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The Big E

1305 Memorial Ave, West Springfield, MA 01089-3578
+1 413-737-2443
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Fun visit

The big E is always a fun day just to walk around and enjoy the sights. I would suggest not going... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Charlton, MA
via mobile
Great fair

Wonderful fair lots of interesting food. Much to see I go about 3times during its run. Good for... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Michele B
Feeding Hills, Massachusetts, United States
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  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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1305 Memorial Ave, West Springfield, MA 01089-3578
+1 413-737-2443
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Reviewed 11 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 15 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

2  Thank Jim B
Reviewed 23 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

2  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
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Over 1.3 million visitor's yearly for its 17 day run. Great crafts, animal shows, equestrian events, amusement park rides and midway plus outstanding food for everyone. Especially low the New England state houses where you can sample Vermont Cheddars, Massachusetts clam fritters, Maine baked potatoes,...More

Thank 674earleh
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

For so many reasons we always attend the big e --- For food, entertainment, to spend time with other family members - we would not miss it We often visit several times during the run of the fair But usually try to avoid the most...More

Thank sheila s
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Definitely will break the bank,prices outrageous especially for kids to ride the rides. Overall staff was pleasant. The bathrooms could use a make over and the grounds was a little dirty. Not bad but not good either

Thank chrismulliganli
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Heidi K
17 September 2017|
Response from Tom W | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. They do inspect large bags.
6 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!
23 August 2016|
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