Vendor Resources (Hersteller Ressourcen)

Preferred, vetted suppliers, vendors and resources … why use a Helendorf River Inn, Suites & Conference Center preferred vendor?

When planning a Riverfront Terrace event Helendorf suggests using the services of preferred vendors for optimal results.

Our staff has hand selected high quality experienced North Georgia area event professionals who are familiar with our unique riverfront venue.

Preferred suppliers provide a level of integrity, quality and professionalism exceeding industry standards, and can help make your event at the Helendorf River Inn, Suites & Conference Center a most successful affair.

Event Planners / Consultants

All Pro Party Consultants

All Pro Party Consultants was founded in 2011 to fill the many voids linking the party rental industry, caterers, and most importantly, the host. APPC provides a one stop shop to provide any service you may need to make your party, wedding, reception, event or fundraiser a flawless success. They have a wide array of professional staff service members at your fingertips with endless capabilities and charisma. From registered bartenders, doormen, or quality “Event Personnel’ crew members, Dj’s, live bands, wedding organization to food management. We are your premier party and event specialists.   Please contact at the link below.

Irene Tyndale Events

It Takes Two

It Takes Two is a multi-service event planning company that specializes in the planning, design, and styling of luxury events. We provide every client with a tailored planning approach that creates an experience specific to his or her needs. We specialize in creating unique and custom details in every event that reflects that personality and tastes of every couple. Our planners accomplish this by combining logistical planning, design focus, and style guidance, and connecting every bride with the perfect pairing of vendors that grasp and deliver every vision. This strategic approach always creates a memory that will never be forgotten by you or your guests.

We Tie the Knots

We Tie The Knots was founded by sisters, Callie Brackett and Christyn Wilkins, to serve couples through the wedding planning process. Being raised in the south, they found their passions of hospitality, creativity and entertaining come to life in the Wedding Industry and that’s when WTTK was founded.

We believe that the vision and creativity that goes into designing and executing our events will leave you and your guest with priceless memories that will last a lifetime. We specifically hand pick our vendors, allowing you to trust that we will only provide you the best in the industry for your wedding budget. We look forward to an invitation to bring your dreams to life.

Party / Event Rentals

North Georgia Party Rentals

All of your party needs from formal or casual, indoor or outdoor, wedding or luncheon, North Georgia Party Rental will supply you with everything needed to make your event a guaranteed success.  They deliver on sight to any location in the metro Atlanta and North Georgia areas.  Will assemble everything from their wide selection of tents to the smallest amount of tables and chairs and offer a wide range of rental options including wedding rental supplies, linens, silverware, bars, chaffing dishes, lighting and much more. Its your event, let them do the work. It will always be completed on time and in the most professional manner.  You can click here to view our full product line. Also, feel free to contact us with any questions or special orders. 


Clicks by Kim Photography

“All it takes is one click to turn an ordinary moment into a magical memory that will last a lifetime….”

Clicks by Kim Photography was created out of a love of sharing special times with special people and preserving these moments as an investment to have for a lifetime.  Born and raised in North Georgia, photographer and owner, Kim Schumacher has an even greater passion for this area as her roots run very deep.  Her own wedding was a destination mountain wedding, so being able to be a part of Helendorf weddings gives her a special connection with Brides and Grooms on their most special day.  Complete coverage for your special day is a part of the special wedding package.  If other areas of the beautiful city of Helen are requested as part of the photography, these areas can be accommodated into a custom package for the special day. Contact us today for a free consultation. Clicks by Kim Photography looks forward to being a part of your special day.

Joe Coulson Photography

At Joe Coulson Photography, our mission is to touch lives and produce images that will forever imprint the heart. You will find our services innovative and affordable, and our personnel pleasant and professional. Your satisfaction is at the core of everything we do.

Image Control Plus

Photographer Tom McCool at Image Control Plus Thirty years plus photographing, people, places and things. More than 1000 weddings and many family portraits. Call : 706-754-2028.

