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The Big E

1305 Memorial Ave, West Springfield, MA 01089-3578
+1 413-737-2443
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Day away

It was nice going through the State Buildings and seeing what each state had to offer. Many food... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Marion C
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Bristol
A magnificent Fair

Hubby and I took the camper on 1 last trip before buttoning her up for winter. We booked at the... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Kathy N
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Nazareth, Pennsylvania
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  • Average10%
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1305 Memorial Ave, West Springfield, MA 01089-3578
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+1 413-737-2443
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

It was nice going through the State Buildings and seeing what each state had to offer. Many food vendors to chose from. Need at least a full day to see shows.

Thank Marion C
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I took the camper on 1 last trip before buttoning her up for winter. We booked at the local KOA AND were planning to go to Old Sturbridge Village and see what else we could find. We had no idea and had never...More

Thank Kathy N
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Eastern States Exposition is a must visit for everyone! The state buildings will be a great experience for all, The potatoes stuffed with shredded pork chives and sour cream is to die for! We happen to be in attendance the day of record attendance. Smash...More

Thank wbrb33
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I am used to lines when visiting The Big E. However, this year we went on a Friday at 2pm. When first there, it was quite busy, but as the day went in it was ridiculous. We couldnt move in the state buildings so we...More

Thank caluxek
Reviewed 1 October 2017

The last day of the fair and it was busy as usual. Parade at 5 pm was not up to the usual standards especially for those of us standing at the end. Many floats had run out of beads and this was disappointing to the...More

Thank davidbN4341RG
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We love the Oktoberfest German restaurant and always love getting our yearly fix. The kids love the petting zoo and we love the vendors and the state houses. The cider donuts this year in the Connecticut building were amazing. Everyone is friendly and parking is...More

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

First to be expected traffic was a nightmare as was parking. We chose to pay 20.00 to park in someone's yard by gate 7, The fair is very big,The food is plentiful but it's all the same, What I. Mean by that is as your...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Overall, this event is always crowded, that's what it is! Even for a Friday! But today was decent! Love the State building's but Rhode Island clam cakes, got to have clams in them. I watched a guy take one bit, then threw the entire bag...More

Thank Angelo M
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Fair includes all of New England and is much more than an agricultural fair. Plenty of entertainment and lots of vendors in The Better Living Center and in the International building. Of course normal fried every thing everywhere, but also many sit down and healthy...More

Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Living an hour's drive from the Big E, I always wanted to go before we left New England. First the traffic is horrible getting to the main parking lot. Don't bother parking anywhere but the main lot because at the end of the day, you...More

Thank Nancy K
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Karyn M
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Response from 53jerryz | Reviewed this property |
Yes ,no big deal !
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Eloisa S
22 September 2017|
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Response from DonnieB15 | Reviewed this property |
There is Parking for the BIG E on site or there is parking outside of it all along the street. Parking is 10.00 for all day. I prefer outside easier to get out when you want to leave.
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Response from Lily54 | Reviewed this property |
Depends on your stamina, whether you have children with you, how crowded it is and what you want to see. Diffidently start before 10 and follow the previous suggestion of going to the barns first. The state houses are... More
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