plaza and 7th StreetsExplore

Delta Heritage State Park Trail of Lights

December 10th & 17th, 5:30-7:30 pm

$2 per vehicle. For more info call 870.572.2352Explore

A Rocky Mountain Christmas-The Music of John Denver

Presented by Jim Curry

Visit www.warfieldconcerts.com for ticket information. Explore

The Perfect Weekend Getaway

View our Historic Homes and Explore our Natural Wonders

Plan your getaway today!Explore

Unleash Your Inner Huck Finn

Schedule a Mississippi River Adventure

Quapaw Canoe Company, 107 Perry Street, Helena, AR 72342 870.753.8528Explore

Kick Off Your Shoes...We've Been Expecting You

Come Experience All that Helena has to Offer!

From beautiful walking and biking trails, canoe adventures on the Mississippi and delicious, down home cooking at local eateries to the foot stomping sounds of the Delta Blues, Helena has so much to explore an experience!Explore

This is our History...

This is Civil War Helena.

Visit Helena and live our Civil War story. Walk the ramparts of a replica Civil War fort. See the Mississippi River once patrolled by Union gunboats from high atop a Union battery. Explore the birthplace of freedom in Arkansas, and the final resting...Explore

Visit Freedom Park

The African-American Experience in Civil War Helena

750 South Biscoe St. Helena-West Helena, ArkansasExplore

King Biscuit Time Radio Show

The Longest Running Radio Show in the United States

Watch live broadcasts of the King Biscuit Time Radio Program every weekday at 12:15 pm, located at the Delta Cultural Center Visitor's Center.Explore

Lying in a valley of Crowley’s Ridge, Helena’s hilly landscape and position directly on the majestic Mississippi River distinguish it from most Mississippi and Arkansas Delta towns.

As the home of “King Biscuit Time,” the longest running blues radio show, Helena has played a rich role in blues and music heritage over the years.

See the Civil War like you’ve never seen it before. Walk the ramparts of a replica Civil War fort, visit General Cleburne’s grave and explore the origins of freedom in Arkansas.

Featured Events

December 10th

2016 Christmas Parade

Helena-West Helena presents its Annual Christmas Parade which will be held on December 10 at 5:00pm -- Everyone is invited out to take part in this holiday tradition. This year's theme... more»
December 10th

Delta Heritage Trail State Park Trail of Lights

Delta Heritage Trail will present the 4th Annual Trail of Lights on December 10 and 17 from5:30pm until 7:30pm - The lighted portion of the trail is only accessible to people who wish... more»
December 13th

A Rocky Mountain Christmas-The Music of John Denver

The Warfield Concert Series presents Jim Curry - "A Rocky Mountain Christmas", the music of John Denver, with multi-media slides and a video to go with each song. This concert is free... more»
August 3rd

Alive After 5

Downtown Helena is the place to be the first Thursday evening of each month from 5-8 pm. Retail shops and restaurants are open with special shopping events and live music!
September 7th

Alive After 5

Downtown Helena is the place to be the first Thursday evening of each month from 5-8 pm. Retail shops and restaurants are open with special shopping events and live music!
October 5th

Alive After 5

Downtown Helena is the place to be the first Thursday evening of each month from 5-8 pm. Retail shops and restaurants are open with special shopping events and live music!
November 2nd

Alive After 5

Downtown Helena is the place to be the first Thursday evening of each month from 5-8 pm. Retail shops and restaurants are open with special shopping events and live music!
December 7th

Alive After 5

Downtown Helena is the place to be the first Thursday evening of each month from 5-8 pm. Retail shops and restaurants are open with special shopping events and live music!
August 2nd

Alive After 5

Downtown Helena is the place to be the first Thursday evening of each month from 5-8 pm. Retail shops and restaurants are open with special shopping events and live music!
September 6th

Alive After 5

Downtown Helena is the place to be the first Thursday evening of each month from 5-8 pm. Retail shops and restaurants are open with special shopping events and live music!
October 4th

Alive After 5

Downtown Helena is the place to be the first Thursday evening of each month from 5-8 pm. Retail shops and restaurants are open with special shopping events and live music!
November 1st

Alive After 5

Downtown Helena is the place to be the first Thursday evening of each month from 5-8 pm. Retail shops and restaurants are open with special shopping events and live music!
December 6th

Alive After 5

Downtown Helena is the place to be the first Thursday evening of each month from 5-8 pm. Retail shops and restaurants are open with special shopping events and live music!
August 1st

Alive After 5

Downtown Helena is the place to be the first Thursday evening of each month from 5-8 pm. Retail shops and restaurants are open with special shopping events and live music!

Spend the Day

Within easy driving distance from Memphis, TN and Little Rock, AR, Helena makes a great day trip to experience the Arkansas Delta. We invite you to explore the vast and powerful Mississippi River, and learn more about our rich blues heritage.

Stay a While

Rich in history and landscape, Helena is the perfect place for your next weekend getaway. Wake to a true Southern sunrise in a historic bed and breakfast. Watch the moon fall over the mighty Mississippi. See why we call Helena home.