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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 and the 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, dance contest, carnival rides and lots of fun along Main Street in the heart of James Dean’s hometown of…

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, Lasso Contest, 5k walk, Pet Parade, Grand Parade, live music,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 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.  $100 Cash Drawing for All Entries.   Over 140 Awards, Model Contest. Awards presentation at 3pm. …

Grains & Grill French Market

Join Indiana artisans who will have handmade, homemade, recycled, antique, and repurposed items at our market. No admission charge. More than 80 vendors with antiques, hand-crafted items, jewelry, homemade foods, and so much more!  Artisans galore, and onsite craft brewery and pizzeria.  Children’s activities. Rain or Shine event.

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.