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James Dean Memorial Service

At 5:45pm on September 30, 1955 the world lost movie star James Dean, but gained a timeless legend.  Fairmount, Indiana native James Dean made only three movies in his short life:  East of Eden, Rebel Without a Cause, and Giant, but the mark he made on an entire culture is his true legacy.  Memorial service…

James Dean Memorial Service

At 5:45pm on September 30, 1955 the world lost movie star James Dean, but gained a timeless legend.  Fairmount, Indiana native James Dean made only three movies in his short life:  East of Eden, Rebel Without a Cause, and Giant, but the mark he made on an entire culture is his true legacy.  Memorial service…

James Dean Memorial Service

At 5:45pm on September 30, 1955 the world lost movie star James Dean, but gained a timeless legend.  Fairmount, Indiana native James Dean made only three movies in his short life:  East of Eden, Rebel Without a Cause, and Giant, but the mark he made on an entire culture is his true legacy.  Memorial service…

Remembering James Dean Festival & James Dean Run Car Show

Sponsored by the Fairmount Historical Museum annually, this event includes a huge car show featuring 50’s classic and custom autos.  Parade of Neon, special guests, swap meet, and plenty of 50’s entertainment!  James Dean look-alike contest, 50’s dance contest, 5k walk, Pet Parade, and showings of Dean’s three films.

Pre-James Dean Run Car Show

Kick off the James Dean Weekend in Grant County at the Annual Pre-James Dean Run Car Show event in downtown Fairmount.  This free show features all pre-1980 cars.  Hosted by the Fairmount Lions Club. Entry Fee $10.  16 Special Car Awards, free Dash Plaques for the first 100 entries. Terrific 50’s and 60’s era music…

James Dean Fans Weekend

Make a pilgrimage to Fairmount, Indiana and join other James Dean Fans for a weekend of fun, games, food and laughter.  Enjoy all the Dean sites in Dean’s hometown and bask in the camaraderie of true fans. Friday Night Meet & Greet, Saturday 1pm – Lenny’s World Famous James Dean Jeopardy Game at the Fairmount…

James Dean Spring Run Car Show

Fabulous classic cars abound at this open car show presented by the 9th Street Gang Car Club.  Rain or Shine event. Free entry for spectators. Registration for cars $10 from 9am-noon. Street Rods, Classics, Muscle Cars and special interest cars.  Dash plaques to the first 400 registered.  41 classes/3 awards per class plus special awards.…

James Dean Fans Spring Get Together

Join Dean fans as they celebrate the life and times of this fabled Hollywood actor.  Food, fun, games and all the famous Dean hometown sites open all weekend for tours. Details to be announced soon.

James Dean Birthday Weekend

Events throughout the weekend celebrate the life and times of local son, film star James Dean. Meet and Greet Get-Together, and we’ll enjoy birthday cake and refreshments. What better way to celebrate this Hollywood legend’s birthday than in his hometown with all of his fans? Visit all the stops along the James Dean Trail in…

Police vs. Fire Basketball Tournament

The Fairmount Police Department and Fire Department are proud to announce this Guns vs. Hoses game to help raise money for the Grant County First Light Child Advocacy Center. All proceeds benefit First Light. Cheer on the Policemen or the Firemen – everybody wins!  Tickets only $4 each. Age 10 and under free. Tickets available…