KPW Photography

KPW Photography is a contributing photographer to the Helendorf website and is the Washington, DC metropolitan area's premier husband and wife photography team. Willing to travel to your destinations, KPW Photography captures those special moments that celebrate individuality while telling a story.


Alpine Wedding Chapel

Alpine Wedding Chapel Nestled in the scenic mountains of Northeast Georgia lies the small alpine village of Helen. In the heart of this picturesque and romantic setting is the Alpine Wedding Chapel, adjacent to the Helendorf—making dreams come true every day for people in love. Call 706-878-5683 or 1-800-873-9351.

Bakery and Wedding Cakes

Hofer's of Helen

This pleasant eatery was opened in the early '90s by Horst and Gerda Hofer, who wanted to showcase traditional German items. The authentic bakery has established a great demand for its mouth-watering cakes, pies, breads, and doughnuts. They're especially good when paired with fragrant coffee drinks. The cafe also serves tasty sandwiches and light entrees, perfect for lunch or a mid-afternoon snack. A casual ambiance pervades the place, and gift items are for sale. 8758 N Main St, Helen 30545 • 800-525-4964

Cake Envy

Great events don't just happen... they are strategically planned and orchestrated!  Now, more than ever before, a cake is the showpiece of any event!  It's the centerpiece of the entire room.  Thanks to amazing cake artists & cake shows on TV, people are realizing that cake is not just a yummy dessert, but it's a work of art!   Cake can be anything you want it to be!  Gone are the days of the tired, old, grocery store sheet cake.  Cake should be magical!   Cake Envy specializes in high end wedding & grooms cakes!

Callies Cupcakes

Your source for Cupcakes, Cakes, Pies, and many other desserts.  Let us cater your Wedding, Birthday, Holiday, or other Special Events.


TJ Lyons BBQ (Executive Chef at Mully's Nachoochee Grill) Contact us for more details or Mully's Nachoochee Grill in Helen.


North Georgia Bar-B-Q Company 


Honeybrook Catering

Honeybrook Catering brings over 27 years of experience to catering in the North Georgia Mountains. We have designed and opened 11 Restaurants and Catering Facilities from casual theme to upscale 4 Star and have been restaurant consultants for over 12 years. From a simple coffee break or luncheon to a backyard BBQ or Wedding, Honeybrook will provide Quality, Professionalism, and Flair to every function. We understand the needs of our clients, including the idea of a budget, and can customize your perfect function. As always, we are available at your convenience.

Creekside Deli 

(706) 865-3666

Oakwood Occasions

We are your one stop shop for all things for events and hospitality. Whether your event is corporate or family, casual or elegant, sit down dining or upscale vending, Oakwood Occasions has the answers and help you need. We offer a full range of event planning, catering and vending services or we will make the connections to qualified vendors for you. We can work with your ideas, your vision and your budget to make every event a success. Feel free to browse our site and contact us for further information. We look forward to working with you, because everyone needs help ON OCCASIONS!

Simply Catering

Simply Catering is a family owned business serving the Metro Atlanta area. Owners Jet Ellis and daughter, Nicole Chapman has worked as a team for over 10 years – and we make a great “pear”.  They pride themselves on excellent service and availability to their customers, as well as preparing a wide variety of yummy cuisines to be relished by both the eye and the palate.

Quillians Grill and Catering

We  are a family owned business, where  each one of us add  our  flare and special touches! "From Farm to Table" We use a  lot of Local Produce and we try to "feed" back into the community! Home made meats and veggies at prices you cant beat and a full menu! There is some thing for everyone! We have 3 private dinning areas and outside dinning. We cater and our facility is used for events, etc! Quillians Grill wants YOU! Come eat with with us!

