17 days of fun-filled entertainment

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (TheBigE.com) – The Big E, the largest fair in the Northeast and fifth largest in North America, is ready to kick off its 99th year with big talent, phenomenal food, animals, rides, shopping and more! The 17-day event will feature a Mardi Gras Parade, The Big E Circus Spectacular, sponsored by Coca-Cola and top name talent like Jacob Whitesides, Alabama and DJ Paris Hilton! Concertgoers are in for a ton of great shows at the xfinity arena and Court of Honor Stage, sponsored byxfinity®.

And what is a Fair without food! Our vast selection of food will have your mouth watering. Eat your way around the grounds, find unique gifts and check out interesting exhibits! Bring the kids to the petting zoo or take them on fun-filled rides in Kiddieland. For those looking for more excitement, the Midway is full of exhilarating rides like the Yo-Yo and Blitzer! There is something for all ages to enjoy at the Fair, Sept. 18-Oct. 4, in West Springfield, Mass.

Opening Day is Friday, Sept. 18 and to celebrate the occasion, The Big E offers two ways to save at the gate:

  • Be A Kid For A Day – everyone pays the children’s admission of just $10
  • Military Appreciation Day, sponsored by VA New England Healthcare System
    •       Active duty military personnel – Free with ID
    •       Dependents of active duty military personnel – Free with ID
    •       Veterans (no dependents) – Free with DD-214 or proof of membership to any veterans’  organization

CONCERTS
Appearing at the xfinity arena at 7:30pm: (all shows are free except where noted)
Sept 19 – Jacob Whitesides, with Special Guest Laura Marano
Sept. 20 – Alabama, introducing Jenny Tolman ($49/$59)
Sept. 24 – Masters of Music Night
Sept. 25 – An Evening with Brett Eldredge
Sept. 26 – Kansas
Sept. 27 – Ace Frehley
Oct. 2 – Jana Kramer
Oct. 3 – Bridgit Mendler
Oct. 4 – Collector Car Experience

Tickets for the concerts are available at Tix.com and TheBigE.com. Free concerts come with the option of premium reserved seating for $25. When purchased prior to the show date, both ticket levels include admission to the Fair, a $15 value.

Appearing free on the Court of Honor Stage, sponsored by xfinity®
Daily – Hilby – 11am, 1, & 6:30pm (no 11am show on 9/20)
Sept. 18 – Charlie Daniels Band – 8pm
Sept. 19-21 – Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes – 3 & 8pm
Sept. 22-25 – Anita Ward – 3 & 8pm
Sept. 26 – A-Ray of Elvis, 3pm; King Kountry, 8pm
Sept. 27 – Jimmy Mazz, 3pm; Kenny LaBelle, 8pm
Sept. 28-Oct. 1 – Chris Montez 3 & 8pm
Oct. 2-4 – Dave Davies 3 & 8pm (NO 8PM SHOW 10/4)
Oct. 3 – Rick’s Restorations at The Big E – 2pm
Oct. 4 – DJ Paris Hilton 8pm

Premier Exhibit
99 Years of Fun, sponsored by Uncommon USA
Young Building – Daily, 10am – 10pm

Continuing the countdown to The Big E’s centennial year in 2016, we are celebrating fun and some of our favorite things from the past century with memorabilia of popular games, sports, entertainment and more, plus the new V-One Craft Cocktail Barfeaturing the Deep Fried Martini!

Fairgoers can explore highlights in New England history, from games and sports to the arts, entertainment and more! Play classic games in the arcade, enjoy a deep fried martini while you kick back in the lounge and take some photos at The Big E photo booth. Revel in iconic items including the mind-bending Rubik’s Cube and the creative masterpiece of Legos, try your hand at science or show off your musical talent. Celebrate art and literature through Dr. Seuss, famous picture book illustrators,Norman Rockwell’s renowned Saturday Evening Post Covers and other local artists. It’s all a part of an experience filled with the memories of young and old alike.

As we enter the fast track to Eastern States Exposition’s centennial, we want to hear about your memories of our beloved Fair. Record your stories in the Centennial Video Booth and your clip might be featured at next year’s Fair!

CIRCUS
Get a good seat under the Big Top tent for The Big E Circus Spectacular, sponsored byCoca-Cola, for free daily shows at 1, 4 and 7pm. The Big E welcomes a new celebrated Ringmaster, Dinny Mcguire, joined by an unbeatable cast of international performers, including juggling masters, loveable comedians, performing pets, daredevil acts and more!

