Monday, September 9, 2013

The Big E

Hello Fellow Food Adventurers,

The Big EI'm so excited for the Big E opening this weekend. Me, Alan and a few close friends will be heading there on Saturday and it will be my first BIG E ever! 

About the Big E:

  • Run: September 13 - 29 this year
  • Hours: Gates open at 8AM | Most exhibits and building 10AM - 10PM | Avenue of States and Storrowton Village 10 AM to 9PM | Midway: Sunday-Friday 11AM-10PM; Saturday 10AM -11PM; Craft Common: 10AM-10PM
  • Tickets: Purchase Advanced tickets here
    • Advanced tickets: Adults $12 | Children (6-12) $8 | Children (5 and under) Free
      • $1 Fee charged per ticket when purchasing online
    • At Gate: Adults $15 | Children (6-12) $10 | Children (5 and under) Free
  • Parking (per day): Cars $10 | Campers $20 
    • There are no atms by the parking lot so make sure to have cash on hand for parking.
  • Map: Color Map | B&W Map
  • Brochure: PDF

Top 3 Things I want to do:
  1. Hang out in the Midway
  2. See a butter sculpture- I've never seen one before.
  3. Eat my way through as many vendors as I can especially try the Big E Cream Puff, the fairs signature dessert that debuted back in 2002.