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The Big E

1305 Memorial Ave, West Springfield, MA 01089-3578
+1 413-737-2443
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Family fun

The Big E has beeen apart of our family fun for many years. They have amusement rides as well as... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
aliciathies
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West Springfield, Massachusetts
Large Historic Fairgrounds

This location is fantastic but poorly advertised, we are still hoping they improve the website and... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2017
B7375EHstevenr
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Cranford, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
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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 23 May 2017

The Big E has beeen apart of our family fun for many years. They have amusement rides as well as historical events and information!

Thank aliciathies
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This location is fantastic but poorly advertised, we are still hoping they improve the website and address this because it's very difficult to discover what's happening. The Big "E" in the Fall and "The Amherst Train Show" (biggest & best train/rairoad show around) are exceptional...More

Thank B7375EHstevenr
Reviewed 27 April 2017

17 days of fun,food,entertainment,Go for breakfast and stay for a night cap.After 5 Monday thru Thursday,6 bucks.

Thank Jack W
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The big E is always a fun day just to walk around and enjoy the sights. I would suggest not going on the weekends because of the crowds. If you get to the state buildings right at 10 o'clock when they open you do not...More

Thank 1948Bob
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Wonderful fair lots of interesting food. Much to see I go about 3times during its run. Good for families. Once you pay entrance fee, which is cheap, $12.00 , all shows are free.

Thank Michele B
Reviewed 4 February 2017

My friend attended a huge two day model train show held here every Jan. for many years.He cannot stand in line(surgeries) so we went around to try to find handicapped access.We asked at least five people(cops and staff)and got shrugs/blank looks. FINALLY found a parking...More

1  Thank Jim B
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The Big E has something for everyone. From the State Buildings to the Better Living Bldg. to many exhibitors. farm animals, amusement rides, and Great entertainers how can you go wrong!! Come once, and you will be "hooked" !!

Thank PatL404
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We have been going every year since 2002. It is an awesome place with tons of things to see and eat. Over the years I started noticing things that I consider"not consumer worthy". One is vendors that consistently short you on change. Once, maybe, -...More

Thank LarryD875
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Took our annual trip to the Big E. Everything is overpriced but well worth the money in the long run. This year went with season pass (great value if your a local and going to visit multiple times) Our food highlights Kettle corn from New...More

Thank dgouldd
Reviewed 8 December 2016

It was in the 80's when I was last there with my class and family. I love the fried dough the most and pizza that was there.

Thank hansolo759
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
getready2016
Which is better, The Big E or the Topsfield Fair?
5 September 2016|
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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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Ginna65
Local Hotels
23 August 2016|
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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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Ginna65
Where are the nearest hotels in the area
23 August 2016|
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Response from Marisol B | Reviewed this property |
west sprinfield which is about 10 min away by car.
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