Returning to the 2015 Big E Circus is crowd-favorite, Barry Lubin, more commonly known to circus audiences as “Grandma”, his clown persona. The juggling master extraordinaire, Rony Gomez, will perform juggling feats that will blow your mind. The Sensational Sadrak’s incredible strength and flexibility are sure to keep the audience asking for more. In the upper reaches of the big top, The Lopez Family, extraordinary artists of the “silver strand” dance, jump, and astound on the high wire. Accompanied by her captivating canine stars, Neecha Braun has dazzled audiences all over the world with her amazing dog show. Espanas’ Space Star Rocket captivates the crowd with an amazing aerial rocket presentation combining ballet, gymnastics, and daredevil stunts of highest caliber. The 2015 Circus’s final act will be the Shenyang Imperial Cyclistspresenting an extraordinary demonstration of precision, balance and control atop one-wheelers.

If you love the circus, continue your adventure to the Circus Museum located in the Hampden County Building! This impressive display features handmade miniature recreations of circus wagons, trapeze artists, lion tamers and more, plus the sparkling costumes of former helio-trapeze artist Dave Merrifield, posters and other memorabilia!

Similarly, The Big E’s famous New England Band Organ, now located inside Gate 9, is another favorite among fairgoers. Like what you hear? Pick up one of the CDs, which are also sold at Souvenir Booths.

PARADES
The Big E Grande Mardi Gras Parade
Weekdays – 8pm | Weekends & Opening Day – 5pm

Every day is Fat Tuesday with The Big E Mardi Gras Parade! Watch as the parade transforms the fairgrounds into an authentic New Orleans celebration with traditional floats, dazzling lights, costumes, beads and rockin’ tunes. Get yourself a good spot on the sidelines to try your luck at catching a few beads! Want in on the action? For $10, you can reserve your spot on the float as a costumed reveler. Visit TheBigE.com for more details. 

The Big E Daily Parade
BiggiE, the Fair’s mascot, leads the way for Big E contingents, marching bands, animals and more in The Big E Daily Parade at 5pm. Hear great music from bands and marching units and see the Hallamore Clydesdales, tiny pony hitches and costumed characters!

ATTRACTIONS & FUN
You’ll need a full day or more just to get through the long list of featured attractions at The Big E. Of course, no visit to the Fair is complete without a trip down the McDonald’s Giant Slide or an adventure around the North American Midway to try all the thrilling rides. Stop by Commerford’s Petting Zoo, located at Gates 4 and 7, to show some love to your furry friends!

xPogo
Looking for something a little extreme at The Big E? Come watch all the tricks and thrills of the Xpogo Stunt Team, sponsored by Chicopee Savings Bank! Watch these incredible athletes do flips, mid-air tricks and bounce to unbelievable heights – all on pogo sticks. Since pogosticking joined the world of extreme sports, these daring athletes have been thrilling the world with their gravity-defying tricks. Don’t miss out on all the excitement daily at the Avenue ShowPlace at noon, 3:30pm, and 7:30pm with an additional 10:30am performance on weekends. Without a doubt, they’ll have you bouncing off the walls.

Swifty Swine Racing Pigs, sponsored by Leaf Filter Gutter Protection
Forget about Nascar, Moto-X and the Kentucky Derby – Swifty Swine is the race to see at The Big E! These power-packed piglets give it their all in each race in hopes to get their snouts on the grand prize – an Oreo cookie! Stop by the Mallary Rotunda’s Pork Chop International Speedway to watch the daily racing action at 11:30am, 2, 4, 6 and 7:30pm.

Walk-Around Attractions & Impersonators
You never know who you’ll see at the Fair. You may even run into some celebrities! Try not to fangirl when you see Robert De Niro, Jack Nicholson and Danny DeVito impersonators strolling the grounds. The trio is back and sharing the grounds with all-time Big E favorite, Randy Burns, the Mechanical Man. Also keep an eye out for our lovable mascot BiggiE, who leads the Daily Parade at 5pm and appears regularly on the Court of Honor throughout the day.

The Big E Hot Spot
Charge your phone, participate in contests and be social! The Hot Spot, located in the Young building, is where online meets the Fair. A full day out exploring the grounds got your battery running low? Come grab a stool at the Charging Bar, plug in and watch BigETV while you wait! Not online? We can help! Connect with us on social media to participate in contests and win cool prizes you can’t find anywhere else on the grounds. Don’t forget to sign up for our mailing list for the chance to win the grand prize!

