"Welcome to Eastern States Exposition and The Big E. We are a not-for-profit educational institution committed to excellence in providing year-round opportunities for the development and promotion of agriculture, education, industry and family entertainment while preserving our New England heritage.
"For 17 days each September, we are proud to produce the nation's ninth largest fair, The Big E, right here on our grounds in West Springfield, Massachusetts. The Big E is also the largest fair in the northeast with participants and guests that come from along the eastern seaboard as well as throughout the country."
Eastern States Exposition
1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
Info Line - 413-205-5115
Gates open at 8 a.m. Most exhibits and buildings are open 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Avenue of States: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Magic Midway: daily 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sat. & Sun., 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. (except Sun., Oct. 2, closing at 9 p.m.)
Storrowton Village: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Craft Common: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Mon. - Fri., $12
Sat. or Sun., $15
Mon. - Fri., $5
Sat. or Sun., $10
Parking for our guests is in our lot at Gate 9.
The handicapped parking and covered drop off area is located inside the Gate 9 parking area at Gate 9A.
Additional private lots are located throughout the neighborhood and are not affiliated with The Big E.
Carpooling is an even better idea for this one.