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The Big E

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1305 Memorial Ave, West Springfield, MA 01089-3578
+1 413-737-2443
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1st Time here and had a real nice time.

It was my first time here visiting from Syracuse, NY and we had a real nice time. The contributing... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2015
OnondagaHill
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OnondagaHill
The Big E - A BIG Fair!!

Won tickets to the Big E - so we took a 2 hours ride to get there on Sunday - parking ranged from... read more

Reviewed September 28, 2015
Lori A
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Galway, New York
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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1305 Memorial Ave, West Springfield, MA 01089-3578
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Reviewed September 28, 2015

It was my first time here visiting from Syracuse, NY and we had a real nice time. The contributing fine fall weather made it picture perfect too! I found some nice organic soaps in the Maine building, real fresh fountain soda in the New Hampshire...More

Thank OnondagaHill
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Won tickets to the Big E - so we took a 2 hours ride to get there on Sunday - parking ranged from $25.00 - to $10.00 - we found a lot for $10.00 and walked 3 blocks to the fair - once in more...More

Thank Lori A
Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

I have been to this fair 3 times and I love it each time. It is a great fair and has something for everyone. From the food to the exhibits to the rides to the crafts to the State buildings there is too much to...More

Thank BeenThereGoingSoon
Reviewed September 26, 2015

I went with family and had a great time. From the rides, shows and treats all enjoyed themselves. I had the Craz-E-Burger (a burger on a donut with bacon)...which was okay...there are other non-fried food options. My nephew particularly enjoyed the McDonald's slide and the...More

Thank Jason4hr
Reviewed September 26, 2015

If you love fair food this is the place to go. Creme puffs, fried oreos, fried dough, and much more. Not to mention pierogies, gyros, seafood, burgers and more. Enjoyed walking through the state buildings where we enjoyed a cup or New England Chowder in...More

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed September 26, 2015

I go every year, live in the area and know how to get around the traffic. Last year was so so, this year, there was a different feel and more to see and do. The grounds are huge and can fit a lot of people...More

Thank iamaroamer
Reviewed September 25, 2015

The most common complaints about the Big E are usually about the crowds and the cost. A little planning can go a long way. Try to attend on a Tuesday, typically the quietest day of the week. Check the weather forecast: a rainy day with...More

Thank Deb W
Reviewed September 23, 2015

the big e was great just like always. we stayed in town just for one night so we could see the jack daniels band. they played for 1 and 1/2 hrs or so. then we went back all day sat.

1  Thank Jaja392
Reviewed September 23, 2015

The Big E is like a flea market with food and rides, don't get me wrong, its a lot of fun, but just be prepared to empty out your wallet.Its $15 per person to get in, and additional $20 parking....There is a lot to do...More

3  Thank LDallasta
Reviewed September 22, 2015

We go every few years. No need to go every year as much doesn't change and everything is in the same place. It is getting pricey, pay to park, pay to get in, then pay for food and shopping...it can run up the bill quickly!...More

1  Thank stagetek23
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Yes you can. They do inspect large bags.
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Response from treesofmytime | Reviewed this property |
Hands down the BIG-E!!!! Topsfield is in a whole different category! Fun, but no comparison!
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Response from KPJP14 | Reviewed this property |
Then Sheraton and Marriott in Springfield are a mile away from the fairgrounds. More reasonable priced hotels are in West Springfield off of Route 5 (Hampton Inn, Quality Inn, etc.) which is only 5 mins north of the Fair... More
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