New North American Midway Rides
No trip to The Big E is complete without getting your adrenaline pumping from all the new rides on the midway. Put your stomach to the test on the Blitzer Roller Coaster, Power Surge, Speed, Starship, Vertigo, and Spider! Kiddieland is the perfect place for the youngsters to hop on the Tea Cups, Orient Express, Dizzy Doggies, Go Gator, Family Swinger, Construction Zone, Rockin’ Tug, Wet Boats, Mississippi Train, Loony Airport and more. Don’t forget to take in the spectacular view atop the Giant Wheel.

FOOD
Fair Favorites
At the Fair, there are no rules against starting with dessert! So how about we dig right in to the Fair’s signature dessert – The Big E Cream Puff. This fairgoer favorite is an oversized pastry filled with the best cream you’ve ever tasted. It’s large enough to share, but once you taste it, you’ll want to keep it all for yourself. Don’t forget to try The Big Éclair, topped with a delicious layer of mouth-watering chocolate! Watch both of these tasty treats being made at The Cream Puff Bakery in the New England Center. Pick them up at the bakery or the Food Court near the central entrance to the Midway.

If you haven’t tried The Big E Craz-E Burger, what are you waiting for! This bacon cheeseburger is brought to a whole new flavor level – served between two halves of a grilled glazed donut. The sweet and salty concoction was first added to the menu in 2009 and has been a hit ever since. At the 2013 Fair, The Big EZ Café sold a whopping 16,000 burgers – almost 1,000 every day! Would you expect anything less from The Big E’s most popular burger?

Be sure to enjoy our fun fried foods: Jelly Beans, Butter, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich, Peanut Butter and Banana Sandwich, Snickers, Almond Joy, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bits, Cheesecake and more found throughout the grounds. See New Foods for the latest additions to this list!

Sit and Dine
Need to get off your feet? Recharge at Storrowton Tavern and enjoy a delicious, sit-down meal with a glass of wine, or visit the buffet for quick service. You can also grab a booth at the Heroes and Legends Café in the Young building for some classic American grub! Stop by the Matunuck Oyster Bar for some fresh-from-the-sea delicacies. Take a short walk down the Avenue of States to get an ice-cold beer paired with traditional pub food at the New England Craft Beer Pub or the Sam Adams Brew Garden! If a drink is all you’re hankering for, stop by the Oktoberfest Beer Garden, Opa Opa Saloon, the Yuengling Brew Pub or get a martini made with award-winning V-One Vodka at The Big E Martini Bar.

Private Parties!
Host your birthday, Jack & Jill or Anniversary party at The Big E! You can also hold your business meeting, conference or corporate event at the Fair in our private Hospitality Tent. Choose from a selection of catering options from breakfast to a New England clambake, and tailor your event to your needs – complete with Big E Cream Puffs! For more info, contact Gillian Palmer at gpalmer@TheBigE.com.

New Concessions
Each year, The Big E mixes up a concoction of vendors who offer a broad assortment of options to please all sorts of taste buds.

Angela’s Pizza – Feeling Italian? Enjoy a Personal Pan Pizza, Giant Mozzarella Sticks or Chocolate Chip Cookies served up at Angela’s – on Commonwealth Avenue.
Butcher Block – A Carnivore’s delight. Get a Pot Roast Sundae, Pot Roast Sandwich, London Broil, Italian and Polish Sausage or Grilled Chicken Sandwich filled with flavor – on East Road.
Chan’s Concessions – Sometimes all you need is Chinese food. Grab some Chicken on a Stick, Fried Rice, Noodles, Shrimp Fried Rice and Egg Rolls – on West Road.
Dippin’ Dots Ice Cream – Embrace this unique, futuristic and fun way to eat ice cream, sherbet and frozen yogurt – on New England Avenue.
Drink a Fruit From a Fruit – What could be more fun?! Enjoy a fresh fruit beverage served in the shell of a coconut, pineapple or watermelon as you stroll the grounds – on New England Avenue.
Pig Park BBQ – With a variety of tasty pulled pork, Texas Brisket and BBQ classics, there is something to please any palate – on West Road.
Rutana – Nothing says New England’s autumn like warm apple desserts. Grab one of Rutana’s Hot Apple Dumplings with Ice Cream as the leaves fall around you – on New England Avenue.
Tracy’s Idaho Taqueria – Whether you like your taco atop a baked potato or poured over waffle fries, you’ll find these and much more, like Bacon on a Bun and Volcano Fries – at the corner of New England Avenue and Springfield Road.

