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The Big E

September 14 - September 30

The Big E

This is the Big Fair – the New England States Exposition in West Springfield, Massachusetts. The BIG E. An annual New England Event

Big E Fair Dates

2018 Dates: Sept. 14 – 30

2019 Dates: Sept. 13 – 29

2020 Dates: Sept. 18 – Oct. 4

Gates: 8am

Avenue of States: 10am – 9pm

Storrowton Village: 10am – 9pm

Most Exhibits & Buildings: 10am – 10pm

Midway: Sunday – Thursday, 11am – 10pm; Friday, 10am-11pm; Saturday, 10am – 11pm

Craft Common: 10am – 10pm

Agricultural Events: Agricultural activities begin early in the morning and are open to the public in the Mallary Complex.

Please note that no weapons are allowed on the grounds. Metal detectors are in use at every entrance gate to the fairgrounds. Bags are subject to search at gates.


Friday, Sept. 14 – Be A Kid For A Day, Military Appreciation Day
Saturday, Sept. 15 – Maine Day & 4-H/FFA Day
Sunday, Sept. 16 – Storrowton Day & Chalice of Salvation Sunday
Monday, Sept. 17 – Salute to West Springfield
Tuesday, Sept. 18 – Rhode Island Day & Salute to Holyoke
Wednesday, Sept. 19 – Connecticut Day
Thursday, Sept. 20 – Massachusetts Day
Friday, Sept. 21 – New Hampshire Day
Saturday, Sept. 22 – Vermont Day
Sunday, Sept. 23 – Grange Day
Monday, Sept. 24 – Salute to Springfield
Tuesday, Sept. 25 – Salute to Chicopee
Wednesday, Sept. 26 – Salute to Agawam
Thursday, Sept. 27 – Salute to Westfield
Friday, Sept. 28 – Harvest New England Day
Saturday, Sept. 29 – TBD
Sunday, Sept. 30 – Salute to Special Olympics


September 14
September 30
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Big E Exposition Center
1305 Memorial Ave.
West Springfield, MA United States
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