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James Dean Festival and the James Dean Run Car Show
September 22 – September 24
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 Fairmount. Visit the Fairmount Historical Museum, the James Dean Gallery, and take a trip along the James Dean Trail in Grant County.