Lyght House Cocktails

Lyght House Cocktails mobile bartending is the premier Atlanta bar catering company, specializing in full service, customized bar experiences for all private events. We are recognized for providing services for corporate functions, fundraisers & campaign parties, grand openings, movie premiers, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, bachelorette & bachelor parties, ladies’ night in, birthdays, holiday socials and more. And, if you are looking to WOW your guests or just want something beyond ordinary, consider adding our custom signature drinks to you bar service.

Lyght House Cocktails can provide a complete line of items to service your bar needs, including elegant bars, stemware, garnish and our full line of gourmet signature beverages. We pride ourselves in creating premium, hand-made, signature drinks that are customized to your preference.


Buzzard Mountain Boys

Jeremiah and the Bullfrogs

Jordan Allen White

Bagpipes by Winter

Brickhouse DJ

We deliver professionalism, courtesy, and direct personal services to ensure that your special day is always a success. Brickhouse Mobile DJ's have been providing quality professional entertainment all across the southeast for over 15 years.  We offer services for weddings, parties, corporate engagements, proms as well as many other public or private events.  We will tailor our services in order to always exceed your expectation.  We take pride in our professional, courteous and flexible services. Applying many combined years of experience, our team patiently hears your need, deeply considers your situation, pursues a creative solution, and expertly makes it real...

The Party Touch

The Party Touch will make your once-in-a-lifetime event a sensational entertainment experience. Whether you need a DJ, an emcee, a master of ceremonies, or all of these, The Party Touch entertainers are consummate professionals.

Floral Design & Decor

Connie's Flowers

Connie's Flowers is a local florist that has been serving the floral needs of the Cleveland GA area and its surrounding counties for over 30 years. Connie's Flowers is a full service florist, with daily deliveries to White County, Hall County, Lumpkin County, and Habersham County.

Flowers are an expression of your true feelings for your friends and loved ones. Let Connie's Flowers LLC design your floral arrangement and provide flower delivery for your loved ones today! Connie's' Flowers specializes in traditional, high design flower arrangements created by our design team.

Cleveland Florist

Cleveland Florist, one of the leading flower shops in Cleveland, is proud to offer a wide assortment of fresh flowers and Valentine's Day bouquets for your gift-giving needs. Our dedicated staff will help make any occasion memorable with an artfully designed arrangement. Cleveland Florist is a member of the nationwide network of trusted FTD florists and can help you send a thoughtful gift across the country when you can’t be there yourself.

Formal Wear & Tuxedo

Hair & Make-up

Ashley Miller (706) 865-7922 or

Casha Hair Studio of Cleveland

Cashã Hair Studio was created in June of 2008 by Casey Beck and Tasha Allen. They started this business with the belief that every person deserves to feel beautiful without spending a fortune.  Cashã Hair Studio's goal is to pamper you from head to toe and to bring out your individual, natural beauty. The experienced and talented creative team at Cashã Hair Studio are among the most qualified in the industry.

In March 2011, Casha Hair Studio expanded to two locations.  Cashã of Cleveland can now offer the same services and excellent customer service to the White County residents.

Marriage License

This info was obtained from White County Chambers of Commerce Site.
The Probate Court of White County issues marriage licenses and maintains those records for couples who are seeking to obtain a Georgia marriage license. They also issue certified and plain copies of marriage licenses and applications for all marriages that were applied for in White County.

 Obtaining a marriage license:

  • Applicants must both appear in person to complete the application for a marriage license.
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. (Certain circumstances permit underage applicants to obtain a marriage license. Call the White County Probate Court for additional information.)
  • A picture identification card is required for both applicants.
  • A divorce decree or death certificate from the former spouse is required from any applicant that has had a prior marriage.
  • At least one applicant has to be a resident of Georgia in order to apply for a marriage license in a county other than the county where the ceremony is to take place. If both applicants are nonresidents of Georgia, then the application must be made in the county where the marriage ceremony will take place.

Probate Court
Judge Garrison Baker, 
59 South Main Street, Suite H
 Cleveland, GA 30528
(706) 865-4141