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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.

May 2019

Eastern States Exposition, Big East Youth & Jackpot Cattle Show

May 3 - May 5
Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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FRIDAY May 3, 2019 7 -9AM Check-In Continued 9AM Exhibitors Meeting with parents Ring 2 sponsored by Kent Nutrition 10AM Youth Showmanship Ring 1: Chris Wojciechowski, Middlebrook, VA Ring 2 sponsored by Kent Nutrition: Starts at the conclusion of Junior Showmanship in Ring 1 4PM Jackpot Steer Ring 1 Judge:  6PM Pizza Party TBA Family Game Show SATURDAY May 4, 2019 8AM Youth Heifer Show Ring 1: Chris Wojciechowski, Middlebrook, VA Ring 2 sponsored by Kent Nutrition: Starts approximately 1 hour after Ring 1 8:30AM Virtual…

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Eastern States Exposition, Antique & Modern Firearms Show

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until May 5, 2019

Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Military items of all types and eras, including weapons, antique and modern ammunition plus sporting guns, accessories and custom and utility knives. HOURS: Saturday, 9am-5pm; Sunday, 9am-3pm ADMISSION: $12; Children under 12, free with parent Young Building Stroh Building

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Eastern States Exposition, Antique & Modern Firearms Show

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until May 5, 2019

Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Military items of all types and eras, including weapons, antique and modern ammunition plus sporting guns, accessories and custom and utility knives. HOURS: Saturday, 9am-5pm; Sunday, 9am-3pm ADMISSION: $12; Children under 12, free with parent Young Building Stroh Building

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Eastern States Exposition, Hudson Valley Arabian Horse Show

May 10 - May 12
Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Arabian Horse Show including several open classes. Friday, Saturday & Sunday 8am-8pm. LOCATION: Mallary Complex ADMISSION: Free

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Eastern States Exposition, Massachusetts Quarter Horse Spring Show

May 15 - May 18
Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Vendors at the show will be selling everything from tac supplies to clothing such as t-shirts, boots, hats and jeans, as well as jewelry and other items bearing the likeness of horses. LOCATION: Coliseum ADMISSION: Free The Quarter Horse got its name because of its fast speed, 50 miles per hour or slightly more. It is known for outdistancing other horses in quarter-mile races, especially in Virginia in the late 1700s.

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Eastern States Exposition, Decision America Tour 2019

May 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Christian Music Festival and Prayer Rally. Franklin Graham will hold one-night events across the Northeast to proclaim the Gospel and join believers to pray for our nation, our communities, and the lost. Free!

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Eastern States Exposition, Rubber Stamp & Paper Arts Festival

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until June 1, 2019

Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Retail consumer show featuring art rubber stamps, card making, scrap-booking, paper crafts, classes, workshops, demonstrations and make & takes. Better Living Center ADMISSION: $8; Online & in stores, $6; Children Under 12, free

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June 2019

Eastern States Exposition, Rubber Stamp & Paper Arts Festival

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until June 1, 2019

Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Retail consumer show featuring art rubber stamps, card making, scrap-booking, paper crafts, classes, workshops, demonstrations and make & takes. Better Living Center ADMISSION: $8; Online & in stores, $6; Children Under 12, free

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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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November 2019

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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