Events for the Spring Get-Together include a barbecue/picnic in Fairmount’s Playacres Park. Other events to be announced.
The Spring Car Show is hosted by the 9th Street Gang Car Club and usually draws about 500 custom and hot rod cars in Playacres Park. There will be food vendors, a swap meet and music throughout the day. Admission to the public is FREE.
The annual James Dean Fans Weekend events include a meet & greet at Payne’s Restaurant, Lenny’s Famous James Dean Jeopardy Game at The Fairmount Lions Club and a dinner banquet and film at Grains & Grill Restaurant.
The annual James Dean Festival & Car Show draws crowds of up to 20,000 people throughout the weekend with a huge car show, grand parade, street vendors, carnival rides, James Dean lookalike contest, 50’s dance contest and live music throughout weekend. All events are Free to the public!
The annual memorial service begins at 1 pm at The Back Creek Friends Church with guest speakers followed by a walking procession to Park Cemetery where James Dean is laid to rest.