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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…

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…

Fall Fest

Join us at Grains and Grill in Fairmount, Indiana for the 4th Annual Fall Fest. Many Free kids (10 and under) activities planned, including pumpkin decorating, face painting, balloon twisting, carnival games and much more. Handmade Market with artisan booths. In excess of 90 vendors will be selling handmade, homemade, repurposed, and recycled items. Food…

The Odd Couple

Hosted by the Grant County Players.  Tickets available at the door $10.  Friday and Saturday shows 7:30.  Upstairs venue.  Directed by Danny Losure. Enjoy your two favorite misfit friends, Oscar and Felix.

Golf Cart and Bicycle Parade

Decorate your Golf Cart and your Bicycle and celebrate Downtown Development in this fun parade! Decorate to demonstrate what you love about Fairmount. Youth without a driver’s license are encouraged to participate in the Bicycle section of the parade. All entries will be judged and prizes will be awarded in the following categories: Best Theme…

Main Street Fairmount Downtown Development Week Celebration

Come celebrate Fairmount with us! Golf cart and bicycle parade, art contest with an “I Love Fairmount’ theme. Local businesses will be open throughout the day. Face painting, karaoke, live DJ music, lots of outdoor vendors with handmade items.

The Odd Couple

Hosted by the Grant County Players.  Tickets available at the door $10.  Friday and Saturday shows 7:30, Sunday matinee only 2:30pm. Upstairs venue.  Directed by Danny Losure. Enjoy your two favorite misfit friends, Oscar and Felix.

Remembering James Dean and His Classic Cool Cars

Born and raised in Grant County, Indiana, James Dean is one of the world’s most iconic movie stars. Dean is remembered for his unforgettable roles in three movies during his short life, as well as or his love for cool cars! Every year the Grant County community celebrates Dean’s life during the annual Remembering James…