The Helter Shelter is a limited time building that was released during the Christmas 2013 Event. It was one of the prizes that could be obtained through the Holiday Wheel. It unlocks no characters upon building.
It was re-released on July 17, 2014 as part of the Yard Sale 2014. Upon its re-release its cost was 45 donuts. The re-release changed the building's pay out and its size. Previously, Helter Shelter was 8x5, after the Yard Sale 2014 update it was 6x4. Its payout increased from 300 and 30 every 24 hours to 500 and 45 every 24 hours.