The Perfect Weekend Getaway

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    Historic Helena

    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.

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    Helena on the Big River

    The stretch of the Mississippi River between Helena and Arkansas City is considered one of the best sections of the river for paddling and boating due to it’s undeveloped beauty.

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    The Great Outdoors

    Located at the southern tip of Crowley’s Ridge, home to numerous lakes, bordered by a national forest and three rivers, Helena has something to offer every outdoor enthusiast.

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    Museums & Exhibits

    With year-round events and activities, Helena is home to a melting pot of culture. Explore rotating exhibitions focused on the unique history and culture of the Delta and Phillips County.

Upcoming Festivals

Our recurring yearly festivals have all taken place, however there are many other upcoming events taking place through the remainder of the year.
Please view our calendar to see other activities Helena has to offer!

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Home to some of the most-loved music festivals in a locale unlike any other.

From the grassy slopes of our Mississippi River levee amphitheater, you can see the mighty Mississippi River to one side and the magnificent historic downtown storefronts of Helena on the other. This backdrop is host to three major annual festivals and a number of up-and-coming festivals—so pack your lawn chair and come on out!