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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.

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 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…

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…

James Dean’s Life in Grant County

James Dean spent a short 24 years on Earth, but he left a huge mark on the world. The famed actor only appeared in three major films but became a true Hollywood icon.  While most people knew him as a Hollywood actor, many in Grant County knew him as the neighbor boy who showed amazing…

James Dean Memorial Park

This pocket park and green space is the perfect spot for quiet reflection about the short life and many accomplishments of James Byron Dean, the Hollywood icon. Sit for a moment and view the bust created by Los Angeles based artist Kenneth Kendall. One of the stops along the James Dean Landmark Trail.