New Foods
There are so many new foods at this year’s Fair, it will be a challenge to try them all. Download our Big E App from the App or Google Store and start the salivation.

For those searching for a savory meal at the Fair, there are new offerings to be found. The Meatball Factory on the Avenue of States is serving up The Big Rib, a 10oz. rib eye on the bone that will make you channel your inner Flintstone. The all-new Turducken Sandwich is a brilliant combination of turkey, duck, chicken and stuffing served like a grilled cheese, which pairs nicely with last year’s Beer-A-Misu, from the New England Craft Beer Pub on the Avenue of States.

We all know that no fair experience is complete without something sweet. Ultimate BBQ in the Food Court is launching a Choco Baco Frenzy where guests can customize their chocolate covered bacon with various toppings such as coconut, heath bar, walnuts, sprinkles and jalapeno. How about a Maple Bacon Waffle Sundae with Vanilla custard topped with bacon and maple syrup or served on waffle with bacon inside. The freshly-made Belgian waffles will direct your nose to find this masterpiece at Amy’s Sweet Treats on Commonwealth Avenue.

What is a Fair without deep-fried goodness? Amongst their menu of deep fried delicacies featuring items like Red Velvet Oreos, S’mores on a Stick, Deep Fried Nutella and Banana Sandwich and Strawberry Shortcake, Coffee Break in the Food Court has released a new front-runner that is guaranteed to be a fairgoer favorite: Deep Fried Apple Pie.

Can’t decide between food and drink? You don’t have to! Why not try a V-1 Deep Fried Martini in the Craft Cocktail Bar while you explore the 99 Years of Fun exhibit in the Young Building.

Other new offerings include: Dinner or Dessert in a Cone from the Agawam Lions Club,Whiskey Bread Pudding from Burgundy Brook Café, Sangrias in a variety of flavors from Clemenza’s Brick Oven Pizza & Café, Mac & Cheese with Lobster or Pulled Porkfrom the International Lobster House and Yankee Boy, Blueberry Shortcake from Scirrotto’s Cinnamon City and the Garbage Bowl (delicious despite its name) from the White Hut.

There are a number of Gluten Free options available at various vendors throughout the grounds. Check out The Big E app for a list of locations and their offerings

AGRICULTURE
The Big E is known nationwide for its impressive agricultural showcase. Open show exhibitors as well as FFA and 4-H youth from across the country travel to the Fair to participate in the largest livestock show in the East and various native produce competitions. See who will take home the blue ribbon!

Mallary Complex
Get a glimpse into the farm life! The Mallary will be home to cows, sheep, goats, llamas and other livestock throughout the Fair. Watch animal showmanship and see a variety of agricultural demonstrations from milking cows in the Milking Parlor to spinning and weaving demonstrations in the Fiber Nook. Learn everything you need to know about dairy products from the Singing Refrigerator & A Dairy Good Day, sponsored by The New England Dairy Promotion Board and Dairy Farmers of New England.

The Big E Wine and Cheese Barn
There is no better combination than a glass of delicious wine and a slice of cheese. At the Wine and Cheese Barn you can try the best of both! Award-winning wines from The Big E Northeast Gold Wine Competition and cheeses from The Big E Gold Medal Cheese Competition are available for sampling and purchase. The cheese portion of the Barn is sponsored by Must Be The Milk.

Butter Sculpture
The food artistry team of Jim Victor and Marie Pelton returns to The Big E to create a masterpiece made from 600 lbs of butter donated by Agrimark/Cabot Creamery, sponsored by the Massachusetts Dairy Promotion Board. Watch this year’s sculpture, “Pre-fair antics,” comes to life over the first six days of the Fair!

4-H Milk Booth & Apple Booth
Supporting a cause has never tasted this good! Stop by the 4-H Milk Booth located under the Mallary Rotunda to indulge in an old-fashioned, chocolate, vanilla or strawberry “Jetshake.” If you’re feeling like having a light, healthy snack, the 4-H Apple Booth in Farm-A-Rama will hit the spot!

