The Big E 2016

America's Premier Exposition

16 Sep 2016 - 02 Oct 2016
The event is over

Eastern States Exposition Center
Springfield / Massachusetts / United States of America

The Big E is the largest agricultural event on the eastern seaboard and the fifth-largest fair in the nation. Each September, participants, vendors, entertainers and guests come from all over the eastern seaboard as well as throughout the country to enjoy this festive event. This 17 days agricultural event is being organized by Eastern State Exposition. The venue of this event is Eastern States Exposition Center which is situated in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States of America. The event will be held from 16 September 2016, Friday to 02 October 2016, Sunday. This agricultural event offers high quality of exhibits, products, competitions, educational opportunities, and the exciting range of entertainment such as concerts, arena events etc. The Big E 2016 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to agriculture, beverage, food, household products and lifestyle sectors from the leading exhibitors, for example, premium book, canning & baking, ceramics & fine arts, floriculture, needlework, photography, home brew, vegetables & fruits, sheep, goats, swine, beef, rabbits, poultry, horses. Over 1,200 exhibitors are expected at this event to showcase their products and services. Over 1,500,000 visitors are expected at this agricultural event. The recurrence of The Big E is annual. The first year of this agricultural event is 1916.

  Address : 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA

  City : Springfield, MA

  Country : United States of America

  Phone : +1 413-737-2443

  Fax : (413) 787-0127

Eastern States Exposition Center

Located in West Springfield, MA, Eastern States Exposition Center is a premier event center for many kind of events, hosting more than 100 shows and events.

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Eastern State Exposition

Address: 1305 Memorial Avenue (Rte. 147)

City: West Springfield, MA

Country: United States of America

Phone: 1-413-7372443


  • Gates : 8am
  • Avenue of States : 10am – 9pm
  • Storrowton Village : 10am – 9pm
  • Most Exhibits & Buildings : 10am – 10pm
  • Sunday – Friday : 11am – 10pm (Midway)
  • Saturday : 10am – 11pm (Midway)
  • Craft Common : 10am – 10pm


  • Adults : $15
  • Children ages 6-12 : $10
  • Children five and under : Free

Event at a glance

  Start Date 16 September 2016, Friday
  End Date 02 October 2016, Sunday
  Category State & County Fair, Agriculture & Forestry
  Venue Eastern States Exposition Center
  City Springfield, MA
  State Massachusetts
  Country United States of America
  Organizer Eastern State Exposition
  First Year 1916
  Frequency Annual
  Visitors 1,500,000+
  Exhibitors 1,200+
  Open to The public

Past Editions

  • 18 Sep 2015 - 04 Oct 2015
    Eastern States Exposition Center, Springfield, MA
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