The BIG E 2011 Is Coming In September

Each year over 1.2 million people attend the Big E in West Springfield, Massachusetts so here is a short glimpse at some of the things that will be happening this year.  The fair runs from Friday 9/16 through Sunday 10/2.

Free shows:

U.S. Freestyle Motocross National Championship Series 9/16 – 9/18

Bowzer’s Rock and Roll Party with Lou Christie and Gary U.S. Bonds 9/24

Cheap Trick 9/30

Jake Owen 9/25

Frankie Lymon’s legendary Teenagers 9/16-9/22

Extreme Vegas Mesmerizing illusions and stunts – every day

Ticketed shows:

Darius Rucker 9/23

Blake Shelton 10/1

Reba 10/2

If you would like to save money advance tickets are sold at a discount and available from Big Y Markets.  Advance discount food vouchers are also available online get $10.00 worth of food for $8.00

Opportunities to save money:

Opening Day everyone pays $10.00 admission

Seniors Mon. – Thurs. $12.00

Evening after 5:00 Mon. – Thurs $6.00

Join a krewe of an authentic New Orleans parade float and toss beads to the crowd for $10.00 or with no charge get interactive with juggling, a unicycle or hula hoop lessons in the Young Building.  Take a break daily at 1, 4 & 7 with Bello Nock in the Big E Super Circus.

Connecticut Day is Wednesday September 21st and Governor Malloy is expected to be visiting the Connecticut Building on the Avenue of States.  In the past the afternoon parade on Connecticut Day is always one of the best of the fair.

For more details here is a link to the BIG E  http://www.thebige.com/fair/

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