The Best Ways to Celebrate a Helen, GA New Year’s Eve

The beginning of a new year is a momentous occasion. To many, it means a fresh start and a chance to improve themselves or start anew. We invite you to make this New Year’s the best yet by celebrating with us in Helen, GA! With so many exciting things to do in and around the Bavarian village,  you’ll be sure to find the perfect way to celebrate a Helen, GA New Year’s Eve and start 2018 on the right foot.

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3 Helen, GA New Year’s Eve Activities You Won’t Want to Miss

  1. Dropping of the Edelweiss

This family-friendly event is the most popular Helen, GA New Year’s Eve celebration, and for good reason! Visitors and locals alike gather in the Helen Festhalle to welcome the new year with live music performances, plenty of food, and a champagne toast at midnight. The main event of the celebration, however, is the dropping of the Edelweiss, which is Helen’s own version of New York’s dropping of the ball.

Learn more about the Dropping of the Edelweiss in Helen, GA and be sure to include this fun-filled event on your itinerary!

  1.  Enjoy a Ride on the Blue Ridge Railway

Beginning in 1880, the Blue Ridge Railway played a significant role in the development of the south. This New Year’s Eve, you can take a memorable ride on this historic railway and welcome 2018 in style! Guests 21 and over are invited to enjoy a leisurely ride through the mountains, live music, adult beverages and desserts, and of course, a sparkling wine toast at midnight! Tickets for the New Year’s Eve excursion usually sell fast, so be sure to get yours soon.

  1. Relax in Your Own Pinnacle Cabin Rental

Fishing Cabin Rentals GAIf you’re looking for a relaxing and laid back way to welcome 2018, we have just the thing! Our wide variety of cabin rentals provide ample space, amenities, and things to do for the entire family. Whether you’re planning a large gathering or a romantic escape for just the two of you, we have the ideal option for your perfect mountain getaway. Enjoy a cookout, gather around the fireplace and reminisce about your favorite moments of the year, or simply watch the ball drop in the home entertainment center. Whatever you decide, we’re sure your Helen, GA New Year’s Eve will be one to always remember. Plus, our cabins’ ideal locations place you just minutes from some of the area’s best attractions including Downtown Helen, local hiking trails, and state parks. 

Browse our vacation cabin rentals today and be sure to book your favorite soon! Also, if you haven’t already, we invite you to download your free copy of our Helen, GA Vacation Guide to help you find all the best local activities and attractions!