James Dean Festival Preview
by Sammy Edmonds
posted Oct 8 2013 2:17PM
The population of Fairmount could grow ten-fold this weekend as thousands of visitors will stream to the hometown of movie icon James Dean.
The 38th annual James Dean Festival begins Thursday afternoon and runs through Sunday in Fairmount, featuring movies, classic cars and music from the 1950s.
Playacres Park will be filled with classic cars from the 1950s and 60s and the streets of Fairmount will come alive with period music, dances, James Dean look-alike contests, free showings of Dean’s 3 movies and much more right through Sunday evening.