As Entertainment Preferences Shift, Big E Begins Second Century

Sep 14, 2017

Crowds pack the carnival midway at the Big E in West Springfield
Credit ESE

The Big E, the largest fair on the East Coast, is about to open its gates for the 2017 edition of the venerable agricultural fair.

The fair’s 17-day run begins Friday, Sept 15th at 8 a.m. at the Eastern States Exposition on Memorial Avenue in West Springfield, Massachusetts.  

  WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Gene Cassidy, president and CEO of the Eastern States Exposition.