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Address: 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA 01089
Phone Number: (413) 737-2443
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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New Englands Best and Biggest Fair!

Your trip to New England or the East coast is not complete without a trip to the Big E in West Springfield ! It is huge you will need at least 2-3 days to enjoy all the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
RisaB83
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Your trip to New England or the East coast is not complete without a trip to the Big E in West Springfield ! It is huge you will need at least 2-3 days to enjoy all the attractions ,and you will love it . Theres a huge Midway with games and rides for all for thrill seekers to lil tots... More 

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Westfield, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

If you live in New England and have not been to the big E you are probably unique. It's an extremely busy fair with lots of great things to see , do and EAT!!!! There is the usual farm stuff but we spend most of our time shopping and eating.... DEEP FRIED BUTTER... are you kidding me !! Awesome stuff!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The Big E is a yearly routine for my family and I for the past 24 years. We have always enjoyed going as a family, because there is something for everyone to do.

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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Went to a dog show at the Big E and was extremely disappointed to arrive to a parking lot that was a sheet of ice and we stayed over until the next day and after a light snowfall found the parking lot was even worse! When you are transporting highly prized show dogs and their equipment it would be in... More 

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West Springfield, Massachusetts
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Always a good time and the food is amazing. That will get you every time. I try to go at least once a year. If you are traveling with the family, it is best to go on weekdays. Weekends are almost always packed. Prices can vary as you have to pay for everything so it is recommended that you use... More 

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Feeding Hills
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

There is something for everyone at the Big E. Food, rides, shopping, entertainment, it's all there. Really

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Rhinebeck, New York, United States
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85 reviews 85 reviews
34 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Large buildings with concrete floors and high ceilings. The facilities have bathrooms, food, and lots of parking. It is somewhat annoying that if you attend a three day trade show, you must pay a separate parking fee for each day you attend. This being the case, you think they would do a better job clearing the snow in the winter.... More 

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Four building full of great model railroad exhibits and lots of venders at good prices. There's a lot of walking to be done so wear comfortable shoes. It is a must see at least once for anyone interested in Model Railroading.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I was at a weekend long Poultry Show. The facility was fantastic & the grounds of the place are overwhelming. I plan to come back for the Eastern States Exposition sometime.

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Lenox Dale, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I attended the Springfield Motorcycle Show here. The venue is huge and has plenty of amenities. However, I would recommend bringing cash for any event here. There is an ATM on site, but it gets crowded quickly.

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