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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — The Big E is officially over, but there’s still a lot of work to get done. Clean-up crews are working around the clock to get the Eastern States Exposition in mint condition for upcoming events after… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — The Big E has done it again. The final numbers are in and it’s official. The Big E has broken last year’s attendance record. The previous record, set in 2013, was 1,481,917. This year, nearly 17,000 more… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — It encompasses nearly 31,000 square miles, has 3,500 miles of picturesque coastline, and is the 23rd state in the Union. It’s the Pine Tree State – Maine. Saturday marks Maine Day at The Big E, and Friday,… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — The Midway at The Big E is full of some great rides. Some are a little more hair-raising than others. Friday, 10-year-old Emily challenged Brittany that she’s not braver than a fifth grader…and ride all… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — The 2014 edition of The Big E is heading into its final days, but there is still so much to see and do. Eastern States Exposition CEO Gene Cassidy joined ABC40’s Dave Madsen and Brittany Decker Friday night… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Whether it’s food, crafts, or merchandise, The Big E is full of vendors. Some of them are brands with local vendors, but with national names. Friday night, ABC40’s Dave Madsen and Brittany Decker caught up… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — One of the great artists performing during this final weekend of the fair is Quinn Sullivan. The 15-year-old guitar prodigy actually got his start at age 8, when he was mentored by blues legend Buddy Guy…. Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Friday marked the end of our broadcast run at The Big E. As we look back over what we’ve shared with you – our viewers – over the last 11 days of live broadcasts, we hope you had as much fun watching as we did… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — There are so many tasty items at The Big E, you can literally eat your way from one end of the grounds to the other. While many food vendors are long-standing staples at the fair, there are also One of… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Many fairgoers, employees, vendors, and volunteers go the Big E year-after-year. Al and Eileen LaMountain are no exception. Al has been at the fair for 51 years, while Eileen has been there for 31… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — There are a number of great performances all across the fairgrounds. One of those is Time Was, an acapella group, that has been performing at the New England Building. Watch the video above as they perform… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — New Odyssey has been touring for years, and has made a stop to The Big E. The band – comprised of three guys and 30 instruments – issued a challenge to Brittany: join them on-stage and sing. Would… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Many go to local fairs to have some fun and let the cares of a day melt away. Perhaps, one could say that you go to the fair to ‘Let It Go.’ Thursday, ABC40’s Brittany Decker challenged Big E fairgoers to… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — Throughout the year, the Better Living Center on the grounds of the Eastern States Exposition hosts various shows, exhibits and events. However, for 17 days in September, the 123,000 square feet of the… Read more

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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — If you’ve been to The Big E this year, you may have noticed a few ‘famous faces.’ Stars from the big screen have been spotted roaming around the fairgrounds, and Wednesday night, they joined ABC40’s Dave… Read more