Sponsored by the Fairmount Historical Museum annually, the James Dean Run Car Show 2022 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.
The James Dean Run will take place at Fairmount’s Playacres Park and feature car judging, flame throwing contests, music, trivia and much more. The James Dean Festival is the quintessential festival for fans that wish to honor and celebrate the young actor who personified what it meant to be “cool” – James Byron Dean.