Farm-A-Rama
In Farm-A-Rama, see a litter of adorable piglets play and grow throughout the Fair and visit the giant Hallamore Clydesdales as they are prepared for the parade. The building also features giant pumpkins and other native produce displays, FFA floral and landscaping designs, Lucy the Model Cow, a model methane digester and Moove Over Fossil Fuels exhibit, sponsored by the Mass. Dairy Promotion Board. To safeguard against the spread of Avian Influenza among poultry, birds and ducks, ESE has voluntarily suspended those live exhibits and demonstrations during The Big E, including the popular Chick Hatchery. That area has been transformed into an interactive, virtual display all about poultry, which will include information concerning the Avian Flu. Look for representatives from the Northeast Poultry Congress and pick up a “chick” pin.

Horse Shows
Saddle up and hold on tight! Take a seat in the grandstands of the Coliseum to watch elegant horses trot, canter and gallop toward the blue ribbon in the annual Eastern States Exposition Horse Show, sponsored by Williams Distributing and Schneiders Saddlery. Hunter Show and USHJA Zone 1 HOTY Finals, Sept. 16-20; $10,000 Hunter Classic, Sept. 18; Saddlebreds, Hackneys, Morgans and Friesians, Sept. 24-27; Litchfield Hills Vaulting Club Demonstration, Sept. 26; Northeast Six Shooters Demonstration, Sept. 29; The Big E Draft Horse Show, Oct. 1-4; $35,000 Six-Horse Hitch Showdown, Oct. 4 and the 4-H Horse Show, Sept. 23-26.

ESE Equestrian Hall of Fame Presentation
Join us for an elegant evening to honor the first inductee into The Eastern States Exposition Equestrian Hall of Fame on Sept. 26 at 6pm! This honor was created to recognize those who have demonstrated excellence in their discipline and made significant achievements and contributions to the equestrian community. Dress to impress and help celebrate the outstanding accomplishments of this year’s honoree.

More in the Coliseum
Fairgoers can also enjoy competitions in Horse Pulling, Sept. 21, Ox Pulling, Sept. 22, New England National Brown Swiss Show, Sept. 16 and Sheepdog Trials, which take place Sept. 28 at 11:30am and 4:30pm.

CARS, CARS, CARS
The Big E’s car shows on the Avenue of States will surely get your engine going! Each show takes place from 8am to 4pm. The AACA Conn. Valley Region Antique Car display Sept. 20 & Oct. 3; Stop by “Cruisin’ New England” with Paul Mennett Sept. 19 & 26 and the Pioneer Valley GTO Association Sept. 24. Mark’s Classic Cruise Day, sponsored byMark’s Auto Parts of East Granby, Conn., takes place Oct. 4, and Mike Brewer ofWheeler Dealer appears Oct. 3 & 4, and will ride in the Mardi Gras Parade at 8pm.

The Collector Car Experience will be an automotive experience like no other. The event boasts an incredible lineup of awesome rides, TV’s top car experts and Rock N’ Roll. The show will beco-hosted by Mike Brewer and his fellow Velocity star, Wayne Carini ofChasing Classic Cars, featuring appearances Rick and Kelly Dale with Tyler Dale and Brettly Otterman of HISTORY channel’s American Restoration, plus a special performance by Danny “The Count” Koker, of Counting Cars, and his Hard Rock band, Count’s 77. The event takes the Fair to the finish line, Sun., Oct. 4 from 1 – 4pm.

NEW ENGLAND CENTER
Home of the Creative Arts, 4-H Clubs, Food Contests and more! Stop by and see what fun, family entertainment is taking place on the New England Center Community Stage and watch creativity at work at the Demonstration Corral. See radio host Howie Carr broadcast live Sept. 24, 3 to 7pm.

Creative Arts
Do you have a passion for the arts? Whether you have the talent or like to admire the creativity of others, visit the New England Center to see the display of entries and winners from the Exposition’s annual Creative Arts contests – photography, sewing, quilting, knitting, crocheting, beading, decorative paintings on fabric, hand weaving and other needlework entries and winners.

Food Contests
Area bakers and decorators show off their culinary talent in the quest to take home the blue ribbon! The Big E will host the national Gold Medal Cookie Contest, Sept. 22 at 10am. The Domino Sugar Cake Decorating Competition and Fabulous Cupcake Contest take place Sept. 24 and Oct. 1, respectively. Entries will be on display noon to 8pm during each Domino contest day. New this year, Dole Can Fruit Dessert Contest Sept. 30 at 10am and Mass. Maple Syrup Dessert Contest Sept. 29 at 10am.

