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Eastern States Exposition

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1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
(413) 737-2443 www.easternstatesexposition.com

Eastern States Exposition, home of The Big E, has presented the finest livestock, the most innovative commercial, industrial and artistic developments, and the highest caliber of varied entertainment to the people of the Northeastern United States for more than eight decades. More than one million people now attend the 17 day Big E, an annual autumn extravaganza of entertainment, exhibits and agriculture.

DIRECTIONS & PARKING

FROM CONNECTICUT & POINTS SOUTH

Take I-91 North from Rte. 2, I-84, I95 or the Merritt Pkwy. Follow I91 North to Mass. Exit 3 to Route 5 North to Rte. 147 West (Memorial Avenue) approximately 3/4 miles to Gate 9 parking lot.

ALTERNATE ROUTES FROM CONNECTICUT & POINTS SOUTH

  • Take I-91 North to Conn. Exit 38 (Poquonock) to Rte. 75 North to Rte. 147 East. Continue approximately 1/2 mile to Gate 9 parking lot.
  • Take I-91 North to Conn. Exit 40 (Bradley Int’l. Airport) to Rte. 20 West to Rte. 75 North to Rte. 147 East. Continue approximately 1/2 mile to Gate 9 parking lot.
  • Take I-91 North to Conn. Exit 42 to Rte. 159 North to Rte. 147 East. Continue approximately 1/2 mile to Gate 9 parking lot.
  • Take I-91 North to Conn. Exit 47 West to Rte. 190 West to Rte. 159 North to Rte. 147 East. Continue approximately 1/2 mile to Gate 9 parking lot.
Year-round event parking is $5 (cash only) for non-fair shows held at Eastern States Exposition.
 
Please Note: On-street parking on Memorial Avenue and adjacent streets and in commercial lots during year-round events is STRONGLY DISCOURAGED as this impacts our neighboring residents and businesses. Access (vehicle and walk-in) is through Gates 9 and 2 (Gate 1 when open). There is no walk-in access at Gates 4 and 5. Drop offs should proceed to Gate 9. Thank you for your consideration and cooperation.

June 2019

Eastern States Exposition, Arabian Horse Show of New England

June 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until June 29, 2019

Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Please join us for our 65th "Arabian and Half Arabian" Show. Thursday Sport Horse Under Saddle Classes. Friday Sport Horse In Hand Classes. Saturday Dressage Classes. “Friday Night Barn Party” ADMISSION: Free LOCATION: Coliseum

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Eastern States Exposition, Arabian Horse Show of New England

June 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until June 29, 2019

Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Please join us for our 65th "Arabian and Half Arabian" Show. Thursday Sport Horse Under Saddle Classes. Friday Sport Horse In Hand Classes. Saturday Dressage Classes. “Friday Night Barn Party” ADMISSION: Free LOCATION: Coliseum

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Eastern States Exposition, Arabian Horse Show of New England

June 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until June 29, 2019

Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Please join us for our 65th "Arabian and Half Arabian" Show. Thursday Sport Horse Under Saddle Classes. Friday Sport Horse In Hand Classes. Saturday Dressage Classes. “Friday Night Barn Party” ADMISSION: Free LOCATION: Coliseum

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July 2019

Eastern States Exposition, Yankee Classic Cluster Dog Shows

July 3 - July 7
Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Dog shows of the Kenilworth, Holyoke, Farmington & Naugatuck Kennel Clubs. 8am-4pm ADMISSION: Free LOCATION: Better Living Center

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Storrowton Village, Richie Mitnick & Friends

July 18 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Richie Mitnick continues his long tradition of presenting a music program of best-loved standards, show tunes, and oldies in his always crowd pleasing performance. Storrowton Village Green 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Admission: Free

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Eastern States Exposition, AMMO Fight League

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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This show is dubbed “Night of Champions” This will be an amateur and professional mixed martial arts fight card with some of the best MMA fighters that New England can offer.We are here to provide a platform for the fighters to shine and showcase their skills and to provide the best possible combat show to all the MMA fans in New England and beyond. HOURS: Doors open at 5pm; Fight begins at 6pm LOCATION: Mallary Arena ADMISSION: General Seating: $35;…

