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INFORMATION & DIRECTIONS TO THE BIG E

Please note: In heavy traffic conditions, local law enforcement and State Police will direct drivers via the quickest route based on traffic conditions at that time. Please follow their directions (in lieu of your GPS information) to get you to the Fair as soon as possible.

ENFIELD SQUARE MALL SHUTTLE

King Ward Coach Lines provides round trip transportation to the Fair on weekends via shuttle buses from the Enfield Square Mall’s commuter lot located outside the old Macy’s. Shuttle Package Prices include round trip transportation and admission to the Fair. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children ages 6-12. Round trip Shuttle only is available for $5. Tickets are available at the lot from 8:45am to 5pm on a cash basis only.Buses depart from Enfield every 30 minutes from 9am to 5pm. Final shuttles leave The Big E at 11pm. Parking at the Enfield Square Mall is free. Click here for a full schedule

FROM CONNECTICUT AND POINTS SOUTH

Take I-91 North from Rte. 2, I-84, I-95 or the Merritt Parkway — Follow I-91 North to Mass. Exit 3 to Route 5 North to Rte. 147 West, Memorial Avenue approximately 3/4 mi. to ESE’s Gate 9 parking lot.

ALTERNATE ROUTES FROM CONNECTICUT AND POINTS SOUTH

Take I-91 North to Conn. Exit 38 (Poquonock) to Rte. 75 North to Rte. 147 East. Continue approximately 1/2 mile to ESE’s Gate 9 parking lot.

Take I-91 North to Conn. Exit 40 (Bradley Int’l. Airport) to Rte. 20 West to Rte. 75 North to Rte. 147 East. Continue approximately 1/2 mile to ESE’s Gate 9 parking lot.

Take I-91 North to Conn. Exit 42 to Rte. 159 North to Rte. 147 East. Continue approximately 1/2 mile to ESE’s Gate 9 parking lot.

Take I-91 North to Conn. Exit 47 West to Rte. 190 West to Rte. 159 North to Rte. 147 East. Continue approximately 1/2 mile to ESE’s Gate 9 parking lot.


FROM BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Take Rte. 75 North to Rte. 147 East. Continue approximately 1/2 mile to ESE’s Gate 9 parking lot.

FROM SOUTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT

Take Rte. 10/202 North to Southwick, Mass., turning right onto Rte. 57 East (4.7 mi.) to center of Feeding Hills. Continue straight on Springfield Street to Rte. 147 East, about 2 1/2 mi. to ESE grounds. Continue � mi. to ESE’s Gate 9 parking lot.

FROM BOSTON AND POINTS EAST

Massachusetts Turnpike West to Exit 4, to Rte. 5 South to Rte. 147 West. Continue approximately 3/4 mi. to ESE’s Gate 9 parking lot.


FROM THE BERKSHIRES AND POINTS WEST

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike East to Exit 4, to Rte. 5 South, to Rte. 147 West. Continue approximately 3/4 mi. to ESE’s Gate 9 parking lot.

FROM VERMONT AND POINTS NORTH

Take I-91 South to Mass. Exit 13B, to Rte. 5 South, to Rte. 147 West. Continue approximately 3/4 mi. to ESE’s Gate 9 public parking lot.

FROM NEW YORK CITY

Take I-95 North to New Haven, CT, travel North on I-91 and follow above directions from Connecticut and Points South. Or, follow Merritt Parkway or I-84 to I-91 North.

FROM LONG ISLAND

Take the Orient Point Ferry to New London, CT or the Port Jefferson Ferry to Bridgeport.From New London, follow I-95 South and from Bridgeport, follow I-95 North to New Haven and follow above directions from Connecticut and Points South.

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GPS INFO

If you are attending a show/event at the Eastern States Exposition (The Big E or non-Fair event), use 875 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, Mass., as your destination address (coordinates: 42 °05’38.88″N – 72 °36’42.36″W – Elev. 52′) to enter Gate 9.

For Gate 1, use 1761 Memorial Avenue as your destination address
(coordinates: 42 °05’29.21″N – 72°37’28.35″W – Elev. 53′)

If you are coming to the Executive Offices of Eastern States Exposition, use 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, Mass., as your destination address (coordinates: 42 °05’34.63″N – 72 °37’09.46″W – Elev. 57′). Please note: This location has parking for Administration Building only – does not allow admission onto fairgrounds.

Storrowton Village and Tavern (Gate 2): Use 1535 Memorial Avenue as destination (coordinates: 42 ° 5’30.96″N – 72 °37’23.56″W – Elev. 53′).

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