STORROWTON VILLAGE
Storrowton Village Museum will take you back in time with its reconstructed, 19th century New England Village surrounding the peaceful Village green. The Fair will be hosting special activities on the green, such as the 19th century crafts of broom making, tin smithing, chair making and paper marbling as well as pottery and antique tool demonstrations, children’s games and tours of historic buildings.

Storrowton Village Gazebo
Come to the Storrowton Village Gazebo to see The Mitchell Showboat Marionettes, daily at 11am, 2 and 6:30pm, and find Millie the Monkey roaming the grounds. Fairgoers will have the opportunity to meet the 2015 Special Olympics Massachusetts National Games Team and learn more about the Special Olympics on the Green Oct. 4, 10:30am to 5pm. The presentation will take the place of the daily show at 2pm.

AVENUE OF STATES
Only at The Big E can you visit all six New England States without leaving the fairgrounds. The Avenue of States captures the best of each state by celebrating the state’s traditions, music and savory foods. The diversity of each building is what makes the Avenue one of the most popular attractions at the Fair each year.

SHOPPING
The buildings and byways of The Big E are filled with shops and vendors to satisfy anyone’s shopping list. Treat yourself to something special, buy gifts for family and friends or start (and finish) your holiday shopping. Choose from crafts and souvenirs to items from around the world.

Better Living Center
Shoppers’ paradise! In the BLC, find everything from fine jewelry to the latest hair accessories, kitchen gadgets and unique items for your pet. Watch a demonstration and be amazed at how some of the products work. You’ll find everything you could possibly need, from clothes to blenders, all under one roof.

Outdoor Exhibits
As you make your way around the fairgrounds, stop into the numerous outdoor shops to find unique variety of items. Need a new shed, garage or hot tub? We have those outside too.

Crafts
Hampden Avenue, the Carriage House and Craft Common are full of beautifully created crafts. You’ll find jewelry of all types, artwork, piggy banks, dolls, pottery, bird houses and more.

Storrowton Village Shops
The Village Shops are a great place to start your holiday shopping! The Gift Shop in the Phillips House carries colorful fall scarves and accents, novelty dish towels, music boxes, old-tyme aprons, bicycle bells, freshwater pearls and more. After your tour of the Potter Mansion, stop in the Christmas Shop and Halloween Shop! Storrowton’s Yankee Candle Shop is also close by on the lower level of the Grange Building.

International Plaza in the Young Building
You don’t need to travel or shop online to find gifts from around the world! The International Plaza has a little bit of everything from Thailand to China and Peru – to name a few. At the Irish Exhibit, fine jewelry, clothing and Irish-themed items are brought here from the Emerald Isle. 

Buy Advance Discount Tickets and Save!
Advance discount tickets and Midway Magic vouchers are available online at TheBigE.com and at The Big E Box Office now through Sept. 16 or at Big Y® World Class Markets® Aug. 27 through Sept. 16. Advance tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children ages 6-12. Advance Midway Magic vouchers are $23, valid any one day Mon. – Fri. or exchange for 24 ride coupons Sat. & Sun.

 Regular Gate Admission
Adults $15/Children ages 6-12 $10; Children five and under are free. Midway Magic Passes $28, valid any one day Mon. – Fri. Tickets and passes sold online at thebige.com and Big Y® World Class Markets®, Sept. 18 – Oct. 4.

17-Day Value Passes are $40 for adults and $20 for children ages 6-12. Passes are available online now through Oct. 4 and at Big Y® World Class Markets® Aug. 27 – Oct. 4.

Gate Discounts
Six-After-Five – Admission is only $6 after 5pm Mon. – Thurs.
Senior Days – Age 60 and over get in for $12 Mon. – Thurs.

Travel by Bus to The Big E
King Ward Coach Lines provides bus service to the Fair on weekends from the Holyoke Mall.

Big E hours are 8am – 10pm. Buildings and exhibits open at 10am, Storrowton Village, the Yankee Candle Shop and Avenue of States are open until 9pm. The Village Craft Area is open until 10pm. The North American Midway is open Sun. – Fri., 11am to 10pm, Sat., 10am to 11pm.

For tickets, show times and detailed information, visit TheBigE.com. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheBigE.

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