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The Big E

Address: 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA 01089
Phone Number: (413) 737-2443
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Convention Centers, Historic Sites, Museums, History Museums, Amusement/ Theme Parks, Game/ Entertainment Centers, Concerts, Farms, Amusement Parks
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Type: Convention Centers, Historic Sites, Museums, History Museums, Amusement/ Theme Parks, Game/ Entertainment Centers, Concerts, Farms, Amusement Parks
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Chicopee, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
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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79 reviews 79 reviews
35 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Glad to see new venders and just love the state houses with food each state is known for Ya have to visit them and good prices great portion for the money

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Laurel, Montana
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Quality clinicians,and more exhibits, and shopping than in any other place I've been recently...Montana has very little to offer horsemen in the way of expos, etc.....the Equine Affaire is one of the only things I miss about the East Coast!

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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77 reviews 77 reviews
35 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Great fair. Getting bigger every year. So much to see and do. They have a circus, great midway, every food you can think of. There are many shows, some that you pay for, but most are free. The animals and farm produce are great. The first day is for vets and service people who get in free. Have to pay... More 

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North Reading, Massachusetts
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55 reviews 55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I sadly always expect institutions to deteriorate with time; especially something as old-time as a state fair. I was very surprised. The fair was full of the old items I remembered, and they've added new ones (like the circus tent). It was kept much cleaner than I ever remembered. So much to do with the whole family that it is... More 

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Danbury, Connecticut, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The Big E, or Eastern States Exposition, takes place once a year. It is well worth making the trip in order to see all that is offered. There are a lot of vendors with various items that are bound to be what someone is looking for. You can find a lot of different types of food so you should not... More 

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Groton, CT
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Gone to this for many years. Even crowed it is fun. Good food, shopping, shows.... Great midway for kids, plenty of clean bathrooms.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The Big E was on my "Bucket List" and I was not disappointed!!! We spent 2 days there and went thru everything!! Great time and will do it again next year!!!

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