42nd Annual James Dean Festival & Car Show

September 21, 2017 - September 24, 2017

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!

James Dean Memorial Service

September 30, 2017

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.