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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.

September 2018

The Big E, Xfinity Arena Concert

September 29 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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The Big E is excited to bring back TwinE Country Fest, Saturday, Sept. 29 at the xfinity arena. Venue gates open at 4:30pm and music starts at 5:45pm. Enjoy live performances by Chase Bryant, RaeLynn, Trent Harmon and The Sisterhood Band on the main stage. Catch Tom Dobson on the side stage between sets. With continuous Country music through the entire show, there will never be a dull moment! The line-up is as follows: Main Stage 8:45pm - Chase Bryant 7:45pm - RaeLynn 6:45pm -…

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October 2018

Eastern States Exposition, Staggered 2018 Car Show

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Auto show of various makers and models. HOURS: 10am-5pm, Outdoor Area & Better Living Center ADMISSION: $10; Seniors $7; 12 & under are free

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Eastern States Exposition, New England Equitation Championships

October 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 21, 2018

Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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The 43rd Anniversary of the New England Equitation Championships. Championship horse show showcasing the best Junior and Adult riders from all over New England. HOURS: 8am-5pm ADMISSION: Free LOCATION: Coliseum

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Eastern States Exposition, New England Equitation Championships

October 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 21, 2018

Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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The 43rd Anniversary of the New England Equitation Championships. Championship horse show showcasing the best Junior and Adult riders from all over New England. HOURS: 8am-5pm ADMISSION: Free LOCATION: Coliseum

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Eastern States Exposition, New England Equitation Championships

October 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 21, 2018

Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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The 43rd Anniversary of the New England Equitation Championships. Championship horse show showcasing the best Junior and Adult riders from all over New England. HOURS: 8am-5pm ADMISSION: Free LOCATION: Coliseum

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Eastern States Exposition, New England Equitation Championships

October 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 21, 2018

Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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The 43rd Anniversary of the New England Equitation Championships. Championship horse show showcasing the best Junior and Adult riders from all over New England. HOURS: 8am-5pm ADMISSION: Free LOCATION: Coliseum

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Eastern States Exposition, New England Equitation Championships

October 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until October 21, 2018

Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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The 43rd Anniversary of the New England Equitation Championships. Championship horse show showcasing the best Junior and Adult riders from all over New England. HOURS: 8am-5pm ADMISSION: Free LOCATION: Coliseum

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November 2018

Eastern States Exposition, Fiber Festival

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until November 4, 2018

Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Come see the seventh annual Fiber Festival. There will be sheep shearing, workshops, fleece sale, fiber animals, demonstrations, and a fiber fashion show. Visit over 200 booths selling raw fleeces, patterns, beads, yarn, blankets, spinning wheels, shawl pins, brooches and much more! HOURS: Saturday - 9am to 5pm; Sunday - 9am to 3pm. ADMISSION: $7, Children 12 and under are free; $5 Parking LOCATION: Mallary Complex

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Eastern States Exposition, Fiber Festival

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until November 4, 2018

Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Come see the seventh annual Fiber Festival. There will be sheep shearing, workshops, fleece sale, fiber animals, demonstrations, and a fiber fashion show. Visit over 200 booths selling raw fleeces, patterns, beads, yarn, blankets, spinning wheels, shawl pins, brooches and much more! HOURS: Saturday - 9am to 5pm; Sunday - 9am to 3pm. ADMISSION: $7, Children 12 and under are free; $5 Parking LOCATION: Mallary Complex

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Eastern States Exposition, Equine Affaire

November 8 - November 11
Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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Great Horses and Great People Slated for the 55th 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 17 - November 18
Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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The 30th 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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January 2019

Eastern States Exposition, Amherst Railway Society Hobby Show

January 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until January 27, 2019

Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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The "Who's Who" of the Amherst Railway Society's Railroad Hobby Show Reads like a Directory of some of the best in the business. Anything and everything having to do with trains is located somewhere on our 9 plus acres of display area. More than 20,500 railfans and public attended the Show each of the past five years.  In 2018, the 50th Anniversary Show boasted 400,000 square feet of trains and train related exhibits...that's 9 acres of trains! Saturday January 26,…

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Eastern States Exposition, Amherst Railway Society Hobby Show

January 27, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until January 27, 2019

Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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The "Who's Who" of the Amherst Railway Society's Railroad Hobby Show Reads like a Directory of some of the best in the business. Anything and everything having to do with trains is located somewhere on our 9 plus acres of display area. More than 20,500 railfans and public attended the Show each of the past five years.  In 2018, the 50th Anniversary Show boasted 400,000 square feet of trains and train related exhibits...that's 9 acres of trains! Saturday January 26,…

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March 2019

Old Deerfield, Spring Craft Fair

March 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - March 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Eastern States Exposition, 1305 Memorial Avenue
West Springfield, MA 01089
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The craft fair focuses on the gift giving needs of spring... Easter, Mother's Day, weddings, and graduations as well as gardening and outdoor living interests that bloom in the spring. The Spring Sampler builds upon the success of the award-winning Old Deerfield Christmas Sampler held each November at the same site in the Young Building at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA. Show hours: Saturday 10-5pm, Sunday 10-4pm Admission: Adults $6 Children under 12 FREE One of the…

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August 2019

Eastern States Exposition, Massachusetts Morgan Horse Show

August 16, 2019 @ 9:00 am - August 18, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 9:00 am - August 19, 2019 @ 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, 2019 @ 9:00 am - August 20, 2019 @ 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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