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The Big E <br />September 14-30, 2018
The Big E
September 14-30, 2018
The following information is from 2017. We will update the website with 2018 information before May 2018.

General Rules and Regulations - Download your Section, Entry form and Entry tags/labels. Become a Volunteer or Demonstrate.

Online Entry


AUGUST 1: Entry form due date- $5 entry per items (check Department)

AUGUST 2-15: Late fee- $10 per item

AUGUST 31: Entry Receiving, 1 pm to 6 pm

SEPTEMBER 1: Entry Receiving, 10 am to 6 pm

SEPTEMBER 15 – OCTOBER 1: Big E Fair Open

OCTOBER 2: Pickup day 9-6

OCTOBER 3: Pickup day 9-4


Click here to see 2017 Creative Arts Results

Interested in sponsoring an award? Contact us at or call (413) 205-5015.
Need Help or Have a Question on Crafting?

Our featured guilds, skilled demonstrators and talented volunteers are a wealth of information. Contact us at or (413) 205-5015.

One Day Contests in the New England Center

Make it with Clay - Hand built originals in clay contest.
September 19, Tuesday.

Domino Sugar Fabulous Candy Cooking Contest- Enter your favorite original candy!
September 21, Thursday

Massachusetts Maple Syrup Cooking Contest. Massachusetts maple syrup is the most versatile, all-natural, healthy sweetener. Use it to make your favorite snack or appetizer and enter your creation in the Massachusetts Maple Syrup Cooking Contest at the 2017 Big E.
September 26, Tuesday

Woodturning Contest. Enter your turned wood creations for a one day judging competition.
September 27, Wednesday

Paper Airplane Contests. We will have two contests- one that will test your skills in flying a paper airplane that you have made to a designated target and one for artistic creation of your handmade paper airplane.
September 28, Thursday

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