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Remembering James Dean Festival 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 Gallery

The James Dean Gallery features a collection of Dean portraits and rare memorabilia, including hometown artifacts, collectibles, magazines and more.  Visitors from around the globe visit the Gallery to pay homage to 50’s film icon James Dean.  Don’t forget to stop in and browse at the Rebel Rebel gift shop for one of a kind…

Fairmount Historical Museum

A historic landmark, the Museum was founded in 1975. Exhibits showcase authentic artifacts of hometown film star James Dean, Garfield cartoon creator Jim Davis, community history, and much more. $5 admission.  Children 17 and under free with paid adult admission.  Guided tours up to 50. Museum requests advance notice for large groups. Handicap accessible. Open…

Playacres Park

Open year round. Thirteen acre park offers a shelter house, playground, picnic shelters, picnic tables, grills, a lighted basketball court, baseball diamonds and a tennis court. Home of the James Dean Run classic and custom car show each September. Playacres Park  features a 2,000 sq. ft. community building