The Big E!

The Big E, also known as The Eastern States Exposition, is billed as “New England’s Great State Fair”. It is the largest agricultural event on the eastern seaboard and the fifth-largest fair in the nation. The big E is inclusive of all six states of New England: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont. Each of the New England states is prominently represented at the fair. Every autumn in, West Springfield, Massachusetts, held the Big E.

One of the most popular attractions at The Big E is the Avenue of States. In keeping with the fair’s roots, there are many livestock displays at The Big E. There is also Big E circus spectacular. Many foods representing New England cuisine can be found at The Big E, along with the tradition fair foods like fried dough, corn dogs, and lemonade. There are also Vendors and small shops are primary attraction. The Xfinity Arena provides an open air performing area with seating for over 6,000 people. Every weekend, big name bands and musicians come to perform on the stage. There are also roller coasters and games for the kids and other forms of entertainment for everyone.

“I love The Big E and I love all the state houses because of what they depict about the states.”

Mariah Malone

“This is the third time I’m going to The Big E. I’m excited for the baked potato from the Maine state house.”

– Christelle Omeler

“I can’t wait for the maple flavored candies.”

– Stephen Lafrankie

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