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The Convention was held in both the Mallary Complex and the Young Building.
I brought my small RV camper to stay on site.
An excellent set-up for campers of all size around the Mallary Building. Power, water and sewer hook ups very well...More
Been going there for over 30 years. Each year it gets more and more expensive. It’s very difficult to afford for a family of four. Though the activities are good, but lines are long. Between parking, traffic, long lines and high costs. Our tradition will...More
The Big E is a wonderful place for a family. There are so many free shows and activities. We saw the circus which was wonderful, had lots of funny acts, animal acts and some dangerous ones. Comfortable seating. We also saw the Navy ensemble with...More
This place is huge. When I arrived on 10/27/18, it was raining. Only parking available was in the dirt and it was ugly. The buildings themselves weren't bad; however, the set-up (done by the MA Rabbit Club - not the correct name) was just awful....More
Big Excitement! At the Big E every year and it never disappoints. Great fun, food, rides, entertainment and much more. For a price of a movie $10 for parking (car load) inside grounds and $10 to get in not bad. Best to go is during...More
Every year it is the same. But, that is why we like it so much. I went this year but haven't been there since 2015. This seems about the right interval to go the Big E. I have many memories from the Big E and...More
Always fun, the Eastern States Exposition is held every year mid September for 17 days. Loads of traffic, particularly the second weekend of the Fair. It's not hard to get around the traffic if you plan ahead. Parking is in both West Springfield and Agawam...More
We had never been to an American State fair before so really wanted to check this out. We had a lot of fun exploring the State building and wandering around the exhibits, games, and rides.
We are glad we went, but would likely not go...More
I have been visiting this fair since I was 6. this is a great fair to visit with your family and friends. There is a daily parade, the Avenue of States Buildings, concert venues, rides for the kids, and so much FOOD. I especially love...More
On Heywood Ave and Norman Ave (which are across the street from the BIg E entrance 4) there are private lots - and homes - renting parking spaces. the closest ones charge $20 to park on the weekends, and the price goes down... More
On Heywood Ave and Norman Ave (which are across the street from the BIg E entrance 4) there are private lots - and homes - renting parking spaces. the closest ones charge $20 to park on the weekends, and the price goes down as you move further away. We arrived around 10:30 on a Saturday, and pay $10 and its a 5 minute walk to the entrance. Later in the day the closest lots are full, you may pay more to be further away and have a 10-15 minute walk. Look at google maps to see the 'back way' into the area via rte 5/exit 4 off the Mass Pike.