The Big E

Fri Sep 17, 2021
8:00am ET
All ages
$12 adult; $8 child
The Big E Fairgrounds

The Big E, or Eastern States Exposition, is a New England autumn tradition and the ninth largest fair in North America. The fair features top name entertainment, major exhibits, The Big E Super Circus, the Avenue of States, dazzling thrill shows, New England history and agriculture, animals, rides, shopping, crafts, a daily parade and a Mardi Gras parade and foods from around the world.


The Big E will debut some BIG surprises this year including The Super Wheel, a 150 ft. high Ferris wheel. 

Note: parking is $10 car and you must pay with cash. 

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