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Eastern States Exposition, Hockeyday

July 27
Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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The Springfield Hockey Heritage Society's ninth annual Hockeyday celebration. Hockeyday is a summer celebration of all things Springfield hockey. Featuring former Springfield Indians, Kings and Falcons players along with great food, auction items, SHHS merchandise and lots of fun. The Mission of the Springfield Hockey Heritage Society is to preserve the legacy of professional ice hockey in Springfield for current and future generations by honoring the players and officials, and maintaining artifacts and historical records that have provided ten decades…

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Eastern States Exposition, Hampden County 4-H Fair

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Animal showmanship, hall exhibits and day-long activities! Join us to celebrate the accomplishments of 4-H youth in Hampden County! The 67th annual event takes place at the West Springfield fairgrounds. Admission and parking is free. All animal showmanship and hall exhibits will be located in the Mallary Complex. The 4-H Horse Show will take place in the Outdoor Ring at the Avenue of States.

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August 2019

Eastern States Exposition, Massachusetts Morgan Horse Show

August 16 @ 9:00 am - August 18 @ 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until August 18, 2019

Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Competition for purebred Morgan horses featuring a wide array of events. Nearly 400 Morgan horses and their riders from New England and the Mid-Atlantic states are expected to trot onto the grounds of the Eastern States Exposition for four-days of competition. 9am-10pm ADMISSION: Free LOCATION: Coliseum

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Eastern States Exposition, Massachusetts Morgan Horse Show

August 17 @ 9:00 am - August 19 @ 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until August 18, 2019

Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Competition for purebred Morgan horses featuring a wide array of events. Nearly 400 Morgan horses and their riders from New England and the Mid-Atlantic states are expected to trot onto the grounds of the Eastern States Exposition for four-days of competition. 9am-10pm ADMISSION: Free LOCATION: Coliseum

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Eastern States Exposition, Massachusetts Morgan Horse Show

August 18 @ 9:00 am - August 20 @ 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until August 18, 2019

Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Competition for purebred Morgan horses featuring a wide array of events. Nearly 400 Morgan horses and their riders from New England and the Mid-Atlantic states are expected to trot onto the grounds of the Eastern States Exposition for four-days of competition. 9am-10pm ADMISSION: Free LOCATION: Coliseum

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The Big 5k Road Race & Scramble

August 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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The 4th annual Big 5K Road Race and Scramble at Eastern States Exposition. Run solo, with a team or for a cause, and compete against each other for cash prizes and age division medals. The family-friendly event will also host a pint-sized Fun Run course along the Avenue of States for children 10-years-old and under. Kids race starts at 6:30pm and adult races start at 6:45pm. Line up time is 6:30pm and the race is free with the donation of a…

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September 2019

Collective Soul at the Big E

September 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Multi-platinum recording group, Collective Soul, will bring its impressive catalog of beloved songs to The Big E Friday, Sept. 27, 2019 in a free show at The Big E Arena, sponsored by MGM Springfield. A limited number of $29 Premium reserved seats go on sale Thursday, June 13 at 10am at TheBigE.com and The Big E Box Office. Tickets include Big E admission. GET $29 PREMIUM RESERVED TICKETS

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November 2019

Eastern States Exposition, Equine Affaire

November 7 - November 10
Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Great Horses and Great People Slated for the 56th Equine Affaire. So Much to Do . . . and Four Days to Do It In! Clinics, Seminars & Demonstrations: Enjoy an amazing program of more than 150 sessions including clinics on a wide variety of equestrian disciplines in three arenas presented by leading coaches, competitors, and trainers. Soak up a wealth of advice from industry experts on sessions covering the gamut of horse training, horse management, and equestrian subjects at…

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Old Deerfield, Holiday Craft Fair

November 16 - November 17
Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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The 31st annual, award-winning event rated as the number one Holiday Craft Fair in Massachusetts by Yankee Magazine! Saturday 9-6 | Sunday 10-4 Featuring over 240 juried crafters, designers and artists! mixed media • ceramics • printmaking • live music • jewelry specialty foods • sculpture • fiber • photography • fashion woodworking • glass • leather • fine art Children can visit with Santa from 11-3 each day! Free family craft activities all weekend. $8 Adults • Children 12…

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