The Big E

New England Fall Events had the pleasure of visiting The Big E in 2015. To help you navigate New England's largest 6-state fair, we drew up Your Complete Guide to The Big E to answer all your questions and help you plan your visit! 

Read our comprehensive first-hand coverage of The Big E's agricultural exhibits, livestock showings, demonstrations, historic Storrowton Village, Miniature Circus Museum, unique Avenue of the States buildings, Midway, shopping expos, craft common, food extravaganza, headlining concerts, and more! Even better, we have insider tips and helpful pointers for families looking to make your Big E adventure a memorable and happy one! 

The Big E is open daily and nightly from 
Friday, September 16th through Sunday, October 2nd, 2016

Hours of Operation

Gates open at 8am but most buildings and exhibits open at 10am.
Most buildings, exhibits and Craft Common: 10am-10pm.
Avenue of States and Storrowton Village: 10am- 9pm.
Midway: Sun–Fri 11am–10pm, Sat 10am–11pm.

Open Rain or Shine.


Adults: $12 (one-day), $40 (17-day pass)
Kids (6-12y): $8 (one-day), $20 (17-day pass)
Children 5y and under are free admission.


Cars: $10; Campers (Self-contained units only): $20
Cash Only, no ATMs on parking premises.


Map To The Big E

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