Fairmount Museum Days / Remembering James Dean Festival

As seen in our September 2015 Calendar
Sep 24th - Sep 27th
Fairmount Historical Museum
(765) 948-4555

The town where James Dean grew up honors Dean and other celebrated former citizens such as Jim Davis, creator of Garfield, journalist Phil Jones and Robert Sheets, retired director of the National Hurricane Center. The Fairmount Museum boasts the Authentic James Dean Exhibit of memorabilia and personal items of Dean’s, and it sponsors the festival that also includes a parade, James Dean Look-Alike Contest, custom car show featuring the James Dean Run for pre-1980 autos, Garfield Cat Photo and Art Contest, Garfield Great Run, carnival, booths, live ’50s entertainment and more.