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The Big E

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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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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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They need to plow the parking lot!!!

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... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
Alexandra G
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Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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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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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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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
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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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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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

The Big E is a great attraction every year in West Springfield. There are so many things to see and enjoy. It attracts visitors from many surrounding states. If you happen to come to Massachusetts make sure you check for the dates that it will be going on.

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Newark, Delaware
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

If you're like us, you like a lot of things about New England --- and that's why we are drawn back year after year. When we discovered the BIg E, it became our favorite! The food is excellent, the music and entertainment is first class, the exhibits are better than any we've seen at typical state fairs. This regional event... More 

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new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

there's so many things to do and things to see in here. The farm animals and farm produce was most interesting. I loved the crafty home made items. There were too many food choices and left there too full. Make sure drive around a little for the parking in the surrounding area, the price varies from $3 to $10.

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