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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…

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.

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

Annual Pre-James Dean Run Car Show event in downtown Fairmount features all pre-1980 cars.  Hosted by the Fairmount Lions Club. Entry Fee $10.  16 Special Car Awards, Dash Plaques for the first 100 entries. Terrific 50’s and 60’s era music throughout the evening.

Fairmount Concerts At The Stage

Join us at the James Dean Memorial Stage at Playacres Park, the stage where James Dean first performed! Tonight’s concert features The Blue Collar Union Band with Fairmount’s own Dan Justice and Josiah Robbins.

Fairmount Concerts At The Stage

Join us at the James Dean Memorial Stage at Playacres Park, the stage where James Dean first performed! Tonight’s concert features The Posse.

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. Saturday 1pm Lenny’s World Famous James Dean Jeopardy Game, 6:30pm Fans Banquet Sunday 10am free light brunch at…

Fairmount Concerts At The Stage

Join us at the James Dean Memorial Stage at Playacres Park, the stage where James Dean first performed! Tonight’s concert features The Moon Cats with Fairmount’s own Mark Most.

Fairmount Concerts At The Stage

Join us at the James Dean Memorial Stage at Playacres Park, the stage where James Dean first performed! Tonight’s concert features the Boggy Branch Band with Mac Brewer.