James Dean Weekend Runs & Rallies

September 21 – 24, 2023

Visit the home town of the original, bonafide rebel, James Dean. Check out the decked out hot rods and choppers during the Remembering James Dean Festival. Thousands of fans come every year for the motorcycle rally and two car shows 90 minutes north of Indy in Grant County.

Jonesboro River Rally

Main Street, Jonesboro, IN

September 22 – 24 



Live entertainment


Poker Run

Harley stunt riders

Bike Show

Field Events

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Ducktail Run Rod & Custom Show

Gas City ‘Beaner Linn’ Park
718 S. Broadway
Gas City, IN 46933

September 21 – 24 



Live entertainment

Nearly 3,000 cars from 1972 and older

Swap Meet in Jerry’s Junkyard


Muffler Rapping, Flame-throwing & Neon contests

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James Dean Run Car Show

Playacres Park
300 E. Madison St.
Fairmount, IN 46928

September 22 – 24



9th Street Car Club’s classic car show

Rock ‘n’ Roll music

Swap Meet

Food Vendors

Street Rods, Classics, Muscle Cars & special interest cars

Rain or shine, free entry for spectators

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Grant County

About Grant County

Grant County, Indiana, is home to nifty attractions, outtasight events and rebellious celebrities. Whether it’s saddle shoes, classic cars, vintage bikes, James Dean, or Garfield, we love everything classic and cool. Have a blast just 90 minutes North of Indy.

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