Bricks, Blues and Brews-Presented by Main Street Helena

Featuring Lost Forty Brewing

Friday, June 3rd, 6-9 pm, Wild Hog SaloonExplore

Delta Ducky Derby & 10 Man Canoe Races

To Benefit the Humane Society of the Delta

Delta Ducky Rubber Ducky Race and 10 Man Canoe Races on the Mississippi River! Explore

Steamboat Sundays

The American Queen Makes Stops in Helena

The American Queen will be visiting Helena throughout the summer of 2016! Visitors and residents are invited downtown on these special Sundays when shops, restaurants, historical sites and museums will be open to welcome guests. Explore

Alive After 5

Stroll, Shop & Dine in Downtown Helena the 1st Thursday of Each Month

Make plans to attend "Alive After 5" in downtown Helena the first Thursday of each month, 5-8 pm. Explore

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

Lower Mississippi River

The Perfect Launching Point for an Adventure

Come embrace the Mississippi River and all the adventure and romance it has to offer!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

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

June 3rd

Bricks, Blues & Brews Beer Tasting-Presented by Main Street Helena

Main Street Helena presents Bricks, Blues and Brews Beer Tasting, Friday, June 3rd, 6-9 pm at Wild Hog Saloon, 106 Natchez in Historic Downtown Helena. Cost is $25 per person and will... more»
June 4th

Dr. Vasudevan Wellness Center 5K Run/Walk & Kids Fun Run

Sign up today for the UAMS East, Dr. Vasudevan Wellness Center 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run! For more information, call 870.572.2727.
June 10th

Karen Harris Memorial Delta Ducky Gala

What are the GOLDEN DUCK AWARDS?  When you buy a ticket for two** (2) to the Red Carpet Gala, you automatially adopt a 10" Jumbo Rubber Duck; dress it to portray your favotire rock... more»
June 11th

Delta Ducky Derby & 10 Man Canoe Races

Saturday, June 11, 2016 DELTA DUCKY DERBY and RESCUE WITH RUSKY The Boardwalk at the River Park, Helena - West Helena, AR     *Times are estimated       9:00 am    RESCUE WITH... more»

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.